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Sheldrake Kendrick
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1808
Columbia County
Georgia, USA
Death: May 21, 1879
Mount Olive
Butler County
Alabama, USA

Sheldrake Kendrick was a very well known resident of that area and operated a general store out of his home, which is now located in Mount Olive, Alabama. This is the house where the Country and Western star, Hank Williams, Sr was born in 1924.

Sheldrake and his 2nd wife Laney Skinner built their home in favorite south Alabama style, sometime in the mid-to-late 1800s. According to Brian Turpen, "It was a double-pen structure, with two units joined together by an eight-foot wide hall running from the front to the rear. On one side of the hall was where they ran a country store, and on the other side were the living quarters, a total of six rooms, (three on each side). A porch ran across the whole front of the building, which was made of sealed logs. The old Kendrick house (or commonly called "The Old Kendrick Place") is no longer standing as it was destroyed by fire in the 1930s. All that is left today is a grassy trace where the old dirt road ran in front of the house and a grove of trees that once shaded the back yard. The first Hank Williams festivals were held nearby the old farm." 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Kendrick (1770 - ____)
  Mary Slade Kendrick
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Laney Skinner Hobbs (1823 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Martha Jane Kendrick Vurnon (1829 - 1920)*
  Mary Jane Kendrick Evans (1836 - 1906)*
  Sterling Ramsey Kendrick (1837 - 1933)*
  Thomas Pilley Kendrick (1839 - 1928)*
  Asa Skinner Kendrick (1841 - 1932)*
  James Wesley Kendrick (1844 - 1923)*
  Richard Pierce Kendrick (1847 - 1925)*
  Martha Ann Kendrick Adair (1850 - 1924)*
  William Ashley Kendrick (1851 - 1940)*
  Frances Ellen Kendrick Gilmore (1854 - 1943)*
  Sarah Laney Kendrick Bennett (1858 - 1938)*
  Lucinda Catherine Kendrick Gilmore (1862 - 1945)*
  Wiley Artis Kendrick (1865 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sheldrake Kendrick (1808 - 1879)
  Josiah Kendrick (1810 - 1901)*
  Robert Kendrick (1823 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Concord Cemetery
Mixonville
Conecuh County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: BamaGuy0324
Record added: Mar 09, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6247041
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I am descended from Josiah, brother of Sheldrake.
- Betsy Waggoner
 Added: Sep. 22, 2012
I am a descendent of Sheldrake through his son Sterling Ramsey, grandson Edwin Ramsey, and ggranddaughter Eva Adelle Irons
- Steve Irons
 Added: Apr. 14, 2004

- Florence
 Added: Jan. 26, 2004
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