Thomas Hickman

17 December 1743–17 December 1825 (Age 82)
Thornbury MM, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Hickman was born on 17 December 1743, in Thornbury MM, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Francis Hickman, was 35 and his mother, Ann Marshall, was 24. He married Mary Cheyney Jefferis on 17 December 1769, in Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1800. He died on 17 December 1825, in Thornbury Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Concordville, Concord Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hickman
1743–1825
Mary Cheyney Jefferis
1750–1811
Marriage: 17 December 1769
John Hickman
1769–1846
Ann Hickman
1770–1845
Thomas Hickman
1773–1838
James Hickman
1776–1855
Emmor Hickman
1778–1825
Mary Hickman
1780–1861
Francis Hickman
1784–1834
Benjamin Hickman
1786–1866
Martha Hickman
1789–1859

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 December 1769
Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 33

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 33

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 43

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): occupational name denoting the servant (Middle English man) of a man called Hick . According to Reaney and Wilson, Hickman was also used as a medieval personal name. This surname has long been established in Ireland, notably in County Clare. In the U.S., it could be an altered spelling of German Hickmann, a variant of Hick 4.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Hickman, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Thomas Hickman, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Thos Hickman, "United States Census, 1800"

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