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    D. C. Hendrickson, a minister at West Milton, was born near Fredericktown, Miami County, November 22, 1839, and is the son of William and Sarah (Sinks) Hendrickson. His father was born in New Jersey, in 1815, and came to Ohio in early manhood. He was united in marriage to Sarah Sinks, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Sinks, came to Ohio in an early day and settled in Montgomery county. To this union was born nine children, six sons and three daughters, namely: A. J., John, D C., Susan, Ellen, G. W., J. P., W. S. and Mary C. Of these John, Susan, Ellen, G. W. and Mary are now deceased.

    On the 31st of August, 1861, D. C. Hendrickson was married to Miss Rachel C. Pfoutz, daughter of Jesse and Rebecca Pfoutz. Miss Pfoutz was born in Montgomery county, February 15, 1843. They have four children living at this date, as follows: Addie M., Cora B., Ira R. and Shirley Ruth, and all married but the last named. Mr. Hendrickson and his wife identified themselves with the German Baptist church, of which he has been a minister for a number of years. He is now elder and presides over the church in which he has his membership.

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