Nellie Mae Hendricks

Female18 October 1857–3 September 1896

Brief Life History of Nellie Mae

When Nellie Mae Hendricks was born on 18 October 1857, in Chautauqua, New York, United States, her father, Frank Hendricks, was 23 and her mother, Mary H Baldwin, was 19. She lived in Sheridan, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1870 and Puyallup, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1880. She died on 3 September 1896, in Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Fredonia, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Frank Hendricks
Mary H Baldwin
Nellie Mae Hendricks

Sources (4)

  • Nellie Hendricks in household of Stephen V Jackson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nellie Hendricks, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Nellie Hendricks in household of Samuel A Patterson, "United States Census, 1870"

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World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 6

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 11

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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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