Addison Hicken

2 October 1850–7 December 1924 (Age 74)
Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Addison

When Addison Hicken was born on 2 October 1850, in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Hicken, was 24 and his mother, Catherine Fewkes, was 25. He married Sophia Elizabeth Moulton on 22 December 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Utah Territory, United States in 1870. He died on 7 December 1924, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Addison Hicken
Sophia Elizabeth Moulton
Marriage: 22 December 1873
Rhoda Elizabeth Hicken
Sarah Katherine Hicken
Lottie Malinda Hicken
Addison Pratt Hicken
William Thomas Hicken
Joseph Claudius Hicken
Elijah Moulton Hicken
Olive May Hicken
Minnie Elthora Hicken
John Errol Hicken
Lola Bell Hicken

Spouse and Children

22 December 1873
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 4

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.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 20

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

English (West Midlands): from a pet form of Hick .

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

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Story Highlight

Sophia Elizabeth Moulton Hicken - Daughter of Thomas Moulton & Sarah Denton

Taken from a biography written by daughter Katie Hicken Duke, a letter written by Elizabeth Hicken to a granddaughter, Verda Hicken, and a biography in "Heber Biographies,” How Beautiful Upon the Moun …

Sources (3)

  • Addison Hicken, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Andrew Hicken in household of Thomas Hicken, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Adison Hicken in household of Thos Hicken, "United States Census, 1860"

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