Eliza Jane Junkin (1832-1902)

ANCESTRAL LINE: A1 Joseph Junkin I | B1 William Junkin | C8 Andrew Junkin

D5 Eliza Jane Junkin, born 11 Sept. 1832 in Lewistown, Mifflin County Pennsylvania., died 19 April 1902 in Peru, Miami County, Indiana. She was the daughter of Andrew Junkin and Margaret Willis. She married James Tallman Henton on 4 Oct. 1855 in Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.

James Tallman Henton was born 14 April 1829 in Washington Court House, Fayette County, Ohio. He was the son of Benjamin Henton (VA) and Rachel Stinson. He died between 1900-1910. James was the younger of the two sons of Dr. Benjamin Henton who was born at Washington Court House, Fayette County, Ohio, April 14, 1829, and was eight years of age when he was brought to Miami County IN. He attended the village schools and learned and for some time practiced the art of telegraphy and afterward for some time engaged in merchandising, first as a grocer and subsequently as a dry goods merchant, as a member of the firm of Henton & Lindsey. During the Civil War he bought lumber and horses. In 1865 he engaged in the marble business, which he continued until 1870. Next he was for a time occupied in the cigar and drug trade, but more recently and for many years he has been engaged in the real estate business.

Children of Eliza Jane Junkin and James Tallman Henton:

Information about the Andrew Junkin line was supplied by Joyce Junkin Cockerill, September 2001, updated June 2005.
Her e-mail address is: jcockerill@cinci.rr.com.

The Joseph Junkin Family Tree is a collection of information gathered by Eric & Liz Davis, Mary Eleanor Bell, Alice Erma Bell, Margaret A. Killian, Laura Gayle Junkin, Winston Ray Norris, Joyce Ann Junkin, Barbara Ann Millner, and many others. The html version was initiated by Eric and Elizabeth Fisher-Davis in 1998 .
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