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William Henderson

  • Birth 22 Dec 1794 Montgomery County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 4 Jul 1863 Jackson County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Medora, Jackson County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 62230605

William is the first of ten children born to Joseph and Jane (McGee) Henderson of Lawrence Co IN.

About 1810, William's father moved the family from Montgomery Co VA to Pulaski Co KY. In 1815, they moved again to Lawrence Co IN. After two years in Lawrence Co IN, they moved once more to Jackson Co IN.

On 31 Dec 1817 in Jackson Co IN, William married Jemima Newkirk, daughter of Benjamin Newkirk and Elcy Sparkes (aka Alsey Sparks) Newkirk. The couple settled in Carr Twp, near Medora.

Jackson Co IN Marriage Records Books A & B, Pg 184.

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  • Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
  • Added: 27 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62230605
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Henderson (22 Dec 1794–4 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62230605, citing Henderson Family Cemetery, Medora, Jackson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie's Daughter (contributor 47137929) .