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Historical Sketch of James HENDRICKS and Drusilla DORRIS
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James and Drusilla Hendricks
James and Drusilla Hendricks.
Historical Sketch of James Hendricks &d Drusilla Dorris Hendricks, his wife

James Hendricks Born [23 June 1808] in the Country East about 8 or 10 miles from Franklin  Simpson Co  Kentucky
Drusilla Dorris Hendricks Born Feb 8th 1810. Sumner Co Tennessee.
Dictated by Drusilla Dorris Hendricks after the death of her husband.

The Hendricks family originated from Germany or Holland &d of the High Dutch. By Three Brothers who landed somewhere in the New England States or New York in an early day of America's History. From here they wandered South till we find some of them in Kentucky.

James Hendricks' Father Abraham was too young to fight in the Revolution war but three of his brothers did engage. one for Seven years one for Three years &d One for Two years while Abraham was left at home with his parents.

Parents name &d their children
Abraham Hendricks
Charolottie Hinton Hendricks
Children
1. Elizabeth  Hendricks
2. Henry "
3. Samuel "
4. Polly "
5. Sarrah "
6. Abraham "
7. Anna "
8. Charlotte "
9. Lucy "
10. James "

At present have no record of Charlette Hinton's parents.

Drusilla Dorris Hendricks.
Grand Parents on Fathers side
Samuel Dorris
Martha Hues
Grand Parents on Mothers side
Josiah Frost
Elizabeth -- (Frost)
Parents
William Dorris
Catherine Frost
Children1
1. Tabitha Dorris  (Hendricks)
2. William "
3. Rebecca "        ["]
4. Elizabeth " (Hudson)
5. Lovina " (Mayes)
6. Catherine " (Edwards)
7. Samuel F "
8. Martha "
9. Josiah " [Overwritten with "Lovina Dorris (Mays"]
10. Drusilla " (Hendricks)

A coincident is here manifest. Jas [James] Hendricks &d Drusilla Dorris were both the Tenth Child and youngest of their Fathers family.


NOTES

  1. Here is a listing of Drusilla's siblings in birth order, including an 11th child left out of the manuscript. Go back
    Given Name Birth date Spouse Death date
    1. Elizabeth (Betsey) 23 Feb 1787 John Hudson  
    2. Samuel Frost 20 Nov 1789 Susanna Pitt 16 Oct 1875
    3. Martha 20 Nov 1791   11Aug 1798
    4. Rebecca 22 Feb 1793 Samuel Hendricks 17 Sep 1835
    5. Elizabeth Abt 1795    
    6. Josiah 28 Feb 1797    
    7. Catherine 2 Sep 1799 Drew Edwards 25 May 1861
    8. William 10 Oct 1801 Nancy Wright 21 Oct 1821
    9. Tabitha 12 Jan 1804 John Thompson Hendricks 8 Jan 1891
    10. Lovina 9 Dec 1806 Pleasant Mayes 9 Jun 1877
    11. Drusilla 8 Feb 1810 James Hendricks 20 May 1881

Historical Sketch of James HENDRICKS and Drusilla DORRIS
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