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Memorable Manitobans: Frederick George Augustus Henderson (1849-1929)

Lawyer, civil servant.

Born at Belleville, Ontario on 20 January 1849, son of George and Julia Henderson, he came to Brandon in 1882 and worked as a lawyer. He worked in the Brandon Land Titles Office for 30 years, and was Registrar for a period of that time, retiring in August 1919. On 6 September 1893, he married Kate MacNider Jellett (1864-1915) at Picton, Ontario. They had four children: Kate Muriel Henderson (b 1894), George Jellet Henderson (b 1896), Frederick MacNider Henderson (b 1900), and Henry Harcourt Henderson (b 1904). He was a member of St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral. He died at his Brandon home on 20 September 1929 and was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.

Sources:

Ontario marriage registration, Ancestry.

Birth and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 and 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

“F. George A. Henderson, well-known citizen, died Friday at age of 81,” Brandon Sun, 21 September 1929, page 1.

“F. G. A. Henderson dies,” Manitoba Free Press, 23 September 1929, page 20.

“Auction sale,” Brandon Sun, 10 May 1930, page 12.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 October 2014

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