Bernetta Waters Hickman

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Bernetta Waters Hickman (Burckhart)

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Elizabethtown, Hardin, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 10, 1885 (73)
Park City, UT, USA
Place of Burial: United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Frederick Burkhardt and Ruth Dorsey
Wife of James Barton Hickman, Dr. and William Adams "Wild Bill' Hickman
Mother of Elizabeth Helen Meacham; Sarah Katherine Butcher; George or William George Hickman; Bernetta Walters Hickman; Rebecca Hickman and 3 others

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About Bernetta Waters Hickman

She was the 1st of ten wives for western frontiersman William "Wild Bill" Hickman. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Bernetta was known for certain to have traveled with one of the Mormon Pioneer Overland companies in 1849 but it is still uncertain exactly which company she was a part of. She was 38 years old at the time.

Company Unknown (1849) DEPARTURE 1849 ARRIVAL 1849 CAPTAIN Unknown NUMBER IN COMPANY 148. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Bernetta Waters Hickman's Timeline

August 8, 1812
Elizabethtown, Hardin, Kentucky, United States
April 13, 1833
Age 20
West Paris, Randolph, Missouri, USA
February 23, 1835
Age 22
Huntsville, MO, USA
Age 24
Huntsville, Randolph, Missouri, USA
May 5, 1838
Age 25
Age 28
Huntsville, Randolph, Missouri, USA
Age 30
Huntsville, Randolph, Missouri
February 29, 1844
Age 31
Huntsville, Randolph, Missouri