Miranda Louessa Likes

31 March 1836–22 December 1915 (Age 79)
Washington Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States

The Life of Miranda Louessa

Miranda Louessa Likes was born on 31 March 1836, in Washington Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States. She married Newman Hickman on 24 February 1863, in Polk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Seward, Nebraska, United States for about 5 years. She died on 22 December 1915, in Marquette, Hamilton, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Richland Cemetery, Marquette, Hamilton, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Newman Hickman
1821–1897
Miranda Louessa Likes
1836–1915
Marriage: 24 February 1863
Oran Newman Hickman
1864–1946
William A. Hickman
1874–
Thomas Perry Hickman
1876–
Oscar D. Hickman
1865–1866
Harriett A. Hickman
1867–1922
JamesC. Hickman
1868–1884
Samuel Hickman
1874–
Albert Hickman
1878–
Sarah Hickman
1880–1881

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1863
Polk, Iowa, United States
children

(9)

    Male1864–1946Male

    Oscar D. Hickman

    Male1865–1866Male

    Harriett A. Hickman

    Female1867–1922Female

    JamesC. Hickman

    Male1868–1884Male

    Samuel Hickman

    Male1874–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 24

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 Variant of Dutch Likens .2 Variant spelling of English Lykes , which is unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Marinda Hickman in household of Newman Hickman, "Nebraska, State Census, 1885"
  • Maranda Hickman in household of Neuman Hickman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Likes in entry for Oran Hickman and Minnie Stode, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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