Hendrickson, William Henry

Male 1841 - 1925


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  • Name  Hendrickson, William Henry 
    Born  27 May 1841  Carroll Co. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1 Jul 1925  Cleveland, Cass Co. Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  4 Jul 1925  Corinth Cem., Louisburg, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I45  Polen Crosby
    Last Modified  1 Sep 2012 

    Father  Hendrickson, Christopher (Christian),   b. 1809, Carroll Co. Maryland or Pennsylvania by census Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854, St. Elmo, Fayette Co. Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Molar (Mohler), Rebecca,   b. 22 Feb 1809, Carroll Co. Maryland or Pennsylvania by census Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1890, St Elmo, Fayette Co. Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1833 
    Family ID  F25  Group Sheet

    Family  Stigall (Stegall), Martha Jane,   b. 16 Feb 1841, St. Elmo, Fayette Co. Illinosis Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1914, Cleveland/Belton, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Oct 1861  Fayette Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hendrickson, William Charles,   b. 5 Sep 1863, St. Elmo, Vandalia, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1949, Cleveland, Kansas City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Hendrickson, Lavina,   b. 25 Jan 1866, St. Elmo, Fayette Co. Illinosis Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1944, Peabody, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Hendrickson, Lilly M,   b. 17 May 1868, St. Elmo, Fayette Co. Illinosis Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1950, Pleasanton, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Hendrickson, Lucy Ann,   b. 29 Jan 1870, Cleveland, Cass Co. Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1931, Cleveland, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Hendrickson, Nettie,   b. 8 Mar 1872, Cleveland, Cass Co. Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1939, Cleveland, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Hendrickson, Harry Elwood,   b. 24 Aug 1874, Miami Co. Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1942, Kansas City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Hendrickson, James H,   b. 4 Mar 1877, Cleveland, Cass Co. Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1935, Kansas City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F24  Group Sheet

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    William Henry Hendrickson
    William Henry Hendrickson

  • Notes 
    • CO. F-7R Illinois Cavalry Civil War
      Enlisted aug 16, 1861 at age 20, to Oct 15, 1864- discharged at Springfield, Ill
      58, blue eyes, dark complexion
      Kansas from 1869 (Miami co)
      Moved from Maryland to Ohio in 1845 the to Ill in 1854
      In 1869 went by coverd wagon to Kansas to Homestead
      In Kansas, Miami in 1870
      -shows him born OHio, she Missouri
      Christopher Hendrickson, born 1809 in Carroll Co., Maryland, Married Rebecca Molar, born February 22, 1809 in Carroll Co., Maryland in 1833. They were the parents of 7 children born from 1834 to 1845. They were: Susie, who died in 1930; Sam; John; a son who died in 1863 in the Civil War; another son who died in 1864 in the Civil War; a daughter who died in infancy, and William Henry. Christopher died in 1854 and Rebecca died February 13, 1890. Both are buried in Sidener Cemetery, Fayette Co., Illinois. Christopher and Rebecca Hendrickson Soon after their marriage in 1833, they went to Ohio, dissatisfied, returned to Maryland, where their children were all born. In summer of 1845, went back to Ohio. In fall of 1853 moved to near St. Elmo, Ill, Fayette Co., where their family grew up. Thomas Jefferson and James Madison were presidents of the United States when Christopher and Rebecca were born. (Obituary from the Belton Herald, July 9, 1925, Front page)

      Wm. Henry Hendrickson was born May 27, 1841, in Carroll County, Md., and died at the old home place in Kansas, July 1, 1925, at the age of 84 years, 1 month and 4 days. From Maryland he moved to Ohio in 1845, then to Fayette County, Ill., in 1854, where he was united in marriage to Miss Martha Jane Stigall on Oct. 8, 1861. To this union 7 children were born, 4 girls and 3 boys, all of whom are living, Lavina E. Howe, Peabody, Ks., Lilla M. Black, Pleasanton, Ks., Lucy A. Miller, Cleveland, Mo., Nettie M. Fleming, of the home place, Chas. W. Hendrickson, Belton, Mo, H.E. Hendrickson, Bucyrus, Ks., and J.H. Hendrickson, Cleveland,MissouriBesided the children he leaves 34 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren and on sister, Mrs. S. R. Hendrickson of Peabody, Ks. to mourn his loss. His wife preceeded him to the great beyond some ten years ago. He enlisted in the Army in 1861 and served throughout the Civil War with Co. F, 7th Ill Cav. They left Illinois in fall of 1869 and traveled to Kansas in a covered wagon where they homesteaded the place at which he passed away. He united with the M.E. Church when a young man. Rev. J.C. Needles, former paster of the Belton Methodist Church, had charge of the funeral..

      William Henry2 Hendrickson (Christian1) was born 27 May 1841 in Carroll Co.,
      Maryland, and died 01 Jul 1925 in Cleveland, Cleveland, Cass Co., Missouri. He married
      Martha Jane Stigall 08 Oct 1861 in St. Elmo, Fayette Co., Illinois, daughter of Peter Stigall.
      She was born 16 Feb 1841 in St. Elmo, Fayette Co., Illinois, and died 16 Nov 1914 in
      Cleveland, Cleveland, Cass Co., Missouri.
      Notes for William Henry Hendrickson:
      William Henry, son of Christopher and Rebecca (Molar) Hendrickson, was born May 27,
      1841 in Carroll Co., Maryland. At the age of 20 he enrolled in Co. F, 7th Reg. Illinois
      Volunteer Calvary, August 16, 1861. He served during the Civil War and was discharged at
      Springfield, Illinois on October 15, 1864. On October 8, 1861, he was united in marriage with
      Martha Jane Steele. They were married at St. Elmo, Fayette Co., Illinois. In 1869 William
      Henry and Martha Jane and 3 oldest children came to the Cleveland, Missouri area (before the
      town of Cleveland existed.) They were the parents of 7 children: William Charley, LeVina
      Ellen, Lillie May, Lucy Ann, Nettie Mattie, Harry Elwood and James Henry. Martha Jane died
      November 16, 1914 and William Henry died July 1, 1925. Both are buried in Corinth
      Cemetery, NW of Cleveland Missouri. (Written by Connie Mae Hendrickson Fry Derksin 1982)

      8. William Henry2 Hendrickson (Christian1) was born 27 May 1841 in Carroll Co.,
      Maryland, and died 01 Jul 1925 in Cleveland, Cleveland, Cass Co., Missouri. He married
      Martha Jane Stigall 08 Oct 1861 in St. Elmo, Fayette Co., Illinois, daughter of Peter Stigall.
      She was born 16 Feb 1841 in St. Elmo, Fayette Co., Illinois, and died 16 Nov 1914 in
      Cleveland, Cleveland, Cass Co., Missouri.
      Notes for William Henry Hendrickson:
      William Henry, son of Christopher and Rebecca (Molar) Hendrickson, was born May 27,
      1841 in Carroll Co., Maryland. At the age of 20 he enrolled in Co. F, 7th Reg. Illinois
      Volunteer Calvary, August 16, 1861. He served during the Civil War and was discharged at
      Springfield, Illinois on October 15, 1864. On October 8, 1861, he was united in marriage with
      Martha Jane Steele. They were married at St. Elmo, Fayette Co., Illinois. In 1869 William
      Henry and Martha Jane and 3 oldest children came to the Cleveland, Missouri area (before the
      town of Cleveland existed.) They were the parents of 7 children: William Charley, LeVina
      Ellen, Lillie May, Lucy Ann, Nettie Mattie, Harry Elwood and James Henry. Martha Jane died
      November 16, 1914 and William Henry died July 1, 1925. Both are buried in Corinth
      Cemetery, NW of Cleveland Missouri. (Written by Connie Mae Hendrickson Fry Derks
      in 1982)
      William Henry Hendrickson, ago 20 years, enrolled in Co. F, 7th Reg. Ill. Volunteer
      Calvary, Aug 16, 1861. Absent with leave Feb. 28, 1862 to Fayette Co., Ill. near Vandalia or
      St. Elmo, Ill. A roll call, June 30, 1863 at La Grange, Tenn. showed him present. Discharged
      at Springfield, Ill. on 10-15-1864. Applied for 1st pension Aug. 27, 1890. His address at that
      time was Powell Siding, Cass Co.,Missouri
      In 1869 Wm. Henry and wife, Martha Jane and 3 oldest children came to the Cleveland,
      Mo. area (before the town of Cleveland existed) from St. Elmo, Ill., in a wagon. Purchased 30
      acres 3 miles NW of Cleveland area on the Kansas side of state line, lived in 2 rooms, there 7
      children grew up.
      In about 1880 he purchased 240 acres, 1 mile west and 1/2 mile north of this home, 2
      rooms downstairs and 2 rooms up. Lived there, or at Stillwell, Ks., for several years, later he
      built a new home on his 30 acre farm about 1902, where they lived the remaining years of their
      lives.
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      In fall of 1901, sold his 240 acre farm to this son, Harry. He was a farmer and operated a
      thrashing machine for many years. Later in years, he operated a thrashing machine with his
      HENDRICKSON 07 OCT 2005
      son Harry. (Written by Connie Mae Hendrickson Fry Derks in 1982)

    Born:
    • or Ohio


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