Note: r than 1679 or 1680. In his mother's deed, above mentioned, James Henderson is called a weaver, but there is no evidence that he ever followed that occupation. He appears, however, to have been an active business man all his life, and especially interested in real estate. The land records of Hartford show that he frequently bought and sold land in that vicinity. In 1734-35 he bought several parcels of land in New Hartford and was one of the original proprietors of land in the latter town. He died in Hartford, 1745-46, and March 4, 1746, the probate court of Hartford granted to his son James, letters of administration on his father's estate on condition that he should file his bond for five hundred pounds. His widow, Mehetabel, was living in New Hartford as late as 1761. He married, January 1, 1701, Mehetable, daughter of John and Susanna (Webster) Grave, and great granddaughter of John Webster, fifth governor of the Colony of Connecticut. Children: Susanna, born in Hartford, year uncertain; John, March 20, 1703 (this year may apply to Susanna); Eliza; Mehetabel, November 3, 1710; Gideon, August 25, 1713, in Hartford, removed in early life to Northampton, Massachusetts, married there Sarah, daughter of Captain John Baker and Rebecca Clark, born October 26, 1713, died August 25, 1803; James, March 25, 1716, mentioned below; Martha, living, November 3, 1742-43; Walter, precise relationship to James Henderson has not been satisfactorily established; he may have been a nephew." (William Richard Cutter, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut, A Record of the Achievements of her People in the making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation; 1911, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York; volume 3, page 1480)
Note: !"James Henderson, son of John Hannison, was born in Haddam or possibly Hartford, not earlie
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