Hicks Family of Brenda Thomas
Ancestors of HILLYARD STEPHEN HICKS
Generation No. 1
1. HILLYARD STEPHEN HICKS, born 1832 in INDIANA; died 1909 in HILLSBOROUGH CO. FLORIDA. He was the son of son of HILLYARD/HILYARD HICKS/HIX and NARCESSA LEDSINGER/LETSINGER. Hilliard Stephen married (1) UNKNOWN UNKNOWN. He married (2) MARY RECTOR Aft. 1850 in MO.. She was the daughter of PETER RECTOR and JEMIMA UNKNOWN. He married (3) SARAH A. COLTHERN January 22, 1899 in HILLSBOROUGH CO. FLORIDA. She was the daughter of EZEKIAL COLTHERN and JEMIMA SMITH.
Notes for HILLYARD STEPHEN HICKS:
Hilyard Stephen Married in MO. lived in Gate Center Mo. then around
1866 just after the Civil War moved to Chase County, Kansas, then
moved to Hillsbourgh Co. Fla. in 1886
Buried at Hurrah Cemetery-A/K//A Alafia Cemtery, Picnic, Florida
buried by his wife Mary Hicks b. 1826/d. 1896
Marriage record at Museum at Cottenwood Falls, Chase Co. Kansas shows :
Hilyard S. Hicks that married Emma North April 12, 1904
More About HILLYARD STEPHEN HICKS:
Fact 2: 1909, HURRAH CEMETERY-HILLSBOROUGH CO. (PICNIC) FLORIDA
Marriage Notes for HILLYARD HICKS and UNKNOWN UNKNOWN:
MARRIAGE #1 WIFE
Notes for MARY RECTOR:
More About SARAH A. COLTHERN:
Fact 2: TURKEY CREEK CEM. POLK CO. FL.
Child of HILLYARD HICKS and UNKNOWN UNKNOWN is:
i. JOHN F. HICKS, born November 24, 1851 in GATE CENTER, MO.; died July 13, 1932 in MATFIELD GREEN, KS.; married HANNAH ELIZABETH LAKE March 09, 1874 in Chase Co. Kansas.
Notes for JOHN F. HICKS:
Obituary of the Death of John Hicks Wed.July 13, 1932
John Hicks who for many years lived at Matfield Green,Ks. died at his home in Emporia,Ks. Yesterday. Funeral arrangements had not been made.
Mr. Hicks was born November 24, 1851, at Gate Center, Mo. He came to Kansas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Hicks in the year 1863. They located at Matfield Green, Ks.
On March 12, 1872 Mr. Hicks was married to Miss Hannah Lake. Mrs. Hicks survives him, also seven children, Steve Hicks, of Bushong, Ks. Cash Hicks, of Watsonville, Ca., Mrs. Nell Thompson, of Orleans, Miss., Mrs. Maude Roatcap, of Olathe, Colo., Mrs. Clara Linuf, of Americus, and Mrs. Laura Taylor and Elra E. Hicks of Emporia, Ks.
While the Hicks family lived at Matfield Green, Ks. Mr. Hicks worked on the farm. In 1898 the family moved to Emporia,Ks. where he worked for the Santa Fe railroad. He was employed by the Santa Fe for about 20 years.
Funeral of John F. Hicks
The funeral services for John F. Hicks who died Wednesday, July 13, 1952 at his home at 28 Rural Street, Emporia, was held at 2:30 Friday afternoon at the Roberts-Blue funeral ? The Rev. A. J. Pauler, conducted the services after which interment was in the Maplewood Cemetery.
The six pallbearers were grandchildren of Mr. Hicks and were Jacob Hicks, Edward Hicks, Harold Taylor, George Taylor, Lloyd Finuf, and Leo Hicks.
Mr. Hicks is survived by seven children and 25 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren, besides his wife making 27 direct descendants.
Those from this county who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs Ivan Finuf and children, of Elmdale, and Mrs. John Taylor, of Strong City.KS.
More About JOHN F. HICKS:
Fact 2: 1932, EMPORIA, CHASE CO. KS.
Notes for HANNAH ELIZABETH LAKE:
Information from the Cottenwood Falls Museum states that
J.S. (F) Hicks married Hannah E. Lake 12 Mar 1874
The Obituary of Mrs. Hannah E. Hicks Dead
Mrs. Hannah ELizabeth Hicks 28 Rural, died at 11:05 o'clock Sunday morning in the Newman Memorial County Hospital. She had been sick for 10 weeks. Mrs. Hicks was born in Maryetta, Ohio, October 4, 1855. Her maiden name was Hannah Elizabeth Lake, and her parents were Solomon and Betsy Lake. She came to Kansas in 1865, and lived first in Matfield Green, where she was married to John F. Hicks on March 12, 1872. They came to Emporia about 1899. Mr. Hicks died here July 18, 1932. Mrs. Hicks is survived by three sons, Steve Hicks, Bushong; Elra E. Hicks, Emporia, and Cash Hicks, and four daughters, Mrs. Nellie Thompson, Orleans, Mass.; Mrs. Maud Roatcap, Olathe, Colo; Mrs. Clara Finuf, Americus, and Mrs. Laura Taylor, Emporia. Twenty-five grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in the Roberts-Blue Funeral chapel. Rev. A.J. Pauler conducted the services. Interment was in Maplewood cemetery - Emporia Gazette.
Wed. Feb. 14, 1934 Mrs.Hicks was the mother of Mrs. E.W. Taylor and visted here many times while the Taylor family lived in Strong City before moving to Emporia.
Death of Mrs. John Hicks 2-14-1934
The death of Mrs. Hannah E. Hicks who for many years lived at Matfield Green, KS. occurred in the Newman hospital Sunday Morning. Mrs. Hicks who was 78 years of age, had been ill for many weeks.
The funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon from the Roberts-Blue funeral home. The Rev. A.J. Pauler conducted the service and interment was made in the Maplewood cemetery at Emporia.Ks.
Mrs. Hicks' madin name was Hannah ELizabeth Lake. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Lake. She was born October 4, 1865, She was married March 12, 1872, to John F. Hicks and the family lived at Matfield Green for many years. In 1899 Mr. and Mrs. Hicks moved to Emporia. Mr. Hicks died there July 13, 1932
Mrs. Hicks is survived by seven children, Steve Hicks of Bushong, Elra E. Hicks of Emporia, Cash Hicks, Mrs. Nellie Thompson, of Orleans, Mass, Mrs. Maude Roatcap of Olathe, Colorado, Mrs. Clara Finuf, of Americus, and Mrs. Laura Taylor, of Emporia. She also leaves 25 grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.
Children of HILLYARD HICKS and MARY RECTOR are:
i. ANNIE E. HICKS, married BILLY WILLIAMS 1882 in EMPORIA, CHASE CO. KS..
Marriage Notes for ANNIE HICKS and BILLY WILLIAMS:
After married they moved to Chautauqua Springs, Ks.
ii. ALONZO HICKS, born 1853 in Missouri; married LOU GOLAY February 23, 1879 in Chase Co. Kansas.
Notes for ALONZO HICKS:
Brenda Thomas, believes that this Lousia married Thomas A. Rector maybe ten years later than she married Alonzo Hicks.
1885 Butler Co. KS. State Census Sycamore Twp. Page 6? dwelling 37 family 39 gives age as 27
Notes for LOU GOLAY:
L. was living as wife to Alonzo 1885 State Butler Co. Ks. Sycamore Twp. She was age 24 years old.
iii. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS HICKS, born 1860 in FARLEY, MO.; died December 1939 in TERILTON, OKLAHOMA; married GEORGE ANNIE BRAY September 09, 1884 in Chase Co. Kansas.
Notes for CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS HICKS:
C. C. Hicks was the first Homesteader at Terlton, Oklahoma had the 1st Livery Stable
C.C. Hicks lived in Butler Co. Ks 1885 Ks. State Census Sycamore Twp. dwelling 38 family 40. His age is 25 which would make him born around 1860
(Information is the Paternal grandfather of Evelyn Hicks Antle. She had photo copy of C.C. Hicks at age 80 in front of his log cabin that he built in Terrilton, Okla.
More About CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS HICKS:
Fact 2: December 02, 1939, TERILTON CEMETERY, PAWNEE CO., TERILTON, OKLAHOMA
Notes for GEORGE ANNIE BRAY:
Annie Bray Hicks listed as living in Sycamore Twp. Butler Co. Kansas with husband C.C. Hicks census of 1885 state census says she is 21 years old at this time making her born 1864
Generation No. 2
2. HILLYARD/HILYARD HICKS/HIX, born December 26, 1791 in N.C.; died
January 07, 1878 in CHICO, BUTTE CO.CA.
He married 3. NARCESSA LEDSINGER/LETSINGER.
3. NARCESSA LEDSINGER/LETSINGER, born 1803 in KY.; died 1850 in MCDONALD CO.MO..
Notes for HILLYARD/HILYARD HICKS/HIX:
1870 CENSUS BUTTE CO.CA 1850 MCDONALD CO.MO. CENSUS 1830 ROANE CO. TENN. CENSUS1820 MONROE CO. ILL. CENSUS HISTORY OF BUTTE CO CA. AND MILITARY RECORDS OF HILYARD HIX. Cemetery Records-Chico Cem.Butte Co.Ca.
It is believed that Narcessa died in McDonald Co. Mo. As she was alive on the 1850 census and Hillyard married again in 1855 in same county.
Marriage Notes for HILLYARD/HILYARD HICKS/HIX
and # 2 wife CAROLINE CARSON:
Information for Hillyard Hix/Hicks and Carolyn Kirk nee Carson from
Military records War of 1812.
Children of HILLYARD/HILYARD HICKS/HIX and NARCESSA LEDSINGER/LETSINGER are:
i. UNKNOWN HICKS, born 1815; died in DIED YOUNG TWIN.
ii. JOHN WESLEY HICKS, born February 13, 1820 in ILLINOIS/or INDIANA; died October 11, 1909 in CHICO BUTTE CO.CA; married (1) DOROTHY ISABELLE SPEEGLE; married (2) ELIZABETH JONES.
Notes for JOHN WESLEY HICKS:
AFTER ELIZABETH DIED JOHN WESLEY MOVED TO TENN AND MARRIED DOROTHY SPEEGLE.
THEY MOVED TO CALIF. MAY 5,1857 IN BUTTE CO.CA.
ON NOV 8,1857. 1870 BUTTE CO,CA.CENSUS. DEATH RECORD OF JOHN WESLEY HICKS.
Census records for John Wesley Hicks says born in Illinois; article
for Charles Wesley Hicks History of Butte Co. Ca. says John Wesley
Hicks was born in Indiana
Notes for DOROTHY ISABELLE SPEEGLE:
Death record of Grandma Hicks on Dorothy Isabelle Speegle says:
She was born May 21, 1828 Georgia one of 9 children.
iii. E.C. HICKS, born 1825 in DICKSON, TENN.; married (1) ANNA LACKEY 1849 in MISSOURI; married (2) JENNIE MOLINE 1888 in CHICO BUTTE CO CA.
Notes for E.C. HICKS:
LISTEN IN THE MEMORIAL & BIOGRAPHIEL HISTORY OF NORTHERN CALIF.
WHEN IN HIS CHILDHOOD HIS PARENTS MOVED TO INDIANA. 1838 THE FAMILY MOVED TO MISSOURI WHERE HE SREMAINED UNTIL 1859. CAME BY OX TEAM. 1860 BOUGHT 160 ACRES OF LAND. AND LIVED FOR 9 YEARS UNTIL 1890.
iv. DANIEL CRAWFORD HICKS, born June 23, 1825 in DICKSON, TENN.; died in PARADISE, CA.; married LOVENA(LEVINA) LACKEY.
v. CYNTHIA A. HICKS, born 1829 in INDIANA.
vi. SAMUEL ESKRIDGE HICKS/HIX, born 1829 in TENNESSEE; died May 1882; married ELIZABETH (NELLY) HERROD 1867 in Indian Territory- Creek Nation.
Notes for SAMUEL ESKRIDGE HICKS/HIX:
No documentation that is Hilyard Hicks's son. " Only conjector" Book-Ghost
Settlement on the Prairie A Biography of Thurman, Kansas by Joseph V. Hickey",
has information that Old Hilyard Hicks had written to his son Hilyard Stephen
Hicks around the year of 1873 about 5 years before the Old Hilyard Hicks/Hix
died, requesting for information on the whereabouts of his brother Samuel
E. Hicks. The last heard from him was at Ft. Scott, in Fall of 1863 when
he was a private in the 14 Kansas, Company horseshoer he was suppose to be
47 years old, this would make him born about 1826. In my military pension
records I find
a listing for a Samuel E. Hicks 14 Kansas Cav. was married to a Nelly as his filing date for pension was Oct.8, 1879 # 314357 and his widow Pension # filed Jun 6, 1892 #551898 Ind. Terr. Samuel was injured shot in the right arm near shoulder, during a skirmish at Carthage, Missouri on Oct. 1, 1862 He was treated at Fort Scott for about a week. He was discharged June 27, 1865 MO. -Record Pension Records At age 51 years old he was 5 feet 8 inches tall light complexion light hair and blue eyes. He lived in Muskogee- Creek Nation - Indian Territory. date of death of Samuel E. Hicks listed on Declaration for Widow's pension
Notes for ELIZABETH (NELLY) HERROD: Nelly and S.E. Hicks had no children.
Marriage Notes for SAMUEL HICKS/HIX and ELIZABETH HERROD:
MARRIED BY REV. JOHN CURNEL of Baptist Church Old Creek Agency and Declaration for Widow's pension states that Nelly had been married before and that her former husband had been dead for four or five years before she married the Soldier named Samuel E. Hicks This was Creek Nation-Indian Territory
1 vii. HILLYARD STEPHEN HICKS, born 1832 in INDIANA; died 1909 in HILLSBOROUGH CO. FLORIDA; married (1) UNKNOWN UNKNOWN; married (2) MARY RECTOR Aft. 1850 in MO.; married (3) SARAH A. COLTHERN January 22, 1899 in HILLSBOROUGH CO. FLORIDA.
viii. LALETHA J. HICKS, born 1836 in INDIANA.
ix. HARRIET P. HICKS, born 1841 in MISSOURI.
x. SARAH J. HICKS, born 1844 in MISSOURI.
xi. DAVID M.OR W. HICKS, born 1847 in MISSOURI.
Child of HILLYARD/HILYARD HICKS/HIX and CAROLINE CARSON is:
i. MARGARET EMMA HICKS, born 1856 in McDONALD CO. MISSOURI; died 1919 in CHICO, BUTTE CO. CALIFORNIA; married (1) JAMES BROWN; married (2) JOHN MONTGOMERY.