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DAR holds ceremony to mark grave of western Ky. Revolutionary War soldier, family
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Monday, October 7, 2013 9:03 AM EDT
A Revolutionary War soldier who died in Marshall County has been honored with a patriot grave-marking service.
Plaques were placed at the headstone of Henson; his wife, Mary "Polly" Goodbread Henson; and his daughter, Jane Henson Darnall.
Ann Uddberg, registrar for the Capt. Wendell Oury Chapter of the DAR, said a clear picture of the veteran and his family developed as the group researched pension papers.
After serving in the war, Henson and his family farmed, built a Baptist church and helped establish several small communities in the area.
Information from: The Paducah Sun, http://www.paducahsun.com