G2: 1790 Elizabeth Gerry & Thomas Hicks

This page provides details on the following Gerry Family descendants:

Back to G1: John Gerry 1755-1825 & Elizabeth Parsons

  • G2: Elizabeth Gerry 1790-1862 & Thomas Hicks
    • G3: Thomas Hicks 1814-1890 & Lucy Brooks
      • G4: Mary Hicks 1840-1920 & Dubois Bennet
      • G4: Olive P. Hicks 1842-1866
      • G4: Flora Hicks 1844-1922
      • G4: John Hicks 1847
      • G4: Ella Jane Hicks 1854-1879 & Alonzo Lilley
      • G4: Natty L. Hicks 1856-1868
      • G4: Thomas Hicks 1858
      • G4: Ida Hicks 1859-1953
      • G4: Edward Hicks 1861-1958 & Carrie Vosburg
    • G3: Thomasin Hicks 1817 & John Littlejohns

       

G2: Elizabeth Gerry 1790-1862 & Thomas Hicks

Elizabeth Gerry was born on June 20, 1790, in Ashwater, Devon, England. She was the third child of John Gerry and Elizabeth Parsons.

She married Thomas Hicks and they had two children together; Thomas Hicks 1814-1890 and Thomasin Hicks in 1817.

Thomas Hicks died in 1817 and Elizabeth married John Lane in 1818. They had eight children together; Charlotte Lane 1819; Elizabeth Lane 1820-1822; Richard Lane 1821-1823; John Lane 1823-1823; Elizabeth Lane 1824; William Lane 1825-1908; Mary Anne Lane 1830-1896 and James Lane 1833-1852.

Elizabeth died in October 1862 in Holsworthy, Devon, England, at the age of 72. John died on February 20, 1874, having lived a long life of 79 years.

 

G3: Thomas Hicks 1814-1890 & Lucy Brooks

Thomas Hicks was born on September 26, 1814, in Ashwater, Devon, England. He was the first child of Elizabeth Gerry & Thomas Hicks.

Thomas emigrated to the USA at a young age and settled in New York. He met his mate for life and married Lucy M. Brooks in 1836 in New York when he was only 22. They had 9 children, Mary 1840-1920; Olive 1842-1866; Flora 1844-1922; John 1847; Ella Jane 1854-1880; Natty L. 1856-1868; Thomas 1858; Ida 1859-1953 and Edward 1861-1958.

In the 1870 US census, Thomas was listed as a Tailor. Thomas died on December 26, 1890, in Chenango, New York, USA, having lived a long life of 76 years. Lucy died on August 29, 1900, in Chenango, New York, USA.

 

G4: Mary Hicks 1840-1920 & Dubois Bennet

Mary Hicks was born Oct 26, 1840 in Norwich, Chenango, New York, USA. She was the first child of Thomas Hicks and Lucy Brooks.

Mary married Dubois Bennet in 1868 and they had 4 children, William Dubois Bennet 1866-1921; Clara May Bennet 1871; Howard Stephen Bennet 1873 and Ida Bennet 1876.

Dubois was listed as a Stone Mason. Mary was listed as a Tailoress.

Mary died Dec 3, 1920 and Dubois died on Dec 9, 1921.

 

G4: Olive P. Hicks 1842-1866

Olive Hicks was born May 25, 1842 in New York, USA. She was the second child of Thomas Hicks and Lucy Brooks.

Olive died Nov 22, 1866 in Unadilla, Otsego, New York, USA when she was only 24 years old.

 

G4: Flora Hicks 1844-1922

Flora A. Hicks was born on April 29, 1844, in New York, USA. She was the third child of Thomas Hicks and Lucy Brooks.

In the 1880 census, Flora was 34 and was listed as a Dress Maker working with her father who was listed as a tailor.

In the 1910 & 1915 census, Flora was renting a house with her sister Ida.

She never married and died on April 26, 1922, in Chenango, New York, USA, at the age of 77.

 

G4: John Hicks 1847

John P Hicks was born on August 16, 1847, in Guilford, New York, USA. He was the fourth child of Thomas Hicks and Lucy Brooks.

John enlisted in the Rebellion, Co. F, 89th NY Regt. and was in service for three months when he was shot through the side and taken to Libby prison. He remained there for six months and was then discharged on Aug 25, 1872, although he has not entirely recovered.

John never married and we do not have a death date. He is living with his parents in the 1875 census.

 

G4: Ella Jane Hicks 1854-1879 & Alonzo Lilley

Ella Jane Hicks was born on February 10, 1854, in Guilford, New York, USA. She was the fifth child of Thomas Hicks and Lucy Brooks.

She married Alonzo L Lilley on November 10, 1875, in her hometown. They had two children during their marriage, Ida Lula Lilley 1874-1961 and Flora Jane Lilley 1879-1925.

She died as a young mother on November 9, 1879, in Guilford, New York, USA, at the age of 25. Alonzo married Helen Smith in 1880 to help him raise his two young daughters.

Alonzo died on December 5, 1925, in Bainbridge, New York, USA, at the age of 73.

 

G4: Natty L. Hicks 1856-1868

Natty L Hicks was born Oct 3, 1856. He was the sixth child of Thomas Hicks and Lucy Brooks. She died at only 12 years of age. No other information is known at this time.

 

G4: Thomas Hicks 1858

Thomas Hicks was born in 1858. He was the seventh child of Thomas Hicks and Lucy Brooks. No other information is known at this time.

 

G4: Ida Hicks 1859-1953

Ida L Hicks was born on March 26, 1859, in Guilford, New York, USA. She was the eighth child of Thomas Hicks and Lucy Brooks.

In the 1910 & 1915 census, Ida was renting a house with her sister Flora. Ida was listed as single and was a dressmaker.

She died on January 17, 1953, in Binghamton, New York, USA, at the age of 93.

 

G4: Edward Hicks 1861-1958 & Carrie Vosburg

Edward J Hicks was born on December 19, 1861, in Guilford, New York, USA. He was the ninth child of Thomas Hicks and Lucy Brooks.

He married Carrie V. Vosburg on December 24, 1884, in Norwich, New York, USA. They had two children during their marriage, John Hicks 1899-1962 and Mary Hicks 1907.

Edward died on January 26, 1958, in New York, USA, at the age of 96. Carrie died on June 7, 1927, in Norwich, New York, USA, at the age of 63.

 

G3: Thomasin Hicks 1817 & John Littlejohns

Thomasin Hicks was born in March 1817 in Ashwater, Devon, England. She was the second child of Thomas Hicks and Elizabeth Gerry.

She married John Littlejohns in July 1838 in Holsworthy, Devon, England. They had two children during their marriage, Elizabeth Littlejohns 1840 and Thomazin Littlejohns 1844.