James Edward Hendry

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James Edward Hendry

Death: July 10, 1915 (61)
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Son of Francis Asbury Hendry and Ardeline Ross Hendry
Husband of Julia Isabel Hendry
Brother of Louis Asbury Hendry; Laura Jane Thompson and Lucretia Pearl Carlton

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About James Edward Hendry

James Edward Hendry, born Jan. 12, 1854, at Ft. Meade, Hillsborough County.He married Julia Isabel Frierson of Tampa, June 17, 1875. He moved with his parents to Ft. Myers and had a prosperous beef trade with Cuba and Key West. He was first treasurer of Lee County in 1887.He had a new bank established in Ft. Myers and was a Director with E.M Hendry and others.A devout man, he was active in the Methodist Church and donated land for the Edgewood church. His wife Julia drove the last spike connecting Ft. Myers with the Coast Line Railroad in 1904. He died July 15, 1915, at Ft. Myers. Sevenchildren.

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January 12, 1854
July 10, 1915
Age 61