Laura Alice Hickman

30 November 1874–24 December 1957 (Age 83)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Laura Alice

When Laura Alice Hickman was born on 30 November 1874, in Kansas, United States, her father, William Russell Hickman, was 28 and her mother, Rhoda Cordell, was 24. She married George Washington James on 16 April 1893, in Miami, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Osawatomie, Miami, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Osawatomie Township, Miami, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 24 December 1957, in Lane, Franklin, Kansas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Lane, Franklin, Kansas, United States.

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George Washington James
Laura Alice Hickman
Marriage: 16 April 1893
Bessie James
Clark James
Gard T James
Fred Victor James
Clifford D James
Neva Laura James

Spouse and Children

16 April 1893
Miami, Kansas, United States


    Bessie James


    Clark James




    Clifford D James


+1 More Child

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 3

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): occupational name denoting the servant (Middle English man) of a man called Hick . According to Reaney and Wilson, Hickman was also used as a medieval personal name. This surname has long been established in Ireland, notably in County Clare. In the U.S., it could be an altered spelling of German Hickmann, a variant of Hick 4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • L A James in household of G W James, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Laura A James in household of George W James, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura A Janes in household of George Janes, "United States Census, 1910"

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