Renn Hicks

27 November 1888–23 August 1915 (Age 26)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Renn

When Renn Hicks was born on 27 November 1888, in Kentucky, United States, his father, George Washington Hicks, was 19 and his mother, Helen Caroline Porter, was 16. He married Etta Hicks on 2 November 1907, in Scott, Virginia, United States. He lived in Lipps, Wise, Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 23 August 1915, in Wise, Virginia, United States, at the age of 26.

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Renn Hicks
Etta Hicks
Marriage: 2 November 1907

Spouse and Children


    Etta Hicks


2 November 1907
Scott, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Hicks


    Helen Caroline Porter




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World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 4

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 6

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 11

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

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)

  • Rimeie Hicks in household of George W Hicks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rem Hicks, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Rem Hicks, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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