Marion Shelby Hicks

25 September 1907–15 March 1976 (Age 68)
Port Lavaca, Calhoun, Texas, United States

The Life of Marion Shelby

When Marion Shelby Hicks was born on 25 September 1907, in Port Lavaca, Calhoun, Texas, United States, his father, John Samuel Hicks, was 33 and his mother, Lillie Rumfield, was 19. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Frio, Texas, United States in 1910 and San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 March 1976, at the age of 68, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Marion Shelby Hicks
Emma Howell

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    Lillie Rumfield




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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 7

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Marion Hicks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marion Hicks in household of John S Hicks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Shelby Hicks in household of John S Hicks, "United States Census, 1910"

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