Louisa Frances Hicks

Female12 August 1863–27 November 1936

Brief Life History of Louisa Frances

When Louisa Frances Hicks was born on 12 August 1863, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry Claude Hicks, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Hunter, was 24. 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 Magisterial District 3 Court House, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1930. 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
Louisa Frances Hicks
Marriage: 25 December 1884
Loubela Frances Dukes
Clarence L. E. Dukes
Ella Ida Dukes
George Alvin Dukes
Jacob Breckenridge Dukes
Thomas Pascal Dukes
Hattie Ann Dukes

Sources (15)

  • Louisa T Nelson in household of Herschel Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • L. F. Hicks, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"
  • Mrs. Francis Dukes, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1884Christian, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (3)

    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

    English: variant of Hick , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This is a widespread surname in England, and is also common in southwest and southern Wales.

    German: patronymic from Hick . Compare Hix .

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

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