Blackmore L. Hickman

Male1 November 1856–27 December 1945

Brief Life History 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 21. 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.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Blackmore L.? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

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

Sources (38)

  • Blackman Hickman in household of William C Hickman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Blackmore Hickman, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Blackmoore L Hickman, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 March 1882Harrison, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    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 (Staffordshire): from the Middle English personal names Hikeman, Hicheman, and (in the West Midlands) Hikemon and Hichemon, pet forms of Hike and Hiche with the hypocoristic suffix -man or -mon. See Hick and Hitch . In some instances, however, Hikeman and Hicheman might be occupational names denoting a ‘servant of Hike or Hiche’. This surname has long been established in Ireland, notably in County Clare.

    Americanized form of German Hickmann .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.