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HENDERSON - MCCOY 1780-1820
Author: Cindy Gardiner Date: 14 Sep 2003 2:51 AM GMT
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Seeking additional info on this family:
Alexander Henderson was born 1760 in Scotland, and died Aft. 1817. He married Lucina Luddington August 16, 1791, daughter of Titus Luddington and Miriam Parker. She was born July 20, 1773 in Wallingford CT, and died Aft. 1817 in Nova Scotia?.
Alexander Henderson is listed as residing in Manchester, Nova Scotia in 1784 and may have been a Scottish Loyalist.
Children of Alexander Henderson and Lucina Luddington are:
i. Mary2 Henderson, born May 30, 1792. She married W. Callahan December 26, 1810.
ii. John Henderson, born March 29, 1794. He married Margery McKay March 05, 1816
iii. Archibald Henderson, born April 24, 1796.
iv. Hannah Henderson, born April 16, 1798. She married George Cummings March 24, 1818.
v. Alexander Gregor Henderson, born November 05, 1800; died June 25, 1802.
vi. Alexander Hugh Henderson, born December 04, 1803.
vii. Donald Henderson, born February 17, 1805.
viii. William Henderson, born January 29, 1807.
ix. James Henderson, born March 09, 1809.
x. Miriam Ann Henderson, born May 05, 1812; died Aft. 1880 in Lowell, MA.
xi. Allan Henderson, born June 17, 1817 in Nova Scotia.
MY BRICKWALL IS PROVING THE FOLLOWING 2 PEOPLE ARE CHILDREN OF THE ABOVE PARENTS:
(A) Mary Ann Henderson was born between 1813 & 1816 in Nova Scotia; died Aft. 1880 in Lowell, MA. She married Alexander John McCoy Bef. 1835 in Nova Scotia. He was born Abt. 1816 in Nova Scotia, and died December 11, 1864 in Simmon's Point, near Nahant, ME.
Notes: Name given as Mary A, Annie, and Miriam in offical documents such as census. Family moved to Deer Isle, Maine about 1847; moved to Rockland, Maine, between 1850 and 1860.
Children of Mary Ann Henderson and Alexander McCoy are:
i. Selina Priscilla3 McCoy, born Febuary 18, 1845 in Pictou (town or township?), Nova Scotia; died December 18, 1907 in Carleton, Prince Edward Island. Lived in Lowell, Massachusetts from late 1860s to after 1900.
ii. Catherine Jennie McCoy, born June 15, 1842 in Nova Scotia; died Aft. August 1921 in Denver, Colorado.
iii. Henry James McCoy, born May 15, 1847 in Sydney (probably township?, Nova Scotia; died August 19, 1921 in Berkeley, California. Secretary of YMCA in San Francisco, California.
iv. Mary Anmargery or Amargery McCoy, born Oct. 10, 1834, in Nova Scotia; died October 26, 1923 in Deer Isle, Maine.
v. Lucy Ann born March 7, 1838 in Nova Scotia.
vi. Sarah Margaret born October 22, 1840 in Nova Scotia.
(B) Allan Henderson was born June 17, 1817 in Nova Scotia. He married Sophie Jane Greenlaw Abt. 1859. She was born Abt. 1836 in Maine.
Notes: 1880 Census, Allan Henderson, age 63 born in Nova Scotia. Father born in Scotland and Mother in Connecticut. Points to Allan as son of these parents. Lived Deer Isle, Maine, and North Haven.
AN INFORMATION TO PROVE, DISPROVE OR ADD TO THE ABOVE FAMILY WOULD BE WELCOME.