Adam Hicks

29 August 1860–9 March 1939 (Age 78)
Blount, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Adam

When Adam Hicks was born on 29 August 1860, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, his father, Abraham Hicks, was 47 and his mother, Rachel Henry, was 29. He married Nancy M. Fann on 22 January 1880, in Blount, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Walland, Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1910. He died on 9 March 1939, in Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adam Hicks
1860–1939
Nancy M. Fann
1862–1890
Marriage: 22 January 1880
Nancy Hix
1882–
Nerussea Hicks
1884–

Spouse and Children

    Male1860–1939Male

    Nancy M. Fann

    Female1862–1890Female

MARRIAGE
22 January 1880
Blount, Tennessee, United States
children

(2)

    Female1882–Female

    Nerussea Hicks

    Female1884–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Hughes Thomas Hicks

    Male1856–1920Male

    Male1860–1939Male

    Male1861–1932Male

    Tennessee Caroline Hicks

    Female1865–1918Female

    Female1867–1954Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 2

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hick 1. This is a widespread surname in England, and is common in the southwest and southern Wales.2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Hick . Compare Hix .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Adam Hitt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Adam Hicks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Adam Hicks, "United States Census, 1920"

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