Blackmore L. Hickman

1 November 1856–27 December 1945 (Age 89)
Quiet Dell, Harrison, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Blackmore L.

When Blackmore L. Hickman was born on 1 November 1856, in Quiet Dell, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, his father, William Calvin Hickman, was 24 and his mother, Mary Rebecca Morrow, was 20. He married Iona Morris on 19 March 1882, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Elk, Harrison, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Harrison, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 December 1945, in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States.

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Blackmore L. Hickman
Iona Morris
Marriage: 19 March 1882
Cecil Hickman
Gertrude Hickman
Eva Hickman
Amy Hickman
Bertha Hickman

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas
Age 5
The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
Age 7
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 25
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): occupational name denoting the servant (Middle English man) of a man called Hick . According to Reaney and Wilson, Hickman was also used as a medieval personal name. This surname has long been established in Ireland, notably in County Clare. In the U.S., it could be an altered spelling of German Hickmann, a variant of Hick 4.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (38)

  • Blackman Hickman in household of William C Hickman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Blackmore Hickman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Blackmore Hickman in household of Bertha McQuain, "United States Census, 1930"

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