John Harvey HENDLEY

John Harvey HENDLEY[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19]

Male 1892 - 1937

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  • Born  8 May 1892  Garfield, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  2 Mar 1937  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Hebron Church Cemetery, Garfield, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • John Harvey HENDLEY, a son of Martha Elizabeth Boatright and Eleazar Bartow Hendley, was born on 8 May 1892 in Garfield, Emanuel County, Georgia. He was named as a son, aged 17 years, in his father's household in the 1910 Emanuel County census, and as aged 27 years in the 1920 census.

      John registered for the World War I draft in the 1429th GMD, Emanuel County on 5 May 1917. His draft registration card included the following information: J. Harvey Hendley; age 25; post office address: Garfield, Georgia; born 8 May 1892; natural born citizen; born in Garfield; occupation: farming, self-employed near Garfield; single; signed J. Harvey Hendley; physical description: medium height, stout build, blue eyes, light hair, not bald. He was in World War I according to his tombstone inscription: GA EN2 US ARMY WWI.

      He married Georgia Anna Parham in Emanuel County on 12 April 1925. She was born on 26 March 1905 in Emanuel County, a daughter of Luanna and Dal Parham.

      As a family, they were first recorded in the 1930 Emanuel County census as follows: Harvey J. Hendley, head, owned home, age 37, age 32 when first married, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, farmer, general farm, self-employed, was working at the time the census was taken, veteran of World War I; Georgia, wife, homemaker, age 25, age 20 when first married, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia.

      They had two children:

      i. John Ell HENDLEY
      ii. Wesley Derrell HENDLEY

      John Harvey died on 2 March 1937 and was buried in Hebron Cemetery, Garfield, Emanuel County, Georgia.

      When the 1940 Emanuel County census was taken, Georgia and sons were living on a farm in their own house that was valued at $260. The information recorded included the following: Georgia Gendley, answered census questions, head, age 35, widow, completed seven grades in school, born in Georgia, lived in the same place on 1 April 1935, was doing emergency work the week of 24 March, worked 52 hours the week of 24 March, cook for WPA, government worker, worked mo weeks in 1939, had no source of income in 1939, father born in Georgia, mother born in Georgia, English spoken in childhood home, had no Social Security card, usually engaged in housework, non-paid family worker, has not been married more than once, age 19 at first marriage, mother of three children; John Hendley, son, age 8, attended school, completed three grades in school, born in Georgia; and, Derrel Hendley, son, age 3, attended school, born in Georgia.

      Georgia married second Orland Z. Cowart and they had one son, James O. Cowart. They, with John and Derrell, remained in Emanuel County where the children were reared.

      Orland died on 10 January 1971 and also was buried in Hebron Cemetery.

      A social item in the local newspaper mentioned the family attending the Parham reunion in 1981. Other newspaper articles noted the family visiting and interacting together.

      Georgia died on 3 December 1994 in Jenkins County. She was buried in Hebron Cemetery with both husbands.
    Person ID  I337  Boatright Genealogy
    Last Modified  12 Jan 2013 

    Father  Eleazar Bartow HENDLEY,   b. 4 Oct 1863, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1924, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Martha Elizabeth BOATRIGHT,   b. 8 Nov 1868, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1905, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Dec 1888  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F65  Group Sheet

    Family  Georgia Anna PARHAM,   b. 26 Mar 1905, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1994, Jenkins County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Apr 1925  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Ell HENDLEY
     2. Wesley Derrell HENDLEY
    Last Modified  16 Nov 2010 
    Family ID  F305  Group Sheet


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