Henry Durant Fickett

24 April 1879–12 October 1953 (Age 74)
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Henry Durant

When Henry Durant Fickett was born on 24 April 1879, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Edward Payson Fickett, was 48 and his mother, Harriet Smith Maynard, was 47. He lived in Portland Ward 3, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1900. He died on 12 October 1953, at the age of 74, and was buried in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Payson Fickett
1830–1906
Harriet Smith Maynard
1832–
Margaret Frances Fickett
1854–1908
Ellen Ludwick Fickett
1856–1936
Edward Maynard Fickett
1859–
Louisa M. Fickett
1864–1910
Maria Caroline Fickett
1866–1957
Frank E. Fickett
1869–
William Theodore Dwight Fickett
1873–
Henry Durant Fickett
1879–1953

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Payson Fickett

    Male1830–1906Male

    Harriet Smith Maynard

    Female1832–Female

siblings

(8)

    Margaret Frances Fickett

    Female1854–1908Female

    Ellen Ludwick Fickett

    Female1856–1936Female

    Edward Maynard Fickett

    Male1859–Male

    Louisa M. Fickett

    Female1864–1910Female

    Maria Caroline Fickett

    Female1866–1957Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 19

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: diminutive of Fitch .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Fickert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry D Fickett in household of Edward Fickett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry D Fickett in household of Edward P Fickett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Durant Fickett, "Find A Grave Index"

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