Mary “Polly” <I>Hufford</I> Henricks


Mary “Polly” Hufford Henricks

Fairfield County, Ohio, USA
Death 29 Nov 1912 (aged 93)
Henry County, Indiana, USA
Burial Poplar Grove, Howard County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 33337452 View Source
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Mary was a German Baptist Brethren woman. She married Simon P. HENRICKS on January 10, 1841, in Carroll County, Indiana. To that union were born Elizabeth, Rebecca, John, Andrew, Joseph, Solomon, David, and Mary.

Mary is pictured on page 70 of the HUFFORD FAMILY HISTORY. She is shown with her husband and their children. Her date of birth is listed as June 18, 1819. Her children are named as Elizabeth, Rebecca, John, Andrew, Joseph, Solomon, David, and Mary. Children Rebecca, John, Andrew, Joseph, and David are noted as dead by the time of the 1909 HUFFORD FAMILY HISTORY, with notation that their bodies were buried at Hufford Cemetery, one mile northwest of Rossville, Indiana.

The following appeared in "THE GOSPEL MESSENGER" on March 15, 1913. A notation indicates that it was placed by "Goldie Henry" of Kokomo, Indiana:

Henricks, Sister Polly, nee Hufford, born in Ohio, June 15, 1819, died near Honey Creek Indiana, December 29, 1912, aged 93 years, 5 months, and 9 days. She, with her pastor, moved to Indiana on a farm near Rossvi11e. She was married to Simon P. Henricks January 10, 1841, after which she and her husband moved on a farm in Howard County. To this union were born 8 children. She leaves three children, 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Services at the Howard church by Elder Jacob Cripe. [Death certificate reports death as Jefferson Township, Henry County, Indiana.]

Mary and her husband had eight children. That information is from both the 1909 HUFFORD FAMILY HISTORY and from Mary's death notice in THE GOSPEL MESSENGER. Those children were as follow:
Elizabeth, 1842-1925 (m. John K. SHIVELY)
Rebecca, 1843-1846
John, 1845-1847
Andrew, 1846-1850
Joseph, 1848-1850
Solomon, 1851-1925
David, 1854-1854
Mary, b. 1856 (m. Thomas Ridgeway)

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  • Added: 28 Jan 2009
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary “Polly” Hufford Henricks (18 Jun 1819–29 Nov 1912), Find a Grave Memorial ID 33337452, citing Mound Cemetery, Poplar Grove, Howard County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by AMB (contributor 46844067) .