Sarah E. Henderson

17 September 1852–about 1913 (Age 60)
Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Sarah E.

When Sarah E. Henderson was born on 17 September 1852, in Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States, her father, Joseph Woodruff Henderson, was 21 and her mother, Ruth Ann Dunham, was 18. She married John B. Morris on 27 January 1879, in Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Deerfield Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States in 1880 and Cape May, New Jersey, United States in 1905. She died about 1913, in Ocean City, Cape May, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 61.

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John B. Morris
Sarah E. Henderson
Marriage: 27 January 1879
Jennie G. Morris
William J. Morris
Ruth E. Morris
Charles Francis Morris

Spouse and Children

27 January 1879
Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States


    Jennie G. Morris


    William J. Morris


    Ruth E. Morris


    Charles Francis Morris


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 9

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 18

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Sallie E Morris in household of John B Morris, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sara E Morris in household of John ? Morris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sara Morris in household of Joh Morris, "United States Census, 1910"

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