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Henderson Family Notes, County Donegal, Ireland 1830-70

Extracted from personal notices inserted in the Strabane Morning Post, Londonderry Sentinel & Londonderry Standard
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


***Original spelling has been retained***

Date Notice
April 10 1830 [Died] In Letterkenny, on the 31st March, in the 39th year of his age, Mr. Gustavus Henderson, after a tedious illness (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 3 1835 [Died] At the Tops, near Raphoe, on Saturday the 31st in the 78th year of her age, Mrs Henderson, relict of the late Mr. Henderson - she bore a lingering illness with Christian resignation, and died in the full hope of a holy eternity through the merits of her Lord and Saviour (Strabane Morning Post)
May 5 1835 [Died] At Greenlees, after a short illness, on the 22nd April last, Richard Henderson, much lamented in that neighbourhood (Strabane Morning Post)
August 16 1836 [Died] 22nd July, aged 68 years, Hannah, the beloved wife of Wm. Henderson, Esq. of Rathmullan (Strabane Morning Post)
June 24 1837 [Married] On the 16th inst., by the Rev. Dr. Browne of Ray, at her own residence, Sarah, only daughter of the late J. Henderson, of Killybegs, Esq., to the Rev. James Steele, of Stranorlar (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 23 1839 [Married] March 8, in Ballyshannon, county Donegal, William Erskine, Esq., to Judith, youngest daughter of G. Henderson, Esq. (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 23 1842 [Married] On Thursday, 14th inst., by the Rev. John Wray, of Convoy, at the residence of the lady's father, Mr. James Henderson, Minivoy, to Matilda, only daughter of Mr. William Macky, of Cornigilla, county Donegal (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 1 1843 [Married] On the 24th ult., by the Rev. J.P. Dickey, of Carnone, Mr. William Henderson, of Greenlees, to Mary, only daughter of Mr. Richard Russell, of Cloughgore (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 27 1845 [Married] In Rathmullan Church, by the Rev. H. Ferguson, Mr. Samuel Henderson, to Matilda, youngest daughter of Mr. Robert Lockhart, both of Rathmullan (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 24 1846 [Birth] On Sunday, the 18th inst., at Rathmullan, Mrs. Samuel Henderson, of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 30 1848 [Married] On the 21st inst., in the Presbyterian Church of Raphoe, by the Rev. J. Thompson, Mr. George McPherson, of Ramelton, to Jane, eldest surviving daughter of the late Mr. J. Henderson, of Lismontigley (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 23 1849 [Married] In Scots' Church, Ramelton, on the 21st inst., by the Rev. Matthew Wilson, Captain Edward Sims, Dunfanaghy, now at Londonderry, to Miss Margaret Henderson, daughter of the late Mr. Henderson, Letterkenny (Londonderry Sentinel)
September 5 1851 [Birth] August 29th, at Sea View, Moville, the lady of A. Henderson, Esq., of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 3 1854 [Birth] At Sea View, Moville, on the 27th ult., the lady of A. Henderson, Esq., of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
August 28 1857 [Birth] At Sea View, on the 24th inst., the wife of A. Henderson, Esq., of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 23 1860 [Birth] March 14, at Sea View, Moville, the wife of A. Henderson, Esq., of a daughter (Londonderry Sentinel)
March 23 1860 [Birth] March 4, at Letterkenny, Mrs. Robert Henderson, of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
February 20 1863 [Birth] February 17, at Seaview House, Moville, the wife of Alexander Henderson, Esq., of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 11 1863 [Married] December 10, in the First Presbyterian Church, Strabane [Co. Tyrone], by the Rev. James Gibson, Mr. James Henderson, Trimragh, Letterkenny, to Rebecca, widow of the late Mr. Joseph Buchanan, of Strabane (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 25 1866 [Married] December 20, in the First Presbyterian Church, Letterkenny, by the Rev. John Kinnear, Mr. James Henderson, of Trimra, to Catherine, daughter of the late Mr. James Montgomery, of Trimra (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 21 1867 [Birth] June 9, the wife of Mr. Robert Henderson, woollendraper, Letterkenny, of twin sons (Londonderry Sentinel)
October 23 1868 [Birth] October 18, at Carrownaffe Cottage, Moville, the wife of Alexander Henderson, Esq., of a son (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 20 1869 [Married] April 15, at the Presbyterian Church, Carndonagh, by the Rev. Alexander Pinkerton, A.M., Alexander Henderson, Esq., Culdaff, to Miss Sarah Jane Cooke, niece of Robert Moore, Esq., Churchtown, Carndonagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
April 27 1869 [Married] April 22, in the Presbyterian Church, Ballindrate, by the Rev. William McCrea, Mr. John Elliott, of Birdstown, to Bella, daughter of Mr. A. Henderson, of Drumnahaw, Ballindrate (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 17 1870 [Died] May 15, at his residence, Toberoneil, Ballindrait, Joseph Henderson, in the 91st year of his age. [His remains will be removed to Donoughmore, for interment, on Wednesday morning, the 18th inst., at half-past ten o’clock. Friends will please accept this intimation] (Londonderry Sentinel)
November 1 1870 [Died] October 21, after a very lingering illness, which she bore with much Christian resignation, Isabella, relict of the late Gustavus Henderson, Esq., Letterkenny, aged 75 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
December 3 1870 [Died] Nov. 27, at her father’s residence, Catherine, infant daughter of Samuel C. Henderson, builder, Rathmullan, aged 6 months (Londonderry Standard)