Sarah Hendricks

Female6 June 1839–16 June 1884

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Hendricks was born on 6 June 1839, in Harrison, Ohio, United States, her father, Andrew Hendricks, was 32 and her mother, Mary Ann McAfee, was 27. She married John Silas Gayer in 1859, in Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Stock Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 16 June 1884, in Kingman, Kingman, Kansas, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Old Bross Cemetery, Nashville, Kingman, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Silas Gayer
Sarah Hendricks
Marriage: 1859
Florence Ella Gayer
James William Gayer
Andrew Jackson Gayer
Jacob Edward Gayer
John Henry Gayer
Charles Delbert Gayer
Mary A. Gayer
Sarah Elizabeth Gayer
Leah Jane Gayer
Ida M. Gayer
Lyda Gayer
Martha Agnes Gayer
Susanah F. Gayer
Patty M. Gayer
Lorren O. Gayer

Sources (7)

  • Sarah Gayer in household of John Gayer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Hendrickson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Sarah Hendricks in household of Andrew Hendricks, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1859Adams, Illinois, United States
  • Children (15)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 7

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

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

    Age 9

    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.


    Age 15

    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.

    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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