New Jersey Obituaries - 1899 - Mrs. Lily C. (Bloodgood) Hendrickson

Mrs. Lily C. Hendrickson, wife of Daniel C. Hendrickson, who lives near Middletown, died on Monday, aged 45 years. She had been sick with diabetes about twelve years. Last winter she had a severe attack of sickness, during which she had thirteen convulsions. She recovered from this attack and during the summer was able to take carriage drives. Last Sunday she was taken suddenly sick and died the next day. The funeral will be held at the house to-morrow morning at eleven o'clock. Rev. William V. Wilson will have charge of the service. The pall bearers will be Warren W. Webster, Henry V. Eastmond, Fredrick Penterman, Daniel D. Hillyer, FitzRoy Walling and Elmer J. Willett. The body will be buried at Fair View cemetery.

Mrs. Hendrickson was born in New York and was the daughter of the late Captain A. J. Bloodgood of Keyport, who was drowned at sea off Barnegat a few years ago. For several years he was pilot on the steamer Matawan, which ran between Keyport and New York. Her father moved from New York to Keyport about forty years ago. Her mother survives her and is living near Holmdel.

Mrs. Hendrickson was married to Daniel C. Hendrickson October 20th, 1875. One son, Daniel T. Hendrickson was the result of their union. He survives his mother and is teaching school at Hazlet. Mrs. Hndrickson leaves also three sisters and one brother. They are Mrs. Louise Little of Freehold, Miss Emma Bloodgood, who teaches the public school at Morrisville; Miss Mary Bloodgood, who is also a school teacher; and Frank Bloodgood, who lilves on the Bray farm near Red Bank.

In early life Mrs. Hendrickson joined the Keyport Baptist church. Upon her marriage she joined the Middletown Baptist church by letter. She remained a member of this church up to her death, although she was prevented by illness from attending church of late years.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, September 20, 1899