Hiram Chick

1829–1902 (Age 72)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Hiram

When Hiram Chick was born on 29 November 1829, in Ohio, United States, his father, William Thomas CHICK, was 35 and his mother, Nancy SKINNER, was 31. He had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Laura SMITH. He died in 1902, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Hiram Chick
Elizabeth CHICK
William CHICK
Martinez CHICK
Leroy Chick
Charles CHICK
Lillie Bell Chick
Hiram Clayton CHICK
Louis Clinton Chick

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World Events (8)

1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 7

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1848 · The California Gold Rush

Age 19

On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
1850 · California Is Admitted to Union

Age 21

California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.

Name Meaning

English:1. from Middle English chike ‘young fowl’ (a shortened form of chiken), applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred poultry for the table, or as a nickname from the same word used as a term of endearment. 2. variant of Cheek .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Hiam Chick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hiram Chick, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Hiram Chick in entry for Lillie Bell Patton, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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