Sarah Lavina Hickman

Female25 June 1856–

Brief Life History 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 21. 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 for about 20 years and Elk 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

Sources (37)

  • Louvirnia Jarvis in household of Solomon R. Jarvis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laverna Hickman, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"
  • Levina Hickman, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 March 1877Harrison, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (6)

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    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.

    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 (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.

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