Arthur Henderson


ARTHUR HENDERSON, came to this country in the year 1826. He was the father of seven children, named: John, Jane, Matthew, Anne, Mary, James and THomas. Jane married John Scott, an Irishman by birth. They were the parents of three girls and four boys, of whom John, THomas, Robert and Sallie are living. John Scott died in 1876 and his wife in 1850. The only child living of those born to Arthur Henderson, is Anne, now eighty-three years old. She lives in Brooke county, W. Va., where the family have always lived since they emigrated to this country. John another of the children, married Amy Patterson, by whom he had four children, the two that are living are: Mrs. Davis, residing near Bloomington, Ill., and Arthur, who lives in the same vicinity. Sallie Scott was born August 7, 1850, near Brilliant, Jefferson County, Ohio. In May 1885, she was united in marriage to H. C. Brenneman, who was a son of Richard and Keziah Brenneman, of Hancock county, W. Va. H. C. Brenneman is one of seven children born to them. Mr. and Mrs. Brenneman are the parents of one child, Mary Anna. Mrs. Brenneman is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and her husband of the Protestant Methodist church. The family is highly respected and widely known throughout the county.

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