Edward Ransom Hendrick

10 May 1879–30 May 1953 (Age 74)
Denton Land District, Texas, United States

The Life of Edward Ransom

Edward Ransom Hendrick was born on 10 May 1879, in Denton Land District, Texas, United States as the son of Augustus Hendricks and Charity Wood. He married Edith Elzira Climer on 8 September 1901, in Hill, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 30 May 1953, in Shamrock, Wheeler, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Shamrock Cemetery, Red River, Texas, United States.

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Edward Ransom Hendrick
Edith Elzira Climer
Marriage: 8 September 1901
Curtis Hendrick
Nettie Faye Hendrick

Spouse and Children

8 September 1901
Hill, Texas, United States


    Curtis Hendrick


    Nettie Faye Hendrick


Parents and Siblings

    Augustus Hendricks


    Charity Wood




World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 2

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Dutch, Scottish, and English: from the personal name Hendrick ( see Henry ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ransom Edward Hendrick, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • R E Hendrick, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Ransom Edward Hendrick, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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