Jonas Lycurgus Hicks

2 March 1828–22 June 1905 (Age 77)
Vigo, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jonas Lycurgus

When Jonas Lycurgus Hicks was born on 2 March 1828, in Vigo, Indiana, United States, his father, Benjamin Hicks, was 27 and his mother, Lydia Seeley, was 27. He married Araminta Dormer York on 29 October 1853, in Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Hudson Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Marion, Indiana, United States in 1898. He registered for military service in 1862. In 1852, at the age of 24, his occupation is listed as medical doctor--entered practice in LaPorte, Indiana, United States. He died on 22 June 1905, in Marion, Center Township, Grant, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Maple Grove Church, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonas Lycurgus Hicks
Araminta Dormer York
Marriage: 29 October 1853
Korriana Hicks
Lydia Jane Hicks
John Henry Hicks
Benjamin Franklin Hicks
Jonas Bayard Hicks
Minnie Or Minerva Lizette Hicks
Myra Bell Hicks
Georganna York Hicks

Spouse and Children

29 October 1853
Berrien, Michigan, United States


    Korriana Hicks



    John Henry Hicks


    Benjamin Franklin Hicks


    Jonas Bayard Hicks


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Hicks


    Lydia Seeley




    Sarah Hicks


    George S. Hicks


    Theobold Hicks



    Mary Emaline Hicks


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 2

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 22

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hick 1. This is a widespread surname in England, and is common in the southwest and southern Wales.2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Hick . Compare Hix .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jonas L Hicks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jonas L Hicks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jonas L Hicks, "United States Census, 1900"

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