Tag Archives: Hendrickson

Charles L. Foster

Charles L. Foster
b. 27 April 1837, near Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, to John and Sarah (Hendrickson) Foster
d. 27 July 1934, Huntington Park, Los Angeles County, California

m. 7 February 1864, Milan, Ripley County, Indiana
Sally Richardson
b. 1 November 1843, Ripley County, Indiana, to Robert and Louisa Ann C. (Dean) Richardson
d. 10 January 1921, Mira Monte, Los Angeles County, California

Children with Sally Richardson:
• Millie M. (1866-1944) married Oliver Bailey
• John R. (1874-1910) married Louise M. [–?–]

Charles moved to Indiana about 1845. He lived in Johnson Township, Ripley County, and near Columbus, Bartholomew County, before emigrating about 1890. He served in Company A, 83rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War.

Submitted by:
Col. James E. Foster
Austin TX

Charles B Long

Charles B Long
b. 10 December 1818, Carroll County, Kentucky/Indiana
d. 26 October 1894, Drakesville, Davis County, Iowa

m. 25 August 1840, Indiana
Catherine Rash
b. 25 January 1820, Franklin County, Indiana
d. 12 February 1892, Drakesville, Davis County, Iowa

Children with Catherine Rash:

  • Mary Ann (b. 8 February 1845–1917) married George Hendrickson
  • Sarah Jane (b. 2 April 1848)
  • John W. (b. 16 March 1850)
  • Anna (b. 26 October 1853)
  • Thomas (b. 5 November 1860)

Charles resided in Carroll County, Indiana; Delaware County, Indiana; and Jackson Township, Brown County, Indiana, in 1850. He emigrated from Indiana in 1855 to Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa.

Charles and Catherine’s daughter, Mary Ann, was left a widow with eight children at age 33 when her husband, George Hendrickson, died of Civil War injuries. She raised the children and never remarried. She died at age 72 in 1917 at Berkeley, California.

Submitted by:
Paula G. Vierra
Eagan MN

Richard Hendrickson

Richard Hendrickson
b. 1810, Kentucky
d. 25 February 1896, Redfield, Bourbon County, Kansas

m/1. 15 August 1831, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Margaret McKibbon
b. 1813, Ohio
d. 12 April 1849, Newcastle Township, Fulton County, Indiana

m/2. 1850
Sarah Jane Crew/Cruz

Children with Margaret McKibbon:

  • Mariah (b. 1835)
  • Sarah “Sally” (b. 1838)
  • Harrison Henry (1840–1899) married Lizzie Custard
  • Richard (1842–1863)
  • George (1844–1878) married Mary Ann Morgan
  • James (1846–1863)

Richard emigrated from German Township, Bartholomew County, Indiana, to Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa, in 1853.

All of Richard and Margaret’s sons volunteered and served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Richard, Jr. and James died in the war. George, the only son to have children, fathered eight children before he died at age 33 in 1878 of war-related injuries and illness.

Sarah Jane Crew/Cruz, Richard’s second wife, was a widow with a son, William.

In 1865 Richard and Jane, his second wife, moved from Iowa to Kansas, where he farmed
and operated a gristmill. They lived long and healthy lives until they died within hours of each other in 1896. Around 1878, the spelling of the family name was changed to Hendrixson for reasons unknown.

Submitted by:
Paula G. Vierra
Eagan MN