William Hickman

14 November 1884–1953 (Age 68)
Lucas, Lucas, Iowa, United States

The Life of William

When William Hickman was born on 14 November 1884, in Lucas, Lucas, Iowa, United States, his father, Lemuel Dirkson Hickman Jr., was 27 and his mother, Lenora Lanetta Lane, was 18. He married Grace Evelyn Herron on 5 December 1908, in Lucas, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lucas, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Whitebreast Township, Lucas, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died in 1953, at the age of 69, and was buried in Lacona, Warren, Iowa, United States.

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William Hickman
Grace Evelyn Herron
Marriage: 5 December 1908
Mabel Lorraine Hickman
Wanda Mae Hickman
Doyle Ronald Hickman
Charles Lemuel Hickman
Lyle Jackson Hickman

Spouse and Children

5 December 1908
Lucas, Iowa, United States


    Mabel Lorraine Hickman


    Wanda Mae Hickman



    Charles Lemuel Hickman


    Lyle Jackson Hickman


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1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

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1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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)

  • William Hickman in household of Lemuel D Hickman, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • William Hickman in household of Lemiel Hickman, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • William Hickman, "United States Census, 1940"

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