John Henderson

1780–5 December 1841 (Age 61)
Halifax, Halifax, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Henderson was born in 1780, in Halifax, Halifax, Virginia, United States, his father, Edward Henderson, was 34 and his mother, Lydia Rice, was 34. He married Sarah Clark on 11 December 1806. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Zihlman, Allegany, Maryland, United States in 1850. He died on 5 December 1841, in Halifax, Halifax, Virginia, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

John Henderson
1780–1841
Sarah Clark
1787–
Marriage: 11 December 1806
Daniel Henderson
1807–1894
Susannah Henderson
1809–
Lydia Moore Henderson
1810–1912
Lucinda "Lucy" Henderson
1831–
Mary C W Henderson
1813–
Richard Clark Henderson
1819–1890
Agnes Spencer "Aggie" Henderson
1820–1894
Nancy Henderson
1824–
Sarah C Henderson
1824–
William T Henderson
1825–1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 December 1806
children

(10)

    Daniel Henderson

    Male1807–1894Male

    Female1809–Female

    Lydia Moore Henderson

    Female1810–1912Female

    Mary C W Henderson

    Female1813–Female

    Richard Clark Henderson

    Male1819–1890Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    James Henderson

    Male1775–1870Male

    Margaret "Peggy" Henderson

    Female1778–1833Female

    Male1780–1841Male

    Male1785–1841Male

    Rice Henderson

    Male1786–1833Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 0

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from Hendry, a chiefly Scottish variant of the personal name Henry 1. Some Scottish families with this name have ancestors whose name was Henryson.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jon Henderson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Henderson in entry for Liderre Moore McCormick, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Jno Henderson in entry for Richd C. Henderson and Amanda Clardy, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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