Dorothy Virginia Hicks

Female8 July 1931–11 July 2010

Brief Life History of Dorothy Virginia

When Dorothy Virginia Hicks was born on 8 July 1931, in Riverside, East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Howard Curtis Hicks, was 27 and her mother, Sadie Ella Lyons, was 21. She married Theodore F Trowbridge II on 19 May 1951. She lived in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States for about 15 years and Street, County Longford, Ireland in 2010. She died on 11 July 2010, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Carrizo Springs, Dimmit, Texas, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Dorothy Virginia? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Theodore F Trowbridge II
Dorothy Virginia Hicks
Marriage: 19 May 1951

Sources (9)

  • Dorothy Hicks, "Rhode Island State Census, 1935"
  • Dorothy Virginia Hicks Trowbridge, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Dorothy Trowbridge in entry for Mrs Hazel J Hicks Silva, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 May 1951
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

    Age 18

    One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

    1954 · Right to Serve on Juries

    Age 23

    In 1954, women finally won the right to serve on juries.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.