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Hendricks - Jacob


Source: Crawfordsville Journal, June 26, 1940

(Transcribed by Marilyn Hendricks verbatim, spelling as printed)

Jacob Hendricks, Spanish War veteran and a resident of Crawfordsville the greater part of his life, died at 10 o'clock Tuesday night at the home of Walter Nutt, 703 Elm street. Death was attributed to heart trouble. He was 63 years of age. The deceased was born in this city on February 9, 1877, the son of Allen and Mary Johnson Hendricks. His wife, Mrs. Lodusky Hendricks, died in December, 1935. Mr. Hendricks served in the Spanish American war and was with Dewey at Manila Bay. He formerly belonged to the Spanish War Veterans camp here and for a few years resided at the Soldier's Home in Lafayette. Mr. Hendricks was a member of the Memorial Presbyterian Church of this city.

He is survived by three nieces, Mrs. Frank Jones and Mrs. Rose Platt of Lafayette and Mrs. Hattie Gobel, 703 Elm street this city.

The body was taken to the Templeton funeral home in Lafayette, a city in which Mr. Hendricks had many friends, and will remain there until Friday morning, at which time it will be returned to 703 Elm street in this city where friends may pay their respects after 10 a.m., Friday. The funeral will be held from the residence at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon, in charge of Rev. Dale chaplain of the Lafayette Soldiers' Home. Burial will be made in Oak Hill Cemetery.
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