Hendricks History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancient Pictish-Scottish name Hendricks comes from the personal name Henry.

Early Origins of the Hendricks family

The surname Hendricks was first found in Ayrshire and Fife where the intrusive "d" is common as in "Hendry." The earliest records are in the Latin form: "Henricus, dapifer, a witness c. 1183-88, and Henricus (Chen), bishop of Aberdeen, 1282-1328." [1]

Early History of the Hendricks family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hendricks research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1551, 1552, 1562, 1600, 1798, 1519, 1527, 1700, 1718, 1790, 1718, 1771, 1774, 1777, 1781, 1785, 1793 and are included under the topic Early Hendricks History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hendricks Spelling Variations

Scribes in the Middle Ages did not have access to a set of spelling rules. They spelled according to sound, the result was a great number of spelling variations. In various documents, Hendricks has been spelled Hendry, Hendrie, MacHendry, MacHendrick, MacKendrick and many more.

Early Notables of the Hendricks family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the Clan at this time was Robert Henry (1718-1790), Scottish historian, son of James Henry, farmer, of Muirton, parish of St. Ninian's, Stirlingshire, and Jean Galloway, was born on 18 Feb. 1718. "The first volume of Henry's ‘History of England’ appeared in...
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Ireland Migration of the Hendricks family to Ireland

Some of the Hendricks family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 76 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Hendricks migration to the United States +

The cruelties suffered under the new government forced many to leave their ancient homeland for the freedom of the North American colonies. Those who arrived safely found land, freedom, and opportunity for the taking. These hardy settlers gave their strength and perseverance to the young nations that would become the United States and Canada. Immigration and passenger lists have shown many early immigrants bearing the name Hendricks:

Hendricks Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Tjerck Hendricks, who arrived in New York in 1641 [2]
  • Ephraim Hendricks, who arrived in New York in 1654 [2]
  • Gertje Hendricks, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1657 [2]
  • Jacob Hendricks, who arrived in New York in 1659 [2]
  • Femmetien Hendricks, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1659 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Hendricks Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jurgeck Hendricks, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1731 [2]
  • Paul Hendricks, who arrived in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1743 [2]
  • Leonard Hendricks, who arrived in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1743 [2]
Hendricks Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Frederick Hendricks, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1828 [2]
  • William Hendricks, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [2]
  • Russell Hendricks, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [2]
  • Lambert Hendricks, aged 34, who landed in New York, NY in 1878 [2]
  • Johan Hendricks, aged 57, who arrived in New York, NY in 1878 [2]

Canada Hendricks migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hendricks Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Conrad Hendricks U.E., "Conradt" (b. 1738) born in Middleton Point, New Jersey, USA who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783 he died in 1784 [3]
  • Mr. John Hendricks U.E. (b. 1780), aged 3 born in Middleton Point, New Jersey, USA who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783 he died in 1793 at age 13 [3]
  • Miss. Sarah Hendricks U.E. (b. 1775), aged 8 born in Middleton Point, New Jersey, USA who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783 she died in 1795 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hendricks (post 1700) +

  • Geoffrey Hendricks (1931-2018), American artist from Littleton, New Hampshire associated with Fluxus since the mid 1960s
  • Frederick Wilmoth Hendricks (b. 1895), Trinidad and Tobago-born, American calypsonian
  • William Hendricks, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1900
  • William Hendricks Jr. (1809-1850), American politician, Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1846-47; Member of Indiana State Senate, 1848-50
  • William Hendricks (1782-1850), American Democrat politician, Member of Indiana territorial House of Representatives, 1813-14; U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1814-17; U.S. Representative from Indiana at-large, 1816-22; Governor of Indiana, 1822-25; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1825-37
  • Walter Hendricks, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1956
  • Thomas Andrews Hendricks (1819-1885), American Democrat politician, Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1848-49; Delegate to Indiana State Constitutional Convention, 1850-51; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1851-55
  • Thomas Hendricks (1773-1835), American politician, Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1823-25, 1827-31; Member of Indiana State Senate, 1831-34
  • T. N. Hendricks, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee)
  • T. Arthur Hendricks, American Democrat politician, Chair of Jefferson County Democratic Party, 1927; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932
  • ... (Another 58 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


Suggested Readings for the name Hendricks +

  • 211 Descendants of Albert(us) Hendricks(on), 1673-1984 by Florence Hendricks Moore, Copper for America: The Hendricks Family and a National Industry 1755-1939 by Maxwell Whiteman, John and William, Sons of Robert Hendry by Spessard Stone.

  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X


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