Free-Issue Death Certificates: HENDERSON.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
Marguriet Henderson. Died 17 July 1915, Brogden, Wayne County. Black. Age 82. Born Sampson County to an unknown father and Margaret Bowkin. Informant, Lucian Henderson.
In the 1860 census of Westbrooks, Sampson County: Lewis Henderson, 25, mulatto, turpentine laborer, wife Margaret, 26, and children Lewis T., 4, James L., 3, and Isabella J., 4 mos. [James L. is Lucian Henderson, “Lution,” below. Lewis and Margaret were my great-great-great-grandparents. — LYH.]
Alex’r Henderson. Died 13 June 1916, Goldsboro, Wayne County. Colored. Married. Age 56. Born Wayne County to Stephen Henderson and unknown mother. Buried Elmwood cemetery. Informant, Mary Henderson.
In the 1860 census of Westbrooks, Sampson County, James Henderson, mulatto, carpenter, wife Eliza and children Anna J., Susan, Hepsie, and Alexander. [Alex Henderson’s father was James, not Stephen, Henderson. His mother was Eliza (or Louisa) Armwood. — LYH]
Lution Henderson. Died 22 June 1934, Brogden, Wayne County. Colored. Married to Susan Henderson. Age 75 years, 3 months. Farmer. Born Wayne County to Louis Henderson of Wayne County and Maggie Hill of Sampson County. Informant, Jonnie Carter, Dudley.
John Henderson. Died 8 August 1924, Goldsboro, Wayne County. Colored. Married. Age 63. Farmer. Born Sampson County to James Henderson of Onslow County and [blank] Armwood of Sampson County. Buried Dudley NC. Informant, Sarrah Henderson.
In the 1870 census of Faisons, Duplin County, James Henderson, 52, farmer, wife Eliza and children Ann, 17, Susan, 16, Hepsey, 14, Aleck, 13, John H., 11, Nancy, 6, and Betty, 3, plus son James Henderson, 27, and boarders James Ammons and Thomas Cox. [John and Alex Henderson were brothers, and Lewis Henderson (Margaret’s husband) was their half-brother.]
[…] JOHN HENRY HENDERSON and wife SARAH ELIZABETH SIMMONS HENDERSON. John was born in 1860 in Sampson County to James and Eliza Armwood Henderson. Sarah was born about 1868 to Bryant and Elizabeth Wynn Simmons. Both died near Dudley, Wayne County. […]
I would like more information on this subject to lease I am trying to find out some information on my grandfather’s biological father and his name was James Henderson and he was rumored to be mixed races lived down around lumberton nc