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Henderson, T. A.

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Henderson, T. A.
March 14, 2007 05:52PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, ed. 8-B, 1887
Fleming County

T.A. HENDERSON was born in Fleming County, Ky., in 1816, and is the second
in a family of six children born to Alexander and Elizabeth (Morrison)
Henderson. Alexander Henderson, a native of Virginia, was a son of David,
who was born in Ireland. Mrs. Elizabeth Henderson was a daughter of Major
Morrison, of Fleming County, who was a farmer and soldier. T.A. Henderson
was born and reared on a farm, and when sixteen years of age engaged in
merchandising at Flemingsburg, he subsequently located in Mt. Gilead for a
short time and at Mt. Carmel in 1845, where he has been engaged in the same
business most of the time since. In 1838 he married Harriet Quaintance (a
daughter of William Quaintance), who died in 1875, the mother of three
children, of whom one is living, Claude. In 1878 Mr. Henderson married
Nancy Glasscock, a daughter of Newman Glasscock, and a member of an old and
prominent family of Virginia, who were early settlers of Kentucky. Mrs.
Henderson is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, while Mr. Henderson
has been a member of the Presbyterian Church for twenty-five years.

Henderson Morrison Quaintance Glasscock
VA Ireland

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