When Alanson Bicknell was born on 29 February 1836, in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Benjamin Bicknell, was 36 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Wells, was 37. He married Catherine C. Sweet in 1857, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 31 October 1871, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.
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 .
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