Elizabeth Adeline Henderson

10 August 1807–28 April 1875 (Age 67)
York, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Adeline

When Elizabeth Adeline Henderson was born on 10 August 1807, in York, South Carolina, United States, her father, John Lynn Henderson Senior, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Adeline Bankhead, was 34. She married William Mathews on 18 August 1829, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1852 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 28 April 1875, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Mathews
Elizabeth Adeline Henderson
Marriage: 18 August 1829
Thomas Marion Mathews
Elizabeth Jane Mathews
John Lynn Mathews
Ezekiel Cunningham Mathews
Maria Celeste Mathews
Elvira Narcissa Mathews
Benjamin Franklin Mathews
Nancy Melissa Mathews
Emma Louisa Mathews
Martha Rosanna Mathews
Sina Adeline Mathews

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 August 1829Alabama, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1822 · Slave Rebellion
    Age 15
    On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called "the rising." The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 18
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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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    Memories of JOHN LYNN MATHEWS

    By Grandson, Benjamin Lynn Mathews, Spring 1978 John Lynn Mathews, born 24 April 1833, Monroe County, Mississippi, son of William Mathews and Elizabeth Adeline Henderson. After his parents heard the …

    Sources (29)

    • Elizth A Matthews, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elizabeth Bankhead in entry for Sina Adeline Christian, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizabeth Mathews in household of John W Christian, "United States Census, 1870"

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