John Thomas Hickey

Brief Life History of John Thomas

When John Thomas Hickey was born on 16 February 1850, in Miller, Missouri, United States, his father, Granville Bowman Hickey, was 24 and his mother, Hannah Wyrick, was 29. He married Sarah S Lawson on 30 June 1867, in Miller, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Richwoods Township, Miller, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 23 September 1937, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Hickey
Mary Ellen Campbell
Marriage: 16 April 1889
Everett Hickey
1887–about 1890
Ira Hickey
Sylvester Hickey
about 1890–1963
Daisy Dean Hickey
Isa Feine Hickey
Abaska Hickey
Alaska Hickey
Curney Evelyn Hickey
Alfro Marion Hickey

Sources (18)

  • John Hicky in household of Granville Hicky, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John T Hickey, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • John Thomas Hickey, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.


Historical Boundaries: 1854: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1854: Kansas Territory, United State 1855: Shawnee, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Shawnee, Kansas, United States

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, James Patrick, Marypat, Aileen, Bridie, Colm, Conn, Conor, Delma, Fergus, Kieran, Liam.

Irish (Tipperary): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÍceadh ‘descendant of Ícidhe’, a common byname meaning ‘doctor, healer’.

English: from a diminutive of Middle English Hick, a pet form of Ricard (see Richard and Hick ).

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

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