Ancestry of Patsy Cline
Ancestry of Patsy Cline
 
compiled by William Addams Reitwiesner
 
 

The following material on the immediate ancestry of Patsy Cline should not be considered either exhaustive or authoritative, but rather as a first draft.  
 
 
 
 
 

William Addams Reitwiesner
 
WReitwiesn@aol.com
 
 
Ancestry of Patsy Cline
1 Virginia ("Ginny") Patterson Hensley ("Patsy Cline"), b. Winchester, Va., 8 Sept. 1932, killed in a plane crash near Camden, Tenn., 5 March 1963,  
m. (1) ... 7 March 1953, div. ... 28 March 1957,  
Gerald Cline, b. ... 1924, son of ... Cline and of ... ,  
m. (2) Winchester, Va., 15 Sept. 1957,  
Charlie Dick, b. ... 24 May 1934, son of ... Dick and of ... .
PARENTS
2 Samuel Lawrence Hensley, b. Elkton, Va., 16 Aug. 1889, d. Martinsburg, W. Va., 11 Dec. 1956 [SSDI 228-01-4156]  
m. Gore, Va., 2 Sept. 1932
3 Hilda Virginia Patterson, b. Opequor, Va., 9 March 1916, d. Winchester, Va., 10 Dec. 1998 [SSDI 231-34-5026]
GRANDPARENTS
4 Solomon Job Hensley, b. Hensley Hollow, Rockingham Co., Va., 12 Apr. 1855, d. Rockingham Co., Va., 27 Nov. 1943  
m. Rockingham Co., Va., 26 Sept. 1878
5 Elizabeth Margaret Shifflett, b. Greene Co., Va., 2 July 1859, d. Rockingham Co., Va., 22 June 1938
6 James Arlington Patterson, b. ... , d. ...  
m.
7 Goldie Levenia Newlin, b. ... , d. ...
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
8 Benjamin Hensley, b. Hensley Hollow, Rockingham Co., Va., 6 Sept. 1822, d. Hensley Hollow, Rockingham Co., Va., 1 Feb. 1908  
m. Rockingham Co., Va., 10 Feb. 1846
9 Rebecca Breeden, b. Rockingham Co., Va., 8 Feb. 1824, d. Rockingham Co., Va., 28 Oct. 1905
10 Solomon Shifflett, b. Rockingham Co., Va., ... 1818, d. Rockingham Co., Va., ... 1903  
m. Greene Co., Va., 17 Oct. 1838
11 Frances Collier, b. ... , Va., 23 Dec. 1818, d. ... 12 June 1889
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
16 Benjamin Hensley, b. Rockingham Co., Va., ... 1790, d. Hensley Hollow, Rockingham Co., Va., ... [after 1860]  
m. Rockingham Co., Va., 18 Aug. 1813
17 Ellender ("Nellie") Meadows, b. Rockingham Co., Va., ... [between 1785 and 1790], d. Rockingham Co., Va., 16 July 1862
18 Job Breeden, b. Rockingham Co., Va., ... 1801, d. Oyer, St. Clair Co., Mo., ... Apr. 1872  
m. ... 20 Apr. 1823
19 Sarah E ... Brackney, b. Rockingham Co., Va., ... 1805, d. Oyer, St. Clair Co., Va., ... 1876
20 Stephen Shifflett, b. ... [ca. 1780], d. Rockingham Co., Va., ... 1865  
m. Albemarle Co., Va., 11 Jan. 1816
21 Joanna McDaniel, b. ... [between 1785 and 1795], d. ... [before 1865]
22 Martin Collier, b. Orange Co., Va., ... [ca. 1795], d. Greene Co., Va., 6 Nov. 1867  
m. Albemarle Co., Va., 30 Jan. 1817
23 Frances Marshall, b. Albemarle Co., Va., ... [ca. 1798], d. ... [before Feb. 1822]
GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
32 ... , b. ... , d. ...  
m.
33 Mary Hensley, b. ... , d. ...
34 James Meadows, b. Orange Co., Va., ... Oct. 1760, d. Rockingham Co., Va., ... Dec. 1844  
m. Orange Co., Va., ... 1784
35 Catherine Boswell, b. Orange Co., Va., 19 July 1762, d. Rockingham Co., Va., ... [ca. 1842]
36 James Allison Breeding, b. Madison Co., Va., 1 May 1768, d. Page Co., Va., 3 June 1857  
m. Madison Co., Va., 21 Feb. 1798
37 Nancy Ann Tanner, b. ... 1783, d. ... , Va., ... 1852
44 Martin Collier, b. ... , d. ...  
m.
45 Mary Williams, b. ... , d. ...
46 William Marshall, b. Calvert Co., Md., ... 1750, d. Albemarle Co., Va., ... 1822  
m. Albemarle Co., Va., 30 Jan. 1817
47 Eleanor Austin, b. Calvert Co., Md., ... 1745, d. Albemarle Co., Va., ... [ca. 1830]
GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
68 Francis Meadows, b. Orange Co., Va., ... 1738, d. Monroe Co., Va., ... 1820  
m. ... [ca. 1758]
69 Mary Kesiah Bell, b. Orange Co., Va., 20 Nov. 1736, d. ... [before 1818]
72 Job Breeding, b. Culpeper Co., Va., ... 1732, d. Madison Co., Va., ... 1816  
m. ... [ca. 1761]
73 Jane Acuff, b. ... ca. 1738, d. ... [after 1817]
74 John Tanner, b. ... , d. ...  
m.
75 Catherine ... , b. ... , d. ...
92 Thomas Marshall, b. ... , d. ...  
m.
93 ... Wells, b. ... , d. ...
94 Samuel Austin, b. Calvert Co., Md., ... 1710, d. Calvert Co., Md., ... 1764  
m.
95 Elizabeth Marshall, b. Calvert Co., Md., ... 1710, d. Calvert Co., Md., ... 1777
GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
136 Thomas Meadows, b. Essex Co., Va., ... 1712, d. ... 1776  
m.
137 Anne Bourne, b. ... [ca. 1710], d. ... [ca. 1758]
138 John Bell, b. ... , d. ...  
m.
139 ... , b. ... , d. ...
144 Richard Breeding, b. ... , d. Culpeper Co., Va., 15 March 1773  
m.
145 Eleanor ... , b. ... , d. Culpeper Co., Va., ... 1753
146 Timothy Acuff, b. ... , d. ...  
m.
147 Anne Leigh, b. ... , d. ...
GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
272 Thomas Meadows, b. Essex Co., Va., ... 1680, d. ... 31 July 1758  
m. ... 1705
273 Elizabeth Wood, b. ... , d. ... 1758
274 Thomas Bourne, b. ... , d. ...  
m.
275 ... , b. ... , d. ...
7/GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
544 Thomas Meadows, b. Lancaster Co., Va., ... 1658, d. Essex Co., Va., 23 Nov. 1721  
m. Essex Co., Va., ... 1677
545 Elizabeth White, b. ... , d. ... 17 Aug. 1694
8/GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
1088 Thomas Meadows, b. ... [ca. 1636], d. ... [before Apr. 1664]  
m. ... 1658
1089 Sarah Hoskins, b. ... 1637, d. ... 1672
1090 Richard White, b. ... , d. ...  
m.
1091 ... , b. ... , d. ...
9/GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
10/GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
11/GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXTRACTS from the U.S. FEDERAL DECENNIAL CENSUS
 
 
 
 
 
 

1930 Virginia, Frederick Co., Gainesboro, ED 3, Sheet 10B, line 95 (cont. on p. 11A)

                                                         Father's     Mother's
                     Rel    Age     Status  Birthplace   Birthplace   Birthplace 
Allanson Frank        H     37      M 28    Virginia     Virginia     Virginia
         Goldie H     W     38      M 18    Virginia     Virginia     Virginia
         Frank Jr     S      7      S       Virginia     Virginia     Virginia
         Harry L      S      6      S       Virginia     Virginia     Virginia
         Julia J      D    4 10/12  S       Virginia     Virginia     Virginia
         Earl C       S    3  2/12  S       Virginia     Virginia     Virginia
         Lena D       D     9/12    S       Virginia     Virginia     Virginia
Patterson Robert Jr  StepS  15      S       Virginia     Virginia     Virginia
          Hilda V    StepD  14      S       Virginia     Virginia     Virginia

Frank (the elder) was a Hitchman, Lumber Mill
Robert was a Laborer, State Road

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NOTES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FURTHER NOTES
 
 
 
 
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) publishes a Patriot Index, a list of persons whose honorable service in the cause of independence during the American Revolution renders their female descendants eligible for membership in the NSDAR. Several ancestors of Patsy Cline appear in the Patriot Index, including:


    William Marshall (number 46)
    James Meadows (number 34)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SOURCES CONSULTED AND CITED
 
 
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William Addams Reitwiesner
 
WReitwiesn@aol.com