Mary Jane Culver

about 1823–about 1870 (Age 47)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

Mary Jane Culver was born about 1823, in Indiana, United States as the daughter of Samuel Culver. She married George L Hendrickson on 9 February 1843, in Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Rush, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died about 1870, in Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

George L Hendrickson
1811–1889
Mary Jane Culver
1823–1870
Marriage: 9 February 1843
James K Hendrickson
1845–1881
Nancy Jane Hendrickson
1847–1906
Elizabeth Hendrickson
1848–1926
Girdon Hendrickson
1850–1937
Jacob Hendrickson
1853–
Hulda Hendrickson
1855–1943
John L. Hendrickson
1858–1903
Harvey Hendrickson
1862–1911
Samuel Culver Hendrickson
1863–1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 February 1843
Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Culver

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siblings

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 2

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 13

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: from Old English culfre ‘dove’ (Late Latin columbula, a diminutive of columba), which Reaney suggests was used as a term of endearment. It may therefore have been applied as nickname for a lovelorn youth or perhaps for someone who used the expression indiscriminately. Otherwise, it may have been a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of doves or a nickname for someone bearing some fancied resemblance to a dove, such as mildness of temper.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary J Hendrickson in household of Geo Hendrickson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Hendrickson in household of George Hendrickson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary J Hendrickson in household of George Hendrickson, "United States Census, 1860"

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