Francis Asbury Hendry

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Francis Asbury Hendry

Also Known As: "Berry"
Birthplace: Thomas, GA, United States
Death: February 12, 1917 (83)
Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Edward Hendry and Lydia Alderman Hendry
Husband of Mary Lucretia Hendry and Ardeline Ross Hendry
Father of James Edward Hendry; Louis Asbury Hendry; Laura Jane Thompson and Lucretia Pearl Carlton
Brother of Martha Ann Singletary; Adeline Wilson; George "Wash" Washington Hendry; William Marion Hendry; Mary Jane Blount and 3 others
Half brother of Benjamin Franklin Moody

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About Francis Asbury Hendry

Update 5/21/2014(CLM):

Francis Asbury Hendry was born November 19, 1833, about eighteen miles from Thomasville, Georgia. He was the son of James Edward and Lydia (Carlton) Hendry and the grandson of William & Nancy (McFail) Hendry and John & Nancy Ann (Alderman) Carlton. All four of his great-grandfathers, Robert Hendry, James McFail, Thomas Carlton and David Alderman were Revolutionary soldiers.

In 1851 James Edward Hendry, in search of new cattle range, moved his family to Hillsborough County, Florida and settled on the Alafia River, twenty-two miles east of Tampa. While on a return visit to Georgia to settle his business affairs, he died on January 3, 1852 at the home of his brother, Rev. Robert McFail Hendry, in Thomas County. On November 5, 1854, Lydia (Carlton) Hendry married Benjamin Moody.

Francis Asbury Hendry married on March 25, 1852 Ardeline Ross Lanier, born May 10, 1835, daughter of Lewis and Mary Lucretia (Ross) Lanier. The ceremony was perrformed at Alafia in Hillsborough County by Rev. J. M. Hayman. They had eleven children, but three did not survive infancy:

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Francis Asbury Hendry's Timeline

November 19, 1833
Thomas, GA, United States
January 12, 1854
Age 20
April 19, 1856
Age 22
March 2, 1858
Age 24
Polk County, Florida, United States
July 19, 1871
Age 37
February 12, 1917
Age 83
Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida, United States