Sarah Lavina Hickman

25 June 1856–
Harrison, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah Lavina

When Sarah Lavina Hickman was born on 25 June 1856, in Harrison, Virginia, United States, her father, William Calvin Hickman, was 24 and her mother, Mary Rebecca Morrow, was 20. She married Solomon R Jarvis on 11 March 1877, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Philippi, Barbour, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Elk Magisterial District, Barbour, West Virginia, United States in 1910.

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Solomon R Jarvis
Sarah Lavina Hickman
Marriage: 11 March 1877
Lulu Myrtle Jarvis
Ethel Daisy Jarvis
Charles Solomon Jarvis
Carl Hickman Jarvis
Mamie Ada Jarvis

Spouse and Children

11 March 1877
Harrison, West Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings



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.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 34

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (3)

  • Sarah L Hickman in household of William C Hickman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah L Hickman in household of William C Hickman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah L Jarvis in household of Saul R Jarvis, "United States Census, 1910"

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