As with all research, this site is a work in progress. I am currently developing the Main Page, researching the Family Tree. The goal of this wiki is to provide biographical sketches (focusing on sources) for family members of interest. It will also be a place to publish research notes, and articles providing historical and interesting context to the lives of those captured in my family tree.
David Hickox was born 13 Jan 1798 in New Haven, Connecticut.Not much is known about David's life prior to coming to Georgia, however according to family histories, David and his brother traveled to Georgia from Connecticut to purchase lumber to sell back in Connecticut. During his visit David became quite ill with a fever, while his brother returned to Connecticut with the lumber. David stayed with a local family while he was nursed back to health.He first married Elizabeth Knowles on 30 Aug 1821. Elizabeth died along with their first-born child died in childbirth.Nine years later he married Sarah Altman In 1828. Sarah was born in 1812, Wayne County Georgia. She was the daughter of Thomas Altman and Lucy Leigh.David served as Justice of peace of the 590th district, Ware County, 1833-1841. This section of Ware where he lived was cut into Pierce County in its formation partly out of Ware in 1858, and into Brantley County in 1920.He was a private in the Indian War, serving in Capt. James Jones' company, Ware County militia, Aug. 26th to September 15, 1840. He drew lot 232 in Cherokee Co., GA in the 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery of Georgia, and 600 acres in of land in Wayne County. Read more ...
People of Interest
- Oliver Haswell James of Sommerville - Born: 14 Nov 1903, New York and Died: 22 Dec 1975, Massachusets.
- Jimmie H Crews of Folkston - Born: 18 Nov 1895, Georgia and Died: 16 Feb 1998, Florida.
- David Hickox of Ware County - Born: 13 Jan 1798, Connecticut and Died: 24 Feb 1887, Georgia
- Working Notes
- Micajah Crews of Ware County - Born: 10 Feb 1810 South Carolina and Died: 8 Oct 1877, Georgia
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