Henderson, Eliza Jane (Brown)

submitted by Stephanie Jo (Brown) Sunde and Mary M. (Nieblas) Brown
Eliza Jane Brown (1857-1930), second child of William Burton and Mary Catherine (Spain) Brown, was a lifelong resident of Asheville. On January 1, 1880, she married James Daniel Henderson (1860-1930) who was also a lifelong Asheville resident. The couple lived on College Street. Eliza was called “Mammy” by her many grandchildren. She died of a seizure brought on by the shock of a family crisis. The couple is buried at New Salem Cemetery, Skyland, NC.
Eliza and James had four children:

1. Robert Henry Henderson married Lillie Elvira Hampton (1874-1951) on April 16, 1902.
2. Jennie Alto Henderson (1881-1958) married Junius E. Jones (1879-1948). Jennie is buried at Calvary Cemetery, Fletcher; Junius is buried at Bethesda, Haw Creek, Asheville….
3. George Edward Henderson married Helen A. Burke.
4. Mary Catherine Henderson (1891-1981) married Robert Graham Monteath (1886-1962) on December 23, 1908, in Asheville. Mary is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Asheville; and Robert is buried at Riverside Cemetery, Asheville. Mary and Robert were the parents of Barbara Jean (Monteath) Buchanan, former Corresponding Secretary of the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society.

from Heritage II, article #259, p. 197

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