John Hensley

Hensley in 2010, photo by

Birth Name: John Carter Hensley

Place of Birth: Hyden, Leslie, Kentucky, United States

Date of Birth: August 29, 1977

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, German, possibly other

John Hensley is an American actor. He is also known as John C. Hensley.

Some family trees state that Hensley has a Cherokee Native American female ancestor named Ah Nee Wa Kee Moytoy, who was born, c. 1704, in South Carolina. It is not clear if this is accurate.

John’s maternal grandfather is Edward N. Farmer (the son of Felix Preston Farmer and Mollie Napier). Edward was born in Kentucky. Felix was born in Kentucky, the son of Hiram Farmer and Rachel Wilson. Mollie was born in Kentucky, the daughter of Elizana/Lizane.

John’s maternal grandmother is Ethel Faye Nantz/Nawtz (the daughter of Harrison Nantz and Vincy Howard). Ethel was born in Kentucky. Harrison was born in Kentucky, the son of Allen Nantz and Angeline Wilson. Vincy was born in Kentucky, the daughter of William Howard and Fannie Brown.

Source: Obituary of John’s aunt (mother’s sister) –

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