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
Nancy M. Fann
Marriage: 22 January 1880
Nancy Hix
Nerussea Hicks

Spouse and Children


    Nancy M. Fann


22 January 1880
Blount, Tennessee, United States



    Nerussea Hicks


Parents and Siblings



    Hughes Thomas Hicks




    Tennessee Caroline Hicks



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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.

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.

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Sources (3)

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

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