James  Henderson

James Henderson (1813 - 1892)

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James Henderson
Born in Bridge of Allan, Lecropt, Stirlingshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in St Ninians, Stirlingshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Oamaru, Otago, New Zealandmap
Henderson-2303 created 18 Oct 2011 | Last modified
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Biography

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James Henderson migrated from Scotland to NewZealand.
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Born 25 Sep 1813 Bridge of Allan, Par. of Lecropt, STI/PER, SCT [1]

(erroneously given as Sep 1814 in the Maxton "letter" 28 Nov 1875)

Baptized 1813 Lecropt, PER, SCT

Witnesses: Archibald Galloch (?possibly Garnock), Peter Dewar (no date given in OPR)

Buried Oamaru Cem., Oamaru, OTG, NZ

Lived

1841 Cleuch Burnfoot, Forth, Lanarkshire, Scotland

HENDERSON: James, 25, blacksmith; Amelia 26; Archibald 4; Margaret 2 (all not born county); James 4 mths born county [2]

1851 Forth, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland

HENDERSON, James, head, mar, 35, blacksmith b Lecropt, STI; Ameliaa (sic), wife, 34, b Kippen, STI; Children: Archibald, 14, smith's son b Logie, STI; Margreat (sic) 12, b SantNinians (sic); David, 7; William, 5, both scholars b Carnwath, LKS; Elizabeth, 3; Amelia 7 mths, both b Carnwath; Visitor John SMITH, unm, 18, wright b Carnwath, LKS
(Prior households had a hand hewer and a range maker in them, so I assume that by 1851 the family had moved from Cleuch Burnfoot into the actual village, rather than the census page "Village" also including the vicinity of Forth) [3]

1861 Village of Forth, Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland

HENDERSON: James 46 smith b Bridge of Allan, Stirling; wife Amelia 44 b Kippen, Stirling; Children: Margaret 22 b St Ninians, Stirling; James 20 smith, David 18 wright, William 15 smith, Elizabeth 13, Amelia 10, Mary 8, John 6 all scholars, Janet & Isabel 3, Agnes 1 all b Carnwath [4]

1871 Beatons, Par. of Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

HENDERSON: James, 56 blacksmith b Lecropt, PER; wife Amelia 55 wife of blacksmith b Kippen STI; Children (all b Carnwath, LKS): Amelia 20 dom serv; John 16 blacksmith; Janet 13 dom serv; Isabella 13 dom serv; Agnes 11 scholar (the next entry was Woodgate, then "Livery Stables", then Bothie) [5]

Links

James on Lorna's Web pages
James on FamilySearch

DNA

atDNA

Relationship to parents confirmed (at least) via triangulated segment on Chr 07 from 15-23 mbp.
The triangulation involves:
Ian Dick (GedMatch T247554), a descendant of James' brother William
two descendants of James' son William:
Lorna (GedMatch T087062) and Bill (Gedmatch T340674), and
J M Robertson (GedMatch T610222) a descendant of James's daughter Mary
Relationship to mother Margaret McEwan confirmed by triangulated segment on Chr 19 from 11-16 mbp involving several descendants of James from assorted lines, and a descendant of Margaret McEwan's brother James
MRCA James McEwan and Margaret Fisher who married in 1807 at Kincardine by Doune, Perthshire
The triangulation involves:
Duncanson-93 (GedMatch T076500)
descendants of Amelia Phillips daughter of James Henderson & Amelia Millar
J Mitchell (GedMatch T101728) and PA_HendFF (GedMatch T409256)
descendants of Margaret Smith, sister of Amelia Phillips
Callow-75 (GedMatch T463475) & Excell-33 (GedMatch A259786)

Sources

  1. Source #S93
  2. Source #966:
  3. Source #S679: Village, Forth, Carnwath, LKS, EnumDist 8 Entry #38, hsehold of James & Amelia(a) HENDERSON, extracted Sep/Oct 1994/5
  4. Source #S205: Village of Forth, Par. of Carnwath, LKS, Reg 632 ED 9 Pg 8 Sched 37, hsehold of James & Amelia HENDERSON
  5. Source #S820: 1871 Census: Carnwath, LKS SCT Dist 632 ED 2 Page 19 Schedule #59, hsehold of James & Amelia HENDERSON
  • Source S93: James Henderson (1814-1892) and his family; Family History by Isabella Chittock, Printed by the Otago Daily Times, date unknown
  • Source S966: 1841 Census Forth, Par. of Carnwath
  • Source S679: 1851 Census Forth, Par. of Carnwath
  • Source S820: Census images for Scotland via ScotlandPeople
  • Source S205: 1861 Census for Scotland - transcriptions via Ancestry.com
  • WikiTree profile Henderson-2303 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson.


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