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James Hendrickson – Week 8 of 52 Weeks of Ancestors

b:  February 16, 1849 Indiana m. September 28, 1887 d.  March 19, 1929, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri buried: Elm Spring Baptist Church Relationship: My paternal great-grandfather What I know about James Hendrickson I found this paper: Pleasant Hill College $30.00 August 27, 1877 This certifies that Mr. James Hendrickson having paid the sum of Thirty Dollars into the Treasury is hereby entitled to Full Scholarship for the period of one year with the privilege of attending each and every department without…

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hollyhock for a memory garden

This week: Creating a Memory Garden

Although I’ve written about Memory Gardens before, here I am doing it again! I first had the notion about creating a memory garden years ago when I visited the Reed Cemetery in Missouri. The cemetery was a disaster, as fallen tree limbs and roaming cattle and time had knocked over many of the tombstones. However, I found those for my great-great-grandparents, and for that I am grateful. While there, I took two plants that had gone to seed and were…

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Ella Snow – Week 7 of 52 Weeks of Ancestors

b:  March 19, 1857, Lafayette County, Missouri m: September 28, 1887, Johnson County, Missouri (married James Hendrickson) d: January 12, 1913 buried: Elm Spring Baptist Church Cemetery Relationship: My great-grandmother What I know about Ella Snow Ella was the second wife of James Hendrickson. When they married in 1887, she was 30-years-old and he was 38. They were married in Jackson County, Missouri where James lived. Ella had previously lived in Johnson County. James and Ella had one child, Herschel…

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Stephen I. Snow – Week 6 of 52 Weeks of Ancestors

b:  September 28, 1830, Surry County, North Carolina m: January 3, 1856, Lafayette County, Missouri d:  June 25, 1915, buried in Elm Spring Baptist Church Cemetery, Kingsville, Johnson County, Missouri, Relationship: My great-great grandfather What I Know About Stephen Isaac Snow The only thing I know is what I read in his obituary. That he kept bees, that he was a kind man and that he traveled with his family from North Carolina to settle in Lone Jack, Jackson County, Missouri.…

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