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James R. Hendricks
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1819
Georgia, USA
Death: May 3, 1901
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA

James R. Hendricks was the first child of William H. Hendricks Sr. and Susannah ( a full-blood Cherokee born in GA). He was born in the Old Cherokee Nation in GA.

He had 12 brothers and sisters. **See Willis Hendricks, William H. or Susannah Hendricks (all buried in the Hendricks Cemetery).

His wife was Nannie Woodall; they had the following children: Jennie Hendricks Ragsdale; Jonas; Dennis who married Eliza Jane Fish; Minerva Hendricks Poorboy Craft; Cornelia; and Louisa Hendricks Miles.

James R. was stationed at Fort Gibson, Union Army, Civil War, as a wagon maker and wood worker. He was District Judge of Tahlequah in 1873 and 1875, held many offices in the Cherokee Nation including member of the Council.

**Note William H. Hendricks' Bible states that James R. Hendricks was born on Nov. 27th, 1817 in GA.

Photo Courtesy of: Jill Delene Schneider, Descendant. 
Family links: 
  William H. Hendricks (1797 - 1868)
  Susannah Sokinny Hendricks (1798 - 1866)
  Nancy Jane Woodall Hendricks (1829 - 1873)*
  Jennie Irene Hendricks Ragsdale (1849 - 1937)*
  Jonas Boynton Hendricks (1852 - 1922)*
  Dennis William Hendricks (1853 - 1938)*
  Minerva Evaline Hendricks Craft (1857 - 1937)*
  Mary Cornelia Hendricks Banks (1866 - 1943)*
  Louisa Laura Hendricks Miles (1868 - 1946)*
  Anna Hendricks Price (1819 - 1879)*
  James R. Hendricks (1819 - 1901)
  Jane Hendricks Parris (1820 - 1870)*
  Margaret "Peggy" Hendricks Woodall (1822 - 1915)*
  John Hendricks (1824 - 1899)*
  Nancy Jane Hendricks Chambers (1825 - 1879)*
  Nancy Jane Hendricks Chambers (1825 - 1879)*
  Susanna Hendricks Woodall (1827 - 1883)*
  Katherine Hendricks Chambers (1829 - 1912)*
  William H. Hendricks (1831 - 1911)*
  Willis Robin Hendricks (1833 - 1893)*
  Franklin Hendricks (1836 - 1894)*
  Elizabeth Hendricks Rattling Gourd (1838 - 1914)*
  Elizabeth Hendricks Gourd (1838 - 1914)*
  Thomas Hendricks (1839 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Hendricks Cemetery
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Alice P.
Record added: Oct 19, 2001
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James R. Hendricks
Added by: Alice P.
James R. Hendricks
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 Added: Aug. 15, 2015
Plot 119
 Added: Jun. 25, 2014
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