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First Generation
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1. Robert Henderson. [1] b.  of Tyrone Ireland. d.  abt 1814  Indiana Co  PA.

Robert married Mary Ann Ralston. b.  of Tyrone Ireland. d.  Indiana Co  PA.

They had the following children:
          2            i.           David (1747-1834)
          3           ii.           John (1772-1844)
          4          iii.           James (1780-)
          5          iv.           Joseph (1780-1844)
          6           v.           Robert (1782-1871)
          7          vi.           Alexander (1784-1844)
          8         vii.           Jane (~1785-)
          9         viii.           Isabella
        10          ix.           Lucy (~1792-)


Second Generation
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2. * David Henderson *. b. in 1747  County Tyrone  IRL. d. in 1834  Delaware Co  OH.

David married Elizabeth Orr. b. in 1754  County Tyrone  IRL. d. in 1840.

They had one child:
        11            i.           Robert S. (1799-1858)

3. John Henderson. b. in 1772  prob Tyrone  IRL. d. in 1844  Pennsylvania.

John married Letitia Fullerton. b. in 1777. d. in 1858.

4. James Henderson. b. in 1780  prob Tyrone  IRL.

James married Jane Andrews.

5. Joseph Henderson. b. in 1780  prob Tyrone  IRL. d. on 26 Aug 1844  Elder's Ridge, Indiana  PA.

Joseph married Mary McComb, daughter of James McComb (1758-1814) & Nancy Agnes Jack (1764-1833). b. in 1794  Jacksonville, Indiana  PA. d. on 12 Sep 1871.

They had the following children:
        12            i.           Robert Ralston (1819-)
        13           ii.           Jane McKnight (1821-1895)
        14          iii.           Joseph (1823-)
        15          iv.           James McComb (1824-1868)
        16           v.           John Fullerton (1826-1911)
        17          vi.           David Laird M. (1829-)
        18         vii.           Mary Ann (1832-1906)
        19         viii.           Lucinda Smith (1834-)
        20          ix.           Nancy Jack McComb (1837-)

6. Robert Henderson. b. on 14 Aug 1782  prob Tyrone  IRL. d. in 1871.

Robert married Margaret Graham. b.  abt 1789  Ireland. d. in 1864.

7. Alexander Henderson. b. in 1784  prob Tyrone  IRL. d. in Aug 1844. Bur.  West Union Cemetery  PA.

On 2 Feb 1809 Alexander married Hannah Thorne. b.  abt 1780. d. in Aug 1844. Bur.  West Union Cemetery  PA.

They had one child:
        21            i.           Robert (1811-~1852)

8. Jane Henderson. b.  abt 1785  prob Tyrone  IRL.

Jane married Thomas Hood.

9. Isabella Henderson. b.  prob Tyrone  IRL.

Isabella married Edward McKelvey.

They had one child:
        22            i.           Mary (1796-)

10. Lucy Henderson. b.  abt 1792  prob Tyrone  IRL.

Lucy married James Smith.


Third Generation
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11. Robert S. Henderson. b. on 5 Jun 1799  Pennsylvania. d. on 1 Jan 1858  prob. Montgomery Twp, Marion  OH. Bur.  LaRue Cemetery, Montgomery Twp, Marion  OH.

On 1 May 1828 Robert S. married Martha Montgomery, daughter of William Montgomery (-1823) & Jane Patten. b. on 28 Jan 1810  Washington Co  PA. d. on 5 Aug 1888  prob. Montgomery Twp, Marion  OH. Bur.  LaRue Cemetery, Montgomery Twp, Marion  OH.

They had the following children:
        23            i.           William M. (~1830-1876)
        24           ii.           Orr (~1830->1899)
        25          iii.           Joseph R. (1832-1921)
        26          iv.           Thomas S. (-<1918)
        27           v.           James R. (-1864)
        28          vi.           George B. (->1883)
        29         vii.           Elizabeth A. (->1883)
        30         viii.           Margaret J. (-<1883)

12. Robert Ralston Henderson. b. on 24 Oct 1819  Indiana Co  PA. d.  Aledo, Mercer  IL.

Robert Ralston married Elizabeth Carter.

13. Jane McKnight Henderson. b. on 23 Aug 1821  Indiana Co  PA. d. on 17 Oct 1895  Young Twp, Kent, Indiana  PA.

On 31 Aug 1852 Jane McKnight married David Hosack. b. on 19 Jul 1820  New Alexandria, Westmoreland  PA. d. on 19 Sep 1894  Young Twp, Kent, Indiana  PA.

14. Joseph Henderson. b. in 1823.

15. James McComb Henderson. b. on 15 Apr 1824  Indiana Co  PA. d. on 17 Aug 1868  Marion, Marion  OH.

On 18 Oct 1848 James McComb married Susan Huggins, in Marion, Marion  OH. b. on 14 Oct 1828  Liverpool  PA.

16. John Fullerton Henderson. b. on 29 Jun 1826  near Jacksonville, Indiana  PA. d. on 3 May 1911  Washington, Washington  IA.

In 1852 John Fullerton first married Ursula Toledo Dickey, in Pennsylvania. b.  abt 1833  White Twp, Indiana  PA. d. in 1857  Aledo, Mercer  IL.

On 13 Jun 1861 John Fullerton second married Malinda Catherine Nesbit, in Westmoreland Co  PA. b. on 11 Sep 1833  Westmoreland Co  PA. d. on 21 Mar 1912  Washington, Washington  IA.

17. David Laird M. Henderson. b. on 16 Aug 1829  Indiana Co  PA. d.  Armour  SD.

David Laird M. married Cecelia Atkinson, in Jacksonville, Indiana  PA.

18. Mary Ann Henderson. b. on 5 Jun 1832  Indiana Co  PA. d. on 29 Dec 1906  Aledo, Mercer  IL.

19. Lucinda Smith Henderson. b. on 22 Aug 1834  Indiana Co  PA. d.  Aledo, Mercer  IL.

On 22 Mar 1858 Lucinda Smith married Thomas Lucas McKee, in Jacksonville, Indiana  PA. b. in 1835. d. in 1909  Aledo, Mercer  IL.

20. Nancy Jack McComb Henderson. b. on 16 Feb 1837  Black Lick Twp, Indiana  PA.

On 20 Nov 1865 Nancy Jack McComb married Thomas B. Hood, in Jacksonville, Indiana  PA. b. on 12 Jul 1839  White Twp, Indiana  PA. d. on 25 Jul 1913.

21. Robert Henderson. b. on 2 Oct 1811  Clarksburg, Indiana  PA. d.  abt 1852.

 abt 1831 Robert married Martha Henry. d.  aft 1852.

22. Mary McKelvey. b. in 1796.

 abt 1829 Mary married Alexander Nesbit. b. in 1799. d. in 1849.


Fourth Generation
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23. William M. Henderson. b.  abt 1830  Pennsylvania. Chr. on 12 Dec 1830  Westmoreland Co  PA. d. on 8 Feb 1876  Montgomery Twp, Marion  OH. Bur.  M.E. Church Cemetery, Scott Town, Marion  OH.

 abt 18 Mar 1858 William M. married Sarah E. Virden, in Marion Co  OH. b.  abt 1838  Ohio.

They had the following children:
        31            i.           Anna (~1859-)
        32           ii.           Ella J. (~1863-)
        33          iii.           Laura (~1867-)

24. Orr Henderson. b.  abt 1830  Pennsylvania. d.  aft 18 Aug 1899  prob. Greenwood Co  KS. Chr. on 12 Dec 1830  Westmoreland Co  PA.

On 28 Apr 1853 Orr married Margaret E. Culbertson, in Warren, Trumbell  OH. b. on 25 Dec 1830  Tyrone  IRL. d. on 18 Aug 1899  Bachelor Twp, Greenwood  KS. Bur.  Greenwood Cemetery.

They had the following children:
        34            i.           William Montgomery (1855-1926)
        35           ii.           Margaret Elizabeth (1858-)
        36          iii.           James Franklin (1860-)
        37          iv.           Emily (Twin) (1863-1863)
        38           v.           Lily (Twin) (1863-1863)
        39          vi.           Lisa (Twin) (1863-1863)
        40         vii.           John Kil (~1866-)
        41         viii.           Wilber (1866-)

25. Joseph R. Henderson. [2] b. on 5 Nov 1832  Pennsylvania. d. on 5 Apr 1921. Bur.  Keeler Cemetery.

 abt Dec 1855 Joseph R. married Sarah A. Long [3], daughter of Hugh Long (12 Apr 1794-11 Feb 1884) & Sarah Hinkle (abt 1808-9 Feb 1882), in Wyandot Co  OH. b. on 25 Dec 1832  prob. Wyandot or Marion Co  OH. d. on 23 Mar 1881  Weesaw Twp, Berrien  MI. Bur.  Keeler Cemetery.

They had the following children:
        42            i.           Martha Jane (1856-1934)
        43           ii.           Porter H. (1858->1920)
        44          iii.           Charles Orr (1865-1939)
        45          iv.           Anna (No Children) (1869-1891)

26. Thomas S. Henderson. d.  bef 25 Oct 1918.

On 23 Feb 1860 Thomas S. married Sarah R. Lindsey, in Marion Co  OH. d.  aft 25 Oct 1918.

27. James R. Henderson. d. on 10 Aug 1864  Marine Hospital, Cincinnati  OH. Bur.  LaRue Cemetery, Montgomery Twp, Marion  OH.

28. George B. Henderson. d.  aft 1883.

29. Elizabeth A. Henderson. d.  aft 1883.

30. Margaret J. Henderson. d.  bef 1883.


Fifth Generation
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31. Anna Henderson. b.  abt 1859  Ohio.

32. Ella J. Henderson. b.  abt 1863  Ohio.

33. Laura Henderson. b.  abt 1867  Ohio.

34. William Montgomery Henderson. b. on 31 Jul 1855  Ohio. d. on 3 May 1926  prob Bachelor Twp, Greenwood Co  KS.

On 17 Apr 1879 William Montgomery married Mary Elysbeth Morley. d.  abt 1895.

They had the following children:
        46            i.           Orr (1880-1959)
        47           ii.           Edna May (~1893-)

35. Margaret Elizabeth Henderson. b. in 1858  Ohio. d.  resided Santa Rosa  CA.

Margaret Elizabeth married L.D. Babcock. b.  resided Santa Rosa  CA.

36. James Franklin Henderson. b. in 1860  Ohio. d.  resided Oklahoma.

James Franklin married Gussie (Henderson).

They had the following children:
        48            i.           Miriam
        49           ii.           Gordon

37. Emily Henderson. b. on 26 Aug 1863  OH. d. on 17 Sep 1863  Chapel Cemetery, Montgomery Twp, Marion  OH.

38. Lily Henderson. b. on 26 Aug 1863  OH. d. on 23 Sep 1863  Chapel Cemetery, Montgomery Twp, Marion  OH.

39. Lisa Henderson. b. on 26 Aug 1863  OH. d. on 26 Aug 1863  Chapel Cemetery, Montgomery Twp, Marion  OH.

40. John Kil Henderson. b.  abt 1866  Ohio. d.  resided Oklahoma.

John Kil married Blanche (Henderson).

41. Wilber Henderson. b. in 1866  Michigan.

42. Martha Jane Henderson. b. on 3 Nov 1856  Marion Co  OH. d. on 2 Dec 1934  Hartford Village, Van Buren  MI.

On 8 Jun 1878 Martha Jane married Burr Benton, son of Burr Benton (1812-1872) & Louisa Juday (1830-1872), in prob Berrien Co  MI. b. on 5 Apr 1857  Berrien Co  MI. d.  aft 1920.

They had the following children:
        50            i.           John T. (Unmarried) (~1884-1906)
        51           ii.           Zelma A.
        52          iii.           Louisa B.

43. Porter H. Henderson. b. on 3 Oct 1858  Wyandot Co.  OH. d.  aft 1920.

On 8 Sep 1882 Porter H. married Jessie Benton, daughter of Burr Benton (1812-1872) & Louisa Juday (1830-1872), in Berrien Co  MI. b. on 2 Oct 1861  Berrien Co  MI. d. on 28 May 1907  Keeler, Van Buren  MI.

They had the following children:
        53            i.           Lester T. (~1883-)
        54           ii.           Ora M.
        55          iii.           Vera P. (~1888-)
        56          iv.           Oven E.
        57           v.           Ray M.

44. Charles Orr Henderson. b. on 3 May 1865  Galien, Berrien  MI. d. on 25 Sep 1939  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. Bur. on 28 Sep 1939  Keeler Cemetery.

On 7 Sep 1892 Charles Orr married Sophia M. Linsenmeyer, daughter of Christian Linsenmeyer (1844-14 Mar 1877) & Charlotte Werhman (1848-3 Sep 1929), in Van Buren Co  MI. b. on 1 Aug 1869  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. d. on 24 Jan 1943  Hartford Township, Van Buren  MI. Bur. on 27 Jan 1943  Keeler Cemetery.

They had the following children:
        58            i.           Agnes (Died as Child) (1893-~1900)
        59           ii.           Orval F. (1894-1958)
        60          iii.           Harold (Died as Child) (1894-~1900)
        61          iv.           Howard (Died as Child) (1894-~1900)
        62           v.           Genevieve (1896-1976)
        63          vi.           Percy (1898-1983)
        64         vii.           Helen (Died as Child) (1900-~1900)
        65         viii.           Charles LeRoy (1904-1976)

45. Anna Henderson. b. on 19 Feb 1869  Galien, Berrien  MI. d. on 30 Aug 1891. Bur.  Keeler Cemetery.


Sixth Generation
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46. Orr Henderson. b. on 27 Jan 1880  Eureka, Greenwood  KS. d. on 21 Mar 1959  Chanute, Neosho  KS.

On 28 Oct 1903 Orr married Goldie B. Willis, daughter of John Willis (3 Jul 1849-16 Aug 1910) & Ida Elizabeth Crookham, in Eureka, Greenwood  KS. b. on 26 Sep 1879  Eureka, Greenwood  KS. d. on 8 Dec 1974.

They had the following children:
        66            i.           William Howard (1904-1929)
        67           ii.           Ethel Maurine (1912-)
        68          iii.           George Ellis (1914-1986)

47. Edna May Henderson. b.  abt 1893.

On 18 Jan 1912 Edna May married Fred Lampe.

They had one child:
        69            i.           Ronald (1913-1981)

48. Miriam Henderson.

49. Gordon Henderson.

50. John T. Benton. b.  abt 1884. d. on 1 Mar 1906  Fort Worth, Tarrant  TX.

51. Zelma A. Benton.

Zelma A. married O. H. Mathayer. b.  of Sister Lakes, Berrien  MI.

They had the following children:
        70            i.           Elsie
        71           ii.           Fae
        72          iii.           Claire

52. Louisa B. Benton.

Louisa B. married John Harrold.

They had the following children:
        73            i.           Beatrice
        74           ii.           John Burr

53. Lester T. Henderson. b.  abt 1883  Keeler, Van Buren  MI.

Lester T. married Della Mann. b.  abt 1889  Michigan.

They had one child:
        75            i.           Helen J. (~1908-)

54. Ora M. Henderson.

Ora M. married William J. Barnard.

55. Vera P. Henderson. b.  abt 1888  Michigan.

Vera P. married George Danneffel. b.  abt 1886  Michigan.

They had the following children:
        76            i.           George (~1911-)
        77           ii.           Elinora (~1918-)

56. Oven E. Henderson.

57. Ray M. Henderson.

58. Agnes Henderson. b. in 1893  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. d.  abt 1900  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. Bur.  Keeler Cemetery.

59. Orval F. Henderson. b. in 1894. d. in 1958. Bur.  Keeler Cemetery.

Orval F. married Carrie M. Yore. b. in 1895. d. in 1957. Bur.  Keeler Cemetery.

They had the following children:
        78            i.           Twyla (~1914-)
        79           ii.           Thelma (1917-)
        80          iii.           Claribel (1918-1932)
        81          iv.           Herschel Franz (1921-1996)
        82           v.           Kathryn (Kate)
        83          vi.           Phyllis
        84         vii.           Mona

60. Harold Henderson. b. in 1894  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. d.  abt 1900  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. Bur.  Keeler Cemetery.

61. Howard Henderson. b. in 1894  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. d.  abt 1900  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. Bur.  Keeler Cemetery.

62. Genevieve Henderson. b. on 20 Sep 1896  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. d. on 28 Jun 1976  St. Joseph, Berrien  MI. Bur. on 1 Jul 1976  North Shore Memorial Garden, Benton Harbor  MI.

On 19 Feb 1917 Genevieve married Stewart Mortimer Ives, son of William Mortimer Ives (23 May 1864-7 Feb 1934) & Isabelle M. Long (25 Jun 1860-5 Jan 1939), in St. Joseph, Berrien  MI. b. on 22 Apr 1897  Benton Harbor, Berrien  MI. d. on 26 Jul 1979  Watervliet, Berrien  MI. Bur. on 31 Jul 1979  North Shore Memorial Garden, Benton Harbor  MI.

They had the following children:
        85            i.           Kenneth Stuart (1917-1990)
        86           ii.           Raymond O. (1918-1988)

63. Percy Henderson. b. on 3 Aug 1898  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. d. on 29 Jul 1983  Lakeland, Polk  FL. Bur.  Maple Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Van Buren  MI.

Percy married Helen Parker. b.  of Hartford, Van Buren  MI.

64. Helen Henderson. b. in 1900  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. d.  abt 1900  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. Bur.  Keeler Cemetery.

65. Charles LeRoy Henderson. b. on 25 Dec 1904  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. d. on 19 Oct 1976  Paw Paw, Van Buren  MI.

On 24 Jun 1930 Charles LeRoy married Isabelle Alice Adams, daughter of Oliver Martimer Adams & Nora Ann Sumill, in Van Buren Co  MI. b. on 25 Dec 1905  Keeler, Van Buren  MI.

They had the following children:
        87            i.           Charles Oliver (1933-1998)
        88           ii.           Bruce K. (1936-)


Seventh Generation
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66. William Howard Henderson. b. on 23 Sep 1904  Eureka, Greenwood  KS. d. on 2 Apr 1929.

67. Ethel Maurine Henderson. b. on 2 Jul 1912  Eureka, Greenwood  KS.

On 29 Apr 1934 Ethel Maurine married Harry D. Tipton.

68. George Ellis Henderson. b. on 18 Feb 1914  Eureka, Greenwood  KS. d. on 2 May 1986  Greenwood Co  KS.

George Ellis first married Arlene Allen Chanute.

On 29 Nov 1955 George Ellis second married Doris Crockett Mims.

69. Ronald Lampe. b. on 27 Feb 1913. d. on 28 Mar 1981  Cherryvale  KS.

Ronald married Mary Greene.

70. Elsie Mathayer.

71. Fae Mathayer.

72. Claire Mathayer.

73. Beatrice Harrold.

74. John Burr Harrold.

75. Helen J. Henderson. b.  abt 1908  Michigan.

76. George Dennafell. b.  abt 1911  Keeler, Van Buren  MI.

77. Elinora Dennafell. b.  abt 1918  Keeler, Van Buren  MI.

78. Twyla Henderson. d.  Chicago, Cook  IL. b.  abt 1914  Keeler, Van Buren  MI.

79. Thelma Henderson. b. in Feb 1917  Keeler, Van Buren  MI.

Thelma married James Arndt.

They had the following children:
                        i.           Wayne
                       ii.           Delores

80. Claribel Henderson. b. in Nov 1918. d. in 1932  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. Bur.  Keeler Cemetery.

81. Herschel Franz Henderson. b. on 15 Feb 1921  Keeler, Van Buren  MI. d. on 21 Aug 1996  Marysville  CA. Bur. on 26 Aug 1996.

Herschel Franz married Betty (Henderson). b.  of Stockton  CA.

They had the following children:
                        i.           Nelson
                       ii.           Sletta
                      iii.           Tamra
                      iv.           Herschel E.

82. Kathryn (Kate) Henderson. b.  of Paw Paw, Van Buren  MI.

Kathryn (Kate) married Walter Groth.

83. Phyllis Henderson.

Phyllis married Secor.

They had one child:
                        i.           Roy

84. Mona Henderson. b.  of Venus  TX.

85. Kenneth Stuart Ives. b. on 4 Jul 1917  Bainbridge, Berrien  MI. d. on 25 May 1990  Benton Harbor, Berrien  MI. Bur. on 28 May 1990  North Shore Memorial Garden, Benton Harbor  MI.

On 17 Jul 1948 Kenneth Stuart married Noreen Annette Kimball, daughter of Roy Hale Kimball (8 Apr 1896-28 Mar 1949) & Jeannette Josephine Pino (9 Jun 1898-19 May 1990), in South Bend  IN. b. on 31 Mar 1922  Benton Harbor, Berrien  MI.

They had the following children:
                        i.           Scott Stewart (No Children) (1951-)
                       ii.           Rory Michael (1953-)
                      iii.           Terri Lynne (1955-)
                      iv.           Shelley Annette (1957-)

86. Raymond O. Ives. b. on 18 Oct 1918  Bainbridge, Berrien  MI. d. on 18 Feb 1988  Watervliet, Berrien  MI. Bur.  North Shore Memorial Garden, Benton Harbor MI.

On 18 Mar 1946 Raymond O. first married Rosemary Fielder, daughter of Carl Fielder & Marie Barrett, in Benton Harbor, Berrien  MI. b.  abt 1924. They were divorced.

Raymond O. second married Dolores Smith. They were divorced.

They had no children.

87. Charles Oliver Henderson. b. on 4 Jun 1933  Van Buren Co  MI. d. on 12 Nov 1998.

Charles Oliver first married Ann Mumbrue. They were divorced in 1953.

They had the following children:
                        i.           Patricia
                       ii.           Roger

Charles Oliver second married Joan (Henderson).

They had the following children:
                        i.           Charles Martin
                       ii.           Larry Oliver

88. Bruce K. Henderson. b. on 7 Jan 1936  Van Buren Co  MI.

Bruce K. first married Judith (Henderson).

They had the following children:
                        i.           Lizabeth
                       ii.           Ross

Bruce K. second married Sherry (Henderson).


Notes:

[1] Two print sources contain information about the first four generations of Hendersons in the United States: History of Indiana County, Pennsylvania (1880) and History of Marion County Ohio (1883). The first book lists the children of Robert and Mary Ann (Ralston) Henderson of Ireland who settled at Indiana Co PA about 1800. Included in this list of children is David Henderson and that he married Elizabeth Orr. The dates I have for Robert and Mary Ann (Ralston) Henderson's children are from the Indiana Co book and Henderson researchers Dorothy Jensen and John Henderson, none had dates for David however. The dates I have for David are from the Marion OH book (which contains a biographical sketch of Martha (Montgomery) Henderson, wife of Robert Henderson (#11) who was the son of David and Elizabeth (Orr) Henderson) and they are inconsistent with the birthyears of his siblings - the Marion Co book does not list David's parents. According to the Marion book David came from County Tyrone Ireland in 1791 and settled first at Shippensburg PA and then to Clarksburg IN, though the book is in error about this and he actually went to Clarksburg, Indiana County PA instead. This book lists David as having died in 1834 at the age of 87 which would put his year of birth at 1747, many years ahead of his siblings - 25 years before the birth of 2nd son John in 1772. This is unlikely. David, if related to this family, may have been a brother of Robert (#1), or it is possible that the Marion Co book is mistaken about his age at death. The LDS IGI lists the marriage of David and Elizabeth in 1802 at Indiana Co PA and the birth of their son Robert in 1804 - Marion Co book says Robert born 1799 (I have to admit that the LDS IGI records I've found on other family members in the next generation have been right on to public records when I've found them so I am tending to trust the IGI over the Marion Co book in this regard). It is possible that David married Elizabeth at the age of 55 and had a son at the age of 57, but I think it more likely that the Marion Co book is mistaken about David's age at death and that he was probably was the son of Robert and Mary Ann, as the Indiana Co book says. But, as there may be some doubt about it I have David's name in asterisks above to point out this conflicting info from two sources.

[2] Joseph and Sarah had seven children but I know the names of just four: Martha, Port, Charles and Anna. A biographical sketch of Port Henderson in A History of Van Buren County MI may contain some errors. The bio says Joseph was born in NY but he was born in PA (according to the 1920 MI census). It also says that Joseph and family went to MI from Wyandot Co OH before the Civil War, Joseph enlisted, was wounded and returned home to MI. Joseph served in Co D of the 64th OH Infantry with his brothers Thomas and James, brother William in the 38th OH Infantry. I don't know exactly when Joseph and family moved to MI. I cannot find the family in the 1870 MI census anywhere in Berrien or Van Buren counties. Family notes place son Charles as having been born at Galien, Berrien MI in 1869, but in the 1920 census Charles said he was born in OH - a biographical sketch of his son Charles LeRoy Henderson says his father was born at Sandusky OH. Joseph's brother Orr Henderson and his family resided at Weesaw Twp, Berrien MI in 1870 and 1880 (they would move to Kansas in 1881). Joseph's wife Sarah died at Weesaw Twp in 1881 but I didn't find them in the 1880 census at Weesaw.

[3] Sarah A. (Long) Henderson's death record names her parents as Hugh and Sarah Long of OH. History of Wyandot County, Ohio contains a biographical sketch of a Hugh Long who married Sarah Hinkle. This book, published in 1884, has a list of Hugh and Sarah's children living in 1884. Sarah A. is not listed, but she had died in 1881. I don't know with absolute certainty that Sarah A. is their daughter, but am pretty certain. Joseph and Sarah married at Wyandot Co in 1855 so this is the right area, and it wouldn't seem there would be too many Hugh and Sarah Long's around - they married in 1832, Sarah was born in 1832 and it's reasonable that they would name their first daughter Sarah after her mother. I haven't seen the 1850 census of Marsailles, Wyandot OH yet, where Hugh and family lived. That would probably help.


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2001 Scott & Kathryn Ives
Modified: 07 Mar 2002