John Reneau Hicks

26 February 1880–6 July 1947 (Age 67)
Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of John Reneau

When John Reneau Hicks was born on 26 February 1880, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, his father, Wesley William Hicks, was 32 and his mother, Serene Ellen Rains, was 33. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Nona Zelma Marcum. He lived in Washington, Green, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 6 July 1947, in Clinton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Clinton, Kentucky, United States.

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John Reneau Hicks
Nona Zelma Marcum
Elgin F Hicks
Booth B Hicks
Eleanor Agnes Hicks
Ruby L Hicks

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 1
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1892 · The Radio is invented
Age 12
Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 18
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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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Sources (6)

  • John R Hicks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Reneau Hicks, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • John Reneau Hicks, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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