Jane Hetherington

about 1812–11 December 1871 (Age 59)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Hetherington was born about 1812, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Hetherington, was 35 and her mother, Nancy LINDSAY, was 34. She married Christopher Henderson on 16 January 1833. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Concord Township, Highland, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died on 11 December 1871, at the age of 59, and was buried in Sugar Tree Ridge, Highland, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Henderson
Jane Hetherington
Marriage: 16 January 1833
William Henderson
Henry Newton Henderson
James Wesley Henderson
Joseph T. Henderson
Elizabeth A. "Betsy" Henderson
Marilla Henderson
Rebecca Jennie Henderson

Spouse and Children

16 January 1833


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Hetherington


    Nancy LINDSAY




    Samuel Hetheringon


    Christopher Hetherington


    James Hetherington Jr



    Hugh J Hetherington


+2 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 0

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English (northern border counties): habitational name from a place so named in Northumberland, possibly from Old English hēahdēor ‘stag’, ‘deer’ or hǣddre ‘heather’ + -ing ‘characterized by’ + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 16th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Henderson in household of Christopher Henderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jane Henderson in household of Christopher Henderson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Henderson in household of Christopher Henderson, "United States Census, 1860"

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