Annie Hicks

8 January 1837–27 August 1926 (Age 89)
Barking, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Annie

When Annie Hicks was born on 8 January 1837, in Barking, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Daniel Hicks, was 28 and her mother, Hannah Wenlock, was 26. She married Absalom Pennington Free Sr on 5 March 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1856. She died on 27 August 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Absalom Pennington Free Sr
Annie Hicks
Marriage: 5 March 1857
Eleanor Free
Louesa Eve Free
Absalom Pennington Free Jr.
Frances Free
Joseph Smith Free
Annie Irene Free
Wenlock Ammon Free

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 March 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1839: Johnson, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Johnson, Iowa, United States
    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Hick , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This is a widespread surname in England, and is also common in southwest and southern Wales.German: patronymic from Hick . Compare Hix .

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

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    A Brief History of Annie Hicks

    History of ANNIE HICKS FREE written by herself I was born in Barking, Essex, England, on the 8th of January 1837, the younger daughter of Daniel Hicks, a sailor, and Hannah Wenlock Hicks. I knew …

    Sources (36)

    • Ann Hicks, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Annie Hicks in entry for Frances Free Quayle, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Anna Free in household of Absalom P Free, "United States Census, 1860"

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