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 Sarah Louisa <I>Levee</I> Hendricks

Sarah Louisa Levee Hendricks

Birth
West Point, Lee County, Iowa, USA
Death 5 May 1940 (aged 90)
Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Phillips, Hamilton County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 59007219 · View Source
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Grand Island Daily Independent Monday, 6 May 1940 p. 4
Death Takes Mrs. Sarah Hendricks
Mrs. Sarah L. Hendricks, nonagenarian Civil War widow, died at 5:15 p.m. Sunday at the home of Alfred Behrens, 604 West Ninth street, after an extended illness due to advanced age.
Sarah L. Levee was born at West Point, Ia., Dec. 14, 1849 and married Wm. H. Hendricks also of West Point, Ia., Oct. 19, 1875. A daughter, Lizzie, was born of their marriage.
Mr. and Mrs. Hendricks and their small daughter came to Nebraska in 1882, locating on a farm 2 1/2 miles south of the Hamilton county bridge. She continued to make her home there until three years ago, when she moved to Grand Island.
Her daughter, Lizzie, died Apr. 2, 1901, leaving a small daughter, Florence Perkey, who grew to womanhood in the home of her grandparents and later married Alfred Behrens.
Mrs. Hendricks is survived by four great grandchildren, Mrs. Leo Cole and Bill and Fern Behrens of this city and Mrs. August Schwartz of Wood River; one great, great grandchild, David Lee Cole, and Alfred Behrens, husband of the deceased granddaughter, with whom she made her home. Her husband also preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Geddes funeral home. Rev. Fredrick Leavitt, of Leigh, will officiate and burial will be in the Phillips cemetery. The family requests no flowers.


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  • Created by: Kay Cynova
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59007219
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Louisa Levee Hendricks (14 Dec 1849–5 May 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59007219, citing Phillips Cemetery, Phillips, Hamilton County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Kay Cynova (contributor 47064119) .