Thomas Alfred Hiskey

3 December 1847–8 August 1875 (Age 27)
Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Alfred

When Thomas Alfred Hiskey was born on 3 December 1847, in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Benjamin Hiskey, was 26 and his mother, Mary Ann Dankel, was 26. He died on 8 August 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Hiskey
Mary Ann Dankel
Emma Linda Hiskey
Alfred B Hiskey
Allen Hiskey
William Frederick Hiskey
Thomas Alfred Hiskey
Peter Michael Hiskey
Mary Ann Hiskey
Mary Elizabeth Hiskey
Catherine Hiskey
Clarissa Jane Hiskey
Thomas Hiskey
Edward Benjamin Hiskey
Celia Augusta Hiskey
John Seaman Hiskey

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World Events (4)

Age 16
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
Age 16
The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 23
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUisce, literally ‘descendant of the water’, and for this reason sometimes Anglicized as Waters . However, it is more likely to be an altered form of Ó hUarghuis ‘descendant of Uarghus’, a personal name from elements meaning ‘cold’ + ‘vigor’.

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

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A Short History of Thomas Alfred Hiskey by Lola Mercer Midgley

Thomas Alfred Hiskey was born December 3, 1847 in Pennsylvania, son of Allen Benjamin Hiskey and Mary Ann Dankel Hiskey of Schuyllkill Haven, Pennsylvania. He emigrated to Utah with his parents. They …

Sources (14)

  • Thomas ?Icky in household of Benjamin ?Icky, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Hiskey, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1908-1949" (1875)
  • Thos E Hiskey in household of Mary E Hour, "United States Census, 1860"

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