Taylor Co. Biographies

Reverend Robert McFail Hendry

Rev. Robert McFail Hendry
Robert McFail Hendry was born  February 29, 1816 in  Liberty County, Ga.  He was the son of William and Nancy(McFail) Hendry.  He married Martha Ann Carlton, daighter of John  and Nancy Ann (Alderman)Carlton of Sampson County, North Carolina.

They moved  from Georgia to Marion County, Florida then retunred to Thomas County, Ga. Robert bought the John Carlton plantation saw mill and grist mill and lived there for a few years.  Next we find him owning a farm in Taylor County, Fl. around 1854 and a ministe

Rev. Robert M. Hendry died August 30, 1888 in Taylor County. Martha Ann Hendry died October 18, 1900 in Taylor County. They are buried in the Hendry Cemetery, located several hundred yards north of Shady Grove on Highway 221 N., 12 miles north of Perry, Florida.
Six sons of Rev. Robert McFail & Martha Ann(Carlton) Hendry
6 Sons of Rev. Robert McFail Hendry.
l. to r seated: Thomas Bowden Hendry, James Madison Hendry, Eli McFail Hendry.
standing: David Asbury Hendry, Alderman Carlton Hendry, Eli McFail Hendry.
Photo courtesy of Florida Memory Collection.
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