David Bicking

Male11 January 1808–5 December 1884

Brief Life History of David

When David Bicking was born on 11 January 1808, in Merion Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Frederick Bicking, was 36 and his mother, Jane Righter, was 38. He married Mary Lemmon on 1 December 1831, in Willow Grove, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ward, Manitoba, Canada in 1884. He died on 5 December 1884, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Old Calvary Cemetery, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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David Bicking
Mary Lemmon
Marriage: 1 December 1831
Louisa Jane Bicking
John F. Bicking
James Calvin Bicking
Mary A. Bicking
Rachel Amanda Bicking
Emma V. Bicking

Sources (5)

  • David Bicking, "United States Census, 1880"
  • David Bickery, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"
  • David in entry for Mary A. Becking, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1831Willow Grove, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

    Age 4

    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 22

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning


    habitational name from a place so named near Herzberg on the Elster river (tributary of the Elbe).

    variant of Bücking (see Bucking ) and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

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

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