Willie C. Hicks

3 April 1908–16 February 1987 (Age 78)
Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Willie C.

When Willie C. Hicks was born on 3 April 1908, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Edward Sinclair Hicks, was 21 and his mother, Agnes Banks, was 27. He married Wynola Laughlin on 15 May 1938, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Jamestown Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Jamestown, Guilford, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 February 1987, in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willie C. Hicks
1908–1987
Wynola Laughlin
1913–1961
Marriage: 15 May 1938

Spouse and Children

    Male1908–1987Male

    Wynola Laughlin

    Female1913–1961Female

MARRIAGE
15 May 1938
Guilford, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Louise Hicks

    Female1907–1988Female

    Male1908–1987Male

    Edgar S. Hicks

    Male1911–1947Male

    Grace Hicks

    Female1913–1930Female

    Mary Hicks

    Female1916–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 10

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1929

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • William Hicks in household of Edward Hicks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Willie Hicks in household of Edward Hicks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie Hicks, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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