Eldorado Hicks

April 1864–8 July 1954 (Age 90)
Franklin, Illinois, United States

The Life of Eldorado

When Eldorado Hicks was born in April 1864, in Franklin, Illinois, United States, her father, William E. Hicks, was 44 and her mother, Delilah Proffit, was 42. She married Jeremiah Neal Taylor on 27 July 1881, in Franklin, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. She lived in Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Mount Vernon Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 8 July 1954, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Middle Fork Cemetery, Ewing, Franklin, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Neal Taylor
1859–1932
Eldorado Hicks
1864–1954
Marriage: 27 July 1881
Edna Taylor
1882–1962
Myrtle Taylor
1884–1974
Stella Taylor
1886–1890
Effie Taylor
1890–1940
Lenna Pearl Taylor
1893–1969
Gertrude Taylor
1900–1985

Spouse and Children

    Jeremiah Neal Taylor

    Male1859–1932Male

    Female1864–1954Female

MARRIAGE
27 July 1881
Franklin, Illinois, United States
children

(6)

    Female1882–1962Female

    Female1884–1974Female

    Stella Taylor

    Female1886–1890Female

    Effie Taylor

    Female1890–1940Female

    Female1893–1969Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William E. Hicks

    Male1820–1880Male

    Female1821–1892Female

siblings

(9)

    Virginia Hicks

    Female1842–Female

    John D Hicks

    Female1844–Female

    William M Hicks

    Male1846–1929Male

    Columbus Hicks

    Male1847–1925Male

    Albert Hicks

    Male1849–1931Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1871

Age 7

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hick 1. This is a widespread surname in England, and is common in the southwest and southern Wales.2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Hick . Compare Hix .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eldorado Taylor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eldorado Hicks in household of Wm E Hicks, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eldorado Taylor in household of Jerry N Taylor, "United States Census, 1900"

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