Descendants of Uriah Henderson

Generation No. 1

1. URIAH1 HENDERSON was born December 19, 1811 in Fayette Co. PA, and died September 05, 1895 in Florid, Putnam Co. IL. He married ELIZABETH HARTMAN.

Notes for URIAH HENDERSON:

Florid, September 12, 1895
Died at Florid, September 5, 1895, Uriah Henderson, age 83 years, 9 months, 17 days.

He was born in Fayette Co. PA, where he lived through his childhood. Was married to Eliza Hartman and immigrated to Illinois in 1854, where he has since resided, with the exception of the time spent in the army. He enlisted at the first call for troops. It was not fear of draft or for paltry $13 a month, but pure unadulterated patriotism that caused him to enlist for he was over age. Two of his sons served in the same company and regiment, while three others joined the other organizations as soon as he was old enough. Three of the sons are dead.

Mr. Henderson served his country faithfully so his soldier comrades testify. And when disease disabled him so that it was necessary to discharge him, it was said that he shed tears on that account, as he could do nothing more in active service to sustain the honor of the old flag. He was unable to partake of food for 24 days previous to his death, literally starved. He became professor of Christianity many years ago and who can say that he is not safe over there. I think he tried to do his duty as he understood it.

More About URIAH HENDERSON:

Buried: Florid Cemetery, Florid, IL

Occupation: 1880, Farmer
Residence: 1880, Hennepin township, Putnam Co. IL

Notes for ELIZABETH HARTMAN:

PUTNAM RECORD
July 31, 1912 - Florid
On last Friday, there was quite a unique and unusual gathering at the home of Mrs. Sara Cassell. It being her 82nd birthday, she invited four ladies to eat with her. The four are cousins of Mrs. Cassell and are as follows, Mrs. Eliza Beck, Mrs. Elizabeth Dissinger, Mrs. Mary Willis and Mrs. Eliza Henderson. Mrs. Beck, the eldest of the five, will be 87 her next birthday and Mrs. Henderson, the youngest is 72 and all are widow ladies. It is unnecessary to say that these ladies enjoyed themselves to the fullest.

More About ELIZABETH HARTMAN:

Buried: Florid Cemetery, Florid, IL

Children of URIAH HENDERSON and ELIZABETH HARTMAN are:

2. i. ISAAC2 HENDERSON, b. August 19, 1839, Uniontown, Dundbar Twp, Fayette Co. PA; d. June 19, 1919, Soloman, Kansas.

3. ii. SAMUEL HENDERSON, b. 1840, Pennsylvania; d. August 30, 1864, Natchez, Mississippi During Civil War.

iii. URIAH HENDERSON, b. 1842, Pennsylvania; m. CATHERINE HIGHBURGER, November 28, 1868, Hennepin, Twp, Putnam Co. IL.

Marriage Notes for URIAH HENDERSON and CATHERINE HIGHBURGER:

Thursday, December 3, 1868
Married In Hennepin Township, November 28, by I.W. Stewart, Esq. - Uriah Henderson and Miss Catherine Highburger, both of Putnam County.

4. iv. JOSEPH H. HENDERSON, b. 1844, Pennsylvania.

5. v. ALEXANDER HENDERSON, b. 1846, Pennsylvania.

vi. SARAH E. HENDERSON, b. 1848, Pennsylvania.

6. vii. MORGAN HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1851, Pennsylvania.

viii. LIZZIE HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1853, Pennsylvania.

7. ix. CHAFFIN HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1856; d. June 12, 1940, Granville, Putnam Co. IL.

x. LEVI HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1857, Putnam Co IL.

More About LEVI HENDERSON:

Occupation: 1880, Farm Hand
Residence: 1880, Granville Twp., Putnam Co. IL
Other Info: 1880, Worked for Albert Blanchard

xi. WILLIAM H. HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1860, Illinois.


Generation No. 2

2. ISAAC2 HENDERSON (URIAH1) was born August 19, 1839 in Uniontown, Dundbar Twp, Fayette Co. PA, and died June 19, 1919 in Soloman, Kansas. He married SARAH ANN SMITH December 08, 1864 in Florid, Putnam Co. IL, daughter of SAMUEL SMITH and SOPHIA.

More About ISAAC HENDERSON:

Buried: Prairie Mound cemetery, Solomon, Kansas

Occupation: 1880, Farmer
Residence: 1880, Brenton Twp., Ford Co. IL

More About SARAH ANN SMITH:

Buried: Prairie Mound cemetery, Solomon, Kansas

Children of ISAAC HENDERSON and SARAH SMITH are:

i. JAMES3 HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1866.

ii. JOHN HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1868.

iii. ELIZABETH HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1872.

iv. ISAAC HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1875.

v. SOPHIA HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1878.

vi. FRANK HENDERSON, b. Aft. 1880.

vii. MYRTLE HENDERSON, b. Aft. 1880.

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3. SAMUEL2 HENDERSON (URIAH1) was born 1840 in Pennsylvania, and died August 30, 1864 in Natchez, Mississippi During Civil War. He married MARY A. Bef. 1859 in Putnam Co IL.

More About SAMUEL HENDERSON:

Other Info: Member of Co. E, 11th Ill. during Civil War

More About MARY A.:

Buried: Florid Cemetery, Florid, IL

Occupation: 1880, Keeping House
Residence: 1880, Hennepin township, Putnam Co. IL

Children of SAMUEL HENDERSON and MARY A. are:

i. JOHN H.3 HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1859, Putnam Co IL.

Notes for JOHN H. HENDERSON:

Taken From the Henry Republican, Henry, IL
April 2, 1874
The second report of the Soldiers Orphan Home is located at Normal, on land donated by Judge David Davis, of the U. S. supreme bench. The number of soldiers children in the institution the past year was 642, of which 8 were from Marshall and 19 from Putnam county.

Pupils from Putnam county: John H., Augustus and Cora F., children of Samuel Henderson of Florid, member of Co. E, 11th Ill., who died at Natchez, Miss., Aug. 30,1864.

More About JOHN H. HENDERSON:

Occupation: 1880, Laborer
Residence: 1880, Hennepin township, Putnam Co. IL
Other Info: 1880, Living with mother

ii. AUGUSTUS HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1863, Putnam Co IL; d. May 1885, Illinois river, Illinois.

Notes for AUGUSTUS HENDERSON:

Taken From the Henry Republican, Henry, IL
April 2, 1874
The second report of the Soldiers Orphan Home is located at Normal, on land donated by Judge David Davis, of the U. S. supreme bench. The number of soldiers children in the institution the past year was 642, of which 8 were from Marshall and 19 from Putnam county.

Pupils from Putnam county: John H., Augustus and Cora F., children of Samuel Henderson of Florid, member of Co. E, 11th Ill., who died at Natchez, Miss., Aug. 30,1864.

TAKEN FROM THE HENRY REPUBLIC, HENRY, IL
Thursday, May 14, 1885
Gus Henderson, the boy who was drowned in the river here some four or five weeks ago, was found caught in the willows just below town. After the coroner's inquest the body was taken to Florid for burial.

More About AUGUSTUS HENDERSON:

Occupation: 1880, Laborer
Residence: 1880, Hennepin township, Putnam Co. IL
Other Info: 1880, Living with mother

iii. CORA F. HENDERSON, b. Bef. 1865, Putnam Co IL.

Notes for CORA F. HENDERSON:

Taken From the Henry Republican, Henry, IL
April 2, 1874
The second report of the Soldiers Orphan Home is located at Normal, on land donated by Judge David Davis, of the U. S. supreme bench. The number of soldiers children in the institution the past year was 642, of which 8 were from Marshall and 19 from Putnam county.

Pupils from Putnam county: John H., Augustus and Cora F., children of Samuel Henderson of Florid, member of Co. E, 11th Ill., who died at Natchez, Miss., Aug. 30,1864.

iv. WILLIAM GARNER HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1857, Putnam Co IL.

More About WILLIAM GARNER HENDERSON:

Occupation: 1880, Laborer
Residence: 1880, Hennepin township, Putnam Co. IL
Other Info: 1880, Living with Mother

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4. JOSEPH H.2 HENDERSON (URIAH1) was born 1844 in Pennsylvania. He married CASSIE D. SMITH February 22, 1882 in Henry, Marshall Co. IL, daughter of LEWIS SMITH and ADALINE A..

Marriage Notes for JOSEPH HENDERSON and CASSIE SMITH:

Taken From the Henry Republican
February 23, 1882
Married in this city, Feb. 22, at the residence of the officiating minister, by Rev. J. P. Mitchell, J. H. Henderson and Miss Cassia D., daughter of Lewis Smith, both of Florid, Putnam Co. IL

Children of JOSEPH HENDERSON and CASSIE SMITH are:

i. LEWIS S.3 HENDERSON, b. January 1883.

ii. HOMER HENDERSON, b. September 1884.

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5. ALEXANDER2 HENDERSON (URIAH1) was born 1846 in Pennsylvania. He married ELIZABETH CLEMENS, daughter of MICHAEL CLEMENS and ELIZABETH WINTERS.

More About ALEXANDER HENDERSON:

Occupation: 1880, Mail Carrier
Residence: 1880, Hennepin township, Putnam Co. IL

More About ELIZABETH CLEMENS:

Buried: Florid Cemetery, Florid, IL

Residence: 1880, Hennepin township, Putnam Co. IL

Children of ALEXANDER HENDERSON and ELIZABETH CLEMENS are:

i. ALFRED L.3 HENDERSON, b. May 28, 1897, Florid, Putnam Co. IL; d. March 28, 1898, Florid, Putnam Co. IL.

More About ALFRED L. HENDERSON:
Buried: Florid Cemetery, Florid, IL

ii. MARY A. HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1860, Illinois; m. DON C. SMITH, September 16, 1881, Putnam, Putnam Co. IL.

Marriage Notes for MARY HENDERSON and DON SMITH:

Taken From the Henry Republican September 22, 1881
Married at Putnam, Sept. 16, by E. L. Cook, Esq., Don C. Smith, proprietor of the Putnam Hotel, to Mrs. Mary A. Henderson, all of Putnam, Putnam county.  (Note:  This may not be correct.  This marriage may be the wife of the late Samuel Henderson.  However, Mary, spouse of the late Samuel Henderson is buried in the Florid cemetery as Mary A.  Henderson)

iii. ALEXANDER HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1872, Illinois.

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6. MORGAN2 HENDERSON (URIAH1) was born Abt. 1851 in Pennsylvania. He married JANE Bef. 1875 in Putnam Co IL.

More About MORGAN HENDERSON:

Occupation: 1880, Laborer
Residence: 1880, Hennepin township, Putnam Co. IL

Children of MORGAN HENDERSON and JANE are:

i. ANNIE M.3 HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1875.

ii. MILLIE HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1876.

iii. ESTELLA HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1876.

iv. ELIZA J. HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1878.

v. RICHARD HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1879.

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7. CHAFFIN2 HENDERSON (URIAH1) was born Abt. 1856, and died June 12, 1940 in Granville, Putnam Co. IL.

Notes for CHAFFIN HENDERSON:

From: "Lois Osborn" <osbornl@theramp.net> (her great-great grandfather)
Monday, May 13, 2002 11:14 PM
From the Putnam County Record, Granville, Illinois Vol. 72, #51. Thursday, June 13, 1940. Front Page, far left column.

GRANVILLE MAN DIES
Chassin (Chaffin) Henderson, 86, passed away at 10:30 o'clock last evening, June 12, 1940 at his home on West Main Street in Granville, after being seriously ill for over a year.

The deceased, an Uncle of Mrs. John Gimbal, Sr. and his wife moved from Seatonville to Granville about four years ago. The widow with three sons, Thomas of Hammond, Ind., Grant and Bert Sr. of Princeton and two daughters, Mrs. Vele (Belle) Ransom of Miami, Fla., and Mrs. Adam Dockham of Roscommon, Mich., survives, also a brother Levi Henderson of Compton.

Funeral services are to be held at the Dysart Chapel at 2 o'clock on Saturday afternoon with burial in the Florid cemetery where his father, mother, and two sisters are buried.

Children of CHAFFIN HENDERSON are:

i. THOMAS3 HENDERSON.

ii. GRANT HENDERSON.

iii. BERT S. HENDERSON.

iv. BELLE HENDERSON, m. RANSON.

v. DAUGHTER HENDERSON, m. ADAM DOCKHAM.


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