When Horace A. Bicknell was born on 17 February 1848, in Rhode Island, United States, his father, Alfred Bicknell, was 32 and his mother, Salley Potter, was 34. He lived in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States in 1850 and North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States in 1850. He died on 23 April 1868, at the age of 20.
English: habitational name from Bickenhill in Warwickshire, Bickenhall in Somerset or Bignell in Oxfordshire. The former two are named with the Old English personal name Bicca + Old English hyll ‘hill’, but in the Somerset name the final element alternates with Old English h(e)all ‘hall’. Bignell is named with the Old English personal name Biga + hyll ‘hill’. Compare Bignell .