Thomas Armstrong Henderson

20 May 1859–28 August 1936 (Age 77)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Thomas Armstrong

When Thomas Armstrong Henderson was born on 20 May 1859, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Charles Henderson, was 57 and his mother, Christina Jane Fulcomer McLain, was 27. He had at least 5 sons and 5 daughters with Matilda Libengood. He lived in Wheatfield, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and West Wheatfield Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 28 August 1936, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in German Lutheran Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Armstrong Henderson
1859–1936
Matilda Libengood
1858–1949
James Henderson
1878–1970
Minnie Mae Henderson
1882–1933
Minnie Henderson
1882–
Joshua Charles Henderson
1885–
Matilda J Henderson
1887–
Rebecca Henderson
1888–1972
Harry Huffman Henderson
1893–
Oliver Henderson
1895–
George Dewey Henderson
1898–
Clara B Henderson
1903–

Spouse and Children

children

(10)

    Male1878–1970Male

    Minnie Mae Henderson

    Female1882–1933Female

    Minnie Henderson

    Female1882–Female

    Joshua Charles Henderson

    Male1885–Male

    Matilda J Henderson

    Female1887–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 4

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Armstrong Henderson in household of Jonah Benderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas A Henderson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas A Henderson, "United States Census, 1910"

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