Latisha Sarah Jones 1876 - 1959

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Latisha Sarah Jones
Born(1876-02-22)February 22, 1876
Harlan County, KY
DiedOctober 18, 1959(1959-10-18) (aged 83)
Harlan County, KY
OccupationHouse wife
Parent(s)Thomas P. Jones & Araminta Howard



Latisha Sarah Jones married Wilson "Wilse" S. Hensley March 15, 1894 in Harlan County. A Mr. R. Browning performed the marriage. The marriage took place at the home of Thomas Jones, her father. Both W.G. and Latisha were 18 years of age at their marriage. Sherman Farmer and Alexander Lyttle stood as witnesses.[1]

Interestingly, her older brother Frank F. Jones and Martha Alice Blanton marriage is recorded on the same page.

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Latisha Sarah Jones, died October 1959 in Harlan County, KY. from cerebral arteriosclerosis and thrombosis[2]. Latisha is buried in the Resthaven Cemetery in Harlan[3].



  1. "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 29 November 2018), W. G. Hensley and Latisha Jones, 15 Mar 1894; citing , Harlan, Kentucky, United States, Madison County Courthouse, Richmond; FHL microfilm 834,238.
  2. "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 October 2016), Thomas P Jones in entry for Latisha Hensley, 18 Oct 1959; citing Death, Harlan, Harlan, Kentucky, United States, certificate , Office of Vital Statistics, Frankfort; FHL microfilm 1,973,393.
  3. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 29 November 2018), memorial page for Latisha Jones Hensley (22 Feb 1876–18 Oct 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 178541235, citing Resthaven Cemetery, Keith, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Remembering them (contributor 47583526) .