Doddridge County Roots

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Francis Delong HICKMAN

Male 1825 - 1911  (~ 86 years)


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  • Name Francis Delong HICKMAN 
    Census 1870, 80, 1900, 10  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born Mar 1825  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  West Union, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Middlebourne, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 16 Jun 1911  [3
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (IOOF section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Francis Delong Hickman was appointed Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts of Doddridge County and held both offices for fourteen years. He was Clerk of the Board of Supervisors for five years and then became Commissioner of Accounts. He was one of the original settlers of the county and assisted in making the original survey of West Union. He was a merchant in the area for many years and Editor of the Herald, one of the first newspapers of the county. ["The History of Doddridge County, WV" p. 167] Headstone has his name spelled "Frances," but Francis is the spelling found elsewhere, including the name of his grandson, Francis Grover Hickman.
    Person ID I9560  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2015 

    Father David HICKMAN,   b. 1793,   d. 1863  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Nancy WELLS 
    Family ID F3439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriett S. MORRIS,   b. Dec 1825,   d. 1908  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 30 Aug 1845  [2
    Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), Town of West Union, enumerated on Jul 16 1850:
      Francis D. Hickman, 24, Clerk of Supr Court, value of real estate owned $1100; Harriet S, 23; Laura, 3; Byron Morris, 13, Dept Clerk; Susan Ash, 22.

      1860 Census, Tyler Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), Town of Middlebourne, enumerated on Jul 6 1860:
      Francis D. Hickman, 35, sheriff, value of real estate owned $1600, value of personal property $1275; Harriet F, 34; Laura, 14; Mary, 6; Filmore, 4; Lizzy, 2; Elizabeth Boldlen, 24, b. Ohio, house servant.

      1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union Twp, Borough of West Union), enumerated on Jun 8 1870:
      Francis D. Hickman, 45, farmer; Harriet S, 44; May S, 17; Filmore, 13; Lizzie, 11; Thomas, 9.

      1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on Jun 1 1880:
      F. D. Hickman, 55, farmer; wife H. S., 52; dau M. S. Jeffrey, 26, school teacher, widowed; son M. F. Hickman, 22, printer, single; dau Lizzie, 20, school teacher, single; son Thomas, 17, printer.

      1900 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on Jun 4 1900:
      Frank D. Hickman, 75, b. Mar 1825, married 54 yrs; wife Harriet, 74, b. Dec 1825, mother of 7 children (2 still living).
      In the adjacent household:
      Thomas Hickman, 39, b. Dec 1861, day laborer, married 13 yrs; wife Annie, 33, b. Jul 1866, mother of 7 children (5 still living); son Burleigh C, 15, b. Sep 1884; son Robert S, 13, b. Nov 1886; son Francis G, 11, b. Mar 1889; dau Minnie, 8, b. Jul 1891; son Leland M, 4, b. Jul 1895.

      1910 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District, Town of West Union), enumerated on Apr 16 1910:
      Thomas Hickman, 48, pumper at pump house; wife Annie, 43; son Robert, 23, single, common laborer; son Frank G, 21, single, common laborer; son Leland, 14; dau Jane, 8; dau Mildred, 6; father Frank, 85, widowed.
    Children 
     1. Laura A. HICKMAN,   b. 29 Oct 1846, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1883, Ellsworth District, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     2. Hewitt HICKMAN,   b. 1849,   d. 28 Jun 1849  (Age 0 years)
     3. Francis Fisher HICKMAN,   b. 28 Jun 1851, West Union, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1853, West Union, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +4. May S. HICKMAN,   b. 25 Dec 1853, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1903, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     5. Filmore HICKMAN,   b. 8 Oct 1856,   d. 29 Feb 1884  (Age 27 years)
     6. Lizzie HICKMAN,   b. 28 Oct 1858,   d. 17 Dec 1884  (Age 26 years)
    +7. Thomas Beau HICKMAN,   b. 16 Dec 1861, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1957, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Family ID F3438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - West Union, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (IOOF section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Documents
    9560_HICKMAN_FrancisDelong_1825-1911_Obit.jpg
    9560_HICKMAN_FrancisDelong_1825-1911_Obit.jpg

    Histories
    999999_Legislative-Petition_29Dec 1852.txt
    999999_Legislative-Petition_29Dec 1852.txt

  • Sources 
    1. [S1998] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union District).

    2. [S215] History of Doddridge County, West Virginia, Taylor Publishing Co, 1979, (Taylor Publishing Co, 1979), p. 167.

    3. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    4. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).