Rebecca Hendricks

2 November 1835–11 May 1880 (Age 44)
Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecca

When Rebecca Hendricks was born on 2 November 1835, in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Hendricks, was 27 and her mother, Drusilla Dorris, was 25. She married Hyrum Abiff Watson Sr on 23 June 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 11 May 1880, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Samuel Roskelley
Rebecca Hendricks
Marriage: 22 July 1858
Rebecca Roskelley
Charlotte Roskelley
Zina Young Roskelley
Samuel Hendricks Roskelley
James Roskelley
William Hendricks Roskelley
Joseph Roskelley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 July 1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    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.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 4
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 13
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

    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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    Rebecca Hendricks

    HISTORY OF REBECCA HENDRICKS ROSKELLEY I was born 2 Nov. 1835 at Franklin, Kentucky, just six months after my parents joined the Mormon Church. . My father was James Hendricks and my mother was Dr …

    Sources (25)

    • Rebecca Roskelly in household of Samuel Roskelly, "United States Census, 1870"
    • <Unknown> in entry for Samuel Roskelly, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Rebecca Roskelly in household of Saml Roskelly, "United States Census, 1860"

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