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HENDERSON, John W., deceased, was born in Hummelstown. He served in the war of the Rebellion. He was a member of company C, One Hundred and Twenty-seventh regiment, Pennsylvania volunteers, and of company C, One Hundred and Ninety-second regiment, Pennsylvania volunteers, both companies from Hummelstown. He was for twenty-four years a member of the Hummelstown Band, and was a proficient performer of the B flat cornet. Socially he was a man of great kindness of heart and of most generous impulses, and was very popular. He died in Hummelstown, in 1889. He was married to Miss Sarah Fox, daughter of John Fox. His wife survives him, with four children : Minnie, Sallie, Mary, and Bruce.

Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

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Date of Transcription: 11 August 2001

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