Leah Fickes

2 June 1807–22 November 1883 (Age 76)
Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Leah

When Leah Fickes was born on 2 June 1807, in Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johannes "John" Fickes, was 26 and her mother, Maria Elizabeth Rudisill, was 27. She married Amos Stoddard on 17 March 1836, in Medina, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 22 November 1883, in Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Uintah Cemetery, Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Stoddard
1808–1878
Leah Fickes
1807–1883
Marriage: 17 March 1836
Lydia Elizabeth Stoddard
1836–1888
Eliza Fickes Stoddard
1841–1850
Jane Stoddard
1847–1850
Charles Francis Stoddard
1847–1850
John Martin Stoddard
1839–1910
Mary Jane Stoddard
1844–1923
Elsie Permelia Stoddard
1845–1907

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1836Medina, Ohio, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812
    Age 5
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 23
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Fickus or Ficus: humanistic surname, a translation into Latin of Feigenbaum , from Latin ficus ‘fig tree’.History: It was Valentin Fickus or Ficus from the Palatinate, Germany, whose surname was changed to Fickes after he arrived in PA in the first half of the 18th century.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Feigenbaum

    Sources (24)

    • Lear Stoddard in household of Amos Stoddard, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lear Ficks, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Lea Ficas in entry for John Martin Stoddard, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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