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The 1790 Census of Cumberland Co PA lists William HENRY and two John HENRYs as Heads of Households and all born before 1774. The 1800 Census and the Tax Lists for 1814-1828 in Mifflin Tp, Cumberland Co, and Toboyne Tp, Perry Co PA, show also Nicholas, William, Peter, Jacob, John, and George HENRY names. There is a Cumberland Co Administration Bond (#133) for the estate of Peter HENRY dec'd of Mifflin Twp, dated 7 Apr 1818, listing Eve HENRY and William HENRY as administrators and with a $400 bail by sureties John HENRY and Christian HENRY (all of Cumberland County). A 10 Apr 1818 Inventory (#179) of Peter HENRY dec'd of Mifflin Twp which included a 10-plate stove, rifle & shot pouch, silver watch, 2 spinning wheels, shoemaker's tools, horses, cows, lambs, hogs. A Deed Poll (Sheriff John CAROTHERS to Samuel UTLEY - #462, p. 133) for the seizure (dated 1 Sep 1801) of 100 acres of Mifflin Twp, Cumberland Co, property (with 10-12 acreas of cleared land upon which is erected a square log house) of Nicholas and Peter HENRY at the suit of Samuel Utley (land bounded by lands of Michael DEIL, John HAY, and others).

Wm HENRY m. Sophia -- and is listed in the 1800 Census, Tyrone Tp, Cumb Co (became Perry Co in 1820). They possibly had children: Eva Margaret HENRY b. bef 1755 who m. John LAY (my 4GGP), and Nicholas HENRY and lived in Mifflin Tp, Cumberland Co PA.

Nicholas' son allegedly was John HENRY Sr (1759 Cresam Tp, Philadelphia Co PA-1841 OH) who was a Revolutionary War soldier (1776-1778) in the Battles of Trenton and Princeton, returned to reside in Rockville, Bucks Co PA after the war, was the first person to build a log house in Henry's Valley in Perry County PA, and then changed his name to McHENRY and moved to Marlborough Tp, Stark Co OH, sometime after 1828. At the time of his enlishment he was living in Smithfield Tp, Bucks Co PA (Rev War Pension Claim S.2285).

John HENRY Sr m. 9 Mar 1779 Eva Margaret ZANGMEISTER (1759-1848) (Possible parents: John Henry and Anna Margaret Zangmeister) and had the following known children:
1. John HENRY Jr.
2. Christian (Christy) HENRY (1790 Bucks Co PA-1871) m. Catharine LAY 1792 Bucks Co PA-1876). Christian HENRY and Catharine LEA are listed in the Brick Lutheran Church Records, Frankford Twp, Cumberland Co PA. Both are buried in the Pioneer Cem in Henry's Valley where he was an Elder in the church there.
3. Anna Maria (Mary) HENRY (b. 1798 Perry Co PA) m. Henry LAY (1801-1866).
4. Eva Margaret HENRY (b. 1803)
5. Elizabeth HENRY (b. 1 Dec 1779 Indian Field Luth Ch record, Franconia Tp, Montgomery Co PA; Bp 19 Dec 1779 Sponsors: Peter & Elizabeth SWAGER)
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