Mary Hicks

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Hicks was born about 1741, in Brunswick, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, James Hicks, was 42 and her mother, Martha Fathey, was 43. She married Captain David Lanier before 1772, in Brunswick, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died before August 1821, in Brunswick, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain David Lanier
Mary Hicks
Marriage: before 1772
Lt. John Hicks Lanier
Nancy Lanier
Winifred Lanier
Benjamin Lanier
Elizabeth Lanier
James Madison Lanier
David Lanier

Sources (5)

  • Mary Hicks birth ca 1742
  • Copy of James Hicks, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Will of James Hicks (1700-1760) probated, Brunswick County, VA

World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.


"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hick , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This is a widespread surname in England, and is also common in southwest and southern Wales.

German: patronymic from Hick . Compare Hix .

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

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