I find it particularly important to trace our female ancestors. Anyone who has done genealogical research knows how hard that can be. Many times a marriage record or other record simply don't exist that might tell us who her parents are. But these women were our grandmothers and great-grandmothers, and they deserve our attention. DNA … Continue reading How are Eve Hendrickson, Mary Adams and Catherine Devall Related?
Noah Hendrix – Research Part 2 DNA Results
As you know from me previous post, Who Is The Father of Noah Hendrix?, I made a supposition that Noah had at least 3 siblings. I'm happy to confirm that I've tested this out through several different descendants' DNA kits, and they all match these people: Martha Jane Hendricks, born about 1832 in Tennessee. She … Continue reading Noah Hendrix – Research Part 2 DNA Results
Who Are the Parents of Mary Johnson of Vermillion County, Indiana?
I started on a journey to map every Hendricks, Hendrix, Hendrickson and Hendrixson in Kentucky from 1780-1840 to make sure I knew who everyone was, and which families they belonged to. Along the path, I stumbled across a Polly Hendrixon who married Isaac Johnston in Hardin County, Kentucky in 1816. This immediately captured my attention: … Continue reading Who Are the Parents of Mary Johnson of Vermillion County, Indiana?
Who is the Father of Noah Hendrix?
Finding the father of Noah Hendrix is proving to be difficult. Many researcher have worked on this in the past. One thing we know, for sure, is that Noah is related to the Hendrickson family in Mercer/Washington/Nelson Kentucky. This is proven through YDNA testing. YDNA is the Y chromosome passed down directly, father to son, … Continue reading Who is the Father of Noah Hendrix?
Unparented Hendrickson Children: Richard, John, Alexander, and Mary.
There are four Hendrickson children in the Indiana area at the time that John and Sarah Hardin Hendrickson are there. I call them "unparented" because no one seemed to know who their parents were, and there were no existing records to prove parentage. They are: Richard Hendrickson who marries Margaret McKibbens (1831 Bartholomew County, Indiana) … Continue reading Unparented Hendrickson Children: Richard, John, Alexander, and Mary.
Why Separate Hendrickson and Eve Citth Are the Wrong Names
We need to dispel this myth: there is no Separate Hendrickson married to 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 for … 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 four different history books give four different places my ancestors are from. James Hendrickson of Shelby, IN is a great-grandson of John and Eve Hendrickson: he says Wales. Two are great-great grandchildren of John and Eve Hendrickson (one is the nephew of James Hendrickson above) and they say … 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 live in 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
Eve Hendrixson m. Andrew Corn
Eve had a tough life. She had an illegitimate child in 1808 (John Hendrixson) and then she married Andrew Corn in 1818. By 1819, Andrew had left her and his children from a previous marriage. When was Eve born? We don't know how old Eve was when she had John in 1808, but at minimum … Continue reading Eve Hendrixson m. Andrew Corn