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Bethia Henderson

Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Fordell Castle, Fordell, Fifeshire, Scotland
Death: March 11, 1650 (38)
Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John Henderson, 4th of Fordell and Agnes Balfour
Wife of Sir John Hamilton, 5th of Orbieston; John Scott, of Spencerfield and Sir John Hamilton, Kt., of Orbiston
Mother of Sir James Hamilton of Orbistoun; Mary Hamilton; Bethia Hamilton; Margaret Hamilton; William Hamilton and 1 other
Sister of Sir John Henderson, Kt., 5th of Fordell; Harie Henderson; Euphanie Henderson; Francis Henderson; Jean Henderson and 1 other
Half sister of Jean Henderson and Capt. James Henderson

Managed by: Cecilie Nygård
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About Bethia Henderson

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Bethia Hamilton:

Bethia Henderson [1]

  • F, #437472
  • Last Edited=2 Mar 2012

Bethia Henderson is the daughter of Sir John Henderson, 4th of Fordell and Agnes Balfour.[2]

She married Sir John Hamilton of Orbiston.[1] Her married name became Hamilton.

Child of Bethia Henderson and Sir John Hamilton of Orbiston

  • 1. Margaret Hamilton+[1]


  • 1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 1865. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

Notes ◦Stirnet Hamilton03 shows her marriage to Sir John Hamilton which is confirmed by Perthshire Heritage and Margaret's link goes to Henderson01 but doesn't show Sir John as her husband.


Sources 1.[S280] Stirnet Genealogy, Peter Barns-Graham, Hamilton03 (Reliability: 3)

2.[S280] Stirnet Genealogy, Peter Barns-Graham, Henderson01 (Reliability: 3)

3.[S667] Perthshire Heritage, Gordon MacGregor, (, Bonar of Rossie (Reliability: 3)

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Bethia Henderson's Timeline

Fordell, Fifeshire, Scotland
Age 23
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
March 11, 1650
Age 38
Scotland, United Kingdom