Descendants of Robert Hicks

Descendants of Robert Hicks


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1. Robert Hicks, son of James Hicks and Phebe Allyn, was born in 1575 in Bermondsey, Southwark, Surrey, England1 and died on 24 May 1647 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachussets2 at age 72.

General Notes: Robert arrived in America on the ship Fortune at Plymouth in 1621. His wife Margaret arrived on the ship Anne in 1623. He is listed as a Felmonger, a dealer in hides and leather.
Rep Men & Old Families of Rhode Island V. 3, pg 1609
Sir Ellis Hicks and descendants pg 77
Morman Microfeche - Co Surrey, England Lists as children of Robert & Margaret (Winslow) Hix
From Little Comptons Families vol 1 page 338;
The Hicks Family
For additional information on the Hicks family see the Pearce papers in the New Bedford public library, the Woodworth Genealogy, the Leonard papers, the Tabor collection at the Rhode Island Historical Society.
1. Robert Hicks, son of James and Phebe (Allen) Hicks of England, born in England about 1575, died in Plymouth 24 May 1647. Residence: Plymouth, Duxbury (before 1631) and Scituate, Mass.
He married first about 1596 Elizabeth Morgan, daughter of John Morgan of London, England. He married second about 1610 Margaret Winslow.
He was a felmonger, a dealer in hides in Southwark, New London, England, and was a leather dresser. He came to America in the ship Fortune, landing at Plymouth 11 Nov. 1621. His second wife with all her children reached Plymouth in the ship Ann in June 1622.
In his will made 28 May 1645, he left to his son Ephraim his house at Plymouth and land lately purchased of John Alden and also land at Island Creek on the Duxbury side; and also his oldest son Samuel. . . his wife Margaret to have three rooms in his house during her lifetime and to be executrix. . .

Robert married Elizabeth Morgan about 1596 in England. Elizabeth was born in England and died before 1610 in England.

+ 2 F    i. Elizabeth Hicks was born in 1598 in Bermondsey, Southwark, Surrey, England.3

+ 3 M    ii. Thomas Hicks was born on 19 Feb 1603 in Southwark, Worchester, England3 and died in Apr 1604 in Southwark, Worchester, England3 at age 1.

+ 4 M    iii. Robert Hicks was born in 1604 in Southwark, Worchester, England4 and died in May 1672 at age 68.

+ 5 M    iv. John Hicks was born on 12 Oct 1605 in Southwark, Worchester, England4 and died in May 16724 at age 66.

+ 6 F    v. Sarah Hicks was born on 25 Oct 1607 in Southwark, Worchester, England.5

+ 7 M    vi. Stephan Hicks was born in 1608 in Southwark, Worchester, England5 and died on 8 Sep 1688 in Long Island, New York5 at age 80.

+ 8 M    vii. Richard Hicks was born on 17 Sep 1609 in Southwark, Worchester, England.

Robert next married Margaret Winslow,5 daughter of Edward Winslow and Eleanor Pelham, about 1610 in England.3 Margaret was born in 1589 in Droitwich, Worchester, England and died before 6 Mar 1666 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachussets.

General Notes: Margaret Hicks arrived at Plymouth in 1623 on the Anne with her children Samuel and Lydia to join her husband Robert, q.v. In her will dated 8 July 1665, exhibited 6 March 1665/66 the widow Margaret Hicks of Plymouth named her son Samuel Hicks, daughter-in-law Lydia Hicks, son Samuel's seven children, grandchild John Bangs, and the children of her loving deceased daughter Phebe, who had married George Watson (MD 16:157-58)

+ 9 M    i. Samuel Hicks was born on 8 Aug 1611 in Southwark, Surray, England6 and died in 1676 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachussets5 at age 65.

+ 10 F    ii. Lydia Hicks was born on 6 Sep 1612 in Southwark, Worchester, England5 and died in 1634 at age 22.

+ 11 F    iii. Phebe Hicks was born on 16 Mar 1614 in Southwark, Worchester, England5 and died on 22 May 16635 at age 49.

+ 12 M    iv. Ephraim Hicks was born in 1615 in Southwark, Worchester, England5 and died on 12 Dec 1649 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts7 at age 34.

+ 13 F    v. Mary Hicks was born on 11 May 1617 in Southwark, Worchester, England.

+ 14 M    vi. Daniel Hicks was born about 1619 in Southwark, Worchester, England.

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