Anna Jane DeCoursey

Brief Life History of Anna Jane

When Anna Jane DeCoursey was born on 1 February 1877, in Marion, Indiana, United States, her father, John DeCoursey, was 27 and her mother, Mary Caroline Williams, was 27. She married Eugene W. Hendricks on 18 July 1901, in Vernon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Calhan, El Paso, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 4 August 1948, at the age of 71, and was buried in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States.

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Eugene W. Hendricks
Anna Jane DeCoursey
Marriage: 18 July 1901
Clarence William Hendricks
Ethel L. Hendricks
Everett Milton Hendricks
Wilma Lorene Hendricks

Sources (8)

  • Anna J Hendricks in household of Eugene W Hendricks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna Decoursey Hendricks in entry for Clarence William Hendricks, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Anna J Hendricks in household of William H Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1885: El Paso, Colorado, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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

English and Irish: of Norman origin, a variant of De Courcy, a habitational name for someone from any of various places in northern France called Courcy, especially the one in Calvados. Courcy is from the Gallo-Roman personal name Curtius (a derivative of Latin curtus ‘short’; compare Court 3) + the locative suffix -acum.

History: Patrick de Courcy was appointed justiciar of Ireland in 1221.

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

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