m. 13 MAR 1740
m. ABT 1780
Facts and Events
Revolutionary War veteran registered with the DAR.
Born: July 23, 1753 at Lanesborough, Mass. Died: October 23, 1836 ae. 83 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Henderson, N.Y.
Married: MEHITABLE STEPHENS Born: 1764 Died: August 6, 1812 ae. 49 yrs. (g.s.) Henderson, N.Y.
Married: 2nd HANNAH Born: August 4, 1773 Died: April 4, 1840 ae. 66 yrs. 8 mos. l6 das; (g.s.) town of
Henderson, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Service: James Henderson was placed on Pension Roll in 1832. Served as a private for 11 months in Capt. Seth Warner and Capt. Joseph McCracken's Co., Col. Van Schaick's New York regiment and in 1776 and 1777 in Capt. Caleb Orves' Co. of Col. William Williams' Regiment. He enlisted in May 1775 at Salem, Wash. Co. N.Y. His regiment remained at Albany for two weeks then marched northward to guard the frontier. Stopped at Fort Edwards, Whitehall and Ticonderoga in all about ten weeks. Two large gunboats were built there. Was in and around Lake Champlain until after the surrender of Burgoyne. Had also lived at Halifax, Vt. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
Remarks: James Henderson and his wives are buried in the cemetery at Hungerford's Corners in the town of Henderson, Jefferson Co., N. Y.