Hendrix Cemetery


"aka" Winters Cemetery

This cemetery is inactive and maintained by the landowner Columbus Long.

Contributed by:  Mike Bonner.

Following are graves in a small family cemetery in Freestone County. It is located on private land just north of Fairfield. Sometimes the location is referred to as "The Winters Place." It has also been called "Cottonwood Terrace" and "The Hendrix Cemetery." Mike uses the name he prefers, The Hendrix Cemetery.

[Information in brackets by Michael Edd Bonner]

James A. Hendrix
Husband of M. C. Hendrix
Born April 27, 1826
Died December 2, 1892
Aged 66 yrs, 7 mos., 7 days

Martha C. Hendrix
Wife of J. A. Hendrix
Born March 8, 1828
Died Nov. ?, 1889
Aged 61 yrs, 8 mos, 16 days
[Martha C. Hendrix was the daughter of Champness Terry Echols & Agnes W. Clement] 

Martha Dove
Daughter of J. A. & M. C. Hendrix
Born Dec. 21, 1854
Died Aug. 31, 1864
Aged 9 yrs, 8 mos., 10 days

Twins of J. A. & Martha C. Hendrix
Born & Died Aug. 4, 1860

Doreathe Lee
Daughter of J. A. & Martha C. Hendrix
Born Feb. 11, 1858
Died Nov. 4, 1859
Aged 1 yr., 8 mos., 23 days

In Memory of
John Watson
Died Dec. 30, 1859
Aged 60 years
Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord
[John Watson's wife, Martha D. "Patsy" Echols, was Martha C. Hendrix' aunt. The Watsons were visiting the Hendrix family when John died and he was
buried in their family cemetery.]