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Hendricks Family  



John T Hendricks was a drugstore owner in Peru; he left the pharmacey buisness and moved to Indianapolis opening up a shoe store.



1889 - census Peru, Miami, Indiana West Thrid St.
John E. Hendricks 29 b. c. 1851
May Hendricks 19
Blyth Q. Hendricks 2M

1900 - census Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
John Hendricks 44 b. Apr. 1856 Drug Dealer
Mary Hendricks 39 b. Nov. 1860; children 4/alive 2; m 22 c. 1878
Thomas Hendricks 8 b. Oct 1892

1910 - census Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana W. 11th Ct.
John A Hendricks 59 head
Mary Hendricks 48 wife
Blythe A Hendricks 30 son
Thomas A Hendricks 17 son

1920 census Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana N. Meridian St.
Jane T Hendricks 77 b. c. 1843 Head Widow
Alla Hendricks 71 b. c. 1849 sister single [sic sister-in-law?]
Mary L Hendricks 58 sister [sic sister-in-law] widow
Blythe J Hendricks 39 Nephew
Thomas A Hendricks 26 Nephew
Ama Waddell 20 maid

1930 - Census - Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana N. Meridian St.
Blythe T. Hendricks 50 Head
Mary Hendricks 69 mother



Left is Thomas Hendricks and right is Cole Porter




To quote Jeff Kenney:
    ...Cole Porter, the prolific composer of tuneful melodies, born at Peru, Indiana, as related by his friend since kindergarten days, Thomas A. Hendricks, grandson of Vice-President of the United States in the second Grover Cleveland administration. Tom was a sports reporter and later radio broadcaster with his brother Blythe in Indianapolis, state representative and senator, then secretary of the Indiana Medical Association in Chicago. Lake Water (column author Bob Kyle) was closely associated with him since 1921...


The above connection is in earror and in the actual documentation it is found that Thomas A's father John is a nephew to the to Vice President Thomas Andrews Hendricks thus making him a great-nephew instead by the family records found:






1 John Hendricks b. 30 APR 1792 Ligonier, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania d. 24 Jul 1866 Shelbyville, Indiana s/o Abraham & Ann (Jamison) Hendricks

married Jane Ann Thomson b 17 Oct 1793 in Franklin county, Pennsylvania d. 31 Jan 1874 in Shelbyville, Indiana, d/o Archibald and Mary (Andrews) Thomson. He was a farmer and a deputy surveyor of lands. The Hendricks family would soon move from Zanesville Muskingham, Ohio in 1820 to Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana.

They had:
    2 Alexander Hendricks born January 16, 1817 Zanesville, Ohio died July 2, 1822, Shelbyville, Indiana.

    3 Abram Thomson HendricksAbram Thomson Hendricks b. 27 Dec 1814 Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania d. 19 Jan 1866 Petersburg, Pike, Indiana, m. 2 Jul 1839 in Indiana Jane Anne (Anna) Blythe b. 20 Jan 1813 in Lexington, Kentucky d. 30 Jan 1900 in Indianopolis, Marion, Indiana burial: 02/02/1900 Section: 14 Lot: 72 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana d/o James Ebenezer Blythe Dr., Rev. & Margaret Irvine McElroy

    4 Alexander Hendricks bef. b. 1818 d. bef 1820. m. Jane Ann Blythe

    5 Thomas Andrews Hendricks (born Sept. 7, 1819, near Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio d. 25 Nov. 1885 m. 25 SEP 1845 North Bend,Ohio Eliza C. Morgan Birth 23 NOV 1823 Northbend, Ohio Death 3 NOV 1903 Indianapolis, Marion county Indiana Burial: 11/05/1903 Section: 29 Lot: 2 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. said the be the first burial in the cemetery
      Thomas would live most of his life in the Indianapolis area

      During the 8th month of his Vice Presidency, Hendricks visited Indianapolis and died unexpectedly of a stroke on Nov. 25, 1885. burial: 12/01/1885 Section: 29 Lot: 2 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana.

      Hendricks pursued classical studies and graduated from Hanover (Ind.) College in 1841. He studied law in Chambersburg, Pa.; admitted to the bar in 1843 and commenced practice in Shelbyville, Ind.; member, State house of representatives 1848; member of the State constitutional convention; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1855); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1854 to the Thirty-fourth Congress; chairman, Committee on Mileage (Thirty-second Congress), Committee on Invalid Pensions (Thirty-third Congress); Commissioner of the General Land Office 1855-1859; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Governor of Indiana in 1860; moved to Indianapolis in 1860 and practiced law; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1863, to March 3, 1869; Governor of Indiana 1872; unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the United States on the Democratic ticket with Samuel Tilden in 1876

      Elected Vice President of the United States in 1884 on the Democratic ticket with Grover Cleveland and served from March 4, 1885, until his his death.

      Their only child a son Morgan V Hendricks b. c. 1848 died at the age of three burial: 06/23/1883 Section: 29 Lot 2 Crown Hill cemetery Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana.


    6 Jane Thomson Hendricks b. 1827 Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana d. APR 1865 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; m. ABT 1845 Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana Albert Gallatin Webb Birth 2 SEP 1817 Boone, Rockcastle, Kentucky Death 16 JUL 1850 Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana ; married 2nd 22 Jul 1847 Henry Co., Illinois Winslow S Pierce Birth 3 MAY 1819 Chelmsford, Middlesex, MassachusettsDeath 1 AUG 1888 Brooklyn, Kings, New York

    7 Ann Hendricks b. ABT 1829 Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana d. 1887 Brooklyn, Kings, New York


    8 John Hendricks b. ABT 1833 Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana d. ABT 1888 Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana; m. Hannah Kinney Burnett Birth 13 JUL 1837 Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, Death 1906 Indianapolis, Indiana

    9 James Hendricks b. ABT 1835 Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana married Jennie Birth ABT 1843 PA Death 1878


Generation 2

3 Abram Thomson Hendricks b. 27 Dec 1814 Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania d. 19 Jan 1866 Petersburg, Pike, Indiana,

m. 2 Jul 1839 in Indiana Jane Anne (Anna) Blythe b. 20 Jan 1813 in Lexington, Kentucky d. 30 Jan 1900 in Indianopolis, Marion, Indiana burial: 02/02/1900 Section: 14 Lot: 72 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana d/o James Ebenezer Blythe Dr., Rev. & Margaret Irvine McElroy

They had:
    10 James Blythe Hendricks b. MAY 1840 Petersburg, Pike, Indiana Death 20 FEB 1919 Petersburg, Pike, Indiana married Marry A --- Birth 1842 Washington, Pike, Indiana

    11 Jane Thomson Hendricks b. 6 OCT 1843 Petersburg, Pike, Indiana d. 16 AUG 1923 Petersburg, Pike, Indiana burial: 08/18/1923 Section: 14 Lot: 72 Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. married Victor King Hendricks Birth 06 JUL 1832 Pennsylvania Death 20 AUG 1907 Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan burial: 08/31/1907 Section: 14 Lot: 72 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion Indiana

    12 Margaret E Hendricks Birth FEB 1844 Petersburg, Pike, Indiana Death 01 NOV 1923 Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia m. 21 Nov 1866 Petersburg, Pike, Indiana Simeon Reddick Henderson Birth MAY 1840 Indiana Death 27 JUL 1912 Oakland, Alameda, California

    13 Anna Hendricks b. 2 FEB 1849 Princeton Twp., White county, Indiana/ 02 FEB 1848 Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana d. 8 JAN 1931 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana burial: 01/09/1931 Section: 14 Lot: 72 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana.

    14 Sarah Moore Hendricks Birth 02 FEB 1849 Princeton, Gibson, Indiana Death 08 JAN 1931 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana

    15 John T Hendricks b. Apr. 1856 Princeton, White, Indiana d. Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; m. Mary Louise Quimby

    16 Elizabeth (Eliza) Butler Hendricks Birth 26 JAN 1859 Petersburg, Pike, Indiana Death 01 NOV 1923 Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia m. 04 Oct 1882 Georgia, Arthur Greenwood Hobbs, Dr. Birth 16 SEP 1853 Louisville, Kentucky Death 09 MAR 1921 Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia


Generation 3

15 John T Hendricks b. Apr. 1856 Princeton, White, Indiana d. Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana burial: 06/24/1910 Section: 14 Lot: 72 Crown Hill Cemetery Indiapolis, Marion, Indiana; married c. 1878 Mary Louise Quimby b. Nov. 1860 burial: 06/19/1939 Section: 14 ot: 72 Crown Hill Cemtery Indianapolis, Indiana.

    17 unknown d. bef 1900

    18 unknown d. bef 1900

    19 Thomas Hendricks b. b. Birth: May 30, 1893 Peru Miami County Indiana Death: 4 Nov 1964 Chicago Cook county Illinois burial: NOV 7,1964 Section: Sec: 14, Lot: 72 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana 1924 Margaret C. "Peggy" Millis Cothrell born Dec. 11, 1900, at Evansville, Vanderburgh county Indiana Death: Feb 23 1964 Chicago, Cook county Illinios burial: 11/07/1964 Section: 14 Lot: 72 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. daughter of Erastus L. Cothrell and Mary Ellen ---

    20 Blythe Quimby Hendricks b. 26 Mar 1880 burial: 08/25/1938 Section: 14 Lot: 72 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
      By the World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918: Blythe Quimby Hendricks b. 26 Mar 1880 place of brith not stated resided 1127 N. Meridian St. Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana he stated he was a lawyer in business for self at 320 L_ Bldg Indianapolis.

      Indianapolis, Aug. 24. -- Blythe Q. HENDRICKS, 58, secretary of the board of public safety and former newspaperman and radio announcer, died yesterday in the summer home of his mother, Mrs. John E. HENDRICKS, at Lake Maxinkuckee. He had been ill several months. Mr. Hendricks formerly was with the Indianapolis Star, the Indianapolis Times and the United Press Association. As a radio announcer, he conducted the first broadcast of an Indiana state high school basketball tournament. He was born in Peru and attended Princeton University where he studied under Woodrow Wilson. - Wednesday, August 24, 1938 Rochester Sentinel


    Connection not found:
    ELIZA SCOTT HENDRICKS burial: 02/28/1901 Section: 14 Lot: 72 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion Indiana.






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