HENDERSON Family

First Generation

1. John Henry1 Henderson, Sr. (#35402) was born in Cartersville, Bartow Co., Ga 6 Nov 1845. John died 2 Jan 1894 in Hillsboro, Hill Co., Tx, at 48 years of age.

He married Mary Eliza Plunkett in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 2 Dec 1869. date could possibly be December 29 (Mary Eliza Plunkett is #35403.)

Mary was born in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al 15 Dec 1851. Mary was the daughter of Elisha Plunkett and Eliza Stewart. Mary died 1941 in Greenville, Nc, at 89 years of age. At 18 years of age Mary became the mother of Baby (A) Henderson in Stillborn, 1870. At 20 years of age Mary became the mother of Charles Pelm Henderson in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 16 Aug 1872. At 23 years of age Mary became the mother of John Henry Henderson, Jr. in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 4 Jun 1875. At 30 years of age Mary became the mother of Lee Stewart Henderson in Milford, Tx, 17 Apr 1882. At 32 years of age Mary became the mother of Elisha Lane Henderson in Hillsboro, Hill Co., Tx, 12 Dec 1884. At 35 years of age Mary became the mother of Thomas Henderson in Hillsboro, Hill Co., Tx, 13 Jul 1887. At 36 years of age Mary became the mother of Baby (B) Henderson in Stillborn, 1888.

At 24 years of age John became the father of Baby (A) Henderson in Stillborn, 1870. At 26 years of age John became the father of Charles Pelm Henderson in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 16 Aug 1872. At 29 years of age John became the father of John Henry Henderson, Jr. in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al, 4 Jun 1875. At 36 years of age John became the father of Lee Stewart Henderson in Milford, Tx, 17 Apr 1882. At 39 years of age John became the father of Elisha Lane Henderson in Hillsboro, Hill Co., Tx, 12 Dec 1884. At 41 years of age John became the father of Thomas Henderson in Hillsboro, Hill Co., Tx, 13 Jul 1887. At 42 years of age John became the father of Baby (B) Henderson in Stillborn, 1888. Cass Co. GA was renamed Bartow Co 1845. Served in Confederate Army. Sgt-Company F, 19th GA Regt, Colquits Brigade. Was an aid to Gen. Stonewall Jackson. Helped carry the Gen. off the battle field when he was wounded. J.H. was slightly wounted in the leg according to casualty report of 1st Brigade while in action at Olustee, FL 20 Feb 1864. He was a prisoner of War and paroled on 20 June 1865 at Talladega, AL. He was a ginner.

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John Henry Henderson, Sr. and Mary Eliza Plunkett had the following children:

child 2 i. Baby (A)2 Henderson (#35406) was born in Stillborn 1870. Baby died 1870 in Stillborn, at less than one year of age. Died at birth.

child 3 ii. Charles Pelm Henderson (#35407) was born in Rockford, Coosa Co., Al 16 Aug 1872. Charles died 23 May 1944 at 71 years of age. Fell into an irrigation ditch and drowned.

child + 4 iii. John Henry Henderson, Jr. was born 4 Jun 1875.

child 5 iv. Lee Stewart Henderson (#35501) was born in Milford, Tx 17 Apr 1882. Lee died 8 Dec 1886 at 4 years of age.

child + 6 v. Elisha Lane Henderson was born 12 Dec 1884.

child + 7 vi. Thomas Henderson was born 13 Jul 1887.

child 8 vii. Baby (B) Henderson (#35533) was born in Stillborn 1888. Baby died 1888 in Stillborn, at less than one year of age.

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