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Ambrose "Enzer" Hendren

Ambrose "Enzer" Hendren[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1835 - 1912

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  • Nickname  Enzer 
    Will Probated  13 Feb 1812  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • North Carolina In the Superior Court
      Wilkes County Before the Clerk.

      A paper writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of A. E. Hendren, deceased, is exhibited before me, the undersigned Clerk of the Superior Court, for said County, J. J. Hendren the executor therein mentioned, and the due execution thereof by the said A. E. Hendren by the oath and examination of F. B. Hendren and H. C. Walker the subscribing witness thereto; both being duly sworn, doth depose and say, and each for himself deposeth and saith, that he is a subscribing witness to the paper writing now shown him, purporting to be the last Will and Testament of A. E. Hendren that the said A. E. Hendren, in presence of this deponent, subscribed his name at the end of said paper writing now shown as aforesaid and which bears the date of the 2" day of Sept. 1898.

      And the Deponent further saith, That the said A. E. Hendren, the testator aforesaid, did at the time of subscribing his name as aforesaid, declare the paper writing so subscribed by him and exhibited to be his Last Will and Testament, and this deponent did thereupon subscribe his name at the end of said Will as an attesting witness thereto, and at the request and in the presence of said testator. and this deponent further saith, that at the said time when the said testator subscribed his name to the said Last Will as aforesaid, and at the time of deponent's subscribing his name as an attesting witness thereto as aforesaid, the said A. E. Hendren was of sound mind and memory, of full age to execute a will, and was not under any restrain to the knowledge, information or belief of this deponent:
      and further these deponents say not. F. B. Hendren
      Severally sworn and subscribed H. C. Walker
      this 13th day of Feby. 1812 before me
      C. H. Somers C.S.C.

      North Carolina In The Superior Court,
      Wilkes County
      It is therefore considered and adjudicated by the court that the said paper writing, and every part thereof, is the last Will and Testament of A. E. Hendren, deceased, and the same with the foregoing examination and this certificate, are ordered to recorded and filed.
      This 13 day of Feby., 1812.
      C. H. Somers, C.S.C.
    Born  29 May 1835  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  1840  , Gilreath's District, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • male 30-40: Stephen Hendrine [at 33]
      female 20-30 [Mary at 27]
      female 30-40
      male 5-10 [Ambrose Enzer at 5]
      male <5 yrs [Ephraim Elbert at 4]
      female <5 yrs [Lena Jane at 1]
      female 60-70
    Census: Federal  1 May 1841  , District 10, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    for the Wilkes County School System 
    • Stephen Hendren: Ambros E. 6
    Census: Federal  13 Nov 1850  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • 1) Stephen Hendren, male age 43, farmer, $300 real estate, born in NC
      2) Mary Hendren, female age 38, born in NC, cannot read or write
      3) Ambrose Hendren, male age 16, born in NC, attended school
      4) Ephraim Hendren, male age 14, born in NC, attended school
      5) Lena Hendren, female age 11, born in NC, attended school
      6) Sarah Hendren, female age 9, born in NC, attended school
      7) Alice Hendren, female age 7, born in NC, attended school
      8) Stephen Hendren, male age 6, born in NC
      9) Wm Hendren, male age 2, born in NC
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    Census: Federal  2 Jul 1860  , Upper Division (PO Wilkesboro), Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • 1) Ensor Hendren, male age 25, farmer, $200 real estate, $100 personal estate, born in NC
      2) Charlott Hendren, female age 23, farmer, born in NC
      3) Mary E. Hendren, female age 1, born in NC
    Military: Civil War  29 Mar 1862  [12
    2nd Lieutenant, 93rd Regiment, Company I, North Carolina Militia, Brushy Mountain District 
    Census: Federal  27 Jul 1870  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • 1) A. E. Hendren, white male age 35, farmer, $200 real estate, $800 personal estate, born in NC
      2) Charlotte Hendren, white female age 31, keeping house, born in NC
      3) Mary Hendren, white female age 11, born in NC, attended school
      4) Rebecca Hendren, white female age 9, at home, born in NC
      5) Louisa Hendren, white female age 7, at home, born in NC
      6) William E. Hendren, white male age 5, at home, born in NC
      7) Loucinda E. Hendren, white female age 3, at home, born in NC
      8) John J. Hendren, white male age 9 months, at home, born in NC
    Census: Federal  8 Jun 1880  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • 1) A. E. Hendren, head, white male age 45, farming, born in NC, parents born in NC
      2) Charlotte M. Hendren, wife, white female age 44, keeping house, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Loueasy C. Hendren, daughter, single white female age 17, cannot read or write, born in NC
      4) Edward Hendren, son, single white male age 15, works on farm, born in NC
      5) Loucinda E. Hendren, daughter, single white female age 13, born in NC
      6) Jahu J. Hendren, son, single white male age 10, born in NC
      7) Thena L. Hendren, daughter, single white female age 7, born in NC
      8) Ailcy Hendren, daughter, single white female age 5, born in NC
      9) Dora Hendren, daughter, single white female age 1, born in NC
    Directory Listing  1883  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • "Principal farmer: A. E. Hendren"
    Will Written  2 Sep 1898  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • North Carolina
      Wilkes County.
      I, A. E. Hendren of the aforesaid County and State being of sound and disposing memory but considering the uncertainty of the duration of my life, and knowing that death is appointed unto all men, do make, declare and publish this my last Will and Testament made by me in manner and forever as follows:
      First: I commit my soul to God who gave it, and my body to the earth whence it was taken, and direct that it shall be accorded a decent burial comfortable to my station in life, and the wishes of my family and friends, and I further will and direct as follows:
      1. I will, devise and bequeath unto my beloved wife Matilda, all my property real, personal and mixed, of whatsoever name or description during the term of her natural life.
      2. I will and devise unto my son Wm. Edward all that part of the tract of land lying south of the creek that runs down by the house after the death of my wife forever.
      3. I will and devise unto my son James, all that part of my land lying north of the creek that runs down by the house after the death of my wife forever.
      4. I hereby will and direct that the executor of this will to be hereinafter named shall after the death of my wife sell all my personal property that my said wife shall not consume during her life at public auction, and the proceeds of said to be divided equally among my five daughters.
      5. I hereby appoint my son James executor to carry out and execute the several items of this will as herein directed.
      Signed, sealed published and declared to be my last Will and Testament on this 2" day of Sept. 1898 in presence of:
      F. B. Hendren and
      H. C. Walker A. E. Hendren
    Census: Federal  7 Jun 1900  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • 1) Ambrus E. Hendren, head, white male age 65, married 42 years, born May 1835 in NC, parents born in NC, farmer, owned farm #30
      2) Charlotte M. Hendren, wife, white female age 64, mother of 9 kids, 8 living, born 1836 in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Lueasy Hendren, daughter, single white female age 37, born Oct 1862 in NC
      4) Olen Tedder, single white male age 10, born Mar 1890 in NC, parents born in NC, attended school 2 months, cannot read or write
    Voter Registration List  23 Oct 1902  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • "Hendren, A. Enzor, 67, NA, NC, 10-23-[19]02"
    Census: Federal  16 Apr 1910  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    • 1) Ambrose Enza Hendren, head, white male age 74, married 53 years, born in NC, parents born in NC, farmer, owns farm #9
      2) Charlotte M. Hendren, wife, white female age 74, mother of 7 kids, 6 living, born in NC, parents born in NC
    Occupation  farmer 
    Religion  Baptist 
    Died  12 Jan 1912  , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Buried  Old Bethany Cemetery, Gilreath, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
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    Person ID  I300  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 

    Father  Stephen Hendren,   b. 12 Sep 1807, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1876, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Mary Cook,   b. 2 Mar 1813, , , Iredell County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1899, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  14 Aug 1834  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F8  Group Sheet

    Family  Charlotte "Matilda" Hendren,   b. 19 Apr 1836, , , Hancock County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1912, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Aug 1857  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 19
    Children 
     1. Mary E. Hendren,   b. 27 Aug 1858, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Rebecca J. Hendren,   b. 8 Aug 1860, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Louisa C. Hendren,   b. 6 Oct 1862, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1938, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Edward Hendren,   b. 28 Nov 1864, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1940, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Lucinda Emily Hendren,   b. 6 Feb 1867, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1902, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Jehu "Jones" Hendren,   b. 23 Sep 1869, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1952, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Thenia Lavenia Hendren,   b. 27 Aug 1872, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1945, , North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Alicy M. Hendren,   b. 12 Aug 1875, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1901 and 1904, , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Clora Vandora Hendren,   b. 24 May 1879, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
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    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID  F144  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsWill Probated - 13 Feb 1812 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 May 1835 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1840 - , Gilreath's District, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - for the Wilkes County School System - 1 May 1841 - , District 10, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 13 Nov 1850 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Aug 1857 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 2 Jul 1860 - , Upper Division (PO Wilkesboro), Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill Written - 2 Sep 1898 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Bethany Cemetery, Gilreath, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S69] A. E. Hendren Family Bible, Ambrose Enzer Hendren, (published in 1870, Bible in possession of Bessie Chloe Rhodes Kerbaugh, cover page and family pages held by John and Sherri Kerbaugh of Aurora, Colorado).

    2. [S210] A Transcript of Wilkes County School census 1840-1850 With Comprehensive Index of Names and Places, George F. McNeil, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Privately published, 1993), Stephen Hendren household, District 10, page 23.

    3. [S469] "Wilkes County Record of Wills 1896-1929, Vol. 7, 8," on microfilm in box NI-27, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 929.37568 Wil NI-27., A. E. Hendren's will, vol. 7 (1898-1928), 452-455.

    4. [S806] North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, (Vital Records, Raleigh, North Carolina), certificate of death for Venie Hendren Gilreath, registration district no. 97-60, certificate no. 60, vol. 45, page 021791.

    5. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Mrs. Venie Hendren Gilreath, vol. 40, no. 45, Thursday, 11 Oct 1945, page 1.

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    7. [S19] Personal Correspondence, e-mail from Kathy Hendren Hobbs of Granite Falls, North Carolina (khobbs@caa.k12.nc.us) to Gail Rich Nestor, 15 February 2008, 19 Feb 2008.

    8. [S744] Old Bethany Cemetery, near Gilreath (Brushy Mountain Township), Wilkes County, North Carolina, grave marker for Ambrose Enzer Hendren, photographed by Gail Rich Nestor, 27 Aug 2005.

    9. [S1591] 1840 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M704, roll 373, Gilreath's District, p. 62, Stephen Hendrine household, accessed 19 Jul 2008., 19 Jul 2008.

    10. [S111] 1850 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), Stephen Hendren household, family 1965, sheet 375A; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M432, roll 649.

    11. [S734] 1860 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), Ensor Hendren household, Upper Division - Wilkesboro, dwelling & family 372, page 50; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M653, roll 918.

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    13. [S637] 1870 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), A. E. Hendren household, Brushy Mountain Township, dwelling & family 23, page 262; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M593, roll 1165.

    14. [S70] 1880 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), A. E. Hendren household, Brushy Mountain Township, enumeration district 216, sheet 150D, dwelling & family 76; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T9, roll 987.

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    17. [S998] Wilkes County, North Carolina, "Grandfather Book", (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Courthouse), entry for A. Enzor Hendren.

    18. [S1387] 1910 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 1134, Brushy Mountain Township, enumeration district (ED) 163, sheet 1A, dwelling 9, family 9, Ambrose Enza Hendren household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.

    19. [S18] "North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868," subscription database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, compiler, (www.ancestry.com), image number: 3578.