- Henderson moved to Tampa from Georgia in 1847 where he studied law in the office of James J. Gettis. He later moved to Tallahassee where he became one of the state's leading corporate lawyers. He married twice, first to Mary Turman of Tampa who bore him a daughter named Flora Abijah, and second to Mattie Ward of Tallahassee with whom he had two children, John W. and Jennie.
- He served in Company B of the 7th Florida Infantry Regiment as 2nd Lieutenant during the Civil War.
- 1 photoprint - b&w - 10 x 8 in.
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