Charlene Kay Hickman

1940–2002 (Age 62)
Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Aurora Township, Kane, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charlene Kay

When Charlene Kay Hickman was born in 1940, her father, Samuel Elmer Hickman, was 21 and her mother, Kathleen Emily Norris, was 20. She died in 2002, at the age of 62, and was buried in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Aurora Township, Kane, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Elmer Hickman
Kathleen Emily Norris
Charlene Kay Hickman

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Elmer Hickman


    Kathleen Emily Norris




World Events (8)


Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Age 2

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 18

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

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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  • Charlene Kay Hickman Peterson, "Find A Grave Index"

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