Canzadia Iona Hicks

December 1858–3 April 1906 (Age 47)
California, United States

The Life of Canzadia Iona

When Canzadia Iona Hicks was born in December 1858, in California, United States, her father, John Wesley Hicks, was 38 and her mother, Dorothy Isabelle Speegle, was 30. She married George Marion James on 14 February 1877, in Butte, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Chico Judicial Township, Butte, California, United States for about 40 years. She died on 3 April 1906, in Butte, California, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Chico Cemetery, Chico, Butte, California, United States.

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George Marion James
Canzadia Iona Hicks
Marriage: 14 February 1877
Birdie Charlotte James
unknown James
Jessie Isabell James
Gladys Marian James
Georgia May James
Dewey Prowd James
Claud True James
Dewey Proud James
Louis James
Gladys Marion James
Jackie James

Spouse and Children

14 February 1877
Butte, California, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Wesley Hicks


    Dorothy Isabelle Speegle




    Marion Dekalb Hicks


    Henderson Augustus Hicks


    Mary Hicks




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 11

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 14

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Canzada James in household of J M James, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Canzada Hicks in household of Jno W Hicks, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Canzada James in household of Geo M James, "United States Census, 1900"

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