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Mary Addison Henderson
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1828
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1913
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA


MRS. MARY HENDERSON, Lowville, a daughter of George W. and Esther (Miller) Addison, natives respectively of Huntington, Vt., and Essex Co., N. Y., was born in Greenfield Township March 25, 1828, to which her grandfather Addison had come in 1812, and her grandfather Miller in 1820.

To her parents were born 9 children, 7 surviving -- Mrs. Mary Henderson, Edwin J., Mrs. Cordelia Raymond, Mrs. Ann Mallory, George H., Mrs. Ellen Everett and William. Our subject was married, Sept. 18, 1845, to Andrew Henderson, of this township. They settled on the homestead, where Mrs. Henderson is now living, and were the parents of 12 children, 5 surviving -- Miller, Eugene A., Mrs. Ella Bemis, Samuel and Lottie. Mr. Henderson departed this life Feb. 6, 1878. He was a kind husband and father, and died lamented by all who knew him.

George A. Davis, a son of her deceased daughter Esther, the wife of Henry G. Davis, of Harborcreek Township, is residing with Mrs. Henderson. She is a lady of estimable character, a pious member of the M. E. Church and is respected by the community.

Source:
Samuel P. Bates, History of Erie County, Pennsylvania, (Warner, Beers & Co.: Chicago, 1884), Part VI, Township Biographies, Venango Township, p. 191 as posted on Rootsweb.

Family history kept by Glenn Henderson said that Mary Addison was a direct descendant of Joseph Addison, famous writer of the early 1800's.

Error on tombstone per Clyde Henderson.
Correction would be 84 years, 11 months, 2 days excluding the end date.
 
 
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 Parents:
  George W. Addison (1803 - 1857)
  Esther Miller Addison (1806 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Andrew Henderson (1818 - 1878)
 
 Children:
  Robert Miller Henderson (1848 - 1919)*
  Esther Ann Henderson Davies (1850 - 1882)*
  Emma E. Henderson Bemis (1852 - 1880)*
  George A Henderson (1853 - 1854)*
  Eugene Andrew Henderson (1855 - 1937)*
  Addison D Henderson (1857 - 1857)*
  Lydia E Henderson (1858 - 1879)*
  Mary Ellen Henderson Bemis (1860 - 1890)*
  Eaton Samuel Henderson (1862 - 1948)*
  Charlotte J Henderson Hurd (1864 - 1896)*
  Adella Henderson (1866 - 1871)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Addison Henderson (1828 - 1913)
  Edward J. Addison (1830 - 1892)*
  Ann Addison Mallary (1834 - 1905)*
  George Harrison Addison (1836 - 1922)*
  Ellen A Addison Everett (1838 - 1925)*
  William M. Addison (1843 - 1900)*
  Elizabeth Jane Addison Foster (1846 - 1871)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mary Henderson
Died
March 2, 1913
Aged
83 yrs 11 m 27 d
So ye also ready (?)
 
Note: Stone difficult to read
 
Burial:
Lowville Cemetery
Wattsburg
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Lorraine Henderson Boome...
Originally Created by: Jennifer H
Record added: Jul 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93132137
Mary <i>Addison</i> Henderson
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Mary <i>Addison</i> Henderson
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Mary <i>Addison</i> Henderson
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