An American Family History


Daniel Hendricks


The Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia borders Maryland and Virginia. The first European settlers started arriving about 1730.

  also spelled Hendrix, Hendrick  

Daniel Hendricks was born on December 10, 1775.

He married Margaret Duke. Margaret was born on August 18, 1778

William Hendricks (1795),
Daniel Hendricks (1797, married Polly Osborne),
John Hendricks (1799),
Tobias Hendricks (1801)
Polly Hendricks (1803)
James Hendricks (1812), and
Eliza Hendricks (1814, married Edward Lucas)




from A Genealogy of the Duke-Shepherd-Van Metre Family edited by Samuel Gordon Smyth

He was the father of Daniel Hendricks [b. 1747] who is said to have married Miss Buckles, of Rattling Springs, and were the parents of Tobias and Daniel [b. 1775]; the latter m. Margaret Duke.

7, William Hendricks, b. 22 Dec, 1795; d. young and without issue.
8, Daniel Hendricks, b. 25 Aug., 1797; d. 28 Nov., 1852.
9, John Hendricks, b. 30 Oct., 1799; d. s.p.
10, Tobias Hendricks, b. 7 Nov., 1801; d. s.p.
11, Polly Hendricks, b. 13 Dec, 1803; d. .
12, James Hendricks, b. 2 July, 1812; d. 10 Aug., 1848.
13, Eliza Hendricks, b. 27 Sept., 1814; d. 28 Aug., 1877.



Margaret Duke (John1, William2), eldest child of William and Mary A. Duke, b. Rocky Marsh, Berkeley Co., Va., 18 Aug., 1778; d. 5 Oct., 1839; m. circa 1794, Daniel Hendricks, a farmer, of Berkeley Co., Va., and son of Daniel (?) Hendricks and his wife Rebecca ( ?) Buckles, dau. of one of the early settlers, who located at "Rattling Springs" on the Potomac River, two miles above Harper's Ferry, Va....

Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

©Roberta Tuller 2020
An American Family History is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program,
an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.