Person:John Hickman (12)

Watchers
John Wesley Hickman
m. 29 Jun 1879
  1. Clarence Theodore Hickman1880 - 1955
  2. Florence Hickman1881 - 1889
  3. Rufus Hayes(?) Hickman1883 - 1900
  4. Minor Earl Hickman1886 - 1969
  5. Mabel Hickman1889 - 1968
  6. Lucy Lenora Hickman1890 - 1902
m. 14 Dec 1908
  1. Charles Wilburn [Wilbern] Hickman1909 - 1979
  2. John Wesley Hickman1912 - 1913
Facts and Events
Name John Wesley Hickman
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3][21] 23 May 1859 Russel Twp, Putnam, IN
Alt Birth? IL
Census[9][26] 19 Jun 1860 Crawfordsville, Montgomery Co, IN
Census[10][27] 12 Jul 1860 Bainbridge, Russel Township, Putnam County, Indiana
Census[11][12][28] 1870 Newman, Douglas Co, IL
Marriage 29 Jun 1879 Residence of Rufus Nelson, Miller Co, MOto Arminta Susan Boston
Census[13][29] 17 Jun 1880 Flat Creek Townshp, Pettis County, Missouri, USA
Census 2 Jun 1900 Elmwood Township, Saline County, Missouri, USAwith Arminta Susan Boston
Marriage 14 Dec 1908 Alva, Woods County, Oklahomato Hattie C Simpson
Census 1910 Fritzylen Township, Woods County, Oklahoma, USAwith Hattie C Simpson
Census[14][30] 1920 Barber County, Kansas
Census[15][31] 1930 Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas. USA
Occupation? Farmer
Death[4][22] 7 Mar 1937 Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, USA
Burial[5][6][23] 9 Mar 1937 Memorial Park Cem, Hutchinson, Reno Co, KS
Other[16][32] 9 Mar 1937 Hutchinson Kansas HeraldObituary
Other[7][24] Alcoholism Illness
Other[8][25] Misc

http://buffalo.ok.8m.com/fraMain.html Buffalo's Post Office was established on May 18, 1907, about 5 months before statehood! Brule, located about 3/4 of a mile north of present downtown Buffalo was established on September 16, 1893! Buffalo was nicknamed the "Stone City" because no buildings were permitted in the business district.

Buffalo is located on the old Fort Dodge - Fort Supply Military trail. The Great Western Cattle Trail also runs near Buffalo.

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Arminta and John lived in Aurora Springs, MO, Saline Co. MO, Pettis Co. MO (Flat Rock Twp 1880 census), Ponca City OK, Beaver Co. OK. After Arminta died, of TB, John left claim in Beaver Co OK [Clarence W Hickman unable to find a claim, maybe John never proved it up] and went to Alva, Woods Co, OK. John sold the OK claim for $400 + team [= ca $600] summer of 1907. Dad filed a contest on the land after John left. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Family Bible in possession of Clarence W. Hickman. MARRIAGES John W Hickman and arminta Susan Boston was married on the 29 [29 is written beneath "the"] day of June in the year of our lord ad 1879 John W. Hickman and Hattie Crane were united in mar- riage on the 14th of December 1908 Witnesses, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Keinies

BIRTHS John W Hickman was Born May the 23 [23 is written beneath "the"] day of 1856

Clarence T Hickman was Born april the 25 [25 is beneath "the"] 1880

Florence Hickman was Born november the 11 [11 is beneath "the"] 1883

rufus Hickman was Born March the 3 [3 is written beneath "the"] 1886

Miner url Hickman was Born SEptember the 22 [22 is written beneath "the"] 1886

Winifred mable Hickman was born May the 7 [7 is written beneath "the] 1889

lucy lenora Hickman was Born July the 23 [23 is beneath "the"] in the year of our lord 1890

DEATHS

Florence Hickman died the 14 [14 is beneath "the"] of 1889 [no month is given]

Rufus Yayese [Hayes?, difficult to tell] Hickman died March the 27th age 17 years 24 days 1900

lucy lenora died march the 14 [14 is beneath "the"] 1902 aged 11 years 7 months 19 days.

arminta Susan Hickman died Jan. 3, 1907 age 50 years, 5 mo, 10 days

Johney WEsley hickman died march the 7 [7 is beneath "the"] 1913 age 7 months and ll days

MEMORINDA

Charlie Wilbur Hickman Born December Seventh 1909. Alva, Okla

John Wesley Hickman wa born Aug 23 1912 - Alva, Okla. Died on March 8, 1913 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Married Mrs Hattie Simpson Crane in Alva OK; lived KC KS then Hutchinson KS.

Son Wilbur listed 1920 Kansas; Barber Co; V4, ED 6 Sheet 3 Line 23

John W lived on a farm, rented his home, b IN, father b TN, mother b IN Hattie b MO, her parents b IN

Census MO 1880 John W: Lived Pettis Co Flat Rock Twp: Age 21 b IN: father b TN mother b TN

Dad said Rufus nearly bit tongue off jumping from hay mow w/ umbrella for para chute.

Dad said Minor was a friend

Dad says there was a baby sibling

Marriage certificate: Married 29th day of June in the year of our Lord 1879 in the presence of R.[Rufus] M. Nelson and Mary A [Hickman?] Nelson, his wife, signed Van Markman. Original in family Bible at Clarence Hickman's home.


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Englewood Homebuilder, Englewood KS [The Englewood Homebuilder was the only paper published in Englewood at the time of Susan's death. Pub. dates 31 May 1906 - 15 August 1907. 7 Feb 1907 "Miss Mabel Hickman, sister of our printer, will leave the last of the week for a visit with relatives and friends at the old home in Kay County, Okla.

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John was a fiddler who played at square dances. Drank, had alcohol troubles. Phone conversation with Ethyl W Hickman 29 Nov 1993. I didn't know about fiddling, but Dad wanted all of us boys to be violinists, and once he mentioned in an oblique way, that John Wesley had a drinking problem. I know that Dad was adamant against alcohol.

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Clarence W Hickman letter to me 23 Apr 1994 "...we went to the Cline cemetery.[Arminta's grave site]. If my guess is right, John Hickman's claim was at the intersection four miles south of Gate, OK, where you turn east to go to the cemetery. If so, I think I can see why he might have abandoned the claim. The intersection is just south of the Beaver River, and at least the parts we could see of the four quarter-sections at the intersection were forlorn to say the least. None that we could see looked tillable -- small, but very steep sandhills with sagebrush on most of the land, some flat land on one quarter with water standing on much of it (apparently just from the underground water), and a generally desolate looking are. The cemetery itself is a desolate looking place. The enclosed photo doesn't really show how desolate it seemed. We did check out the markers in the cemetery in the hopes that Wayne Lewis (who did the cemetery research that I sent earlier) had overlooked Arminta's marker, but of course he hadn't"

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Ethel Hickman Jacklich phone call 3 Apr 2000: Ethel's father Clarence said they didn't have anything to eat. He said that one reason he left home was because there would be one less mouth to feed. [Dad liked sorghum and hominy. We tend to like what we grew up with. sorhum and hominy are "poor folks" food].


References
  1. John Wesley Hickman Family Bible (at Clarence William Hickman residence).
  2. 1860 IN Putnam Co Russell Twp.

    1860 IN, Putnam Co, Russell Twp p89 659/627 James Mobley, Sarah [Hickman] wife, Mary dau.
    John Hickman age 30 carpenter, James 9, Frederick 7, Emily 5, Elizabeth 4, Jolley [John Wesley] 1

  3. 1860 IN, Montgomery Co.

    1860 IN, Montgomery Co, Union Twp p65 529/531
    Paulina Mitchell 50 [head], Albert R 5, John W. Hickman 1

  4. Obit Hutchinson Kansas Herald Tues. Mar 9, 1937.
  5. Hutchinson Kansas Herald, Tuesday Morning March 9, 1937. "John Wesley Hickman,· 77, 112 Ave G. west, died Sunday at a local hospital. Mr Hick
    Tuesday, March 9, 1937.
  6. Internet
    FindAGrave.

    Two stones: Hattie C Hickman John W Hickman
    Image suggests their birth and death dates
    Added to FindAGrave by George Falk 3/19/2008
    Cemetery also known as Penwell-Gabel Cemetery & Mausoleum

  7. email
    David Wayne Reece.
  8. email
    David Reece to Howard Hickman 21 Aug 1999.
  9. US 1860
    IN, Montgomery Co, Union Twp, P.O. Crawfordsville p65 549/531.
  10. US 1860
    IN, Putnam Co, Russel Twp, P.O. Bainbridge p 89 659/627.
  11. Marguerite Hickman Hodge
    Seen in 1870 Census, Douglas Co, IL 977.368; Mid-Continent Library, Independence, MO.
  12. US 1870
    IL, Douglas Co, Newman Twp, Newman 47/99.
  13. US 1880
    MO, Pettis Co, Flat Creek Twp, ED 113 p 20D -/185.
  14. US 1920.

    KS, Barber Co, Vol 4, ED 6, Sheet 3, Line 23 Memorex

  15. www.Ancestry.com (2)
    1930 Kansas, Wyandotte Co, Kansas City, SD 6, ED 106-64, Sheet 11-A, Line 19, 88/96.
  16. Hutchinson Kansas Herald, Tuesday Morning March 9, 1937. "John Wesley Hickman,· 77, 112 Ave G. west, died Sunday at a local hospital. Mr Hick
    Tuesday, March 9, 1937.
  17.   Marriage: Family bible in poss of Clarence W Hickman.
  18.   Burial:Obit Hutchinson Kansas Herald Tues. Mar 9, 1937.
  19.   Marriage:IGI MO p01916.
  20.   Broderbund Software, Banner Blue Division FTW 1 JAN 1999 FILE D:\geneology\reece.GED.
  21. John W Hickman, age 1, appears 19 June 1860, IN , Montgomery Co, Union Twp with Paulina Mitchell, and as Jolley 12 July 1860 IN , Putnam Co, Russell Twp. with John Hickman. This helps tie Mitchell and Hickman together.·
  22. Hutchinson Kansas Herald, Tuesday Morning March 9, 1937. "John Wesley Hickman,
    77, 112 Ave G. west, died Sunday at a local hospital. Mr Hickman had been a
    resident of Hutchinson 15 years. "The funeral will be at 10:30 o'clock this
    morning at the Johnson Funeral parlors. W. B. Stevens will be in charge.
    Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
    "Mr. Hickman is survived by his widow; three sons, C.T. Hickman, Sacramento,
    Calif, the Rev. M.E. Hickman, Scott City, Wilbur Hickman, Greensburg; a
    daughter Mrs. H.G. Elkins, Ada, Okla, two stepsons, Roy Crane, Alva, Okla., and
    J.R. Crane, Nickerson; and three stepdaughter, Mrs. Flo Pressenell, Devil's
    Lake, N.D., Mrs. Helen Hickman, Kansas City, and Mrs. M. Urban, Hutchinson. [I
    have a copy.]

    Funeral directors were actually Johnson & Sons, 124 East Sherman, Hutchinson,
    KS. Bill for services dated Mar 8, 1937. J R(alph) Crane co-signed. (I have a
    copy. Clarence William Hickman has original)
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    See My Documents\Hickman\Charles Wilburn Hickman\wilbur2.txt
    I was talking to my aunt Mary Lou, Bud's oldest
    daughter, and she remembers going to John Wesley's funeral in 1937.
  23. See Obit

    Funeral Purchase Record

    Johnson & Sons, 134 East Sherman, Hutchinson, Kansas
    Mar. 8 1937

    Full name of deceased John W Hickman
    Deceased is father of person arranging services
    Sevices, including casket, and Merchandise 140.00
    Vault (kind) Cement Box 10.00
    Total 150.00

    Terms Payments

    ME Hickman
    Signature of Purchaser
    Scott City

    By Johnson

    J R Crane
    Signatue of Co-signer with Purchaser
  24. David Wayne Reece

    [I don't have the date for this email, but it was around August 1999]

    "When I spoke with my aunt, I had always wondered why my mother never talked about her childhood, and suspected it was alcoholism. She confirmed that my grandfather ,. C.W. [Charles Wilburn Hickman] was an alcoholic, and didn't get cleaned up until around 1957, when he started attending AA. She also mentioned that what she remembered of John Wesley was that while he was a very old man, he still would play the fiddle at the square dances in Hutchinson, and during the day, he would go around and collect bottles, usually with a "full" bottle to nip at. Of course, this was right after the Depression, so maybe there was no work around".

    A fiddler who played at square dances. Drank, had alcohol troubles. Phone conversation with Ethyl W Hickman 29 Nov 1993

    [Alcoholism plagued John Wesley Hickman and some others of the Hickman clan.]
  25. Howard,
    My aunt mentioned that my great-uncle Fred [Fred Wyman] (Bud's wife's brother) and John Wesley [Hickman used to play the fiddle together almost every night they could. In fact, my uncle Jim (James Hickman, Bud's son) supposedly has John Wesley's fiddle.
  26. 19 Jun 1860
    Estate
    Age Real Personal bp
    Paulina Mitchell 50 300 100 Ky
    Albert R 15 Indiana
    John W Hickman 1 Do
  27. 12 Jul 1860
    Value of Estate bp Attd
    Age Sex Occupation Real Personal School
    James Mobley 30 m H. Carpenter 50 KY
    Sarah " 23 f KY
    Mary " 2 f Ind
    John Hickman 30 m Carpenter 300 Va
    James " 9 m Ind x
    Frederick " 7 m Ind x
    Emily "  ? f Ind x
    Elizabeth " 4 f Ind
    Jolley " 1 m Ind
    W.O.Stover 25 m 1500 Ky

    [Is Jolley a misundestanding by the enumerator of Johnny?]
  28. 1880
    Very difficult to read

    Line 14, 47/99

    Name Age Sex Occupation POB
    Hickman, John 40 M Carpenter VA
    Arminda 35 F Keeping House KY
    Emma 16 F At Home Ind
    Eliza 14 F " " Ind
    John 11 M " " Ind
    Wm. T 8 M " " Ind
    Charles W 5 M " " Ind
  29. 17 Jun 1880
    Age Relation m/s/w Occupation bp bpfa bpmo
    Hickman John W 21 m Farmer IN Tenn In
    - Susan 21 Wife m Housekeeping KY Tenn Tenn
    - Clarence 2/12 Son s At home MO IN KY
    Boston, Ruben C 52 Father in law w Farmer Tenn Tenn Tenn
    - Ida B 18 Sister in law s at School Mo Tenn Tenn
  30. 1920 Memorex

    Hickman, John W
    Age 60, Place of Birth: Indiana,
    County of Enumeration: Barber

    Rel Age POB
    Hickman, Hattie Wife 50 Missouri
    , Wilbern Son 10 Oklahoma
    Crane, Helen SD 23 Kansaas
    ,Marie SD 18 Kansas

    John Hickmann lived on a farm, rented his home, could read and write, was born in Indiana, his father was born in Tennessee, his mother was born in Indiana, he was a farmer.
    Hattie was born in Missouri, could read & write, her parents were born in Indiana.
    Wilbern was born in Oklahoma

    Enumerated with: Helen and Marie were both born in Kansas
    Relation to above: Their father was born in Illinois

    [Info gathered by Clarence William Hickman]
  31. Conntains
    Hickman, Wilber C Head
    , Katie A Wife Head
    , Mary L Daughter
    Hickman, John W Head
    , Hattie C Wife Head
    Wyman, Berne Head
    , Nathan Son
    , Bette J Daughter
    , Fred Son
  32. Hutchinson Kansas Herald, Tuesday Morning March 9, 1937. "John Wesley Hickman,·
    77, 112 Ave G. west, died Sunday at a local hospital. Mr Hickman had been a·
    resident of Hutchinson 15 years. "The funeral will be at 10:30 o'clock this·
    morning at the Johnson Funeral parlors. W. B. Stevens will be in charge. ·
    Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
    "Mr. Hickman is survived by his widow; three sons, C.T. Hickman, Sacramento,·
    Calif, the Rev. M.E. Hickman, Scott City, Wilbur Hickman, Greensburg; a·
    daughter Mrs. H.G. Elkins, Ada, Okla, two stepsons, Roy Crane, Alva, Okla., and·
    J.R. Crane, Nickerson; and three stepdaughter, Mrs. Flo Pressenell, Devil's·
    Lake, N.D., Mrs. Helen Hickman, Kansas City, and Mrs. M. Urban, Hutchinson. [I·
    have a copy.]