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

John Hendrickson in Loudoun County, Virginia, 1760-1770

See John Hendrickson timeline for an overview of his life. The very first record we have of "our" John Hendrickson is a land lease in Loudoun County, Virginia in 1765. How do we know it's him? In Loudoun County during the pre-Revolutionary War times, land was owned by "proprietors" -- typically well-placed Lords in England … Continue reading John Hendrickson in Loudoun County, Virginia, 1760-1770

It All Starts with John Hendrickson and Eve

I did a week’s worth of research at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in August 2018, with great results!  I’m fairly definite that I’ve found John Hendricks(son)’s land, and that John was in Fayette County Pennsylvania as early as 1771.  And I’m certain his name was not Separate Hendrickson: his name is John. He does have three … Continue reading It All Starts with John Hendrickson and Eve