Dorothy Hicks

24 September 1905–2 March 1971 (Age 65)
Texas, United States

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Hicks was born on 24 September 1905, in Texas, United States, her father, Edgar P Hicks, was 30 and her mother, Mary A. Yarbrough, was 30. She lived in Vernon, Wilbarger, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 March 1971, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Vernon, Wilbarger, Texas, United States.

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Edgar P Hicks
Mary A. Yarbrough
Mary Frances Hicks
Dorothy Hicks
Elizabeth J Hicks

Parents and Siblings

    Edgar P Hicks





    Mary Frances Hicks



    Elizabeth J Hicks


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 9

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 18

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hick 1. This is a widespread surname in England, and is common in the southwest and southern Wales.2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Hick . Compare Hix .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorthy Hicks in household of Edgar Hicks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dorothy Hicks in household of Edgar P Hicks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy H Hightower, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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