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Descendants of James of VA Henderson


Generation No. 3


4. RICHARD3 HENDERSON (RICHARD "SHERIFF"2, JAMES OF VA1) died 1748 in Goochland Co. VA. He married (1) HENRIETTA. He married (2) HENRIETTA.

Notes for RICHARD HENDERSON:
!Source: Jim Henderson's research papers.

!Will: Will of Richard Henderson, d 1748.Brother of our Nathaniel Henderson, d
1782, left each child 1 shilling and his land as follows:
200 acres to brother, Edward Henderson and rest to wife, Henrietta, who was his excutrix. Chilren, Samuel, James, Nathan, (died early) Mary, and Henrietta. Goochland Deed Book 5, pages 424-425 and Deed Book 6, p 501. Richard left minor children. And with the passing of Henrietta, several minor children were orphaned. Samuel and James went to live with our Nathaniel, "Uncle Natty".

On Aug 28, 1749, Henrietta Henderson of Cumberland co, VA by her deed for ...
considerations, "but more especially for the natural love and affection I bear
unto my sons" conveyed the lands devised by her husband to her sons Samuel,
Nathan, and James Henderson, Recorded in Cumberland Co, Will Book 1 pp 131.
The land conveyed is described as 250 acres beginning on the branchs of Great Guinea in Cumberland Co, VA. Our Nathaniel owned a tract adjoining, and which he conveyed to Charles Lee (Lea?) Order Book 2, page 34, Cumberland Co, VA. Samuel, James, and Nathaniel Henderson were residents of Cumberland Co, VA on Feb. 26, 1749. Page 44.

By his deed of 13, Dec. 1758, Cumberland Co, Va Will Book 2, 185, Samuel Henderson of Granville, Co., N. C. Conveyed his interest which he had acquired in the tract aforesaid, to Charles Lee. This deed shows: "it being a part of the parcel or tract of land that was granted to

Richard Henderson by patent, bearing date at Williamsburg, VA, June 30, 1743".
Witnessed by : Nathaniel Henderson and Tyree Harris.

!Children: Children, Samuel Henderson and James Henderson II lived with their
"Uncle Natty" after father's death in 1748. the "Uncle Natty" is the Nathaniel of our direct line.

The aforementioned Jim Henderson, of Norfolk, VA, who has done most of this research has passed on.




Notes for HENRIETTA:
!Source: Jim Henderson's research papers.

       
Child of RICHARD HENDERSON and HENRIETTA is:

  i.   HENREITTA4 HENDERSON.
       
Children of RICHARD HENDERSON and HENRIETTA are:

7. ii.   JAMES OF R AND H4 HENDERSN, b. Granville Co., SC.

  iii.   SAMUEL HENDERSON, b. SC.

  Notes for SAMUEL HENDERSON:
!Source: Jim Henderson's research papers



  iv.   MARY OF R AND H HENDERSON, b. SC.

  Notes for MARY OF R AND H HENDERSON:
!Source: Jim Henderson papers.



  v.   NATHANIEL OF R AND H. HENDERSON.

  Notes for NATHANIEL OF R AND H. HENDERSON:
!Sourse: Jim Henderson papers. Nathaniel died young.



  vi.   HENRIETTA OF R AND H HENDERSON.

  Notes for HENRIETTA OF R AND H HENDERSON:
!Source: Jim Henderson papers.


5. SAMUEL3 HENDERSON (RICHARD "SHERIFF"2, JAMES OF VA1) was born 1700. He married ELIZABETH WILLIAMS.

Notes for SAMUEL HENDERSON:
!Source: Jim Henderson research papers.


Notes for ELIZABETH WILLIAMS:
!Source: Jim Henderson research papers.

       
Child of SAMUEL HENDERSON and ELIZABETH WILLIAMS is:

8. i.   RICHARD "THE FAMOUS"4 HENDERSON, b. April 26, 1738; d. 1785.
6. NATHANIEL3 HENDERSON (RICHARD "SHERIFF"2, JAMES OF VA1) was born Abt. 1710 in Goochland Co, VA, and died Abt. October 10, 1782 in Camden Co., SC. He married PATIENCE HARRIS?.

Notes for NATHANIEL HENDERSON:
!Will: Will of Nathaniel Henderson of Craven Co. & Parish of St Martins in the Province of SC.

To my beloved wife during her life, the houses and plantations and benefit of my land whereon I now dwell, with all the rest of my estate, only a reserve of one shilling sterling to be paid after my decease to my son Richard, Nathaniel,
Edward, John, Anne, Wilson, Tyree, William, Patience, Archabel, James, being 11 in number. (Remaining two children) To my daughter Elizabeth and my son Sherrod after the decease of my beloved wife, all my estate to be equally divided between them, only if my daughter Elizabeth should marry before it should please God to call me hence, then all my lands to belong to my son Sherrod. My daughter Elizabeth and my son Sherrod to be executors. Signed Nathaniel Henderson
Witss. Richard Burnett, Benj'n Burnett, A. Burnett.

!Note: Will written before the Revolutionary War. As was the custom in those days, the head of household wrote a will and recorded same.

!Military: Known Loyalists and possible Loyalists: Tyree, Richard, Archibald, and Sherrod. Known Patriots, Edward, William, Patience?, Wilson, John, and James.

!Note: The Loyalists names were not used by other decendants for their children. By the census, it is suggestive that the Loyalists moved to other counties. Truly a house divided. The Patriots stayed together in Camden and Pendleton Dist. SC.

!Census: Census information.
1. Sherrod and wife 1810 Barnwell C. SC, no Children
2. Edward and wife 1790 Camden Dist. SC, 12 children.
3. Wilson and wife 1790 and 1800 census, Camden Dist, children.
4. James and wife, Pendleton Dist. 1800, 3 children.
5.. Archibald and wife Marlboro C. SC., 1800, 4 children.
6. John, Pendleton Dist SC, 1800, no females, 2 children and 2 older males.

!Source: Clan Henderson Genealogist, Horace Loftin, Panama City, FL.

From "Roberts" book.
"Nathaniel Henderson, troop 11, Capt. McKean, was on the natchez Expecition in 1813. edward and sherwood Henderon on Muster Roll, 1814, under Capt. John Cummingham and Col. Wm. Metcalf, 1st Regt., Tennessee Militia"

       
Children of NATHANIEL HENDERSON and PATIENCE HARRIS? are:

  i.   RICHARD4 HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1726.

  ii.   NATHANIEL HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1728.

  Notes for NATHANIEL HENDERSON:
!Residence: May have stayed in granville, N. C.



9. iii.   EDWARD HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1730; d. Abt. 1790, Chester Co., SC.

  iv.   JOHN HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1732.

  Notes for JOHN HENDERSON:
!Census: Canden S. C.



10. v.   ANNE HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1734.

11. vi.   WILSON HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1743; d. 1809, Maury Co, TN.

  vii.   TYREE HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1747; d. Abt. 1778.

  Notes for TYREE HENDERSON:
!Miltary: Tyree was a Loyalist in British army. He was killed on the Catawba
River in action. His brothers, Nathaniel and Sherrod, were also British
soldiers. The family was split, some brothers were fighting for the English
(Tories) and others with the patriots (Whigs).



12. viii.   WILLIAM HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1750, Granville Co, SC; d. 1797-1801, KY.

  ix.   PATIENCE HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1752.

  Notes for PATIENCE HENDERSON:
!Residence: The younger Patience was in Maury Co, TN along with Brother
Sherrod in Census of 1820.



  x.   ARCHABEL HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1754.

  Notes for ARCHABEL HENDERSON:
!Census: Census 1800, Marlboro Co. S. C.



  xi.   JAMES HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1756.

  Notes for JAMES HENDERSON:
!:Census, Pendleton Census of 1800.



  xii.   SHERROD HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1758.

  Notes for SHERROD HENDERSON:
!Marriage: Married an Elizabeth.

!Census: Barnwell Co., S. C. Census 1810.



  xiii.   ELIZABETH HENDERSON, b. Abt. 1762; m. WILLIAM (MARLER) MARLOW.

  Notes for ELIZABETH HENDERSON:
!Will: Elizabeth Marler is listed as the executor of father, Nathaniel's will.
Mother Patience lived with Elizabeth after 1782 in Lancaster Co. SC.




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