Mona Hickman

25 August 1916–12 February 1992 (Age 75)
Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mona

When Mona Hickman was born on 25 August 1916, in Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States, her father, Floyd Hickman, was 36 and her mother, Ida Elizabeth Sims, was 27. She married James Thomas McLain in 1934, in Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States. She died on 12 February 1992, in Dunlap, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Center Point, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas McLain
1899–1960
Mona Hickman
1916–1992
Marriage: 1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1934
Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 15

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): occupational name denoting the servant (Middle English man) of a man called Hick . According to Reaney and Wilson, Hickman was also used as a medieval personal name. This surname has long been established in Ireland, notably in County Clare. In the U.S., it could be an altered spelling of German Hickmann, a variant of Hick 4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mona Hickman in household of Floyd Hickman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mona Hickman in household of Floyd Hickman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mona Mclain in entry for James Thomas Mclain, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955"

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