William HENDERSON, shown in above picture
in the front row, on the occasion of the
50th wedding Anniversary  of he and
Mary Gordon.

    William was born in GLASGOW, SCOTLAND
in 1844, immigrated to PICTOU.Nova Scotia at 
age 8 years in 1852. He was the son of James
Henderson and Margaret Roy. He died at WESTVILLE,
Nova Scotia in 1931 at age 87.

    *******   PICTURED ABOVE  *******

Front .. Aunt BARB   Mary Henderson   Wm.Henderson 
                       and JANE

Back .. Robert  Will   Harry   Jim   Dave  Gordon   
                   and  John   





1. John ROY was born in 1804 in Old Monkland Parish,Glasgow,Scotland. He emigrated in 1852
from To Abercrombie,Pictou,NS.

He was married to Margaret PATTERSON. Margaret PATTERSON was born in 1805. She
emigrated in 1852. John ROY and Margaret PATTERSON had the following children: 

      +2 i. Margaret ROY. 
      3 ii. John Jr. ROY emigrated in Sep 1851 from Emigrated to Albion Mines (Stellarton) NS.
He (or she) was born in Ayrshire,Scotland. 
      4 iii. James ROY emigrated on Apr 5 1852 from From Glasgow,Scotland to Pictou,NS. 
      +5 iv. John (Jock) ROY. 
      6 v. Robert ROY. 
      7 vi. Janet ROY was born in 1829. 
      8 vii. James ROY was born in 1834. 
      9 viii. Annie ROY. 
      10 ix. William ROY was born in 1840. 
      11 x. Agnes ROY. 


2. Margaret ROY was born in 1825/26 in Old Monkland Parish,Glasgow,Scotland. She
emigrated in Sep 1852 from From Glasgow,Scotland to Pictou,NS. She died on Jun 23 1898 in

She was married to James HENDERSON in 1843. James HENDERSON died in 1851 in
Ayrshire,Scotland. He was born in Old Monkland,Glasgow,Scotland. Margaret ROY and James
HENDERSON had the following children: 

      +12 i. William HENDERSON. 
      +13 ii. John HENDERSON. 
      +14 iii. Elizabeth HENDERSON. 
      15 iv. James HENDERSON was born in 1851.

She was married to John MATHESON in 1853 in Pictou.NS. John MATHESON was born in
1811 in Pictou,NS. He died on Jul 9 1899 in Springhill,NS. Margaret ROY and John
MATHESON had the following children: 

      16 i. Donald MATHESON was born in 1854 in Stellarton, NS. 
      17 ii. Janet MATHESON was born in 1858 in Stellarton, NS. 
      18 iii. Margaret Ann MATHESON was born in 1862 in Stellarton, NS. 
      19 iv. Mary Roy MATHESON was born in 1864 in Stellarton, NS.


12. William HENDERSON (1) (photo) emigrated in Sep 1852 from From Glasgow to Pictou,NS.
He died on Apr 16 1931 in Westville,NS. He was born 1844, Apr 16 in Lanark, Scotland. William
Henderson,oldest son of Margaret, went to work at the age of 9 in the BYE PIT as company boy
with the SULPHURMAN later known as the NIGHT EXAMINER.

He was married to Mary GORDON (daughter of George Bradley GORDON) on Sep 1 1864.
Mary GORDON (photo) was born on Dec 15 1845 in Stellarton, NS. William HENDERSON
and Mary GORDON had the following children: 

      +48 i. Elizabeth (Lizzie) HENDERSON. 
      49 ii. Jane HENDERSON was born in 1865 in Albion Mines, NS. 
      +50 iii. Mary Ann HENDERSON. 
      51 iv. Elizabeth HENDERSON was born in 1868 in Westville,NS. She died in 1870 in
Duff Pioneer Cemetart, Stellarton.NS. 
      52 v. Agnes HENDERSON was born on Jun 6 1868. She died in 1870 in Duff Pioneer
Cemetary, Stellarton. 
      +53 vi. James HENDERSON. 
      54 vii. Janet HENDERSON was born on Apr 25 1873 in Westville, NS. 
      55 viii. Elizabeth (Lizzie) HENDERSON was born on Feb 26 1874 in Westville, NS. 
      56 ix. John HENDERSON was born in 1877 in Westville,NS. 
      57 x. Barbara HENDERSON was born on Jun 23 1879 in Westville, NS. 
      58 xi. Robert R HENDERSON was born on Feb 3 1881 in Westville,NS. 
      59 xii. Harry HENDERSON was born in 1882 in Westville, NS. 
      60 xiii. David HENDERSON was born on Dec 4 1885 in Westville, NS. 
      61 xiv. Gordon HENDERSON was born on Jul 8 1888 in Westville,NS.


48. Elizabeth (Lizzie) HENDERSON (2) (photo) was born in 1874. She died June 30 1923 * in
Westville ,NS. Grave Marker info See Picture Sometimes called LIZZIE Death information from
Grave market, Westville cemetery, See picture

She was married to John Daniel MAC DONALD (son of Daniel John MAC DONALD and Jane
MUIRHEAD) on Jul 31 1895. John Daniel MAC DONALD (photo) was born in 1864 in New
Glasgow, NS. He died on Oct 11 1952 in Westville, NS. Worked at Albion Mine and Drummond
Mine Retired as Mine Manager 
Lived on NORTH Street, Westville Elizabeth (Lizzie) HENDERSON and John Daniel MAC
DONALD had the following children: 

      +79 i. Harry (RH) MAC DONALD. 
      80 ii. Robert Henry (Harry) MAC DONALD was born on Nov 18 1899 in Westville,
      +81 iii. John William MAC DONALD. 
      +82 iv. Ruth MAC DONALD.

She was married to Ben CULLEN (son of Thomas CULLEN and Mary ?? (CULLEN)) on Apr 11
1891 in New Glasgow, NS. Ben CULLEN (photo) was born in 1867 in Little Harbor,NS. He
died in Jul 1893 in Westville,NS. Elizabeth (Lizzie) HENDERSON and Ben CULLEN had the
following children: 

      +83 i. Francis CULLEN.


79. Harry (RH) MAC DONALD (photo) was born on Nov 18 1899 in Westville,NS. He died in
Sydney,NS. Born Westville, NS 1899 Moved to Inverness 1917 (approx) Worked in coal mine
and later went to New waterford,Ns. Worked for Royal Bank, moved to Sydney,NS and worked
for Arthur Burchill,owner of Cape Breton Battery & Vulc.Co.Ltd. Purchased company from
Burchill in 1952.

He was married to Sarah Ann (Sadie) MAC DONALD (daughter of Angus MAC DONALD and
Mary MAC LEOD) in Sydney,NS. Sarah Ann (Sadie) MAC DONALD (photo) was born on
Apr 16 1903 in St.Anns,NS. She died on Mar 29 1941 in Sydney,NS. She was buried on Apr 3
1941 in Hardwood Hill,Sydney,NS. Harry (RH) MAC DONALD and Sarah Ann (Sadie) MAC
DONALD had the following children: 

      +84 i. Phyllis Dorothy MAC DONALD. 
      +85 ii. Lloyd Erwin MAC DONALD.


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