Mary Ann Henderson
1861 - 1947

Mary Ann Henderson was the second daughter of Captain Joseph Henderson. She married Charles S. Hendrickson, had one child, Angelina, and lived to be 85 years old.

Important Facts
August 28, 1861 Mary Ann (Mamie) Henderson was born in Brooklyn, New York. The daughter of Captain Joseph Henderson and Angelina Annetta Weaver. Source: 1865 NY State Census; Van Tassel Funeral Home records.

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New York Map
July 26, 1870 The 1870 US Federal Census lists Joseph (46), Angelina (38), Sarah R. (20), Maurice D. (18), Joseph Jr. (16), Mary Ann (10), Angelina A. (8), and Alexander D. (6). Source: 1870 US Census, 21-WD Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, Series: M593, Roll: 961, Part: 1, Page: 349A.
1880 The 1880 U.S. Census lists Joseph (52) and Angelina (48) living at home with their three daughters, Sarah R. (30), Mary A. (20), Angelina A. (18), and three sons, Maurice (28), Joseph (26), and Alexander (15). Source: 1880 US Federal Census for 983 Myrtle Ave., Kings (Brooklyn), New York City-Greater, New York.
Feb 16, 1892 Angelina A. Henderson (58), Moris D. Henderson (38) Clerk, Angelina Wilcox (30), Stanley W. Wilcox (9), Charles S. Hendrickson (32-Merchant), Mary A. Hendrickson (30), and Angelina Hendrickson (5) were listed as living in Ward 21, Brooklyn, New York. Source: New York State Census, Feb 16, 1892.  
October 21, 1882 On Saturday, Rev. Charles W. Turner married Mamie A. Henderson (22) and Charles Smith Hendrickson (23) at the residence of the bride's parents. Witnesses to the marriage were Mrs. Joseph Angelina Henderson and Mr. Nicholas S. Hendrickson. Charles's occupation was listed as commission merchant in New York City. Joseph and Angelina Henderson were listed as father and mother of the bride. Source: Certificate of Marriage, Brooklyn #3306; The Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper, Sunday, October 22, 1882.
 Certificate of Marriage

Certificate of Marriage
1887-1909 Mary Ann and Charles S. Hendrickson were listed at the 633 Willoughby address, which would indicate they both lived with Joseph and Angelina. Source: "Mary's Family Connections," 1979, pg. 100.
July 1886 Angie Hendrickson was born in Brooklyn, New York. Source: "Mary's Family Connections," 1979, pg. 90.
October 7, 1890 Her father, Joseph Henderson, died at 633 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn, New York and was buried in the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. Lot 13244, Section 88. Source: Brooklyn Municipal Archives (Death Certificate #15592).  
1888-90

Mary Ann and Charles S. Hendrickson are listed as living at 639 Willoughby avenue, occupation as .merchant on 196 Duane N. Y.Source: Ancestry.com, Brooklyn, New York Directories, 1888-1890.

 
Feb 16, 1892 The 1892 New York State Census lists Angelina A. Henderson (58), Morris D. Henderson (38), Angelina Wilcox (30), Stanly M. Wilcox (9), Charles S. Hendrickson as Merchant (32), Mary A. (30), and Angelina (5) living in Brooklyn, New York. Source: New York State Census, 1892.  
January 15, 1894 Police Captain Adam Cross was informed by Charles S. Hendrickson, of No. 196 Duane Street, of the payment of $25.00 to policeman John Kelly for the use of the sidewalk in front of Hendrickson's store; also called "sidewalk privileges", which was in villation of city ordiance. Source: New York Supreme Court, 1894, page 3; New York Times, 1894.  
1897
The following listing was entered in the Brooklyn directory: HENDRICKSON Chas. S. com mer 198 Duane N. Y. h 639 Wil'by ave. Source: 1897-98 LAIN'S DIRECTORY Brooklyn.
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Brooklyn Map
June 5, 1900
The 1900 U.S. Census lists Charles S. Hendrickson (41), Mary (39), and Angelina (13), living at 639 Willoughby Avenue. Source: 21 Ward Brooklyn Borough, Kings County, New York, Series: T623, Microfilm:1058, Book: 2, Page: 96.
June 1, 1905
The 1905 New York State Census lists Charles S. Hendrickson (44), Mary (40), and Angelina (18), living at 639 Willoughby Avenue, in Brooklyn, New York. Source: New York State Census, 1905.
1909
Charles and Mary Ann Henderson were still listed at the Willoughby address when Mary Ann's mother, Angelina W. Henderson died. Source: "Mary's Family Connections," 1979, pg. 100.


Mary's signature (1909)
June 8, 1909 Henderson gave her consent that the last Will and Testament of her mother, Angelina A. Henderson, be admitted to probate. Source: Petition, Citation, Proofs of Will, Kings County Surrogate's Court, June 11, 1909.
1910
Charles Hendrickson was listed as "Chas. Hendrickson com mer Duane c Washn Mhtn h 639 Wilby av." Source: 1910 Brooklyn City Directory.
April 20, 1910 The 1910 U.S. Census lists Charles S. Hendrickson (50), Mary (49), and Angelina (23), living at 639 Willoughby Avenue. Source: 21 Ward Brooklyn Borough, Kings County, New York, Series: T624, Microfilm Roll: 969, Book: 1, Page: 10B.  
Nov. 12, 1911
Members of the Fort Greene Bridge Whist Club played at Mrs. C. W. hendrickson on 639 Wilooughby Avenue. Cards were played from 2:30 until 4:30. Source: Brooklyn Eagle Newspaper.
1915

The 1915 New York State Census lists wife Mary A Hendrickson (53), Angelina (25) living on 639 street. Source: New York, State Census, 1915, index, FamilySearch.

 
January 12, 1920
The 1920 U.S. Census lists Charles S. Hendrickson (52), Mary (50), Angelina (30), and Maurice Henderson (60) as brother-in-law, living on 639 Willoughby Avenue. Source: U.S. Census for Brooklyn, New York, Kings County, Series: T625 Roll: 1153 Page: 110.  
  Maurice D. Henderson, Mary Ann, Charles, and Angie Hendrickson would come to the Henderson's in Suffern for Thanksgiving. Source: "Mary's Family Connections," 1979, pg. 90.  
January 26, 1923
Her brother, Alexander D. Henderson was issued a passport to travel abroad and Mary A. Hendrickson signed an affidavit as his sister. Her residence was listed as 76 Sherman Ave., Glen Ridge, N. J. Source: U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925.  
November 15, 1923
Mary Ann's older brother, Maurice D. Henderson died in New Jsersey and was buried at the Green-Wood Cemetery in the family plot. Her yonger brother, Alexander D. Henderson wrote a letter to the Green-Wood Cemetery asking them to open the grave for the remains of their brother Maurice Henderson. Source: Green-Wood Cemetery signed authorizations for interments. Source: Green-Wood Cemetery signed authorizations for interments.

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New Jersey Map
1925
The the New York City directory lists the Hendrickson family address as: "Hendrickson, Chas S com mer 322 Washn h Glen Ridge N J." Source: New York, City Directories.
April 8, 1930
Chas S. Hendrickson (71), Mary A. (69), Angeline (43) are listed as living on 76 Sherman Ave. in New Jersey. Charles is listed as proprietor, Wholesale Produce. Source: 1930 United States Federal Census, Glen Ridge, Essex, New Jersey; Roll: 1330; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 431; Image: 441.0.
October 12, 1930
Mrs. Hendrickson wrote a letter to the Green-Wood Cemetery on Van Tassel & Roy, Inc. funeral Home stationary (Bloomfield, N.J.), instructing the Green-Wood Cemetery to "Kindly arrange to re-open grave in which the remains of Angelina Hendrickson, placed, Oct. 12, 1930, in lot #13244, for interment of my husband, Charles S. Hendrickson. We are planning to arrive at cemetery office Wednesday morning, am. 10th between 10:30 and 10:45 o'clock." Source: Green-Wood Cemetery signed authorizations for interments.
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Angelina Hendrickson
Green-Wood Cemetery
October 12, 1930
Mary Ann's daughter, Angelina Hendrickson died and was buried in the family plot at the Green-Wood Cemetery at 500 25th St., Brooklyn, New York - Lot 13244, Section 88. Source: Green-Wood burial inquiry results.

January 7, 1934

Charles Smith Hendrickson died at his home, 76 Sherman Av., Glen Ridge, N. J. after a long illness. He was 74 years old. His window, Mary A. Hendrickson, survived his death. Source: January 8, 1934 edition of the New York Times, pg. 17, ProQuest Historical Newspapers.
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Bloomfield, N. J. Map
Jan 8, 1934
Mrs. Hendrickson wrote a letter to the Green-Wood Cemetery on Van Tassel & Roy, Inc. funeral Home stationary (Bloomfield, N.J.), instructing the Green-Wood Cemetery to "Kindly arrange to re-open grave in which the remains of Angelina Hendrickson, placed, Oct. 12, 1930, in lot #13244, for interment of my husband, Charles S. Hendrickson. We are planning to arrive at cemetery office Wednesday morning, am. 10th between 10:30 and 10:45 o'clock." Source: Green-Wood Cemetery signed authorizations for interments.
Jan 10, 1934
Funeral services and internment for Charles Smith Hendrickson were at the Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY. at the family plot Lot 13244, Section 88. Source: Green-Wood Cemetery Web site.
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Hendrickson Tombstone
Green-Wood Cemetery
Feb. 4, 1934
Will for Probate notice for Charles Hendrickson to wife, Mary A. Hendrickson of Essex County, New Jersey was listed in the New York Times. Source: Feb. 4, 1934; ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times pg. 33.
April 3, 1940 Mary H. Hinrickson (80) is listed as a border at 49 Woodland Road in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. Source: 1940 US Census, Essex County, Glen Ridge, New Jersey, 7-154A, Page 4.
November 1, 1944
Mrs. Mary A. Hendrickson, of 9 Woodland Road, Glen Ridge, N. J., wrote a letter to the Green-Wood Cemetery on George Van Tassel funeral Home stationary (Bloomfield, N. J.), saying: "This will confirm my instructions to George Van Tassel, director of the Community Funeral Home, in Bloomfield, N. J., that upon my death my remains are to be placed in the grave with my late husband, Charles S. Hendrickson and late daughter, Angelina Hendrickson in lot #13244 in Greenwood cemetery, Brooklyn, N. Y." Source: Green-Wood Cemetery signed authorizations for interments.
February 27, 1947
At age 85, Mary Ann Hendrickson died of a stroke. She was living at 2566 W Shore Trail, Lake Mohawk, Sparta Township, Sussex, New Jersey. Source: The Green-Wood Cemetery Catalog of Heirs 2993. Van Tassel Funeral Home records.
Mar 1, 1947
On Saturday, March 1, 1947, Mary Ann Hendrickson was buried in the grave of her duaghter and husband at the family plot in the Green-Wood Cemetery at 500 25th St., Brooklyn, New York - Lot 13244, Section 88. The Rev Charles Stires helped with the funeral. Source: Green-Wood burial inquiry results; Van Tassel Funeral Home.

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