Why Separate Hendrickson and Eve Citth Are the Wrong Names

We need to dispell this myth: there is no Separate Hendrickson married to an Eve Citth. Let me explain how the mistake got made...and then got replicated all over the internet. How John Hendrickson became Separate Hendrickson We know Simeon Hendrickson's grandmother's name is Eve, because he says so in his Mormon (LDS) 1841 "baptisms … Continue reading Why Separate Hendrickson and Eve Citth Are the Wrong Names

Where “My” Hendricksons Come From

History books don't lie, do they? Because three different history books give three different places my ancestors are from. James Hendrickson of Shelby County, Indiana James Hendrickson says the Hendricksons are from Wales. James is the son of James and Elizabeth Voyles Hendrickson, grandson of William and Nancy Moore Hendrickson, great-grandson of John and Eve … Continue reading Where “My” Hendricksons Come From

The Various Colonial Era Hendrickson and Hendricks Families (and their DNA)

Note: this is a work in progress. I'll update it as I find more information. Just when you think you've never met another Hendrickson besides your closest family members, let me introduce you to the wide world of Hendricksons and Hendricks in the Colonial era in America. These are families that came to America from … Continue reading The Various Colonial Era Hendrickson and Hendricks Families (and their DNA)

Eleven Hendrickson-Hardin Marriages

Over the years, the Hendrickson and Hardins have intermarried. This can make using DNA results tricky when doing genealogy work: a living person today, having DNA from both sides, may appear to have a closer relationship to you (and your most recent common ancestor) than they really have. Here are some Hendrickson-Hardin marriages, to provide … Continue reading Eleven Hendrickson-Hardin Marriages

The Rape of Mary Hendrickson, 1770, Loudoun County, Virginia

We know Mary Hendrickson is the daughter of John Hendrickson and Eve, because Simeon Hendrickson names her in his LDS/Mormon 1843 Baptisms for the Dead as his aunt, Mary Walker, along with his cousin "Neoma" (Naomi) and her husband James "McBrier" (McBrayers). Naomi is listed as "aunt" on this transcribed card. I don't have the … Continue reading The Rape of Mary Hendrickson, 1770, Loudoun County, Virginia