Above photograph is of Henry Otto Hendricks, my 2nd g-grandfather. He was b. 12 Jan. 1823 in Ostfriesland, GY, m. Mary Summerfelt ca 1849. Mary was b. 13 Sept. 1824 in Brandenburg, GY. They arrived with family 04 Dec. 1856 in New Orleans on the ship Johann Schmidt. They had 11 children and I descend from their daughter, Elizabeth who m. Anthony Poggenpohl. Henry became a U.S. citizen in Montgomery County in 1868. He owned farmland in Christian County around 1874. Mary d. in 21 Nov. 1885. He remarried to Barbara Rothenbuecher on 24 Apr. 1888. Henry d. 3 May 1902 at Virden. He and Mary are buried in the Morrisonville Cemetery, Ricks Twp., Christian County. Thank you. Nancy Miller, Bloomington, IL.

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