Temperance L Hedge

1824–5 February 1860 (Age 36)
Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life of Temperance L

When Temperance L Hedge was born in 1824, in Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine, United States, her father, Barnabas Hedge Jr., was 44 and her mother, Lydia Grant Hilton, was 38. She married Samuel Dexter Hicks on 22 March 1850, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 5 February 1860, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 36.

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Samuel Dexter Hicks
Temperance L Hedge
Marriage: 22 March 1850
Herbert Dexter Hicks
Samuel F Hicks

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Dexter Hicks



22 March 1850
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


    Herbert Dexter Hicks


    Samuel F Hicks


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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 8

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 12

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

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge, Middle English hegg(e). In the early Middle Ages, hedges were not merely dividers between fields, but had an important defensive function when planted around a settlement or enclosure.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Temperance L Hicks in entry for Herbert Dexter Hicks, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Temperance L. Hicks, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Temperance L. Hedge in entry for Herbert D. Hicks, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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