Biographies and Obituaries
In loving memory
William T. Hedrick
Vincennes Morning Sun
Friday, 24 Feb 1905, page 1
After Suffering For 18 Months at His Wheatland Home With Paralysis, has Succumbed. Wheatland, Feb 22,--William P. (sic) HEDRICK, a veteran of the civil war and a highly respected citizen of this place, died last night shortly after 12 o'clock. Deceased had been an invalid for several years and for the past 18 months had been unable to leave his bed. He was almost completely paralyzed and blind, and for the last several weeks had suffered intensely. Mr. HEDRICK was in the army during the civil war and was a member of Company R (sic), 44th Indiana regulars. Deceased was 65 years of age and is survived by his wife and five children. The children are Mrs. J. A. SCOTT, Mrs. Ben GILMORE, Charles, John, and W. T. (sic) HEDRICK, all of whom reside in this vicinity. No arrangements have been made for the funeral.
PLEASE NOTE: The correct name is William T. Hedrick, & he served in Companies I & H of the 44th. He is buried in the Wheatland Cemetery with a government headstone.
Contributed by: Sandra Hedrick Allen