Mary Findley Henderson

Brief Life History of Mary Findley

When Mary Findley Henderson was born on 15 February 1855, in New Winton, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Henderson, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ross, was 31. She married Anthon Anderson on 11 March 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Innerwick, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 9 July 1918, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anthon Anderson
Mary Findley Henderson
Marriage: 11 March 1872
Anthon Edward Anderson
Robert Henderson Anderson
Mary Henderson Anderson
Carrie Emelia Anderson
George Albert Anderson
Catherine Elizabeth Anderson
Caroline Eliza Anderson
James Raymond Anderson
William Wesley Anderson
Ernest Leon Anderson
Franklin Ross Anderson

Sources (68)

  • Mary H Anderson in household of Anthon Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • U.S., Marriage Index, 1800s-1999
  • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

World Events (8)

1859 · Logan is Founded

"\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""


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

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: usually from Middle English and Older Scots Hener(i)son ‘Henry's son’, occasionally from Middle English Hendeson ‘son of Hen’, a pet form of Henry , both with an intrusive -d-. Compare Hendrie . In Scotland Henderson was sometimes substituted for McKendrick .

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

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Mary Henderson Anderson

MARY HENDERSON ANDERSON By Catherine Elizabeth Anderson Wakley In New Winton, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland, on February 17, 1855, a daughter was born to Robert and Mary Ross Henderson. She …

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