Seek contact with any descendants of Samuel Henderson who was b. SC (ca 1804-1867) and moved as a boy to Ga. He then moved to Lincoln Co., TN ca 1820 and married there to his cousin, Rebecca Henderson, daughter of John Henderson. According to John's Rev Pension application, he and his family emigrated from GA to Lincoln Co, TN about 1813, during the War of 1812.
At the time of the 1820 census,
SAMUEL HENDERSON, age 16-26, and a female, age 16-26 were in Lincoln County,
with only one household between them and John Henderson.
1820 LINCOLN CO, TN
SAMUEL HENDERSON 0001 - 01
1821: Moved to Lawrence Co, Alabama. (Rev Pension application)
1830 Lawrence Co, AL p 263: Samuel Henderson: 220001 ~~ 10001
1840 Lawrence Co, AL p 203: Samuel Henderson: 1111001 ~~ 111001
Lawrence Co, Ala. 8 May 1822. Oath by Samuel Henderson, upon his commission as a Major in the 8th Regiment, 4th Brigade of "the Military of this State." He stated that he had resided in Alabama since 1 January 1821.
Lawrence Co, Ala. County Officials' Bonds Records 1829-1850. p 62: 15 Sept 1834. Sheriff's Bond, $20, 000 for Samuel Henderson, Sheriff.
[There was only one Samuel Henderson in Lawrence Co at that time.]
Col. James Edmonds Saunders, Lawrence County Alabama. "Early Settlers of Alabama," with "Notes and Genealogies," by his granddaughter, Elizabeth Saunders Blair Stubbs. page 71: "Samuel Henderson was the seventh sheriff .
. . [he was] elected to the legislature in 1838. He married his cousin Rebecca, daughter of John Henderson. The family moved to Texas many years ago." (Note: This is a very old book.)
(6) 1850 Rusk Co, TX. HH #802:
Samuel Henderson, 53 SC Clergyman
Rebecca, 48 GA
Samuel T., 16 AL
Adeline, 15 AL
Laura, 9 AL
Ann E., 7 AL
Mary J. 5, AL
Samuel and Rebecca had older children who may have stayed in Lawrence Co., AL.