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John Hicks

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, United States
Death: April 19, 1775 (49)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States (Killed in Action)
Place of Burial: Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hicks and Rebecca Hicks
Husband of Elizabeth Nutting; Elizabeth Hicks and Elizabeth Hicks
Father of Will Hicks; John Hicks; Elizabeth Hicks; Jonathan Hicks; John Hicks and 7 others
Brother of Rebecca Hicks; Ruth Hicks; Zachariah Hicks; Samuel Hicks; Joseph Nutting and 9 others

Managed by: Dan Berwin Brockman
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About John Hicks

John Hicks is named as a participant in the Boston Tea Party. December 16, 1773.

John Hicks of Cambridge, Massachusetts. April 19, 1775. He was killed 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.

from: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7496994ere:

There is quite a long article about his house and his life in it here: http://www.cambridgehistory.org/node/8107

DAR registry #A054984.

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John Hicks's Timeline

1725
May 23, 1725
Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, United States
1748
December 12, 1748
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1748
Maryland, United States
1750
October 16, 1750
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1752
November 6, 1752
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1754
1754
1755
February 28, 1755
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1757
August 20, 1757
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1760
March 17, 1760
Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1762
September 17, 1762
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States