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William Edward Hendren[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1864 - 1940


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  • Born  28 Nov 1864  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  27 Jul 1870  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) A. E. Hendren, white male age 35, farmer, $200 real estate, $800 personal estate, born in NC
      2) Charlotte Hendren, white female age 31, keeping house, born in NC
      3) Mary Hendren, white female age 11, born in NC, attended school
      4) Rebecca Hendren, white female age 9, at home, born in NC
      5) Louisa Hendren, white female age 7, at home, born in NC
      6) William E. Hendren, white male age 5, at home, born in NC
      7) Loucinda E. Hendren, white female age 3, at home, born in NC
      8) John J. Hendren, white male age 9 months, at home, born in NC
    Census: Federal  8 Jun 1880  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1) A. E. Hendren, head, white male age 45, farming, born in NC, parents born in NC
      2) Charlotte M. Hendren, wife, white female age 44, keeping house, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Loueasy C. Hendren, daughter, single white female age 17, cannot read or write, born in NC
      4) Edward Hendren, son, single white male age 15, works on farm, born in NC
      5) Loucinda E. Hendren, daughter, single white female age 13, born in NC
      6) Jahu J. Hendren, son, single white male age 10, born in NC
      7) Thena L. Hendren, daughter, single white female age 7, born in NC
      8) Ailcy Hendren, daughter, single white female age 5, born in NC
      9) Dora Hendren, daughter, single white female age 1, born in NC
    Census: Federal  7 Jun 1900  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 1) William Hendren, head, white male age 35, married 11 years, born Nov 1864 in NC, parents born in NC, farmer, owns farm #31
      2) Martha L. Hendren, wife, white female age 35, mother of 3, 3 living, born Feb 1865 in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Morris L. Hendren, son, white male age 8, born May 1892 in NC, attended school 1 month
      4) Clarance G. Hendren, son, white male age 6, born Dec 1893 in NC
      5) Floid P. Hendren, son, white male age 3, born Dec 1896 in NC
    Voter Registration List  17 Oct 1902  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • "Hendren, W. Edward, 37, A. Enzor Hendren, NC, 10-17-[19]02"
    Census: Federal  16 Apr 1910  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • 1) William E. Hendren, head, white male age 45, married 21 years, born in NC, parents born in NC, farmer, owns a farm
      2) Mattie Hendren, wife, white female age 45, mother of 4, 4 living, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Maurice Hendren, son, single white male age 17, born in NC, attended school
      4) Clarence Hendren, son, single white male age 16, born in NC, attended school
      5) Floyd Hendren, son, white male age 13, born in NC, attended school
      6) Dora M. Hendren, daughter, white female age 7, born in NC, attended school
    Census: Federal  3 Jan 1920  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • 1) William E. Hendren, head, white male age 55, born in NC, father born in NC, mother born in IN, farmer, owns a general farm
      2) Mattie S. Hendren, wife, white female age 54, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Clarence G. Hendren, son, single white male age 26, born in NC, farm laborer
      4) Floyd P. Hendren, son, single white male age 23, born in NC, farm laborer
      5) Dora M. Hendren, daughter, single white female age 17, born in NC, attended school
    Census: Federal  12 Apr 1930  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    on Grade No. "3" 
    • 1) William E. Hendren, head, white male age 65, married at 23, born in NC, parents born in NC, fruit farmer, owned a farm
      2) Marth E. Hendren, wife, white female age 65, married at 23, born in NC, parents born in NC
    Died  21 May 1940  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Obituary  27 May 1940  , North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    The Journal-Patriot 
    • "Wm. E. Hendren Rites Wednesday
      Funeral service was held Wednesday at Bethany church for William Edmund Hendren, age 75, well known citizen of Brushy Mountain township who died Tuesday morning at his home.

      Funeral service was conducted by Rev. F. C. Watts. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Martha Hendren, and four children: Morris, Clarence and Floyd Hendren and Mrs. J. P. Hayes, all of Gilreath."
    Name  Ed 
    Religion  , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    a member of Bethel Baptist Church 
    • He was dismissed 22 October 1892.
    Buried  Old Bethany Cemetery, Gilreath, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I252  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  14 Jan 2011 

    Father  Ambrose "Enzer" Hendren,   b. 29 May 1835, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1912, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Charlotte "Matilda" Hendren,   b. 19 Apr 1836, , , Hancock County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1912, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  20 Aug 1857  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F144  Group Sheet

    Family  Martha Elizabeth Baker,   b. 22 Feb 1865, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1949, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1889 
    Children 
     1. Maurice Lee Hendren,   b. 19 May 1892, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1966, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Clarence Jehu Hendren,   b. 15 Dec 1893, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1961, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Floyd Parks Hendren,   b. 15 Dec 1896, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1974, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Dora M. Hendren,   b. Abt 1903, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  11 Aug 2005 
    Family ID  F1126  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Journal-Patriot - 27 May 1940 - , North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - a member of Bethel Baptist Church - - , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Bethany Cemetery, Gilreath, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S69] A. E. Hendren Family Bible, Ambrose Enzer Hendren, (published in 1870, Bible in possession of Bessie Chloe Rhodes Kerbaugh, cover page and family pages held by John and Sherri Kerbaugh of Aurora, Colorado).

    2. [S469] "Wilkes County Record of Wills 1896-1929, Vol. 7, 8," on microfilm in box NI-27, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 929.37568 Wil NI-27., A. E. Hendren's will, vol. 7 (1898-1928), 452-455.

    3. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Louisa Hendren Baker, 16 Jun 1938, page 8.

    4. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for William E. Hendren, 27 May 1940, page 6.

    5. [S19] Personal Correspondence, e-mail from Kathy Hendren Hobbs of Granite Falls, North Carolina (khobbs@caa.k12.nc.us) to Gail Rich Nestor, 15 February 2008, 19 Feb 2008.

    6. [S637] 1870 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), A. E. Hendren household, Brushy Mountain Township, dwelling & family 23, page 262; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M593, roll 1165.

    7. [S70] 1880 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), A. E. Hendren household, Brushy Mountain Township, enumeration district 216, sheet 150D, dwelling & family 76; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T9, roll 987.

    8. [S1736] 1900 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Digital images, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), T623, roll 1224, Brushy Mountain, enumeration district (ED) 144, sheet 2B, dwelling 31, family 31, William Hendren household, accessed 14 Jan 2011, 14 Jan 2011.

    9. [S998] Wilkes County, North Carolina, "Grandfather Book", (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Courthouse), entry for W. Edward Hendren; citing his father, A. Enzor Hendren.

    10. [S1387] 1910 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 1134, Brushy Mountain Township, enumeration district (ED) 163, sheet 2B, dwelling 30, family 30, William E. Hendren household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.

    11. [S1365] 1920 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T625, roll 1329, Brushy Mountain Township, enumeration district (ED) 167, sheet 2A, dwelling 22, family 22, William E. Hendren household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.

    12. [S1343] 1930 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), T626, roll 1728, Brushy Mountain, enumeration district (ED) 4, p. 6A, dwelling 87, family 87, William E. Hendren household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.