Francis Patrick Henry Sr


Personal and Family Information

Francis was born in 1800 in South Carolina, the son of James Henry and Esther Patterson.

He died in 1853 in Mount Vernon, NC.

His wife was Mary , who he married in 1820 in Alabama. Their eight known children were James Augustus (1821-?), Elizabeth (1824-?), Henry (1826->1830), William (1828-?), John (1831-?), Sifrona Jane (1837-?), Francis P. (1840-?) and Adeline (1846-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Francis Patrick Henry Sr


James Henry


William Henry


Isabella McCown


Francis McCown


Margaret Patterson


Esther Patterson



Place: South Carolina
Place: Mount Vernon, NC


Note 1

Francis P. Henry went to Alabama about 1820 and probably married there. His wife was Mary (surname unknown). He moved to Batesville, Arkansas in 1831 and lived in Ruddell township, Christian township and Green Brier township and moved to near Mt. Vernon in 1841. He died in 1853 and is buried in the Henry Graveyard about a mile southwest of Mt. Vernon. His wife, Mary Henry, died about 1868 and is presumed to be buried in the same graveyard.

Francis P. and Mary Henry were the parents of 4 boys and 3 girls