'Henderson04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Henderson in/of Airthrey, Henderson of Broadholm, Henderson of Walkersland, Henderson of Westertown

Robert Henderson of Bredholme, Annandale (a 1676)
1. William Henderson of Broadholm (a 1676)
A. John Henderson of Broadholm (d 21.12.1743)
  m. Grace (or Grissel) Young (dau of Jamers Young of Broomrig)
  i. John Henderson, last of Broadholm (d before 11.03.1756)
  m. Grizel (or Grace) Maxwell (d 19.05.1788, dau of Sir Patrick Maxwell of Springkell)
  a George Henderson
  b. Grace Henderson (b c1736, dsp 10.01.1773) who married ...
  m. Sir Robert Herries (b c1729, dspls 1815, cousin)
  ii. Katherine Henderson (b c1708, d 08.02.1768)
m. William Herries of Halldykes (d 1777)
  iii. Grace Henderson
  m. William Johnstone of Lockerbie
  a. Grace Johnstonee (d 25.03.1836)
  m. (21.03.1772) Sir William Douglas, 4th Bart of Kelhead (d 1783)
  b. Catherine Johnstonee (d 25.03.1836)
m. (27.10.1795) William Douglas (d 1831, Lt. Colonel, son of David son of Sir William of Kelhead, 2nd Bart)
  B. William Henderson of Cleughheads (d before 01.11.1746)
  m. Elizabeth Wightman (sister of Rev. David Wightman of Applegarth)
  i. Robert Henderson of Cleughheads & Penlaw, later Wightman (d before 09.04.1810)
  m. Janet Carruthers of Whitecroft (d 09.06.1805)
  a. William David Henderson Wightman of Cleughheads
  b. Marion Henderson (d 1825)
  m. (31.07.1798) Sir James Broun, 7th Bart of Colstoun (b 1768, d 1844)



We would normally place the following on a Draft/Temporary page but we show it here partly because, whilst we hope that we will be able to develop it further in due course, we suspect that we will not easily find more information on this family. In addition, the above section is a bit small to justify a page on its own!
James Henderson in Airthrey, later of Westerton (a 1682)
m. Grizel Glen (a 1682)
1. James Henderson of Airthrey & Westerton (a 1682, 1728)
A. James Henderson of Airthrey & Westerton (a 1728)
  m. Mary May
  i. James Henderson of Airthrey & Westerton, later also of Walkersands (a 1747)
  We assume that this was the James of Westerton who must have died before 1768 in which year his wife had a son by her second marriage. As reported in BLG1862 ('Henderson of Westerton'), which gives nothing about James's ancestry, that wife was ...
  m. Euphemia Mayne (dau of James Mayne of St. Ninians (brother of Edward Mayne below), m2. James Alexander of Stirling)
  a. John Henderson of Westertown (a 1803, dsp?)
  John left Westerton to his half-nephew, John Alexander, who assumed the name Henderson.
  b. William Henderson (dsp?) menioned by BLG1862
  ii. daughter (a 1728)
  B. Janet Henderson possibly of this generation
  m. Edward Mayne of Powis, Clackmannanshire
2. James Henderson (a 1722)
  m. (09.05.1683) Janet Kemp (dau of John Kemp in Cornton)
  A. George Henderson of Walkersland (a 1744, 1747)
  B. James Henderson (a 1722)
  i. George Henderson (a 1722)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : MGH (NS5 vol 1 (1916), 'Pedigree of Henderson of Broadholm, Dumfriesshire', p173+)
(2) For lower sectin : 'Logie - A Parish History' (R. Menzies Fergusson, Vol 2, 1905, 'Westerton', p65+)
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