James O Hendershott

1854–1929 (Age 74)
New York, United States

The Life of James O

When James O Hendershott was born on 11 November 1854, in New York, United States, his father, Jacob H. Hendershott, was 26 and his mother, Julia Ann Wright, was 24. He had at least 1 son with Clara "Carrie" Pier. He lived in Hilton, Parma, Monroe, New York, United States in 1900. He died on 11 July 1929, in Parma, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Monroe, New York, United States.

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James O Hendershott
Clara "Carrie" Pier
William Hendershott

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • Jacob H. Hendershott


  • Julia Ann Wright




  • Mary Hendershot


  • Lucas Hendershot


  • Zenus Hendershot


  • Male1854–1929Male

  • Frank Hendershot


World Events (8)


Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 9

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Of German origin: see Hendershot .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James Hendershot in household of Jacob Hendershot, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Hendershot, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Hendershot, "United States Census, 1880"

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