Canzadia Iona Hicks

FemaleDecember 1858–3 April 1906

Brief Life History 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 4 sons and 5 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
Georgia May James
Claud True James
Dewey Proud James
Louis James
Gladys Marion James
Jackie James

Sources (32)

  • Canzada James in household of J M James, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Canzadia I. James, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Cansadia Iona Hicks, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1877Butte, California, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    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

    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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