W. P. HENDERSON, farmer; P.O. Tallula; was born in Morgan Co. Ill., Sept. 27, 1833; son of Aaron and Sarah (Boles) Henderson, who were Virginians; they settled in Morgan Co., Ill., in 1831, where he died in October, 1844, and she resides upon the old homestead, where the subject of this sketch was born and raised. He farmed the homestead farm until 1867, when he settled upon his present farm, consisting of 154 acres of fine land. He was married to Miss Mary A. McFillin, of Morgan Co., in September , 1859. They have a family of seven children - Elizabeth A., James A., Recia B., Charles W., Mary E., Laura E., and Emma C.