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Joseph Hicks And Jemima Cox Hicks

Children of Joseph and Jemima Cox Hicks
Caleb Celies, James Haywood, Nancy Caroline, and Sarah Elin Hicks

Joseph Hicks was born February 10, 1802, in North Carolina to John Hicks and Elizabeth (Bird) Hicks. He married Jemima Cox on July 3, 1823, in Bibb County, Alabama. The couple had twelve children, all born before the family made … Continue reading

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Linda Burton Rippetoe & New Heritage Park

Linda Burton Rippetoe

Linda Burton Rippetoe has been a special friend of mine for years. For one thing she’s a history buff and for another, she’s a worker, and I do mean a worker! At 90 plus years, the lady rancher is still … Continue reading

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Fletcher Holmes Neely & Sarah Elin Hicks Neely

Back:  Joseph, Marietta, Judge, Octavia
Front:  Fletcher and Sarah Elin Neely

Of course, I knew where the first marked grave in Comanche’s Oakwood Cemetery was located. It’s marked very well. I also knew that the grave held a little boy called John Campbell Neely, buried January 30, 1861. However, it was … Continue reading

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