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Florence Hicks (unknown)

Also Known As: "Florence (Fordham) Carman Hicks"
Birthplace: Surry, England
Death: Died in Hempstead, Queens, New York
Place of Burial: New York
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Philip Fordham and Elizabeth Fordham
Wife of Capt. John Seaman; John Carman and John Hicks
Mother of Capt. John Caleb Carman; Benjamin Carman; Abigail Coe; Caleb Carman; Thomas Carman and 1 other
Sister of Robert Fordham, Rev.; Clemence Ludlam; Philip Fordham; Ruth Fordham; John Fordham and 3 others

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About Florence Hicks

The general belief was that Florence Fordham was the daughter of Rev. Robert Fordham, who with John Carman went to Long Island and signed the Indian treaty for the roughly 200,000 acres that comprise modern day Nassau County, Long Island. I am not sure where that all started from for sure, but more likely she is the sister of Robert Fordham and John Carman and Robert Fordham were brothers-in-law.

Tredwell Fleet Carman, in his letter of 1880 to Ezra Ayres Carman states that John and Robert were brother's-in-law in a rather matter-of-fact- way.

Mostly likely died giving birth to her last child (or soon after), the only child of her second marriage to John Hicks.

Robert Coe, puritan: his ancestors and descendants, 1340-1910, with notices ... By Joseph Gardner Bartlett page 83 http://books.google.com/books?id=NWlGAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA85&dq=hempstead+town+records+ny&hl=en&ei=1pi-Tb7MMLOM0QH23-XJBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CFMQ6AEwAjhG#v=snippet&q=daniel%20searing&f=false

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Florence Hicks's Timeline

Surry, England
July 8, 1633
Age 23
Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 24
Roxbury, Norfolk, Ma
July 5, 1635
Age 25
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
March 1, 1639
Age 29
Sandwich, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
January 9, 1646
Age 36
Hempstead, Long Island, Queens, N.y.
Age 36
Hempstead L.i., Queens, Ny
February 7, 1660
Age 50
Hempstead, Queens, New York
March 27, 1939
Age 50