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Elizabeth Ann Henson Lauderdale
Birth: Jul. 6, 1829
Marengo County
Alabama, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1875

From findagrave contributor Robert Awalt:

In 1852 she married James S. Lauderdale in Montgomery County, Texas (per Sandy Avery).

Note: After the death of her husband James S. Lauderdale at the hands of the Comanche Indians, Elizabeth and her children moved into the home of her brother Asa Henson who was caring for their aged parents Joseph T. Henson and Mary Thomas along with their own children.

"It was Asa Henson's sister, Elizabeth Henson Lauderdale, who was presently a widow with a large family of children to support because warriors among Chief Santana's tribe had murdered her husband three years prior: James S. Lauderdale was murdered and scalped on November 22, 1867, as he traveled between his log cabin home and that of his neighbor John W. Brummett, about two miles from Carroll's Creek. Lauderdale was returning a borrowed wagon and team to Brummett when the scalping took place. At this very moment, the Lauderdale children were being cared for by Asa, and by Asa's aged mother and father; one Lauderdale
daughter, Amira, had been adopted by a nearby family."

Elizabeth Henson also married James Dorsey on 30 Dec 1847 in Montgomery County, Texas.

Family links: 
  Joseph Henson (1801 - 1887)
  Mary B Thomas Henson (1807 - 1897)
  James S. Lauderdale (1830 - 1867)
  Mary Jane Lauderdale Young (1854 - 1932)*
  William Thomas Lauderdale (1858 - 1920)*
  Margaret Lauderdale Wilcox (1860 - 1887)*
  Amira Mellissa Lauderdale McLeod Wynant (1863 - 1910)*
  John Jeremiah Lauderdale (1864 - 1941)*
  Effie Blanche Lauderdale Ellison (1867 - 1895)*
  Elizabeth Ann Henson Lauderdale (1829 - 1875)
  Margaret Ann Henson Lawrence (1832 - 1873)*
  Phoebe Ann Henson Smith (1832 - 1861)*
  Johnny A. Henson (1837 - 1878)*
  Joseph T. Henson (1841 - 1900)*
  Andrew Jackson Henson (1848 - 1931)*
  Asa Lewis Henson (1848 - 1925)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Jack County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 1
Created by: Sharon Atkinson McClella...
Record added: Apr 02, 2007
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Elizabeth Ann <i>Henson</i> Lauderdale
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Elizabeth Ann <i>Henson</i> Lauderdale
Added by: Robert Awalt
Elizabeth Ann <i>Henson</i> Lauderdale
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