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Samuel Henderson

Samuel Henderson

Posted: 968414400000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1017187143000
Surnames: Henderson, McMaster, Soape, Motley, Hood
Seek contact with any descendants of Samuel Henderson who was b. SC (ca 1804-1867) and moved as a boy to Ga. He then moved to Lincoln Co., TN ca 1820 and married there to his cousin, Rebecca Henderson, daughter of John Henderson. According to John's Rev Pension application, he and his family emigrated from GA to Lincoln Co, TN about 1813, during the War of 1812.

At the time of the 1820 census,
SAMUEL HENDERSON, age 16-26, and a female, age 16-26 were in Lincoln County,
with only one household between them and John Henderson.

1821: Moved to Lawrence Co, Alabama. (Rev Pension application)
1830 Lawrence Co, AL p 263: Samuel Henderson: 220001 ~~ 10001
1840 Lawrence Co, AL p 203: Samuel Henderson: 1111001 ~~ 111001

Lawrence Co, Ala. 8 May 1822. Oath by Samuel Henderson, upon his commission as a Major in the 8th Regiment, 4th Brigade of "the Military of this State." He stated that he had resided in Alabama since 1 January 1821.

Lawrence Co, Ala. County Officials' Bonds Records 1829-1850. p 62: 15 Sept 1834. Sheriff's Bond, $20, 000 for Samuel Henderson, Sheriff.

[There was only one Samuel Henderson in Lawrence Co at that time.]

Col. James Edmonds Saunders, Lawrence County Alabama. "Early Settlers of Alabama," with "Notes and Genealogies," by his granddaughter, Elizabeth Saunders Blair Stubbs. page 71: "Samuel Henderson was the seventh sheriff .
. . [he was] elected to the legislature in 1838. He married his cousin Rebecca, daughter of John Henderson. The family moved to Texas many years ago." (Note: This is a very old book.)

(6) 1850 Rusk Co, TX. HH #802:

Samuel Henderson, 53 SC Clergyman

Rebecca, 48 GA

Samuel T., 16 AL

Adeline, 15 AL

Laura, 9 AL

Ann E., 7 AL

Mary J. 5, AL

Samuel and Rebecca had older children who may have stayed in Lawrence Co., AL.

Re: Samuel Henderson

Posted: 1027528039000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1144629351000
Caught your message from 2000. Your Samuel Henderson is a cousin or brother of my great-great grandfather, Robert Henderson of Lawrence Co. AL who moved from Maury Co., TN to Lawrence Co AL before 1830. Robert Henderson from SC m. Margaret Pickens, dau. of Abram Pickens of 96 District before 1800 in SC. Like Samuel Henderson, my Hendersons left Lawrence Co AL, but aft 1850 and moved to Fannin Co. TX (Bois d'Arc then Gober). I have been trying to establish the parents of Robert Henderson for two decades. Any info would be appreciated. Contact me via my e-mail.
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