Kimble Hickman

Male6 April 1796–17 May 1876

Brief Life History of Kimble

When Kimble Hickman was born on 6 April 1796, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States, his father, William Hickman, was 26 and his mother, Nancy Ann Rakestraw, was 22. He married Mary Hooper on 23 October 1820, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Woodland Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Iowa, United States in 1870. He died on 17 May 1876, in Woodland, Decatur, Iowa, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Woodland Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kimble Hickman
Mary Hooper
Marriage: 23 October 1820
Sophia Hickman
John Hickman
William Sanford Hickman
Thomas Washington Hickman
Nancy Elmira Hickman
Margaret A Hickman
Joseph Hickman
Kimball Hickman
George Butler Hickman

Sources (16)

  • Kimball Hickman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Kimble Huckman, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Kimble Hickman, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1820Muskingum, Ohio, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 4

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    Age 16

    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 23

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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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