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Thomas Rue HendricksAge: 68 years19061974

Name
Thomas Rue Hendricks
Birth May 20, 1906 24 21
Birth of a sisterMary Martha Hendricks
October 12, 1907 (Age 16 months)
Birth of a sisterEdna Mae Hendricks
December 4, 1910 (Age 4 years)
Census 1910 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Blaine Hendricks
December 24, 1914 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas H Hendricks
April 24, 1918 (Age 11 years)
Burial of a paternal grandfatherThomas H Hendricks
April 26, 1918 (Age 11 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery, Sec Payn Row 17 Stn 7 (Find A Grave Memorial# 49016478)
Birth of a sisterHelen Louise Hendricks
August 13, 1920 (Age 14 years)
Census 1920 (Age 13 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Elizabeth Alexander
April 26, 1926 (Age 19 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a paternal grandmotherMary Elizabeth Alexander
after April 26, 1926 (Age 19 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Plot: Sec Payn Row 17 Stn 8 (Find A Grave Memorial# 49016531)
Census 1930 (Age 23 years)
Death of a fatherClaude Blaine Hendricks
March 27, 1931 (Age 24 years)
Death of a sisterMary Martha Hendricks
October 10, 1943 (Age 37 years)

Occupation
1930 Farm laborer

Death May 31, 1974 (Age 68 years)
Note: Zip code of last residence 46120
Burial June 3, 1974 (3 days after death)
Note: New Providence Cemetery
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Marriage: March 1905
15 months
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17 months
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3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
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Death

Zip code of last residence 46120

Burial

New Providence Cemetery

Shared note

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Needham, Johnson, Indiana, 27-year-old Claud [Claude] and his 25-year-old wife Nellie B [Williams] Hendricks have in their household their two children, 3-year-old Thomas A, and 2-year-old Mary.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Needham, Johnson, Indiana, 37-year-old farmer Claud [Claude] and his 35-year-old wife Nellie B [Williams] Hendricks have in their household their children, 13-year-old Thomas A, 12-year-old Mary. 9-year-old Edna and 5-year-old William. All the children have attended school in the last year. The family is living on Rumple Pike.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Needham, Johnson, Indiana, 47-year-old farmer Claud [Claude] and his 45-year-old wife Nellie B [Williams] Hendricks have been married 25 years. In their household and their children, 23-year-old farm laborer Thomas A, 22-year-old stenographer Mary. 19-year-old Edna, 15-year-old William and 9-year-old Helen. Thomas and Mary have not attended school in the past year, but Edna, William and Helen have. Everyone can read and write but the youngest, 9-year-old Helen. The family has a radio.

Social Security Number issued in Indiana before 1951

Greencastle Banner Graphic (Greencastle, Indiana), Monday, June 3, 1974, page 2 column 2 Services Today For Prominent Resident Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. today from the Whitaker Funeral home in Cloverdale for Thomas R. Hendricks, 68, pro- minent Cloverdale Township retired farmer, who passed away Friday in the Putnam County hos- pital, following an illness of sev- eral months. Born in Johnson County near Franklin, May 20, 1906, he was the son of Claude and Nellie Williams Hendricks. Following graduation from Franklin High school, he was ingaged for a number of years in raising broilers and in general farming. Leaving his farming interests for health reasons, he johned the Farm Bureau staff in Indian- apolis and later became manager of the Famr Bueau in Delphi. Coming to Greencastle in 1944, he served five years as manager of the Putnam County Farm Bur- eau Hatchery. In 1949, he became Putnam County Extension Youth Agent, serving in this capacity two years full-time and seven years part- time. Joining the Greencastle Pro- duction Credit Association, he worked for this organization for 17 years. In 1972, Mr. Hendricks was elected president of the Indiana association of County Fairs. Pre- viously he had been Association vice-president for one year and a director for four years. Active as secretary for the Put- nam County Fair Board for 20 years, he was elected board presi- dent in 1973 and was re-elected to this post in 1974. Until recent months, he had participated in board meetings and was insru- mental in developing many of the programs which will be carried out in the coming fair. Tom Hendricks was widely known throughout indiana and in other states as an exhibitor of dhampion livestock. Previous- ly showing O.I.C. Swine and South- down sheep, he had in recent years been showing Columbia sheep. He had been an exhibitor at the Indiana State fair since 1930. He was a former president of the Indiana Southdown Sheep Asso- ciation and had been president of the Putnam County Sheep Breeders as- sociation and had been president of the Putnam County Sheep Breeders association. He was a mem- ber of the New Providence Baptist Church and had served as moderator and Deacon. On July 24, 1943, he was married to Christine Cloyd, who survives. Other survivors include a son, Thomas C. Hendricks, Route 2, Cloverdale; a daughter, Miss Emily Hendricks, West Lafayette; the mother, Mrs. Nellie Hen- dricks, Franklin; a brother, William and two sisters, Mrs. Edna Church and Mrs. Helen Weddle, all of Franklin; and one grandson, Darin. Burial will be in New Providence cem- etery. Rev. Arthur Bowser will be in charge of services, assisted by Rev. Winfred Winegar.

Greencastle Banner Graphic (Greencastle, Indiana), Tuesday, July 30, 1974, page 10 column 6 In Memoriam Thomas Hendricks 1906-1974 For the first time in more than 20 years, the Putnam County 4-H Fair will be without the services of Thomas R. Hendricks, a man whose hard work and dedication have helped make our fair the outstanding exposition it has become. At the time of his passing, May 31, 1974, Tom was fair board prresident. But his record of service dates back much further than this. From 1951 to 1972, he was secretary of the Put- nam County Fair and 4-H Association. After serving three years as a director on the Board of the Indiana Association of District and County fairs, he was elected vice president of This organization in 1971 and then became president in 1972. During 1973, he wa di- rectro at large of this association. Tom's interest in fairs and showmanship be- gan in his boyhood days on a Johnson county farm near Franklin. Here he learned to com- pete, and for many years, he was a competitor, a very tough competitor, in show rings at the Indiana State Fair and throuout the mid- west where he consistently exhibited championship livestock. His goal in the show ring and in couty fair management was excellence. His ambition this year as president had been to guide the local fair to a second championship in the Indiana Association of District and County fairs. Not only did Tom set high priorities for excel- lence for himself, but he tried to instill these qualities into the lives of young showmen at the Putnam county 4-H Fair. Tom Hendricks believed that excellence in young people should be rewarded. To this end one of his personal projects has been the awarding of a trophy to the 4-H club member winning the fair's special shomanship contest. His family will continue this award in his memory. As the Putnam County 4-H Fair comes and goes this year, the thousands who attend will in one way or another have reason to appreci- ate the many contributions Tom Hendricks has made to the fair throughout his years of service.