Alexander Henderson

Alexander Henderson (HM116)

Location: Montclair, VA 22025 Prince William County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 36.581', W 77° 20.542'

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Alexander Henderson, Colonial Merchant, born Glasgow, Scotland 1738. Came to Colchester, VA. 1756. Moved to Dumfries 1787, where his home still stands. Served as Vestryman Pohick Church, Magistrate of Fairfax and Prince William Cos., Member Virginia General Assembly, Virginia Delegate to Mt. Vernon Conference - 1785 which led to Constitutional Convention - 1787. Died Nov 22, 1815. Buried here with his wife Sarah Moore Henderson (1751 - Dec 14, 1816). Their son, Archibald, (1783 - 1859) was Commandant of the United States Marine Corps for over 38 years.
HM NumberHM116
Year Placed1976
Placed ByMontclair Bicentennial Committee
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 7:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 296048 N 4276066
Decimal Degrees38.60968333, -77.34236667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 36.581', W 77° 20.542'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 36' 34.86" N, 77° 20' 32.52" W
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Area Code(s)571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4398 Spillway Ln, Montclair VA 22025, US
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