Obit: Hendrickson, Henry C. (1831 - 1920)

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----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 05/06/1920


Hendrickson, Henry C. (19 AUG 1831 - 29 APR 1920)


Henry Christian August Hendrickson was born in Christiania, Norway, on Aug. 19th, 1831 and died at Greenwood, Clark County, Wis., April 29, 1920, being 88 years, 8 months and 10 days old. He was united in marriage in 1850 to Miss Agnetta Nelson and to this union was born three children, one having preceded him in death. He is survived by one son, Hans M. Hendrickson of Ladysmith, Wis., and one daughter, Mrs. Lena Johnson of this city, and an adopted son, Arthur Bratly Hendrickson of Detroit Lakes, Minn., nine grandchildren and twenty-five great-grandchildren. His wife died in Oct. 1888 at Arcadia Wis. Mr. Hendrickson immigrated to America in 1865, his family following the next year. He located in Chicago, where he remained several years working at his trade, being a brick mason builder, which trade he followed until 1903 with the exception of some years he worked at farming in Trempeleau Co. In 1903 he retired and came to make his home with his daughter, Mrs. Johnson. Those who attended the funeral from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Hendrickson and Mrs. Adolph Hendrickson, all from Ladysmith, Wis.


Family Notes


1900 Federal Census, Eaton, Clark, Wisconsin

Name: Henry C. A. Henrickson, 68  yrs., b. Aug 1831
Birthplace: Norway
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1865
Head of House
Father's Birthplace: Norway
Mother's Birthplace: Norway
Marital Status: Widowed
Occupation: Day Laborer
Household Members
Hans M Henrickson 46, Sept 1853; married 22 yrs.
Mary S Henrickson 40, Jun 1859 in Norway as were both parents, married 22 yrs., mother of 10 children, 9 living.
Henry E Henrickson 21, Mar 1879
Magna S Henrickson 17, Jul 1882, type setter
Gilbert A Henrickson 15, Dec 1884, cash boy in store
Adolph L Henrickson 13, Oct 1886, at school
Agnetta H Henrickson 11,  Dec 1888, at school (named for her grandmother)
Ella G Henrickson 9, Apr 1891
Nellie F Henrickson 7, Feb 1893
Olin M Henrickson 5, Feb 1895
Dewey M Henrickson 2, Mar 1898
Henry C A Henrickson (Father) 68, Aug 183; widowed, bartender


1920 Federal Census; Ladysmith, Rusk, Wisconsin

Name: Hans M Henrickson, 66  yrs.
Birthplace: Norway
Head of House
Spouse's name: Mary S.
Father's Birth Place: Norway
Mother's Birth Place: Norway
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Year of Immigration: 1867
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members
Hans M Henrickson 66
Mary S Henrickson 60
Olien M Henrickson 24
Dewey M Henrickson 21
Mary J Young 13
Allen H Young 12


Cemetery Records


Research Notes


Henry Henrickson, who has been working in the woods near Perkinstown during the winter, arrived in town Wednesday for a visit with his sister and other relatives.  Greenwood Gleaner, 14 Mar 1902.



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