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Subject: Hix/Hicks in Powhatan County, Virginia
Date: Friday, April 9, 2010
I am looking for any information concerning the Hix who lived in Powhatan County around 1775-1800 although the name carried on for many years after that. Particularly of interest to me is Frederick Hicks born in 1801. I believe his name to have been Hix as I have found a record from his oldest son (William Mosley) that was also spelled Hix, then changed in a later census. I suspect that the father (Fred) changed his name and in turn the son did the same. This leaves me with many questions though... I believe Stephen Hix to be Fredericks father. I have also found a last will from an Archibald Hix (seems to be a plantation owner) who was definitely Stephen's father. Brothers of Stephen were a Jesse and a Daniel who were named as well. Any help, info would be great!