regaurding Christian Christopher Henderson and Amelia "millie" Parton, who were married 09 Feb 1839 in Claiborne County Tenn.
1850 Census of Reynolds county Missouri: 76 Being District: p307: Christian 45 b.NC, Farmer: Milly 39, Murphy 10, Lihu 9, Catherine 7,Hiram 6, Wesley 4, Eveline 2, Anna 1.
1860 Census: Camden County Missouri:
Christian 60 b. Ky, Millie 48, Lihu 18, Catherine 16, Hiram 16, Westley 12, Eveline 12, Anney 11, James 10, Rebecca 9, Martha 8, Rachel 7, Christopher C 6.
1870 Taney County Missouri, Scott Twp:
Christian 69, NC, Rebecca 15, Martha A 13, Rachel 12, Christopher C10, Amanda E 9.
(The ages are continual goofed up on several of the children which is adding to the confusion of such a large family!)
Turnbo Tales stated that Christopher C Henderson lived on the east prong of Shoal Creek, Ozark County Missouri with Aunt Millie Parton and returned to Newton County Arkansas. It stated that Millie died at Buckhorn Tavern, Independence County Arkansas and that two of the sons remained: Lihue and West.
James R or Jim Henderson is our ancestor, who married first Henrietta Auberry: daughter Mary Francis Henderson married Silas Eastman Long, who died tragically early in life, leaving her with 80 acres and two very small tots. She next married Benjamin P. Wells.