Shelby  County  Indiana
Obituaries

Hendrickson


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
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Harold Ray Hendrickson, 90, of Shelbyville died Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, at Heritage House Convalescent Center.
Born May 5, 1919, in Shelbyville, he was the son of  Cleo and  Clara (Sandefur) Hendrickson.
Married  Gladys Redd, and she preceded him in death in 1973.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
October, 1982
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HATTIE  HENDRICKSON
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          Hattie Hendrickson,  91, formerly of W. Jackson Street, died at 9 p.m. Friday at the Heritage House Convalescent Center where she had been in failing health for three years.  She had been seriously ill since June.
          A life-long Shelbyville resident,  Mrs. Hendrickson  had worked in the gift department at the J. G. DePrez Hardware Co., retiring in 1966 after 45 years.  She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church where she was also a member of the Altar Society.
          A daughter of  Frank and Elizabeth (Bogeman) Rehme,  she was born Aug. 12, 1891, in Shelbyville.
          Surviving are a daughter,  Mrs. Lawrence (Mary Frances) Bornhorst,  Shelbyville; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister,  Mrs. Maynard (Zita) Zinser,  Shelbyville.  A daughter,  Martha Jane Malloy,  four brothers and six sisters preceded her in death.
          Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. Joseph Schoettle officiating.  Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
          Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Carmony Funeral Home.  The rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Sunday.
          Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or the American Cancer Society.
Contributed for Mary Rinehart


The  Evening  Republican
Columbus, Indiana
25 Nov 1964
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ELBERT
HENDRICKSON
Stricken
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          Ebert (Hank) Hendrickson,  67, Hope, died about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Bartholomew county hospital after a short illness.  He was the victim of a heart attack.  Mr. Hendrickson was a retired Cummins Engine company employe, a veteran of the first world war, a member of the Hope Baptist church, Masonic lodge and Eastern Star.
          He was born in Shelby county Aug. 13, 1897, to  Harve and  Alice Buckler Hendrickson,  and married the former  Miss Hazel Campbell  July 21, 1936.*
          The wife survives along with two daughters,  Miss Helen Hendrickson  and  Mrs. Harold Zollman  and a sister,  Mrs. Reba Carman,  all of Hope, and three grandchildren.
          The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Norman funeral home in Hope with burial in the Hope Moravian cemetery.  Conducting the rites will be the Rev. Everett Hayes, minister of the Hope Baptist church.  Persons may call after 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributed by Betty Kitchen
* Note from Betty:  The Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959 document available on familysearch shows the marriage as July 21, 1937.


The  Shelbyville  News
February 23, 1960
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DEATH  CLAIMS  
    MARIETTA  MAN
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Rites Thursday For
Mr. Hendrickson, 94
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Benjamin Hendrickson, 94, Marietta resident since 1940, formerly operator of a shoe repair shop, died at 1 p.m. Monday at a Franklin nursing home.
Had lived most of his life in Shelby county; born in Tipton county, June 11, 1865.  Married  Ellen Arzelia Hamilton  on August 7, 1889, she preceded in death in 1955.  Last of his family.  Survivors include four daughters:  Mrs. Orpha Hammond, Norfolk, VA;  Mrs. Grace Applegate, Shelbyville;  Mrs. Genevieve Turner, Edinburg.  28 grandchildren, 83 great grandchildren, 17 great-great grandchildren.  Daughter and 3 sons preceded in death. 
Ewing Mortuary Thursday.  Burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
[Parents were Joseph and Hettie (Smith) Henderson. BH]
Submitted by Bev Rummel Klemme; originally copied by Barb Huff
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, December 15, 1955
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COUNTY  WOMAN'S  
        RITES  MONDAY
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Mrs. Elen Hendrickson
Succumbs at Marietta
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Mrs. Elen Arzelia Hendrickson, 87, resident of Marietta for twelve years, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Orpha Hammond, in Marietta.
Native of Clifty in Bartholomew county, Mrs. Hendrickson had spent most of her life in Shelby county.  Born October 4, 1868, the d/o  Napolean and Nancy (Cole) Hamilton.  August 7, 1884, married  Benjamin Hendrickson who survives with five daughters.  Daughters are:  Mrs. Orpha Hammond,  Mrs. Grace Applegate, this city;  Mrs. Lenard Cowin, Connersville; Mrs. Nellie Ensminger, Marietta; and Mrs. Genevive Turner, Edinsburg.  3 sons preceded in death.  28 grandchildren, 61 great grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren still living.
Ewing mortuary Monday, Revs. C. M. Hagar  and  M. Katayama  officiating.  Burial Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Submitted by Bev Rummel Klemme; originally copied by Barb Huff
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


A  Shelbyville  Newspaper
Tuesday, April 2, 1946
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HENDRICKSON    
    RITES  TODAY
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Harve Hendrickson Suc-
cumbs at Columbus
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          Funeral services for  Harve Hendrickson, age seventy, former resident of Shelby county, will be held at the Norman funeral home in Hope this afternoon at 2:00 o'clock.  Burial will be made in the Hope cemetery.
          Mr. Hendrickson died at the Bartholomew county hospital.  He was born in the Hope community in 1875 but resided in Shelby county for 20 years before moving back to Bartholomew county five years ago.  He was the son of  Jonathan and Sara Hendrickson.
          Survivors include the widow,  Mrs. Delia Hendrickson; two children,  Mrs. Reba Carman  and  Elbert Hendrickson, of Hope; a sister, Mrs. Mattie O'Conner, of Hope, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Contributed by  Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Democrat
Tuesday, October 30, 1945
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COUNTY  NATIVE  IS  STRICKEN
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T.  A.  Hendrickson Dies in Indianapolis
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          Word had been received here of the death of Thomas A.  Hendrickson, age 71, which occurred in Indianapolis Monday.  Born in Shelby County, Mr.  Hendrickson was the son of Daniel and Melisia Hendrickson.  For the past forty years he had operated a grocery in Indianapolis.  Survivors include a son, Russell Hendrickson, of Indianapolis; six nephews, two of whom are Roy and  James Hendrickson, of this city, and five nieces, including  Miss Pearl Hendrickson,  Miss Ruby Hendrickson  and  Mrs. John B. Higgins, all of Shelbyville.  Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.  at the G. H. Hermann funeral home in Indianapolis and burial will be made in Crown Hill cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, May 16, 1935
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WOMAN  DIES  AT
DAUGHTER'S  HOME
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Mrs. Della J. Hendrickson, Aged
70, Died Near Winchester
Church Last Night
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          Mrs. Della J. Hendrickson,  widow of  John Hendrickson,  died at the home of her son-in-law and daughter,  Mr. and Mrs. Chester Baker,  of Washington township, at 10:15 o'clock Tuesday night following a long illness due to heart asthma.
          She had been living at her daughter's home, near the Winchester church, for the past six years.
          Mrs. Hendrickson was the daughter of  Ephriam and  Katherine (Evard) Rothrock  and was born in Bartholomew county on April 1, 1865.  She was 70 years, 1 month and 4 days old.  Forty-eight years ago she was married to John Hendrickson, who died May 10, 1903.  Four children were born to the union, all of whom survive.  They are  Mrs. Elsie Baker,  at whose home she died;  George Hendrickson,  of Columbus;  Hallard,  of Clifford and  Arnold,  of Indianapolis.
          She is also survived by four grandchildren; a sister,  Mrs. Melissa Nigh,  of Ft. Pierre, South Dakota, and several nieces and nephews.
          Funeral services will be held on Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Winchester church following brief services at the late home at 2:00 o'clock.  Rev. W. E. Burkher, pastor of the church, will officiate and burial will be in the Lewis Creek Baptist cemetery in charge of C. F. Fix & Son, funeral directors.
          Mrs. Hendrickson was a member of the Clifford Christian church.
Contributed by  Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, October 17, 1921
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          Miss Maud Hendrickson  died at the residence of her father,  Mr. John Hendrickson  in Hendricks township, at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, aged seventeen years and three months.  The funeral will be from the Christian church at Bengal at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, Elder W. D. Clark officiating.  The interment will be made in the Edinburg cemetery.  Edwards & Hageman in charge.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Thursday, December 23, 1918
Page 1
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BLOOD  CLOT  ON  BRAIN
CAUSED  FARMER'S  DEATH
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Joseph  Hendrickson,  Near  Ge-
neva,  Passed  Away  Early
This  Morning
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         Joseph Hendrickson,  61 years old, a prominent farmer of the county, died at 12:10 o'clock this morning at his home in Noble township, north of Geneva.  Mr. Hendrickson had been suffering for the past year from heart disease, but his condition did not become critical until Monday morning and it is believed his death was caused by the formation of a blood clot on the brain, as he lapsed into unconsciousness soon after the attack came and physicians were not able to give him any relief.
          Deceased had been a lifelong resident of Noble township, being born in that township August 22, 1854.  He was industrious and thrifty and had prospered as a farmer, being one of the highly respected men of the community.
          Mr. Hendrickson had married twice, his first wife being  Miss Miranda Peek.  She died in April, 18??.  Two children that were born of this union survive the parents.  They are  Miss Eupha Hendrickson, at home, and  Mrs. Ralph Lemasters, of Shelby township.
          April 26, 1891, Mr. Hendrickson married again, his wife being  Miss Missouri Boys.  She survives him and his also leaves two brothers and two sisters.  They are A??? Hendrickson, of Iowa;  George Hendrickson, of Noble township Miss Letta Hendrickson, of Noble township, and  Mrs. James Barnett, of Elwood.
          Mr. Hendrickson was a member of Sulphur Hill Lodge, Knights of Pythias, and the lodge will take part in the burial ceremonies.
          The funeral service will be held at the M. E. church in Geneva at 12 o'clock Christmas morning, the Rev. E. D. Parks officiating, and the interment will be made in the Ogden cemetery in charge of Hendrickson & Sleeth.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Democrat
Tuesday, May 25, 1917
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Mrs.  Mary Hendrickson Victim of Paralysis
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Died at Home of  Nephew,
Berry Copeland in Noble Township
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          Mrs. Mary Hendrickson, aged 81 years, one of the widely know ladies of Noble township, died at the home of her nephew, Berry Copeland, south of St.  Paul at 12:30 o'clock today.  Death was due to paralysis with which she had been afflicted for the past 6 months.  She suffered two strokes, the first coming last December and at that time she was in a serious condition, but she recovered and enjoyed good health until last Tuesday when she suffered the second stroke.  Since that time she had been lying at the point of death.
          Mrs.  Hendrickson was the daughter of Thomas and Maria Thornburg and was born February 5, 1835 in Ohio.  She came to this county in company with her parents when she was but four years of age.  Mrs.  Hendrickson, was twice married, her first husband being John Miller, who died many years ago.  Her second husband was Daniel Hendrickson, who died several years ago.  No children were born to either union.  Mrs.  Hendrickson was the owner of several hundred acres of land, most of it being located in Decatur County, that located in this county being in Noble township.  M.G.  Tindall undertaker of the city in charge of funeral arrangements.
Submitted by  Bev Rummel Klemme; originally copied by Barb Huff


The  Shelby  Democrat
Wednesday, March 11, 1914
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PROMINENT  NOBLE  TOWNSHIP
MAN  FOUND  DEAD
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DANIEL  HENDRICKSON  
PASSED  AWAY  THIS  MORNING 
 AT  AGE  OF  EIGHTY-FIVE
FUNERAL  TO  BE  HELD  FRIDAY
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Was One of the Wealthy Farmers
of the County, He and His Wife Being
Owners of More than
Eight Hundred Acres of Land
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          Daniel Hendrickson, 85 year old, died this morning at his home in the southeast part of Noble township, the end following a long illness caused by hardening of the arteries and other complications.  Mr.  Hendrickson was one of the prominent residents of Noble township and was known all over the southern part of Shelby county and in Decatur and Bartholomew counties, and he was held in the highest esteem by his many friends.
          Mr.  Hendrickson was born in Kentucky, but he had been a resident of Noble township since childhood, his parents having been among the pioneer residents of that part of the county.  He had been a member of the Baptist church for many years and his influence had always been exerted for the moral uplift of the community in which he lived.  Four sons and two daughters born in his first marriage survive him.  They are Reuben of Indianapolis,  Robert, William and George  of Noble township; Mrs.  Mattie Harrington of this city; and Mrs. Narcissus Mitchell, of Indianapolis.  He also leaves a sister, Mrs.  Theresa Jackson of Fortville.  Mr.  Hendrickson's first wife, [Emilissa Mitchell], died May 10, 1876, and Mrs.  Mary [Thornburg] Miller became his second wife September 30, 1897.  She survives him.  At the time of his death, he and his wife owned more than 800 acres of land, all of it being located in Noble township.  Mr.  Hendrickson had always followed farming and his industry and good judgement had enabled him to achieve signal success in that line.
          The funeral service will be held at two o'clock Friday afternoon and the Bethel church and the interment will be made in the Copeland* cemetery in charge of M.G.  Tindall.
* Daniel Hendrickson is buried in Jones Cemetery in Noble Township.
Submitted by  Bev Rummel Klemme; originally copied by Barb Huff


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, December 7, 1905
Page 12, column 6
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AT  AGE  OF  NINETY-SIX
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          Mrs. Martha J[ane] Hendrickson  died at her home in Geneva at eleven-fifteen p.m., Monday December the fourth, aged ninety-six years.  She will be buried Wednesday in the Pleasant Grove cemetery.  Services will be held at the M. E. Church at Geneva, the Rev. J. T. Bean having charge.  D. B. Wilson and Son will act as funeral directors.
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Shelby County Marriages
Martha Jane Hatton  &  Jonathan Hendrickson
September 15, 1836
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*NoteóMartha Jane Hatton was the daughter of Wiley C. Hatton & Nancy Gregory
          Jonathan Hendrickson was the son of James Hendrickson, Sr. & Elizabeth Voyls
          Jonathan & Martha were the parents of 13 children----------Barb
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Franklin  Democrat
Johnson County, Indiana
Friday, September 17, 1897
Volume XXXVIII, Number 10
Page 6, column 3
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BENGAL.
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          Gertie Hendrickson,  daughter of  John Hendrickson,  departed this life last Friday evening, age 18 years.  Funeral Sunday at the Christian church of which she was a member.  She was a good Christian girl and loved by all who knew her.  Her mother preceded her to the grave some three years ago, and Gertie acted as mother to the little babe that was left, and cared generally for the family.  Our loss is her gain as she was a devoted Christian and is now resting with the saints beyond.
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Note:  Date of birth, 6 Aug 1880 (calculated).  Date of death, 10 Sep 1897.
Contributed by Mark McCrady and Cathea Curry


The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Tuesday, January 3, 1882
Page 4   column 2
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L O C A L     N E W S.
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          The funeral services of the late  Miss Mattie Hendrickson,  step-daughter of  Allen Major,  will be preached at Norristown, by Rev. Gullett, at eleven o'clock on Sunday, the 8th inst.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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