America Hendricks

22 December 1842–21 January 1932 (Age 89)
Bulloch, Georgia, United States

The Life of America

When America Hendricks was born on 22 December 1842, in Bulloch, Georgia, United States, her father, John Hendricks, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Dixon, was 35. She married Matthew Timothy Kirkland on 17 September 1873, in Bulloch, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Liberty, Georgia, United States in 1880 and Liberty, Early, Georgia, United States in 1900. She died on 21 January 1932, in Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States.

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Matthew Timothy Kirkland
America Hendricks
Marriage: 17 September 1873
Polly Lucinda Kirkland
James Ellarbe Kirkland
John Kirkland

Spouse and Children

17 September 1873
Bulloch, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 19

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 24

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Dutch, German, and English: patronymic from the personal name Hendrick .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • America Kirkland in household of Jas E Kirkland, "United States Census, 1900"
  • America Hendrix in household of John Hendrix, "United States Census, 1860"
  • America Hendricks in household of John Hendricks, "United States Census, 1850"

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