Louisa Henderson


Brief Life History of Louisa

Louisa Henderson was born in 1816, in Greene, Tennessee, United States as the daughter of John Henderson Sr and Rachel Parman. She married John Newton Pittman on 19 March 1837, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Cass, Georgia, United States in 1850 and Monroe, Tennessee, United States in 1860.

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John Newton Pittman
Louisa Henderson
Marriage: 19 March 1837
Francis Marion Pitman
James Newton Pittman

Sources (8)

  • Luisa Pitman in household of John Pitman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Louisa Henderson, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Louisa Pittman in household of John H Pittman, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 March 1837Greene, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 3

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 16

    Historical Boundaries: 1832: Cass, Georgia, United States *1861: Bartow, Georgia, United States. [*Renamed from Cass]


    Age 45

    Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

    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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