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John Hicks

Birthplace: Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, USA
Death: Died in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Cause of death: Killed in Action
Place of Burial: Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hicks and Rebecca Champney
Husband of Elizabeth Hicks
Father of Zachariah Hicks
Brother of Hannah Bond

Managed by: Dan Brockman
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About John Hicks

John Hicks of Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was defending Cambridge from British soldiers as they retreated from Concord and Lexington. He died from action with them along the road back to their base in Boston.

American Revolutionary War Soldier. He was killed during the British retreat from Concord on the first day of the American Revolution, one of fifty Americans either killed or mortally wounded on that day. He was caught by surprise by British flankers at Watson's Corner.

He was the son of John and Rebeckah Champney Hickes, married on May 8, 1721, in Cambridge. He married Elizabeth Nutting, Jr., on April 26, 1748, in Cambridge.


There is quite a long article about his house and his life in it here:

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John Hicks's Timeline

May 23, 1725
Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, USA
February 28, 1755
Age 29
Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, USA
April 19, 1775
Age 49
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, USA