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William Henderson (1845 - 1931)

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William Henderson
Born in Forth, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Oamaru, Otago, New Zealandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Leith Valley, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Oct 2011
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William Henderson migrated from Scotland to NewZealand.
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Two descendants of William have DNA tested, both to Y-DNA67 and only match 65/67 ! Their actual relationship is 2nd cousins, far closer than these results predict.

Haplogroup R1b1, with the current terminal SNP being R-S7361.

See DNA Surnames for further DNA information on this branch of the HENDERSONs - we are still looking for hints as to where grandfather Archibald came from prior to his springing to life fully formed as a blacksmith in the Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire.


Date: 20 NOV 1845
Place: Carnwath, LKS, SCT


Date: 01 AUG 1931
Place: North End cemetery, Dunedin, OTG, NZ


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  • WikiTree profile Henderson-2302 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with William:

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yDNA: R-S7361
yDNA: R-S7361


William is 29 degrees from SJ Baty, 29 degrees from Orville Redenbacher and 17 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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