Ruth Leona Hicks

Female24 July 1927–19 July 1999

Brief Life History of Ruth Leona

When Ruth Leona Hicks was born on 24 July 1927, in Lepanto, Poinsett, Arkansas, United States, her father, Clyde Orlando Hicks, was 33 and her mother, Mary Marie Brower, was 22. She married James Edward Hollingshead on 27 June 1942, in Poinsett, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Ward Two, East Carroll, Louisiana, United States in 1930. She died on 19 July 1999, in Clay Center, Clay, Kansas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Broughton Cemetery, Clay Center, Clay, Kansas, United States.

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James Edward Hollingshead
Ruth Leona Hicks
Marriage: 27 June 1942
Billie Charles hollingshead
rhonda jean hollingshead

Sources (6)

  • Ruth Hicks in household of Clyde Hicks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ruth Leona Hicks - Individual or family possessions: death: 19 July 1999; Clay Center, Clay, Kansas, United States
  • Ruth Hicks in entry for Edward Hollingshead, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1942Poinsett, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1928 · Kansas Wheat

    Age 1

    In 1928, Kansas produced one-seventh of the world's wheat crop. Several years later in 1931, Kansas had produced a record breaking 240 million bushels of wheat.


    Age 2

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

    Age 20

    The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

    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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