Margaret Henderson

11 July 1770–25 December 1844 (Age 74)
Greenville, Monroe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Henderson was born on 11 July 1770, in Greenville, Monroe, Virginia, United States, her father, Daniel Henderson, was 50 and her mother, Elizabeth Porter, was 41. She married William Handley on 10 November 1788, in Greenbrier, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 25 December 1844, in Monroe, Virginia, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

William Handley
1769–1840
Margaret Henderson
1770–1844
Marriage: 10 November 1788
Ruth Margaret Handley
1790–1860
Samuel R. Handley
1794–1855
M Handley
1812–
Constentine Handley
1815–
Lucinda Handley
1796–1866
Rebecca Handley
1798–
Logan Handley
1800–1866
Polly Handley
1800–
Louisa Handley
1804–1844
John Handley
1804–1860
Henderson Handley
1805–
Mary Elizabeth Handley
1808–1883
Jabez Handley
1809–1883
Lindy Handley
1810–1900
Louise Handley
1812–
Zenas Handley
1813–1864

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 November 1788
Greenbrier, Virginia, United States
children

(16)

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1720–1772Male

    Elizabeth Porter

    Female1729–1772Female

siblings

(12)

    Jean Henderson

    Female1749–1836Female

    Robert H Henderson

    Male1750–1802Male

    John Henderson

    Male1752–Male

    David Henderson

    Male1755–Male

    Elizabeth Henderson

    Female1756–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 10

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1791

Age 21

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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)

  • Margaret Henderson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Mary Handly in entry for Ruth Barger, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • Margaret Henderson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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