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Ambrose "Enzer" Hendren

Male 1835 - 1912  (76 years)


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  • Name Ambrose "Enzer" Hendren  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Nickname Enzer 
    Born 29 May 1835  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Gender Male 
    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
    Person ID I300  Main
    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  (Age 68 years) 
    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  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 14 Aug 1834  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    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  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1857  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 11, 12
    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  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     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  [natural]
     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  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     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  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     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  (Age 35 years)  [natural]
     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  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     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  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
     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  (Age 25 years)  [natural]
     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  [natural]
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • (Research):The Hendren history by Woody Hendren
      Source Information:
      Batch Number: 7621006
      Sheet: 85
      Source Call No.: 1058599 Type: Film

  • Sources 
    1. [S69] Bible: North Carolina, Wilkes - A. E. Hendren Family, 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) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S210] Book: North Carolina-Wilkes - Wilkes School Census (1840-1850), George F. McNeil, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Privately published, 1993), Stephen Hendren household, District 10, page 23 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S469] North Carolina, Wilkes - Wills, Vol 7 & 8 (1896-1929) [microfilm], (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 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S806] Vital: North Carolina Vital Records, Births: 1913-Present, Deaths: 1930-Present, (Vital Records, Raleigh, North Carolina), certificate of death for Venie Hendren Gilreath, registration district no. 97-60, certificate no. 60, vol. 45, page 021791 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S142] Newspaper: North Carolina, Wilkes, North Wilkesboro - The Journal-Patriot [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 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S121] Website: Combs-Coombs &c. [online], (A Free Nonprofit Web Site Generously Hosted by USGenNet).

    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 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S744] Cemetery: North Carolina, Wilkes, Brushy Mountain Township - Old Bethany Cemetery, grave marker for Ambrose Enzer Hendren, photographed by Gail Rich Nestor, 27 Aug 2005 (Reliability: 3).
      Inscription:
      A. ENZER
      HENDREN
      Born
      May 29, 1835.
      Died
      Jan. 12, 1912
      Beyond the [remainder too faint to read]

    9. [S467] Marriage: North Carolina, Wilkes - Marriage Bonds (1778-1868), Vol. A-B [microfilm], Wilkes County, North Carolina Courthouse, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), vol. C-H, Reel C.104.6002, M 929-37568 Wil (Reliability: 3).
      State of North=Carolina,
      Wilkes County.
      Know all Men by these Presents, that we, Stephen Hendren
      and William Hendren Jr.
      in the State aforesaid, are held and firmly bound unto the Governor of the State of North Carolina for the time being, in the just and full sum of five hundred pounds, current money of the State, to be paid to the said Governor, or his successor or as-
      signs: To the which payment well and truly to be made and done, we bind our-
      selves, our heirs, executors, and administrators. Sealed with our seals, and dated
      this 14th day of August Anno Domini 1834.

      The condition of the above obligation is such, That
      whereas the above bounden Stephen Hendren hath
      made application for a Licence for a Marriage, to be celebrated between him and
      Mary Cook of the county aforesaid: Now
      in case it shall not appear hereafter that there is any lawful cause to obstruct the
      said marriage, then the obligation to be void - otherwise to remain in full
      force and virtue.

      Sealed and delivered,Stephen Hendren
      in presence ofWilliam (his mark) Hendren
      Wm Mastin CC

    10. [S18] Marriage: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 [Ancestry.com database], Ancestry.com, compiler, (www.ancestry.com), image number: 1706 (Reliability: 3).
      Groom: Stephen Hendren
      Bride: Mary Cook
      Bond Date: 14 Aug 1834
      Bond #: 000165653
      County: Wilkes
      Record #: 01 116
      Bondsman: William Hendren
      Witness: Wm Mastin, Clerk of Court

    11. [S69] Bible: North Carolina, Wilkes - A. E. Hendren Family, 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) (Reliability: 3).
      A. E. Hendren was born May 27, 1835
      C. M. Hendren was born April 17, 1836
      M. E. Hendren was born August 22, 1858
      R. J. Hendren was born August 8, 1860
      L. C. Hendren was born October 6, 1862
      W. E. Hendren was born Nov. 28, 1864
      L. E. Hendren was born Feb. 6, 1867
      J. J. Hendren was born Sept. 23, 1869
      T. L. Hendren was born Aug. 27, 1872
      A. M. Hendren was born Aug. 12, 1875
      C. V. Hendren was born Apr. 24, 1879

    12. [S18] Marriage: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 [Ancestry.com database], Ancestry.com, compiler, (www.ancestry.com), image number: 3578 (Reliability: 3).
      Groom: Ambros E Hendren
      Bride: Charlotte M Hendren
      Bond Date: 18 Aug 1857
      County: Wilkes
      Record #: 01 115
      Witness: Isaac S Call, D
      Bond #: 000165650
      Marriage Date: 20 Aug 1857
      Performed By: D Williams, Justice of the Peace