Rosella A. Henderson

about 1861–
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Rosella A.

When Rosella A. Henderson was born about 1861, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Gabriel Andrew Henderson, was 30 and her mother, Nancy J Newton, was 23. She had at least 1 son with Milton D. Cowan. She lived in Clay, White, Arkansas, United States in 1870.

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Milton D. Cowan
Rosella A. Henderson
Stephen Granbury Cowan

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    Stephen Granbury Cowan


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+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 22

Historical Boundaries - 1883: White, Arkansas, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 35

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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  • Rossella A Henderson in household of G A Henderson, "United States Census, 1870"

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