Featured ContentJakob Henderson, first American ancestor of the Henderson family.
Born in Petworth, West Sussex, England on April 2, 1770. The son of an itinerant carpenter. He married Elsa Huerta in 1792 in Petworth. He died on November 21, 1841 from pneumonia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jakob and Elsa had one child, Samuel Klaus born on November 26, 1801 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Did You Know . . .
- that the Diary of Martha A. Henderson will soon be available for research at the Maple Grove Historical Society?