Mary <I>Addison</I> Henderson

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Mary Addison Henderson

  • Birth 29 Mar 1828 Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 2 Mar 1913 Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Wattsburg, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 93132137


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.



Inscription

Mary Henderson
Died
March 2, 1913
Aged
83 yrs 11 m 27 d
So ye also ready (?)

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  • Maintained by: Lorraine Henderson Boomershine
  • Originally Created by: Jennifer H
  • Added: 6 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 93132137
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Addison Henderson (29 Mar 1828–2 Mar 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93132137, citing Lowville Cemetery, Wattsburg, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Lorraine Henderson Boomershine (contributor 47354762) .