Jennie M. Hickerson

8 October 1865–12 June 1937 (Age 71)
Dickson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Jennie M.

When Jennie M. Hickerson was born on 8 October 1865, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Ezekial Hickerson, was 59 and her mother, Almeda Dotson, was 34. She died on 12 June 1937, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Saint Paul Cemetery, Charlotte, Dickson, Tennessee, United States.

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Ezekial Hickerson
Almeda Dotson
Jennie M. Hickerson

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
Age 1
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic
Age 13
When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
Age 21
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Higginson . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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Sources (2)

  • M J Hickerson in household of E Hickerson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jennie Grimes Hickerson, "Find A Grave Index"

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