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Rachel Hicks, dau of Sam & Nancy WARD Hicks

Posted: 985867200000
Classification: Query
Edited: 993843116000
1. Samuel HICKS/HIX, arrives 25 May 1637 along the

Rappahannock River, indentured servant to Peter and

Margaret REY. REY family lived in Isle of Wight, VA.

Note: there are no records of marriage or of his

family; children cannot be firmly identified.

Reconstructing of children's names are based on names

of grandchildren. Which child had the grandchildren is

2. Daniel HICKS (possibly)
3. Samuel HICKS, b ca 1680 Gloucester or York Co., VA,

d aft 1774 Granville Co., NC

+ Diana d aft 1774 Granville Co., NC
4. Samuel HICKS, Jr., 1714-1789

+ Frances WYATT, m 1738, d ca 1790
5. David HICKS 1739-1832, served one tour in the

Revolutionary War, completing enlistment in SC. Nephew,

Harris HIX, son of Absolom, served for him on second

enlistment; brought his family to Elbert Co., GA ca

1800; died in Elbert Co., GA. David and family are well

documented in GA prior to the Civil War.

+ Mary JOHNSON, b 1743, m 1763 in Goochland Co., VA
6. Samuel "Big Sammy" HICKS, b 1753 Goochland Co., VA,

d 1835; buried at Cove Creek, Watauga Co., NC

+ Sarah UNKNOWN (can it be HARMON?, dau of Samuel

7. Samuel "Little Sammy" HICKS, b ca 1798-1800 Valle

Crucis, Watauga, NC

+ Nancy WARD, (no record of marriage) could have gotten

married in McMinn Co., TN since that's where he met

her. There were other WARD families in McMinn Co.

Returned to Watauga bef 1834; signed marriage bond for

cousin, Hiram HICKS to Jenny TESTER in Ashe Co., NC

Note: 1850 Watauga Co., NC census #391: Samuel, age 52

Farmer, Nancy, age 27, Levi, age 19, Dianah, age 17,

Rachel, age 15, carrol, age 11, Patterson, age 7, Jane,

age 3 (must be Nancy)
8. Andrew HICKS, b 26 Mar 1829 McMinn Co., TN; moved ca

1853 with second wife, Rachel Serena OAKES, from Shell

Creek, Carter Co., NC to Mitchell Co., NC and lived in

the Horse Creek section near Minneapolis, NC, 27 Jun

1862 enlisted in D Company, 58th NC Inf Reg; private;

Jan 1863 AWOL; Jun 1863 returned to service; Aug 1863

AWOL; Jan 1864 removed from rolls probably due to ill

health; d 1901 cancer; buried Hicks Cemetery on Big

Horse Creek, Avery Co., NC

+(1) Nancy PRESNELL, m 1847 Ashe Co. (now Watauga Co.),

NC, d 1848; died during childbirth of Samuel HICKS III;

buried in "Sammy Fields"; dau of James Presnell III &


9. Samuel HICKS, III, b 1848 Watauga, NC, d 17 Jan

1929; buried in Sam Hicks Cemetery, Spice Branch,

Watauga Co. NC

+ Rebecca HARMON, dau of Council & Betsy TESTER

Harmon, b 1842; lost part of arm in mill accident;

d 22 Sept 1919; buried with
+(2) Rachel Serena OAKES, b 17 Apr 1834 Carter Co., TN,

dau of Barney & Sarah HICKS Oakes/Oaks; became blind

several years before her death; d 25 Sept 1916; buried

with Andrew

Note: 1850 Watauga Co., NC census states her age to be

19 & born in TN

9. Gordan Andrew HICKS, b 23 Nov 1850 Carter Co., TN,

d 1939, m 25 Dec 1871; buried Miller Cemetery, one

mile west of Valley Forge betwee 11E & Doe River,


+ Rachel Adelaid OAKES/OAKS, b 8 Jan 1852, m 1871,

d 1930; stroke; buried with G. A. (dau of

Charles Gordon & Lucinda PERRY Oakes)

9. Jordan/Jerdan HICKS, b 1855 Mitchell Co., NC

+ Martha BREWER, m 21 Feb 1875

+ Lula SCOTT

9. Andrew Manuel "Manuel" HICKS, b 22 Mar 1856

Mitchell Co., NC, d 24 Dec 1940; heart attack; was a

ventriloquist; made/sold false teeth

+ Tensey Caroline HICKS, dau of Samuel & Louisa GWYN

Hicks, m 1876 Mitchell Co., NC

9. Benjamin Franklin HICKS, b 13 Aug 1862 Mitchell

Co., NC, d 28 Arp 1934; ruptured ulcers; buried

Newland Town Cemetery, Newland, NC

+ Eliza STEWART, m 27 May 1882 Mitchell Co. NC, d

15 Jul 1933

9. James "Jim" HICKS, b 1866 Mitchell Co., NC; stabbed

to death allegedly by Ray & Henry CALLOWAY at a

drunken party

9. Cain (Elkannah) HICKS, b 12 Mar 1867(12 May), d 27

Feb 1928; buried Hicks Family Cemetery, Big Horse

Creek, Avery Co., NC

+ Evaline Lucinda HICKS, dau of Wesley & Betty


9. William "Bill" HICKS, b 1859 Mitchell Co., NC, d

1926 (Utah?); musician/songwriter

+ Lillie UNKNOWN

9. John HICKS, killed in "Apple dugout" cave-in during

his teens
8. Levi HICKS, b 1832 TN (census) (no record exists for

birth in McMinn Co. Could be in Anderson Co. TN), m

1851; enlisted in D Comp, 58th NC Inf Reg 27 Jun 1862;

1863 AWOL -- charged with desertion & court martialed 5

Jul 1863 Clinton, TN; never caught to be arrested; d

1907 of pneumonia; buried in Hicks Cemetery , Cold

Springs, Pigeon River

+ Cynthia BREWER, b 1825, dau of William Brewer of

Watauga or Caldwell Co, NC; part Cherokee Indian (no

evidence to support this); d 1907/08 Dellwood, NC;

buried in the community cemetery at Dellwood, NC

9. James Patterson "Patterson/Pat" HICKS, b 13 Feb

1852 Watauga Co. NC, m 20 May 1871, d 28 Nov 1917

Haywood Co. NC; buried at Poplar Gap, Cold Springs

Creek, Haywood Co., NC

+ Polly TESTER, dau of Ransom (b 1819) & Fannie

HICKS (b 1824) Tester (Fannie Hicks, dau of Harmon

Hicks, son of Big Sammy), b 16 Oct 1850, d 1 Jan

1936; herbalist & midwife; claimed to be 1/16th

Cherokee Indian

9. Nancy HICKS, b 1856

+ Elias VINES, m Trout Springs, TN

9. Peter Coy HICKS

9. Samuel Sylvester HICKS, b 27 Jan 1856 Watauga

Falls, NC, m 1880, d 22 June 1911 Proctor,

Swain Co., NC; typhoid fever; buried at Proctor,

Hazel Creek Community located in GSMNP; small

obelisk marks grave

+ Mary Elizabeth HOLLOWAY, dau of Linville Parker &

Elizabeth Ellen BROOKS Holloway, b 5 May 1858 Wilkes

Co., NC

9. Susannah HICKS, b 1858, d young

9. Willis HICKS, b 1859 Watauga Falls, Watauga Co. NC,

m 10 May 1880 Cocke Co., TN; buried Little Grassy

Fork near Newport, TN

+ Mary ROLLAND, dau of William & Rena HARMON

Rolland, Madison Co

9. Merritt Linville HICKS, b 1863 Big Horse Creek,

Avery Co., NC; shot/killed by nephew Vester BROWN

+ (1)Unknown VINES, sister of Elias Vines

9. Levi HICKS, b 1856, d young
8. Rachel HICKS, b 1837


9. Diana HEATLEY


10. Henry TRIVETTE


10. Sally BOWERS
8. Diana HICKS, b 1833 (NFI)
8. Carroll HICKS, b 1839

+ Emily Caroline "Emoline" HARMON, b 1840, dau of

Council and Nancy Elizabeth TESTER Harmon

9. Rachel HICKS, b 1859
8. Patterson HICKS, b 1843; killed during the Civil War
8. Nancy HICKS, b 1847

+ Goulder Monroe "Coon" HARMON, m 1865

9. Nancy E. HARMON,b 1871

9. John A. HARMON, b 1876

9. Rachel A. HARMON, b 1873

9. Samuel HARMON, b 1870

9. Andrew HARMON, b 1867

9. Sarah E. HARMON, b 1866
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