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Old 2nd July 2006, 05:58
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Hi there, my name is Stuart Henderson I was born in Dumfries, as was my mother. My Gran Agnes Henderson was born in Westerly, Rhode Island after her parents moved there in the early 1900's from Dalbeattie, Dumfrieshire - My great Grandfather (Samuel Henderson) died there and my great Grandmother moved back to Dalbeattie afterwards and married his brother (a bit dodgy if you ask me). My Gran also had a brother who stayed in the USA and is buried in Vermont in a military graveyard. My Mum and Myself went over on holiday a few years back to try and Find my Great Grandfathers grave, unfortunately we had no luck - however we did find a grave in Westerly, which according to the records belonged to my grans brother who died as a baby. As far as I know my great great gradparents also come from Dumfries and Galloway - further back than that I have no idea I'm afraid. Thats my tuppenceworth

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Old 18th August 2006, 16:55
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Hi there. Hope you get this message. I started doing some research yesterday and just happened across your post. I have a booklet compiled in 1960 which has the information you quoted in it. Robert and Jane Phillips Henderson would be my maternal great, great, great-grandparents.
Like you I was doing other research and came across your entry. Robert and Jane are my maternal great great grandparents. I am descended from one of the two daughters (Mary Henderson Shiells) who remained in Scotland while the others emigrated to Indiana. I have the booklet, in fact, my mother contributed information to the booklet at the time. Hope we can connect.
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Old 1st October 2009, 00:30
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My Grandfather James Cruickshank Henderson was born 24 March 1887 in Fyvie
Scotland. He sailed for the United States arriving there May 11, 1906.
I am looking for kinfolk or anyone with knowledge of him and his family.
James C. Hnederson
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Old 12th October 2009, 12:34
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I do a lot of genealogy, and I've just discovered that one of my ancestors on my dad's side might have been a Mary Henderson--but I need to do lots more research before I'm sure about that!

But if Henry/Hendry ancestry counts, I have tons of that, lol! In fact two different families intermarried way back (a Jane Henry married a William Henry, so her maiden name and her married name were identical! ) so I can tell you, sorting out all these Henrys can be horribly confusing--esp. since they all seemed to love the same given names! That was so common they even had to be given nicknames to tell them all apart!

One of my Henry/Hendry lines for certain came from the Isle of Arran--the other was definitely Scottish, but their origins are less certain. We think they probably came from the area around Glencoe, Scotland--that's what family lore says anyway.

Anyway--hello!

Oh, and someone asked if being named Henderson automatically makes one a "clan member"--as far as I know, it does! Altho to join one of the clan societies, you may have to pay dues, but you "belong" simply by the fact of your descent from whatever clan.
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Old 15th March 2010, 23:01
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Henderson Clan

My mother and her family are Hendersons. My fathers family are Smiley's and Garvers. I'm new to the geneology and this clan thing. But thought I would get started.
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Old 18th June 2010, 00:40
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I'm not a Henderson, but I am a Henderson descendant. My great, great, great grandmother was Mary Jane Henderson, who married David Alexander. She was the daughter of George W. Henderson and Mary Smith of Cobb Co., Georgia; a granddaughter of Samuel Henderson, and a great granddaughter of Archibald Henderson who was born in the 1700's in South Carolina.

We used Henderson as a middle name for my youngest son, born 4th November, 2009.
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Old 6th July 2010, 05:13
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Hi there! It is so hard to find someone where a family tree links up. I can go back to John Henderson who was born in 1787, married Elizabeth Mortlock in 1809. I have a bit of a list of following children on my original post if you wanted to have a browse and see if any names match up. Good Luck
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