Person:Wesley Henry (1)

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Name William Wesley Henry
Gender Male
Birth? 1856 Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States
Marriage 24 Apr 1878 Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United Statesto Minnie Susan Ruth
Death? 8 Feb 1917 Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States
Burial? 9 Feb 1917 Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham, Georgia


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Savannah Morning news 1917 MORTUARY Capt. William Wesley Henry William Wesley Henry, 60 years of age and for the last 40 years, a member of the Savannah Pilots' Association, died yesterday morning at 2 o'clock at the residence 1815 Bernard street, after an illness of several years. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. W. W. Henry [nee: Minnie Susan Ruth]; one daughter, Mrs. E. P. Waldeck of Savannah, three sons, T.C., A.E., and W.W. Hwnry; one grandson, T.C. Henry Jr., and two sisters, Mrs. W.D. Clairbourne and Mis Annie Henry. He had not been in active service in the Pilots' Association for the last fifteen years. He was a member of Forest City Harbor, No. 36, Masters, Mates and Pilots'; J.O.U.A.M., Resolution Council, and Clinton Lodge of Masons. The funeral will take place this afternoon at 4 o'clock from the residence of his daughter, Mrs E.P. Waldeck [Margaret Elizabeth Henry], 1913 Whitaker street, with interment at Laurel Grove. The Rev. Herman C. Jones, pastor of Grace Methodist Church, will conduct the services, assisted by the Rev. John S. Wilder, pastor of the South Side Baptist Church. The pallbearers will be Capt. Frank W. Spencer and H. M. Fleetwood from the Savannahs'Pilots' Association, John S. Thompson, from Forest City Harbor No. 36, Masters, Mates and Pilots; A.F. Marmelstein, Oglethorpe Lodge, I.O.O.F.; E.A. Wright, from Resolution Council, J.O.U.A.M., and Waring Russell, from Clinton Lodge of Masons.

This is from the Savannah Morning News, 9 Feb 1917, pg 3, col 2

Additional Comments: son of Isaac and Cecelia HENRY of Savannah GA.

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