Ida Hicks

Brief Life History of Ida

When Ida Hicks was born on 29 January 1885, in Bristol St Ambrose Whitehall, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Albert Hicks, was 36 and her mother, Sarah James, was 34. She married Frederick George Griffin in 1907, in Bristol St Ambrose Whitehall, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in St George's Church, Brandon Hill, Bristol, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Bristol, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died on 7 June 1969, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 84.

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Frederick George Griffin
Ida Hicks
Marriage: 1907
Ida Elizabeth Griffin
Norma Gertrude Griffin
Frederick Jack Griffin

Sources (5)

  • Ida Griffin in household of Fredrick Griffin, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Ida Hicks in entry for Leslie Ferens Coltman and Ida Elizabeth Griffin, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Ida Hicks in household of Albert Hicks, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

World Events (8)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hick , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This is a widespread surname in England, and is also common in southwest and southern Wales.

German: patronymic from Hick . Compare Hix .

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

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