Adam Hendrix

10 June 1871–20 February 1953 (Age 81)
Cartwright, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Adam

When Adam Hendrix was born on 10 June 1871, in Cartwright, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States, his father, Harvey Gabriel Hendrix, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ann Pickett, was 32. He married Sarah Malvina "Vina" Summers on 27 May 1894, in Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 6, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States in 1935. He died on 20 February 1953, in Cartwright, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Cookston Cemetery, Cartwright, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adam Hendrix
Sarah Malvina "Vina" Summers
Marriage: 27 May 1894
Lemuel Hendrix
James Robert Hendrix
Mary Adeline Hendrix

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Malvina "Vina" Summers


27 May 1894
Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States


    Lemuel Hendrix



    Mary Adeline Hendrix


Parents and Siblings



    John Hendrix


    Laura Belle Hendrix


    Lemuel Lancaster Hendrix


    William Hendrix



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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 7

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Dutch and German (northwest): patronymic from the personal name Hendrik ( see Henry 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adam Hendrix, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Adam Hendrix, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adam Hendrex, "United States Census, 1910"

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