John Henderson

Male1780–5 December 1841

Brief Life History 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 35. He married Sarah Clark on 11 December 1806. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in 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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John Henderson
Sarah Clark
Marriage: 11 December 1806
Daniel Henderson
Lydia Moore Henderson
Lucinda Henderson
Mary Henderson
Agnes Henderson
Nancy Henderson
Sarah C Henderson
William Thomas Henderson

Sources (9)

  • Jon Henderson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Henderson, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • John Henderson in entry for William Spencer, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1806
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    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.


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries: 1789: Allegany, Maryland, United States

    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

    English and Scottish: usually from Middle English and Older Scots Hener(i)son ‘Henry's son’, occasionally from Middle English Hendeson ‘son of Hen’, a pet form of Henry , both with an intrusive -d-. Compare Hendrie . In Scotland Henderson was sometimes substituted for McKendrick .

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

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