Elizabeth Hicken

27 August 1846–19 July 1925 (Age 78)
Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hicken was born on 27 August 1846, in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Hicken, was 20 and her mother, Catherine Fewkes, was 21. She married William Averett in 1864, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 19 July 1925, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Averett
1839–1909
Elizabeth Hicken
1846–1925
Marriage: 1864
Catherine Erminia Averett
1865–1930
Lavina Elizabeth Averett
1867–1957
William Thomas Averett
1870–1941
Elisha Addison Averett
1872–1947
Joseph Daniel Averett
1875–1957
Dorcas Eustatia Averett
1878–1956
John Henry Averett
1882–1963
Edna Averett
1885–1967
Leona Averett
1888–1979

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1864Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 8
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 21
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English (Warwickshire and Staffordshire): from the Middle English personal name Hick , with the characteristically West Midland genitival suffix -en.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hickam
    Hick

    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Augusta Dorius Stevens pg 3-5

    This is an excerpt from Augusta Dorius Stevens' autobiography, who was a company member of the Eli B. Kelsey company, which Elizabeth and her family traveled with across the plains. "From this city …

    Sources (32)

    • Elizabeth Averett, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Elizabeth Hicken in entry for John H Averett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizabeth Averett, "United States Census, 1920"

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