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John Hicks

Also Known As: "John Hicks of /Totsworth/"
Birthdate: (37)
Birthplace: Fortesset, Gloucestershire, England
Death: January 10, 1492 (37)
Fortesset, Gloucestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Ellis Hicks and Elizabeth Hicks
Husband of Elenor Hicks; Joan Hicks and Margaret Hicks
Father of baptist hicks; robert hicks; John Hicks; Richard Hicks and Thomas Hicks, of Tortworth, Gloucestershire

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Name: John Hicks Of TotsworthMale [1] Note Born: 14401440-1-1 at Fortesset, Gloucester, EnglandFortesset, Gloucester, England Married: at EnglandEngland Died: 14921492-1-1 at , Gloucester, England, Gloucester, England

      Father: Ellis Hicks Sir Knight
      Mother: Unknown


Name: Margaret Atwood [5] Note

        Born: 1459 at Fortesset, Gloucester, England
        Died:  at Y

Other Spouses: John Hicks

      Father: James Atwood
      Mother: Alicia Payne


Name: Thomas Hicks

        Born: 1475 at , Gloucester, England
        Died: 1565 at , Gloucester, England
        Wife: Margaret Atwood

Name: John Hicks

        Born: Abt 1477 at Gloucestershire, England
        Died: 1547 at England

Name: Richard Hicks

        Born: Abt 1480 at Gloucestershire, England
        Died:  at Y


1). Pedigree Resource File CD 1

5). Pedigree Resource File CD 1


Sir Ellis Hicks was knighted Sep 19, 1356 at the Batle of

      Poictious by the Black Prince. From him lineally descended John
      Hicks of Totsworth in Gloustershire who dying in the 7th year
      of King Henry VII (prob 1492) left 2 sons and a daughter,
      Thomas, Robert, and ....... . (Another account implies that
      HICKES of Silton Hall. Manor of Nunnington (14th century) ,
      North Riding, Yorkshire was the elder branch of the HICKES
      family, and that it was a branch of this family moved to
      Gloucestershire early in the 16th century ).
   b. ABT 1455, Fortesset, Gloucester, Eng.
   d. 1492, Gloucester, Eng.

1). Research mytree.FTW The Hicks family, of which the late Mrs. Brownell was a descenda nt is an old and honored one of Massachusetts. It is traced to England, and i n the early days was spelled Hix. The first of the family is known of was Jo hn Hicks, who had two sons, Thomas and Robert. Grandchild or great grandchild of Sir Ellis Hicks. Other notes, JOHN HICKS 1440 WFT. 23 3282 lineally descended from Sir Ellis Hix, knighted by Edward the Bl ack Prince, at the Battle of Portress, Sept. 19, 1356 for braver y in capturing colors f. French SAME TREE Sir Robert Hix Hick s 1575Hicks Geneology of my family line, written by Emma J. Scot t Washington, Illinois, Feb. 2, 1938 Our emigrant ancestor was Sir Robert Hicks spelled Hix until 1 800 who came to Plymouth Colony, Mass. from Bermandsey Sourthwark London in 1 621, in the ship Fortune , which brough the second party of pil grims and landed at New Plymouth, Nov. 11, 1621. He was the son of James Hicks of London and his wife Phebe who is supposed to h ave been a daughter of Rev. Ephraim Allyne of Hartfodshire. Jame s was the son of Baptist Hicks, born about 1526 and his wife Nan cy, daughter of James Everhard. Baptist was the son of Thomas Hi x of Tortworth Gloucestershire which he inherited from his fathe r John Hix and on which he resided until his death, mar. Joan Da rney. This Thomas was the eldest son of John Hix who was lineall y descended from Sir Ellis Hix who was knighted by Edward the Bl ack Prince at the battle of Portress Sept. 19, 1356, for bravery in capturing a set of colors from the French. Sir Robert Hicks I, the emigrant, was born about 1575 and marrie d Margaret Morgan in England in 1596. He had four children Eliz abeth, Thomas, John II, and Stephen. Margaret Morgan died about 1607. In 1610, Sir Robert I married in London a second time, Mar garet Winslow, by whome he had four more children Samuel, Ephai n, Lydia, and Phebe. While his second family was still young, Si r Robert Hix I emigrated to Plymouth Colony. Samuel was ten year s old. His wife and her children folllowed in the ship Ann , wh ich arrived at Plymouth June 22. This family subsequently settle d in the adjoining town of Drixbury, Mass. Sir Robert Hix I live d a substantial citizen of the Purtitan Colony for 26 years. He died in Plymouth on March 24, 1647. His will and that of his wif e are both recorded. John Hicks II was the second son of Sir Robert Hicks by his firs t wife. He was born in London about 1606 and emigrated to Americ a in 1635. He had married Harodais Long with whom he lived about 3 years in Wymouth, Mass. then moved to New Port, R.I. and by w hom he had Thomas Hicks, Hannah, and Elizabeth. At New Port he h ad Disagreements with his wife and the authorities parted them . John II went to Stanford, taking much of her estate and thence in 1642 to Hemstead. This John Hicks, the Virginia Register say s, was the ancestor of all the Hickses of Maryland and Virginia. John Hix II, having divorced his first wife, married Rachel, wi dow of Josiah Starr, by whom he had no children. He died May 167 2 leaving one son. Thomas Hix III had twelve children. He was born 1640, probably i n Wymouth, Mass., but came to Long Island and there married Mary Washburn by whom he had Thomas the IV and Jacob. She died in 16 77. Thomas Hix III married Mary Doughty by whom he had ten child ren Isaac, William , Stephan, John, Charles, Ben, Phebe, Charit y, Mary, and Elizabeth. In 1666, Thomas Hicks III obtained of Go v. Nicolls a patent for about 1400 acres of land near Little Nec k where he had a good home for many years. Thomas III lived out his one hundred yrs. and died in 1740. The newspaper of the time said he had more than three hundred descendants. SourceWFT Vo l 23 tree 3282. Some of the above notation was found at this website posted by Janet Dobbs http cgi bin igm.cgi?opGET&db c artsort&id I0977

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Gloucestershire, England
Age 22
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, UK
Age 25
Age 29
Age 31
Age 32
Fortesset, Gloucestershire, England
January 10, 1492
Age 37
Gloucestershire, England
Age 37
May 21, 1889
Age 37