Deputy Sheriff Marhall E. Hensley

Deputy Sheriff Marhall E. Hensley

Green County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, July 7, 1883

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Marhall E. Hensley

Deputy Sheriff Marshall Hensley was shot and killed as he and a posse attempted to arrest a man.

During the arrest several shots were fired and Deputy Hensley and one of the posse members were killed.

Deputy Hensley was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Hensley was the older brother of my grandmother's father in law. He was my great-great Uncle. His death happened long ago, but all brave men and women who die in the line of duty, must never be forgotten.

David L Maddox
(great-great nephew of Deputy Marshal E. Hensley, Green Co., Ky)

August 26, 2020

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