James B. Bicknell

18 February 1842–16 January 1868 (Age 25)
North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of James B.

When James B. Bicknell was born on 18 February 1842, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Benjamin Bicknell, was 42 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Wells, was 43. He married Abby Frances Cahoone on 25 March 1866, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 16 January 1868, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

James B. Bicknell
1842–1868
Abby Frances Cahoone
1837–1922
Marriage: 25 March 1866
James B. Bicknell
1868–1868

Spouse and Children

    Male1842–1868Male

    Abby Frances Cahoone

    Female1837–1922Female

MARRIAGE
25 March 1866
North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
children

(1)

    James B. Bicknell

    Male1868–1868Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 20

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.
1863

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Bickenhill in Warwickshire or Bickenhall in Somerset. Both 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’. 2. variant of Bignell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James B Bicknell in household of Benjamin Bicknell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James B Bicknell, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • James B Bicknell, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"

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