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Lavina is my Great Grandmother. She was born October 18, 1856 in Greenfield, Indiana to John Carson and Lucinda Brock. Lavina died on February 04, 1948 in Marion, Grant County, Indiana and is buried in the Philadelphia Cemetary, Hancock County, Indiana. Lavina married John Breckinridge Henderson on July 20, 1877 in Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana. John B. Henderson was born in 1857 in Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana to George Henderson and Louisa ???. He died on May 16, 1899 in Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana and is buried in the Philadelphia Cemetary, Hancock County, Indiana. John and Lavina had 10 children. 1.Bertha Henderson b. Abt. 1878 d. February 25, 18972.John (Ode) Henderson b. Abt. 1880 d. January 23, 1917 3.Alonzo (Lon) Henderson b. July 16, 1882 d. January 23, 1917 4. Nell Arnette Henderson b. May 01, 1886 d. UNKNOWN 5. Flora Estelle (Tode) Henderson b. December 29, 1887 d. UNKNOWN 6. Minnie Mae Henderson b. June 21, 1892 d. December 30, 1968 7. Angie Bell Henderson b. March 23, 1894 d. UNKNOWN 8. Charles Henderson b. 1897 d. Unknown 9. Elmer Thomas Henderson b. January 29, 1897 d. April 17, 1967 10. Cara Lou Ola Henderson b. Abt. 1898 d. UNKNOWNJohn and Lavina Henderson lived in Greenfield all their lives until John's death. Then Lavina moved to Marion, Indiana and lived there the remaining of her life. She lived on Jefferas Avenue until her health began to fail her and she started going blind. She then moved in with her son (Elmer) and his wife (Goldie)until her death. (This picture of Lavina was given to me by my Dad (Thomas E. Henderson).
Elmer is my grandfather. Elmer was born on January 29, 1897 in Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana to John B. Henderson and Lavina Carson. Elmer died on April 17, 1967 in Marion, Grant County, Indiana and is buried in the IOOF Cemetary, Marion, Grant County, Indiana. Elmer married Goldie Pearl Duncan daughter of George Duncan and Emma Whitehurst.
Elmer and Goldie Henderson had 8 children. 1. Kate Henderson b.Unknown (Still Living). 2. Evelyn Louise Henderson b. Unknown (Still Living) 3. Angie Caroline Henderson b. December 22, 1923 d. April 16, 1975 4. Raymond Leon Henderson b. June 23, 1924 d. September 01, 1951 5. Joan Henderson b. June 16, 1925 d. June 17, 1925 6. Norman Dale Henderson b.August 30, 1930 d. August 30, 1930 7. Thomas Eugene Henderson b. September 21, 1936 (Still Living) 8. Betty Jean Henderson b. Aft. 1936 (Still Living)
He worked at Atlas Foundry in Marion, Indiana as a guard. I remember him as a very kind and generous man that put his family and others before himself. I often wonder how our lives would have been different if he had lived longer. (This picture was given to me by my Dad (Thomas E. Henderson).
This is Elmer and Goldie at home on Euclid Avenue in Marion, Indiana.
Elmer and Goldie (Duncan) Henderson on their 25th Wedding Anniversary. Elmer got Goldie an new set of wedding rings for their anniversary. (This picture was given to me by my Dad (Thomas E. Henderson).
Thomas (Tom) is my dad, He was born September 21, 1936 in Marion, Grant County, Indiana to Elmer and Goldie Henderson. He married Joan Darlene Stevens on February 28, 1958 in the Treaty Christian Church, Treaty, Wabash County, Indiana. Joan was the daughter of Milford A. Stevens and Lois Vivian Thompson.
Tom and Joan has 4 children. 1. Jeffery Allan Henderson b. March 17, 1959 2. Raymond Lee Henderson b. October 21, 1960 3. Teresa Darlene Henderson b. April 4, 1962 4. Lisa Kay Henderson b. December 27, 1964.
Tom and Joan divorced after 1980 and Tom remarried Alice Eib in VanBuren, Grant County, Indiana on August 02, 1985. Tom and Alice has 1 daughter Melissa Diane Henderson b. February 9, 1987.
This was Tom and Joan's wedding day. They were married in the Treaty Christian Church at Treaty, Indiana on February 28, 1958.
This was Tom and Alice's wedding day. They were married at the parents of Alice, in Van Buren, Indiana.