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Subject:Re: Need help on Hicks side
Post Date:October 05, 2012 at 19:56:42
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John Hicks married Lillie J. Sleep 6/28/1906 at Laurium, Houghton, MI. His parents - Richard Hicks and Louisa Davey. Her parents - Samuel Sleep and Susia Tredray.

Source: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FCXV-643

John Hicks was born 9/11/1882 at Franklin, Houghton, MI. Parents Richard and Louisa Hicks.

source: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F4R3-5LQ

1900 Calumet, Houghton, MI census

Richard Hicks, born 11/1849 in England. Both parents born in England. Married 27 years. Came to the US in 1873. Ocupation - copper miner.
Louisa, born 2/1854 in England. Both parents born in England. Mother of 8 children, 6 living in 1900.
Michael T,son, born 5/1880 in MI
John, son, born 9/1881 in MI
Beatrice M,daughter, born 10/1884 in MI
Louisa M,daughter, born 9/1888 in MI
Priscilla J, daughter, born 8/1895 in MI
Mary Ann, mother, widow, born 11/1828 in England. Both parents born in England. Came to the US in 1873.
Jane, sister, born in England. Came to the US in 1873.

1880 Franklin, Houghton, MI census

Richard Hicks, 52, miner, born in England
Mary A, 51, wife, born in England
E. Jane, daughter, 18, born in England
John, 15, son, born in England

1880 Franklin, Houghton, MI census

Richard Hicks, 30, miner, born in England.Both prents born in England.
Louisa, 26, born in England
Edward, 6, son, born in Iowa
Richard T, son, born in May in Michigan

10/7/1873 S.S. Adriatic arrived in NY from Liverpool, England

Richard Hicks, 40
Mary, 40
Mary, 15
Elizabeth, 10
John, 6
Joseph Berger, 17
William Williamson, 19

Richard Hicks, born about 1827 in England, died 9/12/1885 in Franklin, Houghton, MI. Parents - James and Mary Hicks.

source: ancestry.com

Richard Hicks, 44, born in Redruth
Mary Ann, 42, born in Stithiam, Cornwall
Richard, 22, born in Redruth
Thomas, 19, Redruth
Mary Ann, 14, Redruth
Elizabeth Jane, 8, Redruth
John, 7, Redruth

source: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFVF-9JP

Cornwall was famous for its copper mines. When the mining industry started declining, many Cornish miners emigrated to northern Michigan.

source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mining_in_Cornwall_and_Devon

Mary Ann was the daughter of Henry Martin

source: http://cdm16317.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p129401coll7/searchterm/hicks/field/creato/mode/all/conn/and/order/title/page/8