Surname: Henderson

Biography of G. W. Henderson

Mr. Henderson claims Missouri as his native State, having been born in Clay County, near the banks of the Great Muddy, March 11, 1834. He had not, however, grown large enough to get his first pair of boots before his father removed to Gentry County, in 1836, the subject of this writing being then but two years old. Gentry County was then new, and young Henderson’s father was the first white man to rear a cabin within its borders. They remained there until 1840, when his father could resist no longer the rich and inviting lands of Daviess; and he

Biography of Hon. Archibald Henderson

Hon. Archibald Henderson was born in Granville county, N.C., on the 7th of August, 1768; studied law with Judge Williams, his relative, and was pronounced by the late Judge Murphy, who knew him long and well, to be “the most perfect model of a lawyer that our bar has produced.” … No man could look upon him without pronouncing him one of the great men of the age. The impress of greatness was upon his countenance; not that greatness which is the offspring of any single talent or moral quality, but a greatness which is made up by blending the

Biography of Oscar J. Henderson

Oscar J. Henderson. Many years of association with the agricultural interests of Champaign County have given Oscar J. Henderson a recognized position among the husbandmen of Homer Township, where he now has a well cultivated property of 110 acres. He has passed his entire career within the limits of the county, and is known as a skilled tiller of the soil and as a citizen who gives his aid and influence to worthy civic measures and movements, while his business record is a clean one and his success in life has been cleanly and fairly won. Mr. Henderson was born

Biographical Sketch of John Moreland Henderson

Henderson, John Moreland; lawyer; born, Newville, O., April 14, 1840; son of James T. and Ann Moreland Henderson; graduate Miami University, 1862; married, College Hill, O., June 20, 1872; seven children; member law firm of Henderson, Quail & Siddall.

Henderson, C.R. – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon C.R. Henderson Services Held Charles Richard Henderson of Wallowa, a retired employee of the Union Pacific railroad, and who had lived in and near Wallowa most of his life, passed away at Wallowa Memorial Hospital Wednesday, May 24, 1972 following a lengthy illness. He was born at Shady Springs, West. Va., on September 24, 1909, son of Giles and Bertha A. Henderson. On May 15, 1934 he was married at Enterprise to Leota Allen who survives him. Other survivors include three daughters, Carla Henderson of Wallowa, Mrs. Ernest (Kay) Sasser of Enterprise, and Mrs. Robert (Sandra)

Biography of Andrew Henderson

Andrew Henderson, sheriff of Washington county, Oklahoma, was born at Bates City, Missouri, May 2, 1878, a son of A. J. and Katherine (Ferguson) Henderson. The father, who was a native of Illinois and a highly educated man, was a farmer and stock raiser. He left his native state when eighteen years of age and on removing to Texas he located in Limestone county, where he engaged in the cattle business for many years, driving his cattle to the market at Kansas City, Missouri. He then obtained a lease on the entire site where the town of Dewey now stands,

Biography of James W. Henderson, M. D.

James W. Henderson, M. D. One of the old and honored physicians and business men of Southeastern Kansas is Dr. James W. Henderson, who first became identified in a professional way with Labette and the surrounding country thirty-two years ago. Labette County was at that time new and all its towns, farms, roads, and other facilities were in a primitive condition. Doctor Henderson had his share of the hardships of pioneer practice. To almost a generation he was known as the kindly, courteous and helpful physician and friend, and the esteem in which his name is held is as satisfactory

Biography of Leonard Elmore Henderson, M.D.

Leonard Elmore Henderson, M. D. The medical profession of Wilson County numbers among its skilled and careful practitioners Dr. Leonard Elmore Henderson, who since 1907 had been located at Coyville, an enterprising community in the northwest part of the county. Prior to locating at this place, Doctor Henderson had valuable and comprehensive experience both in Kansas and Indian Territory, and this, combined with a thorough training in his calling and a natural predilection therefor, gave promise for a successful career in his professional work. That this promise had been fulfilled is shown by his excellent standing in medical circles and

Henderson, William – Obituary

William Henderson, 18 years old and a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Henderson, of this city, died July 13, after a short illness from diptheria. The boy had been ill only a few days and the nature of the disease was not known until the day before his death. The remains were privately buried in the city cemetery early Sunday morning. Elgin Recorder Friday July 20, 1906

Henderson, Caroline Vivian – Obituary

Caroline Vivian Henderson, 92, of Forest Grove and formerly of Union County, died Oct. 2. A celebration of her life will be held in early November. Caroline was born Dec. 18, 1916, to Fred D. and Carrie M. Henderson at Castle Creek, Owyhee County, Idaho. She grew up on a ranch with her brother and sister. She graduated high school as the class valedictorian. She then graduated cum laude from The College of Idaho with a bachelor’s degree. She taught school before marrying Athol R. Sayre June 14, 1939. She and Athol had five children: Steven, Fred, Lewis, Leah and

A. E. Henderson

Supply Sergt., Artly., 81st Div., 306th Trench Mortar; of Franklin County; son of R. B. and Lilla Henderson. Entered service Oct. 22, 1917, at Franklinton, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France Aug. 31, 1918. Promoted to rank of Supply Sergt. May, 1918. Landed in USA March 20, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 1, 1919.

Edwin B. Henderson

Cook, 306th Ammunition Train, Co. E, 81st Div.; of Nash County; son of G. M. and Mrs. Betty Henderson. Husband of Mrs. Margaret Henderson. Entered service April 26, 1917, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. J. Sailed for France Aug. 28, 1917. Arrived in USA June 8, 1919, at Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 8, 1919.

Otis H. Henderson

2nd Lt., F. A., 38th Tr. Batry.; son of E. L. and Annie Henderson, of Alamance County. Entered service July, 1918, at Graham, N.C. Sent to Camp Plattsburg, N. J. Transferred to Camp Zachary Taylor, Sept. 16, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Taylor Dec. 17, 1918.

Charles Todd of North Branford CT

Charles Todd8, (Albert7, Charles6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Jan. 4, 1812, he was twice married, first, Dec. 24, 1833, Louisa A., daughter of Ira and Lodema (Williams) Munson, who was born June 4, 1814, died June 9, 1856. They lived in North Brandford, Conn. He married second,(???). Children by Louisa A. Munson: *1904. Albert, b. Dec. 26, 1835. *1905. Sarah Jane, b. April 28, 1840. Child by second marriage: 1906. Gertrude, m.(???)Henderson; they reside in Muscatine, Iowa; they have children.

Biographical Sketch of E. K. Henderson

E. K. Henderson, a young and enterprising horticulturist on Base Line, five miles east of San Bernardino, was born in Benton County, Iowa, August 18, 1858. His father, Robert H. Henderson, of Indiana, was for fourteen years successfully engaged in farming in Iowa. In 1875 he came to California and first bought ten acres of land in Riverside and put it out in fruit. It cost him $100 per acre, and after eight years be sold it for $9,600. He had one of the best vineyards in the State, which at three years from planting netted him $341 per acre.

Biography of Joseph Benjamin Henderson

Joseph Benjamin Henderson is a native son, born in San Bernardino County, in 1856, and is the son of David Henderson, who emigrated with his family from Scotland and settled in San Bernardino County, in 1853, where he and his wife, also a native of Scotland, still reside. He learned the trade of stonemason in early life, and has divided his time between that and mining and farming as his chief occupations. Joseph served three years apprenticeship at the tinner’s trade, and worked at it as a journeyman in San Bernardino, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco over thirteen

Girls at the Fort Shaw Indian School

1910 Census of Fort Shaw Industrial Indian School

Fort Shaw Industrial Indian Boarding School opened in 1891 in Montana. It was discontinued 30 June 1910, due to declining enrollment. In 1904, it had a famous girls’ basketball team that barnstormed its way to St. Louis playing basketball and performing, and won the “World Championship” at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. This census was requested by the Department of the Interior for a listing of all the Indians enrolled at Fort Shaw Indian School for June 1910 in answer to Circular #448. Key to Relation Father – F    Mother – M Sister – S    Brother – B Aunt

Rough Riders

Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

Biographical Sketch of William Henderson

William Henderson, blacksmith, Oakland; born in Gurnsey Co., Ohio, Sept 25, 1831, where he learned and worked at the blacksmith trade until the fall of 1858, When he emigrated West and located in Lawrence Co., Ill., where he followed his trade until 1862, when he enlisted as a private in the 60th I. V. I., and went forward to battle for the Union; he served with his regiment one year, when he was detailed as blacksmith in the Quartermaster’s Department at Chattanooga, Tenn., where he remained until the fall of 1865, when he returned and worked at his trade at

Biography of Charles A. Henderson

CHARLES A. HENDERSON. The oldest drug store in Madison County is that now conducted by Charles A. Henderson, at Anderson, which has been used as a pharmacy for more than forty-five years, and has an old and well-established trade. Mr. Henderson, who is widely and favorably known in Anderson; is a veteran of the Civil war, and both in times of war and peace has justified the confidence that has been placed in him, and has ably and faithfully discharged his duties as both soldier and citizen. He was born near Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, January 28, 1844, and is