Jesse Ray Hicks

21 March 1890–December 1964 (Age 74)
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States

The Life of Jesse Ray

When Jesse Ray Hicks was born on 21 March 1890, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, his father, Andrew Johnson Hicks, was 31 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth McMillan, was 19. He married Susan Frances Myers on 27 June 1916, in Sumas, Whatcom, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Whatcom, Washington, United States in 1920 and Ridgefield, Clark, Washington, United States in 1930. He died in December 1964, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Jesse Ray Hicks
Susan Frances Myers
Marriage: 27 June 1916
Frank Darold Hicks

Spouse and Children

27 June 1916
Sumas, Whatcom, Washington, United States


    Frank Darold Hicks


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 7

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Jesse R Hicks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie R Hicks in household of Andrew J Hicks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie R Hicks in household of Andrew J Hicks, "United States Census, 1900"

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