Mary Ann Henderson
My my gr., gr., gr. grandparents, John & Mary Ann Henderson, were cousins.
1810 - John Henderson, Jr. was born in Missouri to Elizabeth Wilson & John Henderson, Sr. of Jefferson County, Missouri
1812 - John Jr.'s brother, Amariah K. Henderson, was born in either Missouri or Louisianna
1815 - John Henderson Jr., his parents & siblings were residing either in the state of Mississippi or Arkansas where John Jr.'s sister, Elizabeth was born.
1821 - Mary Ann Henderson is born to Hopy Alexander & James Henderson, Jr.
1821 - John Henderson, Jr. & his parents, Elizabeth & John Henderson Sr. were residing in Ouachita Parish, state of Louisianna
1830 - John Henderson Jr., Samuel W., Amariah & Elizabeth were back in Missouri
1838 - John Henderson Jr. is appointed guardian of his sister's minor children
1839 - John Henderson, Jr. & Mary Ann Henderson get married in St. Francois Co., Mo.
1840 - John & Mary Ann's son, George Washington Henderson is born
1842 - John Jr. & Mary Ann have another son: James Monroe Henderson
1842 - - John Henderson Jr. is named in a law suit over John Henderson Sr.'s (deceased) property on Little Rock Creek in Jefferson County, Missouri. It is on file in the Ste. Genevieve Missouri Archives File #'s 494, 792.
1843 - John Jr. & Mary Ann have daughter Elizabeth
1847 - John Henderson, Jr. dies but before he died he purchased the property adjoining with that of his father-in-law and put it in the names of his children: George W., James M., and Elizabeth. This indicates that John died before the birth of his fourth child, Almeda. John Henderson purchased this property from Susan & William Allen 28 July 1847: SE1/4 of NW1/4 SEC9 T34N R5E 40 acres. However there is a mystery as there was also a Land Patent that says that this same property was patented to Thomas C. Allen 1 March 1848. Cert. 10093
1847 - Mary Ann has daughter Almeda
1850 - Mary Ann & her children are living with her parents & what siblings were still at home: James & Hopy, Samuel S., Corbin, Nancy, Elenor, Mary Ann, George, James, Elizabeth, Almeda. They are all living next door to a Nancy Alexander age 33, Mary Alexander age 41, Joseph age 9, Joseph A., ae 7, Gideon age 5, William age 2
1851 - Mary Ann Henderson Henderson marries Robert M. Markham
1852 - Mary Ann & Robert M. Markham have daughter M. Catherine
1855 - Jackson Markham is born
1855 - Probate proceedings start on John Henderson Jr.'s estate. His children also inherit his share of his father's, John Henderson Sr., estate.
1856 - William Johnson Markham is born
1859 - Lucinda Markham is born
1860 - Mary Ann & John Henderson Jr.'s children are living with their grandparents James & Hopy in St. Francois County, Mo. No others are listed in the household.
1863 - John Henderson Jr.'s estate is finalized.
1870 - Mary Ann & Robert M. Markham & their children plus an orphan boy that they took in are living in Greene County, Arkansas
1870 - Mary Ann & Robert are named in a dispute over some of the land that belonged to Mary Ann's father, James Henderson Jr.
Children of Mary Ann & John Henderson,Jr.:
Children of Mary Ann Henderson & Robert M. Markham: