Nathaniel Henderson and Martha Benson

Nathaniel Henderson and Martha Benson

NATHANIEL HENDERSON was born Abt. 1776 in Pendleton District, South Carolina. He married MARTHA BENSON Abt. 1800 in Pendleton District, South Carolina. She was born Abt. 1784 in Tennesee, and died Aft. 1842. Nathaniel appeared in the 1820 census in Maury County, Tennessee. he also appears on the tax rolls there.

Children of NATHANIEL HENDERSON and MARTHA BENSON

JULIA BENSON HENDERSON b. July 1802.
MATILDA HENDERSON b. Abt. 1804; m. ELIZ BYNUM, August 23, 1819, Tennessee.
WILLIAM C. HENDERSON b. Abt. 1807, Maury County, Tennessee; d. Aft. 1865, Illinois.
JAMES HENDERSON b. Abt. 1809, Maury County, Tennessee.
ALPHEA HENDERSON b. Abt. 1810, Maury County, Tennessee.
MARY H. HENDERSON b. Abt. 1815, Maury County, Tennessee.
MARTHA MALINDA MATILDA HENDERSON b. January 05, 1818, Maury County, Tennessee; d. February 02, 1892, Texas.
ELIZABETH JANE HENDERSON b. Abt. 1819 in Maury County, Tennessee.
MARGARET HENDERSON b. January 09, 1819 in Maury County, Tennessee.
RACHEL NEOMA HENDERSON b. Abt. 1822 in Maury County, Tennessee.

Genealogical Sources

Nathaniel Henderson Jury Service

Nathaniel Henderson serverd on a jury as recorded in Fayette County, Tennessee. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions. 1824-1833. FHS Microfilm 1003136, from Court Minute Book A, Old Series: December 1824-April 1829. The entry reads:

p. 241 Thursday, 17 April 1828. The Court met according to adjournment. Present David Johnson, Thomas C. Hudson and Henry F. Steel, Esquires, Justices of said County.

James Dodson, A.M.C. Crawford, Robert Crawford and by the next found vs. Walter SHINAULT, JOHN YEARY, and ISAAC YEARY: Sover [sic.] This day came the parties by their attorneys and therefore came a jury of good and lawful men to wit: Isham R. Trotter, Richard Ramsey, Samuel B. Martin, William Bill, Thomas H. Black, Nathaniel Henderson, Robert Cotton, Alfred Moore, Enos V. Evans, Michael Gabbot, Seabourn Bickerstaff, and John Wilson, who being elected constables and the truth to speak upon the issue joined whereupon the plaintiffs agree to withdraw a jury and that no suit be entered which is done accordingly therefore it is considered by the Court that the defendants go hence without day and recover of the plaintiffs their costs about this suit in this behalf expended. Whereupon the defense plaintiff moved the Court that the nonsuit in this case be set aside and a new trial had in this case and after solemn argument being heard by the Court here fully understood it is considered that the nonsuit accede and that this cause stand for trial at the next term of this Court and that the defendants recover of the plaintiffs the costs of this term.

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