Anna Cecelia (Norton) Hensel

Anna Cecelia (Norton) Hensel

Born Jan 1858 in Philadelphia Pa. Daughter of Charles Norton and Mary Elizabeth Keller. She married John Henry Hensel of Philadelphia Pa on May 7 1879. Her husband went to work for the Northern Pacific Railroad (her Uncle was Herman Haupt) and they ended up in St. Paul Minnesota. On their travels she collected children's moccasins and part of what is left of this collection was donated on her death to the MN Historical Society. They had eight children, two Died; Edith (still unsure-but she is buried at Laurel Hill) and Percy (a twin) of measles.

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