Desiree Hendrickson

Hi. I’m Desiree. Welcome to my blog where I record the details of my family history and my efforts to trace my ancestors. Some of the surnames I am researching are Hendrickson, McKnight, Ewart and, Knowles. If you think we might be related contact me.
Trade card of Edward Goldsworthy

It’s About Time

Daylight savings time got me thinking about my ancestors who were clock and watchmakers. Edward Goldsworthy and James Knowles set up shops mainly in the…

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Desiree Hendrickson and Carlton Hendrickson

My Founding Fathers

Father’s Day is bittersweet for me because my Dad is no longer here to celebrate the day with me. Similar to my Mother’s Day post,…

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US Patent Art US1249955

Great-Grandpa’s Big Invention

My great-grandfather, Clarkson Valentine Hendrickson Jr. (1890–1964) was a mechanical engineer or draftsman as I remember my father describing his occupation. But I never had…

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Frances (Ewart) Hendrickson, Desiree Hendrickson and Hazel (Knowles) Ewart Rankin

Mum’s the Word

Today is Mother’s Day in the United States. As we celebrate and honor our mothers today, I’d like to share some photos of the mothers…

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