John B Hickman

Male1867–

Brief Life History of John B

When John B Hickman was born in 1867, in Delaware, United States, his father, John Hickman, was 21 and his mother, Henrietta C. Megee, was 21. He lived in Baltimore Hundred, Sussex, Delaware, United States for about 10 years.

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John Hickman
1846–
Henrietta C. Megee
1846–1916
John B Hickman
1867–
William W Hickman
1869–
Mary Catherine Hickman
1872–1960
Martha J Hickman
1874–1947
Margaret Ellen Hickman
1876–1947
William Curtis Hickman
1880–1961
Lemuel C Hickman
1883–1911
Edward Samuel Hickman
1886–1968
Larrie J Hickman
1887–1911

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  • John H B Hickman in household of John Hickman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John B Hickman in household of John Hickman, "United States Census, 1880"

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World Events (8)

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

Age 0

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 The Amendment was later repealed.

1893 · First U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain

Age 26

The first time that the rank of Ambassador was used was in 1893. When on March 30, 1893, Thomas F. Bayard was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 31

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 (Staffordshire): from the Middle English personal names Hikeman, Hicheman, and (in the West Midlands) Hikemon and Hichemon, pet forms of Hike and Hiche with the hypocoristic suffix -man or -mon. See Hick and Hitch . In some instances, however, Hikeman and Hicheman might be occupational names denoting a ‘servant of Hike or Hiche’. This surname has long been established in Ireland, notably in County Clare.

Americanized form of German Hickmann .

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

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