Henner, Joseph and Mary Ensminger Henner.

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Record 1039/2101
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Collection Dooley, Curt
Date of photo 1895 ca.
Description Joseph and Mary Ensminger Henner. Joseph: 1868-1938? Mary: 1878-1950. They had a farm between Haines and Muddy Creek. Their farm was where at 1 a.m. Christmas Day 1902, as a Christmas Eve dance broke up, Pleasant Armstrong shot his girlfriend, Minnie Ensminger, sister of Mary Henner. Minnie died three days later. Pleas was hanged for the crime January 22, 1904, on the grounds of the Baker County Courthouse.
Object ID 2007.13.5
Place Haines/Muddy Creek
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