Rebecca Hendren

Femaleabout 1830–26 August 1925

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Hendren was born about 1830, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jabez Hendren, was 26 and her mother, Nancy Combs, was 24. She married William S. Pool on 19 January 1869, in Alexander, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Ellendale, Alexander, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Gwaltneys Township, Alexander, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 August 1925, at the age of 96, and was buried in Moravian Falls, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William S. Pool
Rebecca Hendren
Marriage: 19 January 1869
John Jabez Pool
Elizie Edward Pool

Sources (16)

  • Rebecca Pool in household of William Pool, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebecca Pool in entry for J J H Pool and Lula Johnson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Rebecca Poole, "North Carolina, Deaths, 1906-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 January 1869Alexander, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 0

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1830 · Trail of Tears

    Age 0

    In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

    1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

    Age 32

    On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, Irish, and English: variant of Henthorn . It is usually, supposed to be a variant of Henderson but this is phonetically improbable.

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

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