Thursday, 20 September 2012

David Henderson

David Henderson, son of James and C/Katherine Henderson, was born 1 Aug 1811 in Crossgate, Fife, Scotland.
He died 7 June 1886 and is buried in Last Rest Cemetery, Merrimack NH.
He m1) abt 1836 to Amalia/Amelia Ford.She was b. 1818 in Dunfermline Scotland and d. 11 Sep 1848 (bur. Last Rest Cemetery). 
He m2) 3 July 1849 Melvina (Houghton) Nourse. She was b 1817 and d. 5 Aug 1853 (buried Last Rest Cemetery).
He married 3d) Margaret Henderson, b. 1835, d. 22 Dec 1862. 
He married 4th) Mrs. Fanny (Buxton) Burnap, widow of Jacob Burnap. She was b. 1816 and d. 10 Sep 1881. 
He was a woolen mill owner and manufacturer in Merrimack NH, Holton & Henderson, from 1860 to 1880, i.e. producing carpets, cotton and woolen goods.
In 1882 a boy tripping over a lantern started a fire that consumed his, and other, factories and manufactories in Merrimack.
U.S. Census > 1860 United States Federal Census > New Hampshire > Hillsborough > Merrimack
David Henderson 49 M Manufacturer 10,000/14,000 Scotland
Margaret Henderson 25 F wife NY
Amelia Henderson 22 F Teacher MA
James Henderson 20 M Dyer MA
William Henderson 18 M Flannel Finisher MA
David Henderson 16 M Carder MA
Josiah Henderson 7 M NH
George W. Henderson 2 M NH
Charles T. Henderson 8/12 M NH
William Henderson 27 M Teacher NY
Lona R. Houghton 60 F Boarder Maine
U.S. Census > 1870 United States Federal Census > New Hampshire > Hillsborough > Merrimack
Henderson, David 57 M W Woolen Manufacturer 15,000/20,000 Scotland [b abt 1813]
Henderson, Fanny J. 54 F W Keeping House Vermont
Henderson, George W. 11 M W at home NH
Henderson Charles T. 10 M W at home NH
Henderson, Jennie C. 8 F W at home NH
Henderson, Malvina 13 F W at home NH
Census > U.S. Census > 1880 United States Federal Census > New Hampshire > Hillsborough > Merrimack > District 140
Henderson, David W M 68 manufacturer Scotland Scotland Scotland
Henderson, Fannie J. W F 64 wife House keeping VT NH Mass
Henderson, George W. W M 21 son works in mill NH Scotland NY
Henderson Charles F. W M 20 NH Soctland NY
Henderson Jennie C W F 18 dau at home NH Scotland NY

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