John W. Hendrix

Male1840–28 August 1862

Brief Life History of John W.

When John W. Hendrix was born in 1840, in North Carolina, United States, his father, David Hendrix Jr., was 27 and his mother, Barbra Halbrook, was 18. He lived in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1850 and Stokes, North Carolina, United States in 1860. He died on 28 August 1862, in Manassas, Virginia, United States, at the age of 22.

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David Hendrix Jr.
Barbra Halbrook
James Lewis Hendrix
John W. Hendrix
Sarah Ann Hendrix
Susan Elizabeth Hendrix
William Gaston Hendrix
Robert Lee Hendrix
Rebecca Jane Hendrix
Martha M Hendrix
Silas Lafoe Hendrix
Mary Ellen Hendrix

Sources (4)

  • John Hendrix in household of David Hendrix, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Death Notices from the People's Press (Salem, North Carolina) 1851-1892 An Indexed Abstract, compiled by Robert M. Topkins
  • Civil War Service Records

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Siblings (10)

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World Events (6)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 4

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.


Age 6

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

1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 7

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

Name Meaning

Dutch and German: variant of Hendriks .

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

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