Naomi Hensley Grave


On April 30th, 1885 Naomi's father, Joseph H. Hensley and mother, Lydia bought 136 acres near Aden along Cedar Run for $1,000. A year later Naomi died and is laid to rest in a bluff towards Cedar Run. On Dec. 7th 1889, the Hensleys sold their 136 acre farm and moved to the Buckhall area in Prince William County. There are several Hensleys in the Buckhall Methodist Cemetery.

This photo was taken around 1890 based on the ages of Naomi's siblings. This was taken at the time they were living in Buckhall. Rev. Smith is in the photo. It's unknown is Rev. Smith was the pastor of the Buckhall Methodist Church at the time.

Hensley Family on the 1880 census living in Shenandoah, Page County, Virginia before they moved to Prince William County.
Joseph H. Hensley -41 years
Lyda Hensley -37 years
Lucina Hensley -17 years
Malinda C. Hensley -14 years
Naomi J. Hensley -12 years
Nicholas B. Hensley -9 years
Emily A. Hensley -7 years
George W. Hensley -5 years
Jacob G. Hensley -3 years
Morgan E. Hensley 3 Months

Survey Details

Classification: Family
Status: Maintained
Condition: Fair
Approx. Size: 10 x 10 feet
Approximate Number of Burials: One
Earliest Burial Date: 1886
Latest Burial Date: 1886
Markers: Headstone and footstone
Surnames Listed on Markers: Naomi Hensley
Comments: Single headstone and footstone for one grave. The Headstone has been repaired and the footstone was not set or in line with the headstone. The headstone is inscribed and badly worn. Grave is on private property.
Surveyed By: David Cuff, Robert Moser - Sept 18, 2018
Latitude / Longitude: 38.6515, -77.51426

Site Visits

Visited by: Date: Comments:
David Cuff, Robert Moser, Property Owner Sept. 18, 2018 One marked tombstone, no other definitive depressions.


Images taken Sept. 2018