Hugh Hickey

26 February 1893–29 December 1971 (Age 78)
Gisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand

The Life of Hugh

Hugh Hickey was born on 26 February 1893, in Gisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand. He married Ethel Higgie in 1914, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 29 December 1971, in Te Aroha, Waikato, New Zealand, at the age of 78, and was buried in Te Aroha, Waikato, New Zealand.

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Hugh Hickey
Ethel Higgie
Marriage: 1914
Stell Borm Hickey

Spouse and Children

New Zealand


    Stell Borm Hickey


World Events (8)

1896 · National Council of Women

Age 3

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.

Age 14

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

Age 21

Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÍceadh ‘descendant of Ícidhe’, a byname meaning ‘doctor’, ‘healer’.2 English: from a pet form of Hick .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Hugh Hickey - Government record: birth-name: Hugh Hickey

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