Thomas Henderson

2 May 1821–2 December 1877 (Age 56)
Sheepshed, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Henderson was born on 2 May 1821, in Sheepshed, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Henderson, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Barrs, was 33. He married Martha Keay on 12 September 1850, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 2 December 1877, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Henderson
1821–1877
Martha Keay
1821–1902
Marriage: 12 September 1850
Henderson
1847–1847
Harry Henderson
1848–
Mary Emma Henderson
1849–1929
Henry Henderson
1851–1853
George Henderson
1855–1862

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 September 1850
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Henderson

    Female1847–1847Female

    Harry Henderson

    Male1848–Male

    Female1849–1929Female

    Henry Henderson

    Male1851–1853Male

    George Henderson

    Male1855–1862Male

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Henderson

    Male1785–1846Male

    Elizabeth Barrs

    Female1788–1858Female

siblings

(8)

    Elizabeth Henderson

    Female1815–1817Female

    Elizabeth Henderson

    Female1817–1825Female

    Thomas Henderson

    Male1819–1820Male

    Male1821–1877Male

    William Henderson

    Male1824–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1823

Age 2

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 12

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 15

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Henderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Henderson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Thomas Henderson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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