Rebecca Vienna Henderson

Brief Life History of Rebecca Vienna

Rebecca Vienna Henderson was born on 12 March 1812, in South Carolina, United States. She married Brinkley Wade Hampton Gandy. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 6 Yellow Shanks, Butler, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Escambia, Florida, United States in 1885. She died in 1868, at the age of 56, and was buried in Pine Barren, Escambia, Florida, United States.

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Brinkley Wade Hampton Gandy
Rebecca Vienna Henderson
Samuel H Gandy
Rebecca Elefair Gandy
Hampton Gandy
Theodore M Gandy
Evander Gandy
Amanda Vienna Gandy

Sources (7)

  • Viney Gandy in household of B H Gandy, "Florida State Census, 1885"
  • Vienna H. Gandy, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Rebecca Henderson in entry for Rebecca Callen, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 


Historical Boundaries: 1819: Butler, Alabama, United States

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.

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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