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From: Alan B. Wilson< >
Subject: John Henderson of Augusta died 1785 in Botetourt
Date: Wed, 20 May 1998 15:06:24 -0700 (PDT)


Does anyone know of the parentage of this John Henderson
who died in 1785 in Botetourt? Or can anyone add to or correct
the information about his family listed below?

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1 John HENDERSON[392],[452, p. 7, sh. 10]
Birth: ? 1710, probably Scotland[452, p. 7, sh. 10 @]
Death: Aug 1785, (Botetourt) VA[347]

Chalkley[347] p. 172. Will Book No. VI, page 476.--28th
February, 1776. John Henderson's will, of County and Parish of
Botetourt, joiner--To wife, Jean, and 10 children; to son, John,
the tract said John, Jr., lives on; to son, Jones Henderson, to
son-in-law, Robert Ritchey, executors. Teste: John and Robert
Henderson. Codicil, 1st April, 1783. Appoints wife Jean as one
of the executors. Proved, 16th August, 1785, by Robert and John
McCutchen. Jones Henderson qualifies.
Bushman[452, Sheet 3] p. 1: "1) The John Henderson who
purchased in 1747 from William Beverley was not John Henderson
who married Rose Finley!
2) Said John's wife was Jean
Said John and Jean sold the land to (son) Joseph Henderson in 1771 &
Moved to Botetourt County Virginia, where he died before August 1785.
His will was filed in Augusta County, although he states
he is of Botetourt Count"

Records[452, Records:]:

DB 1, page 323, 13 August 1747 William Beverley to John
Henderson, 520 acres, Beverley Manor, branch of Lewis Creek;
line of James McCorkle (this is just southwest of Staunton)
[Cf. Chalkley[347, iii, 262]]
DB 17, page 198, 21 May 1771 John Henderson & Jean to Joseph
Henderson, 520 acres, Beverley Manor, branch of Lewis Creek;
corner to James McCorkle Cf. Chalkley[347, iii, 509]]
WB 6, page 476, will of John Henderson; dated 28 February 1776;
proved 16 August 1785 to wife Jean Henderson; to son John; to
son Jones; to Robert Richey, soninlaw; executors: son Jones
with wife, Jean Codicil: I April 1783 appoints wife Jean and son
Jones and Robert Richey, executors; Test: Robert McCutchan,
John McCutchan [Cf. Chalkley[347, iii, 172]]

Spouse: Jean[347],[392],[394],[452, p. 7, sh. 10]
Death: aft 1785, (Augusta) VA[347],[394]
Marr: bef 1734

Children: Jones\Joanes (ca1733-<1801)
Mary (1742-)
John (Twin) (1745-)
Margaret (Twin) (1745-)
Patience
Robert (1748-1802)
Jean
Joseph (~1745-1791)
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1.1 Jones\Joanes
HENDERSON[213],[347],[370],[392],[388],[394],[452, p. 7,7b; sh.
10, 12]
Birth: ca 1733, probably PA[213],[452, p. 7b, sh. 12 *@]
Death: bef 22 Jun 1801, (Augusta) VA[347],[452, p. 7, sh. 10
+@],[452, p. 7b, sh. 12 +@]

Spouse: Isabella KING[347],[370],[394],[213],[452, p. 7, sh. 10]
Birth: 1741, (Augusta) VA[213]
Death: bef 1832[213],[295, p. 477 *@]
Father: John KING (-<1804)
Mother: Isabella (->1804)
Marr: ca 1760, (Augusta) VA[213],[452, p. 7b, sh. 12 =@]

Children: John (ca1762-1832)
Rebeccah ("Becky") (ca1764-)
Jane (ca1765-ca1800)
Sarah (ca1780-)
Margaret (ca1768-)
Jean (ca1770-<1802)
Joseph (ca1772-)
Jones (ca1774-)
Isabella (1766-)
Hannah (ca1778-)
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1.2 Mary HENDERSON[394]
Birth: 23 May 1742, (Augusta) VA[9],[394]
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1.3 John HENDERSON[9],[347],[392],[394],[452, p. 7, sh. 10]
Birth: 19 Aug 1745, Fisherville (Augusta) VA[9],[394]
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1.4 Margaret HENDERSON[394]
Birth: 19 Aug 1745, (Augusta) VA[394]
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1.5 Patience HENDERSON[392],[394],[452, p. 7, sh. 10]

Spouse: Robert RITCHEY[392],[347],[394],[452, p. 7, sh. 10]
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1.6 Robert HENDERSON[9],[393],[394]
Birth: 5 Jun 1748, Fisherville (Augusta) VA[9],[393],[394]
Death: 1802, (Spartanburg) SC[393]

Spouse: Isabella ? [Mrs. Henderson][393]
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1.7 Jean HENDERSON[394]
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1.8 Joseph HENDERSON[347],[348],[370],[392],[452, p. 7, sh. 10]
Birth: abt 1745, (Augusta) VA[213]
Death: Jan 1791/1792, VA[213],[452, p. 7, sh. 10 +@]

Spouse: Sarah MILLER[347],[452, p. 7, sh. 10]
Marr: 25 Sep 1765[213]

Children: John (1760-)
Jane \ Jean (1766-)
Robert (1760-)
Joseph (1776-)
William (1760-)
Mary (1778-)
Sarah (1784-)

REFERENCES

9. "IGI for designated place and name."
213. Horace Loftin. Henderson Genealogy [untitled]. FL, 26 JAN
1996, COMMSOFT ROOTS III printout. provided by Kelli
Henderson-Kassor.
295. Wilson, Howard McKnight, The Tinkling Spring: Headwater of
Freedom, Fishersville, VA: The Tinkling Spring and Hermitage
Presbyterian Churches, 1954.
347. Chalkley, Lyman, Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish settlement
in Virginia, extracted from the original court records of
Augusta County 1745-1800, Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing
Company, 1965, 3 vols.
348. Waddell, Joseph Addison. Annals of Augusta county,
Virginia, from 1726 to 1871. 2d ed. rev. and enl. Staunton,
VA, C. R. Caldwell, 1902.
370. McCue, John Nolley, 1885-, Henderson chronicles : a roster
of the descendants of Alexander Henderson of Fordell, couty
Fife, Scotland, three of whose sons emigrated to the American
colonies prior to 1740, and settled near Alexandria, Va., 1915.
388. "Henderson Families," Virginia Magazine of History and
Biography, xxxvi, Dec. 31, 1928, 92-94.
392. Ray, Worth Stickley, 1877-, Tennessee cousins : a history
of Tennessee people, Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Publishing
Co., 1960, c1950.
393. Bell, Getha Gina, 1913-. The Bells in U.S.A. and allied
families, 1650-1977. Ann Arbor, MI : Edwards Bros., 1977.
394. Correspondence. Information sent to Mary Ferguson by Mrs.
Peggy Robinson in 1977.
452. Bushman, Katherine G., "A Henderson Survey: Augusta
County, Virginia," 1987.

--
Alan B. Wilson

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