David Henneberry (1798-1849) born in County
Jane Cushing Henneberry (1802-March 1881) born in County
Along with eleven of their twelve children and eight other relatives left the Port of Cork, Ireland aboard the Ship Argyle and landed in the Port of New York City on June 17, 1848. Some of the family members settled in Brooklyn, New York and Waterbury, Conn. Many of the family traveled west and settled in DuPage, Will and Grundy counties in Illinois. In 1850 most of the family was living in Braceville in Grundy County. Since Braceville is only nine miles from Wilmington in Will County, several grandchildren were born in Wilmington rather than Morris, the county seat of Grundy County which was about 22 miles away.
Other Henebry's aboard the Argyle: William
- age 23, (Passaic Fire Department 1877), John - age 20.
Children of David and Jane Cushing Henneberry
Speculation as to date of birth of children according to the ship manifest of 1848.
Margaret 1823 William 1825
Francis 1827 Thomas 1829
David 1830 James 1832-1908
Margaret Henebry born Aug. 4, 1823 and baptized
in Galbally on Nov. 7, 1823. Came to New York on the ship
The 1850 Illinois Census: Jane Henebry
was living in Braceville, Grundy County. Children living with Jane:
1860 census data: Reel 217 Peoria County, IL 184 2nd Ward Peoria C-1: James Henneberry
1870 census data: Reel 292 Wilmington Township, Will County, IL
page 9 line 26:
1870 census for Grundy County, IL, Felix Township, page 29. Residing in adjacent farms. James Heneberry and family. Patrick Heneberry-age 30 and wife Julia-age 28, and children: Jane-age 5, James-age 3, John-age 1, and a James Cushing-age 18. David Heneberry-age 38, wife Bridget age 37 and children David-age 13, Anna-age 11, John-age 9, Jane-age 8, Christopher-age 8, Mary-age 4 and Agnes age 2. James Cushing-age 40 (probable brother or nephew of Jane Cushing Heneberry) and wife Bridget-age 40 and Johana-age 13. Bessie Henneberry Hayes and family. William Henneberry and family.
1880 census data: Moultrie County, IL
Brothers of James Henneberry
Francis Henneberry age 57; Maggie age 28; Jane age 4 and James Cushing age 22 farm labor.
James Ambrose Henneberry & Elizabeth Magner Henneberry
James A. Henneberry: born Feb 3, 1832 in County Tipperary
Ireland; died July 28, 1908 in Dalton City, IL
Elizabeth Magner Henneberry: born May 1, 1837 in County
Tipperary Ireland; died Aug 27, 1917 in Dalton City.
1880 census for Moultrie County, IL, Dora Township-Vol. 43, ED 166 sheet 10, line 42. James Henneberry-age 46, Elizabeth-age 42, David-age 23, Maggie-age 15, Emma Jane-age 13, Lizzie-age 9, Teresa-age 6, Mary Agnes-age 3, Ambrose-age 1.
1900 census for Moultrie County, IL, Dora Township-ED 99, sheet 11,
line 59. James Henneberry-age 68,
Children of James Henneberry
David's House Built 1910 Moultrie County
David Henneberry: born Dec 19, 1856 in Wilmington,
IL; died May 20, 1929 in Dalton City, IL
Mary Delahunty Henneberry: 1859-1942
In the 1920 Illinois census for Moultrie County (ED 167, line 34) David and Mary were living in Dalton City, IL.
Children of David and Mary
James Henneberry: 1887-1888 buried St. Isidore
Walter Henneberry: 1885-1894 buried St. Isidore
Emmett Henneberry: Oct 3, 1894 - June 25, 1970
buried St. Isidore
William Henneberry: 1887-1965 buried St. Isidore
Anna Marie: 1889-1970 buried St. Isidore
Mary Ellen (May): 1891-1985
Margaret Henneberry Waddell
George Waddell and Margaret Henneberry
Margaret Ellen (Maggie) Henneberry: born:
Sept. 19, 1864 in Wilmington, IL
George Waddell: born: Dec. 16, 1861 in Logan
Children of Margaret and George Waddell
Thomas Ross: Oct. 31, 1899 - Jan. 5, 1961
Avis Elizabeth: June 6, 1891 - April 5, 1974
Clarice Agnes: born: Oct. 28, 1892 in Niantic, IL died: Feb. 29, 1988 in Kansas City, MO
George Cecil: Sep. 15, 1896-Jan. 25, 1961
Emma Jane Henneberry Kinney
Emma J. Henneberry: born in Wilmington, IL Oct.
Edward Kinney: born: July 13, 1863 in
From the 1918 Prairie Farmers Reliable Directory: "Kinney, Ed (Emma J. Henneberry) Ch Ray J., Eva M., Leo E., Elizabeth A., Tresa R., Ambrose D. (address) Morrisonville Rt. 6; Bear Creek Township Sec. 18. Owns 340 acres (1908 when moved to county) owns a Buick."
The Daily Breeze, Morrisonville, Friday Feb., 8,
The Daily Breeze, Morrisonville, Monday January 4, 1926:
1910 census data: Christian County 012004 0181
Children of Emma and Edward Kinney
Eva M. Kinney: Nov 8, 1894-Dec. 1964
Leo E. Kinney: May 14, 1896-Dec. 4, 1968
Elizabeth A. Kinney: Aug 6, 1899-Nov. 12, 1994; died in Decatur, IL
Ronella T. Kinney: Nov 1, 1900-May 1974; died in Decatur, IL
Ambrose D. Kinney: 1903-August 2, 1963
With the exception of Ray, the above
children are buried in St. Maurice Cemetery.
Mary Agnes Henneberry Bresnan
Mary Agnes Henneberry: Parents: James &
Bernard H. Bresnan:
Children of Agnes and Bernard
Teresa born 1873. Died Dec. 21, 1889 at age 16 in
Dalton City, IL buried in St. Isidore Cemetery
Ambrose Magner Henneberry
Ambrose Magner Henneberry born 1879 in Wilmington,
IL Parents: James & Elizabeth Henneberry
Children of Ambrose and Adelaide
John Baker Henneberry: 1906-1916
Elizabeth (Lizzie) Henneberry
Photo of Lizzie & her daughters Vera & Aimee in Dalton City about 1907.
Lizzie Henneberry: born: Dec 5, 1869 in
Wilmington, IL Parents: James &
Lewis Dunn: born: July 6, 1865
died: July 24, 1903 in Dalton City, IL
Children of Lizzie and Lewis
Homer Dunn: born: July 2, 1865 in Findlay, IL died:
Vera Dunn: born: Jan 23, 1897 in Findlay, IL
died: Jan. 16, 1971 in Decatur, IL
From Decatur Herald & Review. Sept. 1921: Marriage of Vera Dunne and Bernard Witt.
"The marriage of Miss Vera Dunne and Bernard Witt took place in St. Patricks Catholic Church Thursday morning at 7:45 oclock. The marriage ceremony was performed by Rev. Father Murphy. They were attended by Miss Aimee Dunne, sister of the bride and Francis Witt, brother of the bridegroom.
The bride wore a brown Duvet de Laine suit with grey squirrel trimmings and hat and shoes to match. The bridesmaid also wore a brown beaver trimmed suit with corresponding hat and shoes. The wedding breakfast was served in the home of the brides parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Kinney, 354 Main Street. The couple left immediately for Chicago.
During the week a number of parties were given in honor of the bride. Miss Marie Traughber entertained the Octo club in home near Mt. Zion Thursday afternoon. The affiar was a miscellaneous shower. Mrs. C.F. Kekelsen gave a kitchen shower on Monday evening, entertaining about 20 guests. The evening was spent in hemming and decorating tea towels for the bride.
A variety shower was given on Wednesday evening by Miss Irma Dunn in her home 525 W. Eldorado who entertained three tables of 500 with a two course luncheon. After their return from Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Witt will be at home to their friends in 717 West Eldorado street."
Witt, daughter of Bernard and Vera: Nov. 20, 1923 - Feb. 27, 1997.
Aimee Dunn: born: Feb 2, 1901 in Findlay,
IL died: March 31, 1975 in Decatur, IL
Lizzie married Daniel Kinney on April 6, 1907 in Dalton
City, IL; Lizzie was 37 & Dan was 43.
1900 Census for Macon County, Milan Township: ED 62 Vol.
119, Sheet 5, Line 85:
1910 Census for Moultrie County, IL 171 0136 0115, Soundex K
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