Source: Hardesty, Henry H. Hardesty’s Historical and Geographical
Encyclopedia. New York: H.H. Hardesty and Company, 1884.
Rpt. in West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia. Ed. Jim Comstock.
Richwood: Comstock, 1974.
CHARLES H. HEDRICK – born in Blue Sulphur district, Greenbrier County,
February 27, 1840, is still a resident in this district, where he owns a fine
farm, and he is also successfully conducting a grocery and butcher business
at Alderson, Monroe County. Henry and Nancy J. (LIVESAY) HEDRICK, the latter
died in 1873, were his parents. His first wife was Virginia ROBISON, whom he
wedded March 9, 1860, and who died without children, March 6, 1866, in Mason
County, Illinois, of consumption. In Monroe County, West Virginia,
September 9. 1867, Charles H. HEDRICK and Eliza HOGGSETT were united
in marriage, and their children are five, John Henry, born September
27, 1868; Mary V, November 12, 1869; Lulie B., May 8, 1871; James N.,
June 1, 1873; Willie H., December 1, 1878. John and Mary HOGGSETT,
born in Augusta County, Virginia, were the parents of Mrs. HEDRICK.
They made their home in Monroe County, and the mother is still
living on the homestead there, the father died in 1857. The birth of
Mrs. HEDRICK was in Monroe County, born September 8, 1841. She had
one brother, S. F. HOGGSETT, who was a Confederate soldier, serving
in Edgar’s Battalion, Company F. Charles H. HEDRICK’s post office
address is Alderson, Monroe County, West Virginia.
Submitted by Valerie Crook