Muscatine County Iowa

Here is what the abbreviations in the bios stand for: far: farm; Co.: company or county; dir: dealer; IVA: Iowa Volunteer Artillery; IVC: Iowa Volunteer Cavalry; IVI: Iowa Volunteer Infantry; P.O.: Post Office; S. or Sec.: section; and st.: street.

Source: History of Muscatine County Iowa, Biographical Section, 1879, page 654

HENRY D. HENDRIX, farmer, Sec 33; P. O. Letts; born in ohio in 1804; his parents Henry and Martha Hendrix were natives of Maryland, but removed to Ohio in 1798, they went to Indiana about 1816, where they resided till their deaths. Mr. H. married, in 1829, Theodosia Willits, a native of Ohio; Mr. Hendrix came to Muscatine Co., from Indiana, in 1843; and settled on the farm where he now lives the same year; Mrs. Hendrix died in 1848; he again married, in 1850, Mrs. Margaret Whittaker, formerly Margaret Dinwiddie, native of Kentucky; she was born in 1818; she came to Jefferson Co. in 1837, returned to Indiana, and came back in 1850; Mr. Hendrix had seven children by his first marriage, six still living---Charles, Martha, William, Ellen, Ira, and Melissa; Angeline, the oldest, died in Oregon, in 1867; he has one child by second marriage--- Mary Matilda; lost two. Mr. H. owns 640 acres of land. Members of M. E. Church.

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