Lewis Ezra Hicks

Male 1839 - 1922  (83 years)


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  • Name Lewis Ezra Hicks 
    Born 10 Mar 1839  Kalida, Putnam Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Education Graduated from Dennison University, Granville, OH 
    Military Civil War, Major 
    Died 17 Nov 1922  Augusta, Richmond Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Westover Memorial Park, Augusta, Richmond Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2027  Treece Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2017 

    Father Ezra Hicks,   b. 10 Oct 1800, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1882, Putnam Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Juliana Lincoln,   b. 13 Sep 1801, Linville Creek, Rockingham Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Dec 1854, Kalida, Putnam Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 19 Sep 1822  Lebanon, Warren Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F156  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Frances Elizabeth Edens,   b. 30 Nov 1842, Parkersburg, Wood Co., WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Nov 1884, Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1864  Richmond, Wayne Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lewis Albert Hicks,   b. 08 Jan 1865, Richmond, Wayne Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1945, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Hervey Bryan Hicks,   b. 04 Nov 1869, Granville, Licking Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jun 1944, East Moline, Rock Island Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Percy Ezra Lincoln Hicks,   b. 13 Mar 1872, Granville, Licking Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1872, Granville, Licking Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F1582  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Harriet Alice Brown,   b. 19 Nov 1859, North Fairfield, Huron Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1918, Belleview Farms, Beaufort Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 06 Jul 1887  Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alice Louisa Hicks,   b. 15 Jun 1888, Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1959, Augusta, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F1583  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Issued a teaching license in 1858 along with John L. and Amanda Hicks.

      1860 census Turtle Creek Twp., Warren Co., OH, PO Lebanon p. 212 listed as Lewis E. Hicks age 21 OH Teacher. He was living with E. C. Flemming age 21 VA Teacher.
      1880 census Granville, Licking Co., OH p. 150A, teacher. Listed as L E Hicks There is a 17 yr old girl born in Ohio living with them, Fannie Black.
      1920 census Augusta, Richmond Co., GA p. 227, living with John and Alice Wright.

      He began his long and distinguished career as a Professor of Math and Natural Science at his alma mater Dennison University at Granville, Ohio from 1870-1884. After that he taught at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska. He was the Nebraska State Geologist. He taught in Rangoon, Burma, now Myanmar. He arrived in Rangoon on 19 Mar 1894 and was there until at least 1909 for the purpose of missionary services. He was President Emeritus of Rangoon Baptist College, Rangoon Burma. His wife and children, Lewis, Hervey and Alice resided there with him. Lewis was also a Baptist Minister.

      He wrote A Critique of Design-Arguments, A Historical Review and Free Examination of the Methods of Reasoning In Natural Theology by Lewis Ezra Hicks. 1883.

  • Sources 
    1. [S150] Georgia, Deaths Index, 1914-1927, (Name: Ancestry.com;;).
      Lewis E. Hicks