Albert S Hickson

Male26 March 1830–9 May 1907

Brief Life History of Albert S

Albert S Hickson was born on 26 March 1830, in Tennessee, United States as the son of William Albert Hixon Jr. He married Sarah Winkle on 29 November 1855, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Hot Springs Township, Madison, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 9 May 1907, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Solomon Lutheran Church Cemetery, Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert S Hickson
Sarah Winkle
Marriage: 29 November 1855
Julia Hickson
Addie Hickson
Mary "Mollie" Hixson
John Ulysses Hixson
Sarah Hixson
William Newton "Will" Hickson
Jacob Sevier Hixson
David Elbert Hixson
Andrew Jackson Hixson
Ellen Hixson

Sources (20)

  • Albert Hixon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Albert Hiscon, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Albert S. Hixson, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1855Greene, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War

    Age 2

    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 5

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    1853 · First State Fair

    Age 23

    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Hick + son. This surname has also been established in Ireland (Kerry) since the 17th century.

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

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