America Hendricks

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

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Matthew Timothy Kirkland
1821–1886
America Hendricks
1842–1932
Marriage: 17 September 1873
Polly Lucinda Kirkland
1874–1910
James Ellarbe Kirkland
1875–1957
John Kirkland
1877–1963

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 September 1873Bulloch, Georgia, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861
    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 and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hendrick . See also Hendriks .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Henricks
    Hendrick
    Hendericks

    Sources (7)

    • America Kirkland in household of Jas E Kirkland, "United States Census, 1900"
    • America Hendrix in household of John Hendrix, "United States Census, 1860"
    • America Kirkland, "Find A Grave Index"

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