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Henderson Family Campbell Cty GA

The Henderson Family was living in Campbell County, GA by at least 1840 where we find listed in the census both Samuel Henderson Jr and nearby, Samuel Henderson Sr, and presumably his father. On an adjacent farm also live Archibald Henderson, age 18 possible a younger brother in the 1850 Federal Census for Campbell County, GA (subscribed on 15 August 1850), we find Samuel Henderson Jr as a farmer living with his wife and family living in ED 408A (The Family surname is miss-spelled in the census):
1864 Map of Battle of Atlanta showing location of Henderson Family Farm
77 1 Hinderson Samuel 36 M GA Farmer 650  
77 2 Hinderson Mary 30 F GA    
77 3 Hinderson Sarah 12 F GA   Attended School
77 4 Hinderson Malissa 9 F GA   Attended School
77 5 Hinderson James T. 6 M GA   Attended School
77 6 Hinderson Martha C. 4 F GA    
77 7 Hinderson Mary F. 2 F GA    
The corresponding entry in the 1860 Federal Census for Campbell County, GA includes the following additional children with the Samuel Henderson Family:

Charles, age 7

William, age 4

Noah, age 3

Note – Other HENDERSON Family Households in the 1850 Campbell County, GA Federal Census include:

185 8 Henderson George 23 M NC Blacksmith 416A 15
895 1 Henderson J. M. 30 M SC Farmer 500 468B 7
The 1860 Census lists the Hendersons living in the Campbletton district of Campbell County. Campbellton is now part of Fulton County on the southwest side of Atlanta outside the perimeter (out past the airport). It is located on the south side of the Chatahootchie River which marks the boundary with Douglas County (the other half of what used to Campbell County). It is not clear to me if the Henderson's and/or Bryant's lived in the part of Campbell County that is now Douglas County or Fulton County.
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