Fayette County Genealogy Project

Contributor Keely Deuschle

Biography Portrait of Fayette Co., PA

HENDERSON (p. 899)
The Henderson family, represented in the present generation by Steward Henderson, of Smock, is of Scotch-Irish descent, its members performing their varied duties in a manner calculated to win respect, transmitting to their descendants the traits peculiar to that people.

(III) Samuel Henderson, son of Isaac Henderson (q. v.), was born April 24, 1843, died March 3, 1895. He was a farmer by occupation, a Presbyterian in religion and a Republican in politics. He married Elizabeth, born June 10, 1854, died March 16, 1905, daughter of Amos and Sarah (Davidson) Wood. Children: 1. Isaac H., born January 19, 1875; married Amanda Henderson. 2. Mary Harriet, born September 23, 1877, died April 28, 1893. 3. 4. 5. Died in infancy. 6. Steward, of whom further. 7. Sarah, born July 11, 1885; married, August 20, 1912, Charles L. Noble.

(IV) Steward, son of Samuel and Elizabeth (Wood) Henderson, was born in Smock, Fayette county, Pennsylvania, November 21, 1882. He obtained a practical education in the public schools of his native town, and since entering upon his active career has devoted his attention entirely to the tilling of the soil, in which he has been successful, owing to progressive methods and preserving toil. He is a member of the Pleasant View Presbyterian Church, a Republican in politics, and a member of the Grange No. 1271, Patrons of Husbandry. He married, August 11, 1905, at Youngstown, Ohio, Josephine, born in Jefferson township, Fayette county, Ohio, December 8, 1881, daughter of Dr. Harry J. and Mary (Bailey) English, the former a physician of Jefferson township.

Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Under the Editorial Supervision of John W. Jordan, LL.D. Librarian of Pennsylvania Historical Society, Philadelphia AND
James Hadden of Uniontown, Pennsylvania; author of “Washington and Braddock’s Expeditions Through Fayette County,” and the reproductions of Judge James Veech’s work entitled “The Monongahela of Old, or Historical Sketches of Southwestern Pennsylvania to the Year 1800.”
New York, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1912, Three Volumes

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