America Hendricks

Female22 December 1842–21 January 1932

Brief Life History of America

When America Hendricks was born on 22 December 1842, in Bulloch, Georgia, United States, her father, John Hendrix, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth “Betsy” 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
America Hendricks
Marriage: 17 September 1873
Polly Lucinda Kirkland
James Ellarbe Kirkland
John Kirkland

Sources (7)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 September 1873Bulloch, Georgia, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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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 and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hendrick . See also Hendriks .

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

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