Sherman Tecumseh Hicks

Brief Life History of Sherman Tecumseh

When Sherman Tecumseh Hicks was born in November 1866, in Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Lee Hicks, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Pucket, was 35. He married Nancy Jane White on 30 September 1886, in Owen, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Franklin Township, Owen, Indiana, United States for about 50 years and Freedom, Franklin Township, Owen, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died in 1943, at the age of 77, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Spencer, Washington Township, Owen, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sherman Tecumseh Hicks
1866–1943
Nancy Jane White
1868–1943
Marriage: 30 September 1886
Ethel E Hicks
1886–1966
Joseph Henry Hicks
1888–
Howard Wilson Hicks
1893–1964
Mina Isabelle Hicks
1897–
Ward Marion Hicks
1899–1967

Sources (17)

  • Sherman Hicks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sherman Hicks, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Sherman T Hicks, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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

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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