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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Family Time Line

Jacob Samuel Dukes
1860–1915
Louisa Frances Hicks
1863–1936
Marriage: 25 December 1884
Loubela Frances "Lou" Dukes
1889–1926
Clarence L. E. Dukes
1891–
Ella Ida Dukes
1893–
George Alvin Dukes
1896–1978
Jacob Breckenridge "Brack" Dukes
1899–1952
Thomas Pascal Dukes
1902–1964
Hattie Ann Dukes
1907–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1884
Christian, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Hicks

    Male1835–Male

    Jane Hunter

    Female1840–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1865

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.
1886

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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