Thomas Jacob Henderson

Male11 March 1869–15 August 1966

Brief Life History of Thomas Jacob

When Thomas Jacob Henderson was born on 11 March 1869, in Tennessee, United States, his father, William Jackson Henderson, was 38 and his mother, Martha Wytcher Springer, was 40. He married Sarah E Holland on 27 September 1891, in Randolph, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Wiley Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Kilgore Township, Clay, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 15 August 1966, in Yuma, Yuma, Arizona, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jacob Henderson
Sarah E Holland
Marriage: 27 September 1891
Maudie L. Henderson
Robert Luther Henderson
Guy H. Henderson
Clarence Crenshaw Henderson
Anna Mabel Henderson
Jesse Franklin Henderson
Bessie Racheal Henderson
Ora Henderson
Thomas Russell Henderson
Sudie O Henderson
Geneva Juanita Henderson

Sources (11)

  • Thomas Henderson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Jacob Henderson - Government record: birth-name: Thomas J. Henderson
  • T J Henderson, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 September 1891Randolph, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    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.

    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

    Age 9

    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 27

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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