Louisa Frances Hicks

12 August 1863–27 November 1936 (Age 73)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Louisa Frances

When Louisa Frances Hicks was born on 12 August 1863, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry Hicks, was 28 and her mother, Jane Hunter, was 23. She married Jacob Samuel Dukes on 25 December 1884, in Christian, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Magisterial District 3 Court House, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 27 November 1936, in Luzerne, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Nebo Cemetery, Powderly, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States.

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Jacob Samuel Dukes
Louisa Frances Hicks
Marriage: 25 December 1884
Loubela Frances "Lou" Dukes
Clarence L. E. Dukes
Ella Ida Dukes
George Alvin Dukes
Jacob Breckenridge "Brack" Dukes
Thomas Pascal Dukes
Hattie Ann Dukes

Spouse and Children

25 December 1884
Christian, Kentucky, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Henry Hicks


    Jane Hunter




World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Sultana Tragedy

Age 2

In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hick 1. This is a widespread surname in England, and is common in the southwest and southern Wales.2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Hick . Compare Hix .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louise F Dukes in household of Jacob S Dukes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Louisia F Dukes in household of Jacob S Dukes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • L F Dukes in household of Jacob S Dukes, "United States Census, 1910"

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