Captain William Henderson:
Hendersonville was settled circa 1784 by General Daniel Smith when he began work on Rock Castle. Captain William Henderson was a Revolutionary War soldier born in Virginia. He and his wife moved to Sumner County Tennessee in the 1790’s. The town of Hendersonville Tennessee was named for him. He became the first postmaster in 1801.
Historic homes of Hendersonville, Tennessee in a Virtual Tour:
by Bob Henderson