Alice Hickman

17 November 1870–13 January 1959 (Age 88)
Greene, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Hickman was born on 17 November 1870, in Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Eagon Hickman, was 20 and her mother, Elizabeth Frye, was 20. She married William L Finch on 5 January 1895, in Greene, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Morris Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Washington Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. She died on 13 January 1959, in Franklin Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88.

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William L Finch
Alice Hickman
Marriage: 5 January 1895
Wilma Georgia Finch

Spouse and Children

    William L Finch



5 January 1895
Greene, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Eagon Hickman


    Elizabeth Frye




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 7

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

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.

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)

  • Alice L Finch in household of Thomas H Durbin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice Finch in household of William L Finch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice Finch in household of William Finch, "United States Census, 1920"

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