Louisa Henderson

1829–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Henderson was born in 1829, in Tennessee, United States, her father, William H Henderson, was 43 and her mother, Margaret, was 36. She lived in Tallahatchie, Mississippi, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

William H Henderson
1786–1860
Margaret
1793–
James M Henderson
1822–
Tyree G. Henderson
1824–1891
Louisa Henderson
1829–
William Jackson Henderson
1831–
Margaret Henderson
1835–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 6

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1861

Age 32

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

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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  • Louisa Henderson in household of Margaret Henderson, "United States Census, 1850"

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