William Wallace Micks

16 May 1873–4 April 1939 (Age 65)
Sombra, Lambton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William Wallace

When William Wallace Micks was born on 16 May 1873, in Sombra, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, his father, Wallace William Micks, was 23 and his mother, Olive Jane Henry, was 18. He married Nellie Paskett on 3 October 1901, in Sombra, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 4 April 1939, in Eloise, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 65.

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William Wallace Micks
Nellie Paskett
Marriage: 3 October 1901
Hannah Olive Micks
Doris Bader

Spouse and Children

3 October 1901
Sombra, Lambton, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands and Wales): patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Micks in household of Jane Micks, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • William W Micks in household of Olive J Micks, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • William Micks, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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