Solomon Gordon Hickey

1818–26 October 1884 (Age 66)
Harris, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Solomon Gordon

When Solomon Gordon Hickey was born in 1818, in Harris, Georgia, United States, his father, William Henry Hickey, was 30 and his mother, Mary Lucretia White, was 28. He married Mary "Polly" Duke on 28 May 1838, in Russell, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Ward One, De Soto, Louisiana, United States in 1870. He died on 26 October 1884, in Brightstar, Miller, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 66.

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Solomon Gordon Hickey
Mary "Polly" Duke
Marriage: 28 May 1838
Nancy Ann Rebecca Hickey
Elizabeth Hickey
Annie Hickey
Leroy Lafayette Hickey
Frances Emaline Hickey
Amanda Mianna Hickey
George Whitfield Hickey
Martha Hickey
Solomon Gordon Hickey
Mary Ellen Hickey
Ophelia Clementine Hickey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 May 1838Russell, Alabama, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Harris, Georgia, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 18
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, James Patrick, Marypat, Aileen, Bridie, Colm, Conn, Conor, Delma, Fergus, Kieran, Liam.Irish (Tipperary): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÍceadh ‘descendant of Ícidhe’, a common byname meaning ‘doctor, healer’.English: from a diminutive of Middle English Hick, a pet form of Ricard (see Richard and Hick ).

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

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    Sources (11)

    • S G [Solomon Gordon] Hickey, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Gordon S Hickey in entry for Wm Thos Merrick and Margaret Adina Hickey, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Gordon S. Hickey in entry for George W. Hickey, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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