Catherine Winton and Thomas Henderson

Catherine Winton (b. 22nd September 1849) was the eldest child of Alexander Winton and Helen Fea. She was with the family as a child when they moved from Glasgow to Grangemouth, being there in 1861. She married Thomas Henderson in the Blythswood area of Glasgow on 22nd September 1871.

Thomas was a son of Thomas Henderson and Margaret Buchanan and born on 29th August 1849 in Glasgow. Both Thomas and Catherine's father's occupations are given as blacksmith / journeyman in the marriage register. Thomas was a ship carpenter and Catherine a dressmaker when they married.

Thomas and Catherine's first child was born in Glasgow with the next four in England before they emigrated to the US in 1880. Thomas was to become highly involved with Catherine's brother in the Winton Motor Carriage Company, which was founded in 1897. They had already built a world renowned bicycle manufacturing business. Further children were born in the US, bringing the total to nine:

Catherine died in Ohio in September, 1923.