Person:Nathaniel Henry (2)

Nathaniel West Henry
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Name Nathaniel West Henry
Gender Male
Birth[1] 7 Apr 1790 Prince Edward, Virginia, United Statesat "Pleasant Grove"
Christening? Richmond (independent city), Virginia, United States
Marriage 1812 Virginia, United Statesto Virginia Ann Woodson
Death[1][2] 6 Sep 1851 Floyd, Floyd, Virginia, United Statesknown as "Jacksonville" at the time
Burial[1] Floyd, Virginia, United Statesin a pauper's grave
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Nathaniel West Henry, in Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial website.

    7. Nathaniel West, born 7 Apr 1790 “Pleasant Grove,” died 6 Sept 1851 at age 61 Jacksonville, VA (present day Floyd), married Virginia Woodson 1812, born 1796 in Cumberland Co., VA, died 22 Oct 1838 in Leaksville, North Carolina. Nathaniel inherited half of the Saura Town lands which he sold to his brother-in-law, George Winston, bought and sold a lot of land, lost it all, taught school at Leaksville and later at Jacksonville; buried in a pauper’s grave in Floyd, VA.

  2. Nathaniel Henry, in Richmond Enquirer (Richmond (independent city), Virginia, United States).

    16 Sep 1851, p2, column 6 - Departed this life, on Saturday, Sept 6th in Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Va. Mr. Nathaniel Henry, aged about seventy. The deceased was a son of the justly celebrated patriot and orator, Patrick Henry, and inherited much of the sprightliness and vivacity which distinguished his honored father. His disease was dropsy, combined with an affliction of the heart and his sufferings were lingering and at times severe, yet he bore up under them with remarkable fortitude. Although he died in the midst of strangers, far removed from his family and friends, yet he received all the respect and attention which could be paid from the citizens of Jacksonville, who honored and loved him not only for his father's sake, but also for his own. His great conversational powers and attractive manners endeared him to all around.