Agnes Janette Hickman

14 December 1892–23 March 1982 (Age 89)
Labelle, Jefferson, Idaho, United States

The Life of Agnes Janette

When Agnes Janette Hickman was born on 14 December 1892, in Labelle, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, her father, Survivor Hickman, was 32 and her mother, Agnes Elizabeth Waddell, was 22. She married Ephriam Thornton on 8 October 1912, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 23 March 1982, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Marsh Center, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Ephriam Thornton
Agnes Janette Hickman
Marriage: 8 October 1912
Deryl Ellis Thornton
Bruce M Vaughn
Richard Vernal Thornton

Spouse and Children

8 October 1912
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States



    Richard Vernal Thornton


    Bruce M Vaughn


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1903: Bannock, Idaho, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Nettie Vaughn in household of Mayo H Vaughn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Janette Hickman in household of Samuel Hatch, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Agness J. Hickmond in household of Peter I Waddell, "United States Census, 1900"

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