Person:James Henderson (164)

James Henderson
m. 13 MAR 1740
  1. John (1st) Henderson1741 - 1747
  2. William Henderson1744 -
  3. Henry Henderson1746 -
  4. John (2nd) Henderson1748 -
  5. Sarah Henderson1750 -
  6. James Henderson1753 - 1836
  7. David Henderson1757 - 1831
  8. May Henderson
m. AFT 1812
Facts and Events
Name[1] James Henderson
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3] 23 JUL 1753 , Lunenburg, Worcester, MA, US
Marriage ABT 1780 , , , NY, USto Mehitable Shepard
Census[4] 1790 , Westfield and Fort Ann, Washington, NY, US
Census[4] 1810 , Henderson, Jefferson, NY, US
Occupation[4] 1811 , Henderson, Jefferson, NY, UStown supervisor.
Marriage AFT 1812 to Hannah Stevens
Census[4] 1820 , Henderson, Jefferson, NY, US
Census[4] 1830 , Henderson, Jefferson, NY, US
Death[1] 23 OCT 1836 , Henderson, Jefferson, NY, US
Reference Number? 55
Burial[4] Old North Cemetery at Hungerford's Corners, Henderson, Jefferson, NY, US

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.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 unknown. DAR Application for ancestor James Henderson, Series: ....
  2. LDS, Compiler: Lutheran Church of Sweden. Transcribed Swedish Vital Records Database, Location: (Aug 1999), Submission # AF95-109823 familyid=9691389 Submitted by: Mattie Corine Carter, 8411 Natalie Ln., Canoga Park, CA 91304.
  3. Compiler: Walter A. Davis, City Clerk. The Early Records of the Town of Lunenburg, Massachusetts, including that part which is now Fitchburg 1719-176. (published by authority of the Lunenburg City Council, Lunenburg, MA, 1896).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Compiler: Donovan Henderson. Henderson Research of Donovan Henderson. (2005).
  5.   The Fonda List of Revolutionary War Veterans in Jefferson County (NY). (