201 W. College St.

201 W. College St. 1875-2005

201 W. College St. 1875-2005

This home was built around 1875 for Hartwell Hendrickson and his wife Nannie Hendrickson, the first girl born in Marion. Hartwell died in 1899 and Nannie continued to live there until her death which I suspect as being around 1910. The home, which was originally red brick, is a good example of Greek Revival Architecture. Continue reading

Hendrickson, Nannie 1843-19xx

Nannie Hendrickson 1904

Nannie Hendrickson 1904

This lady has the distinction of being the first girl born in Marion, Illinois,where she resided till her death. Nannie Allen was the daughter of Willis Allen. She was born October 6, 1843 and was twice a widow. She married J. Monroe Goddard January 6, 1843 by which she had three children Mrs. H.C. Purdy, Mrs. D.F. Kiser and Mrs. D.G. Fitzgerald. Continue reading