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In ancient Scotland, the ancestors of the Hendryx family were part of a tribe called the Picts. The name Hendryx is derived from the personal name Henry.

Hendryx Early Origins



The surname Hendryx was first found in Staffordshire where Hendricus was listed in The Kalendar of Abbot Samson of Bury St Edmunds in 1188. A few years later Hendricus Prid was listed in Yorkshire in 1212. In Essex early records revealed Alice as daughter of Henry de Sanford who bore the seal of S. Alis. Filia Hendrici in the 13th century. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 lists: John Hendrich in Cambridgeshire; and William Heneriche in Oxfordshire. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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Hendryx Spelling Variations


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Hendryx Spelling Variations



The appearance of the printing press and the first dictionaries in the last few hundred years did much to standardize spelling. Prior to that time scribes spelled according to sound, a practice that resulted in many spelling variations. Hendryx has been spelled Henricks, Hendrick, Hendricks, Hendrix, Hendryx and others.

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Hendryx Early History


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Hendryx Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hendryx research. Another 180 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1600 is included under the topic Early Hendryx History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hendryx Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hendryx Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hendryx Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hendryx In Ireland


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Hendryx In Ireland



Some of the Hendryx family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The expense of the crossing to the North American colonies seemed small beside the difficulties of remaining in Scotland. It was a long and hard trip, but at its end lay the reward of freedom. Some Scots remained faithful to England and called themselves United Empire Loyalists, while others fought in the American War of Independence. Much of this lost Scottish heritage has been recovered in the last century through Clan societies and other patriotic Scottish organizations. A search of immigration and passenger lists revealed many important, early immigrants to North America bearing the name of Hendryx: Robert Henrick, who arrived in Virginia in 1665; Adam Henrick, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pa in 1727; Janis Henrick, aged 20, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hendryx (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hendryx (post 1700)



  • Charles F. Hendryx, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1896
  • Timothy Green "Tim" Hendryx (1891-1957), American Major League Baseball utility outfielder who played from 1911 through 1921
  • Wynona "Nona" Hendryx (b. 1944), American vocalist, record producer, songwriter, musician, author, and actress

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

Other References

  1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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The Hendryx Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hendryx Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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