Rebecca Henderson

1794–1855 (Age 61)
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Henderson was born in 1794, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, Daniel Henderson, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Hickman, was 21. She married Pleasant W Reynolds on 20 April 1813, in Kentucky Township, Madison, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Owsley, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Booneville, Owsley, Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 13 September 1855, in Cowcreek, Owsley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Cowcreek, Owsley, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rebecca Henderson
1794–1855
Pleasant W Reynolds
1791–1850
Marriage: 20 April 1813
Moses Reynolds
1814–1885
Lewis Reynolds
1825–1880
Susan Reynolds
1815–
Wesley Reynolds
1816–1886
Richard H Reynolds
1819–1893
Pleasant Perry Reynolds
1823–1899
Joseph C Reynolds
1825–1901
Elias Reynolds
1827–
Thomas Henderson Reynolds
1828–1899
Thomas Reynolds
1831–
Henry Reynolds
1833–1921
Henderson Reynolds
1838–1909

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
20 April 1813
Kentucky Township, Madison, Arkansas, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

  • Female1794–1855Female

  • Male1799–1829Male

  • John Henderson

    Male1801–1885Male

  • James Henderson

    Male1802–1868Male

  • Margaret Henderson

    Female1803–1891Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 2

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
1812

Age 18

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Reynolds in household of Richard H Reynolds, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebecca Reynolds in household of Plesant Reynolds, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Hendeson in entry for Henry Reynolds, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"

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