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Part V - Elizabeth   |   Part VI - Mary   |   Part VII - Reuben   |   Part VIII - Zachariah   |   Part IX - Alexander Rhodes

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Ch 1 - Sterling   |   Ch 2 - Martha   |   Ch 3 - Elizabeth   |   Ch 3.7 - Andrew W Halford   |   Ch 4 - Joel   |   Ch 5 - Frances
Ch 6 - Benjamin   |   Ch 7 - William B.   |   Ch 7.1 - Frances Jane   |   Ch 7.1.2 - Cynthia F. Sears   |   Ch 7.3 - Thomas D.
Ch 7.4 - William Marble   |   Ch 7.6 - Mary A.   |   Ch 7.7 - Benjamin A.   |   Ch 7.8 - Elizabeth M.   |   Ch 7.11 - Mahala E.
Ch 8 - Catherine   |   Ch 8.1 - Alfred R. Hicks   |   Ch 8.2 - Mary A. Hicks   |   Ch 8.3 - Mahala Hicks   |   Ch 8.4 - Martha J. Hicks
Ch 8.5 - James J. Hicks   |   Ch 8.6 - William B. Hicks   |   Ch 8.7 - Catherine Hicks   |   Ch 8.8 - Frances Hicks   |   Ch 9 - Mary

Descendants of James Jordan Hicks

Chapter 8.5 of Part III, Descendants of Wooten Harris

By Garda M. Hodgson

CHILDREN OF JAMES JORDAN HICKS AND NANCY C. HALFORD
(Child #5 of Catherine Harris and James Thomas Hicks)

James Jordan Hicks4 (Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born about December 28, 1828, in Maury County, Tennessee, and died January 19, 1889, at age 60 years 21 days, in Fayette County, Illinois. He married Nancy Caroline Halford, daughter of Jonathan Adkinson Halford and Martha Riley, on April 12, 1849, in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born about May 13, 1830, in Wayne County, Tennessee, and died February 15, 1882, age 54 years, 9 months, 1 day, in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois. James and his wife Nancy's death dates and their age at death were on their tombstones; their birthdates were calculated from their age at death. After his first wife's death, James married her sister, Mary Frances Halford, on October 31, 1883, in Christian County, Illinois. She was born February 17, 1848 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died January 16, 1926, in Fayette County, Illinois. James J. Hicks lived only a few years after he and Mary Frances were married. After his death, she married Jesse Butler Matthews, son of Greenberry Matthews and Melinda Fox, on July 18, 1899 at Fayette County, Illinois. He was born March 18, 1832 in Kentucky, and died December 29, 1919. James and both his wives were buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children of James J. Hicks and Nancy C. Halford:
    1. + Martha Caroline HICKS   b 22 Aug 1850; m Richard Tillman RHODES
    2. + William Riley HICKS   b 9 Nov 1854; m Mary Frances MATTHEWS
    3. + (Rev) Martin McCallister HICKS   b 5 Sep 1859; m Mary Lucetta STOKES
    4. + Rebecca Ann HICKS   b 2 Sep 1866; m William Doyle STOKES


CHILDREN OF MARTHA C. HICKS AND RICHARD T. RHODES
(Child #1 of James Jordan Hicks and Nancy Caroline Halford)

Martha Caroline Hicks5 (James J.4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born August 22, 1850, in Ramsey, Fayette County, Illinois, and died August 19, 1911 in Fayette County, Illinois. She married Richard Tillman Rhodes, son of   McComas Rhodes2 (Alex1) and Sarah Jane Cole, on September 22, 1869, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born November 28, 1847, in Ramsey, Fayette County, Illinois and died December 30, 1907. They were buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois. McComas Rhodes was the son of Alexander Rhodes and Elizabeth Pettite.

    Children of Martha C. Hicks and Richard T. Rhodes:
    1. Silas RHODES b 21 Oct 1870, Fayette Co., IL, d abt 1871
    2. + Herod Wilson RHODES   b 23 Oct 1873; m Anna D. DODSON
    3. + Edward Martin RHODES   b 20 Jun 1875; m Grace WEDDLE
    4. + Mahala Caroline RHODES   b 16 Jul 1879; m Uriah HAMBLEN
    5. Bertie McComas RHODES b 12 Jun 1882, Fayette Co., IL, d 28 Oct 1896
    6. Riley Manford RHODES b 12 May 1886, Fayette Co., IL, d 30 Aug 1949; m 22 May 1911, Lenore Luella STANLEY (d/o Rudolphus STANLEY and Ida HARD) b 2 Aug 1892, Montgomery Co., IL, d 24 Jan 1960, East Peoria, Tazwell Co., IL

      Children:
      1. Rozella Ruth RHODES b 25 May 1912, nr Nokomis. Montgomery Co., IL; m 25 Oct 1940, George HENRY, b Jul 1914
      2. Willard Merrill RHODES b 26 Sep 1916, nr Nokomis, Montgomery Co., IL, d 28 Jul 1970, bur Swan Lake Cem., Peoria, Peoria Co., IL; m 17 Dec 1940, Lucille STINNETT, b 5 Apr 1921, d Aug 1980
      3. Edwin Stanley RHODES b 3 Nov 1919, nr Nokomis, Montgomery Co., IL, d 7 Jan 1976; m 4 Nov 1943, Eldora Joan DOZARD, b 16 Mar 1919
      4. Florence Lenora RHODES b 1 Apr 1923, nr Nokomis, Montgomery Co., IL; m 1st 8 Mar 1942 John Herbert HILT; m 2nd 21 Mar 1970, Robert MITCHELL, b 25 Jan 1920, d 19 Mar 1995


CHILDREN OF HEROD WILSON RHODES AND ANNA D. DODSON
(Child #2 of Martha Caroline Hicks and Richard Tillman Rhodes)

Herod Wilson Rhodes6 (Martha C. Hicks5, James J.4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born October 23, 1873 in Ramsey, Fayette County, Illinois, and died March 12, 1955 in Nokomis, Montgomery County, Illinois. He married Anna D. Dodson, daughter of James Dodson and Martha Jane Gannon on July 24, 1901 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born September 20, 1882 in Ramsey, Fayette County, Illinois, and died November 23, 1954. They were buried at Nokomis Cemetery, Montgomery County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. James Richard RHODES b 30 May 1902, Montgomery Co., IL, d 13 Dec 1971, Vallejo, Solano Co., CA; m 17 Oct 1925, Shelby Co., IL, Hazel KAISER (d/o John KAISER and Josephine LOVEGROVE), b 12 Jun 1908, d 1959, Vallejo, Solano Co., CA

      Children:
      1. Hazel Pauline RHODES b 18 Sep 1926, Montgomery Co., IL, d 4 Aug 1997, Vallejo, Solano Co., CA; m 1st 28 Sep 1944, Charles Ralph KEFFER, b 30 Jun 1923; m 2nd James EDWARDS
      2. Anna Josephine RHODES b 14 Apr 1928, Montgomery Co., IL; m Isham Frank BROWN, Jr., (s/o Isham Frank BROWN, Sr. and Bertha Belle SLOAN), b 10 Jan 1924, d 2 Jul 1995
      3. Richard Dean RHODES (liv)
      4. James Junior RHODES (liv)

    2. Herschel Earl RHODES b 1 Dec 1903, Montgomery Co., IL, d 1 Mar 1974, Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL; m 15 Oct 1929, Montgomery Co., IL, Bernis Lavera WILSON (d/o James Andrew WILSON and Lila Dell SANDERS) b 28 Feb 1908, Nokomis, Montgomery Co., IL, d 7 Nov 1994, Oneida, Knox Co., IL, both bur Nokomis Cem., Nokomis, Montgomery Co., IL
    3. Charles Franklin RHODES b 14 May 1906, Montgomery Co., IL, d 23 Sep 1970, Pana, Christian Co., IL, funeral services at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, bur Calvary Cem., Pana, Christian Co., IL; m 1st 28 May 1938, Mary Vianna HOCKEL (d/o Henry HOCKEL) b 20 Apr 1902, d 3 Jul 1944, bur Pana Cem., Pana, Christian Co., IL; m 2nd 15 Jan 1950 Lucile (ASHCRAFT) VINDERBURG, b 23 Oct 1919
    4. Nellie Martha RHODES b 7 Nov 1907, Fayette Co., IL, d 31 Mar 2000, Nokomis, Montgomery Co., IL; m 16 Oct 1935, Earl Walter WARD (s/o Daniel Crawford WARD and Sadie Frances LOGAN) b 25 Jan 1902, Tower Hill, Shelby Co., IL, d 10 Dec 1980; both bur Tower Hill Cem., Tower Hill, Shelby Co., IL
    5. Orville RHODES b 25 May 1910, Fayette Co., IL, d 22 Jun 1968, East Alton, Madison Co., IL, bur Glenview Cem., Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IL; m 1st Mar 1930, Lucille Ellen SHERMAN (d/o George SHERMAN and Hannah HARRILL) b 2 Dec 1912, Peach Orchard, Pemiscot Co., MO; m 2nd Miss BUCHHOLZ; m 3rd 26 Jun 1949, Pana, Christian Co., IL, Kathern JEFFRIES (d/o Harry JEFFRIES and Floy BOYS) b 12 Apr 1916, d 1969, East Alton, Madison Co., IL
    6. Mildred Anna RHODES b 11 Nov 1915, Clinton, Dewitt Co., IL, d 8 Oct 1975, Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL; m 6 Apr 1939, St. Charles Co., MO, Dale Floyd JEFFRIES (s/o Harry JEFFRIES and Floy BOYS), b 18 Sep 1914, d 18 Jul 1975; both bur Glenview Cem., Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IL


CHILDREN OF EDWARD MARTIN RHODES AND GRACE WEDDLE
(Child #3 of Martha Caroline Hicks and Richard Tillman Rhodes)

Edward Martin RHODES6 (Martha C. Hicks5, James J.4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born June 20, 1875 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died March 13, 1940 in Lincoln, St. Clair County Illinois. He married Grace Weddle, the daughter of John Wesley WEDDLE and Martha BRUMMETT on March 1, 1896 in Fayette County, Illinois. Grace was born April 30, 1878 in Oconee, Shelby Co., Illinois. She died December 19, 1947. They are buried in Zion Cemetery, southeast of Nokomis, Montgomery County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. + Velma Olivia "Ollie" RHODES   b 23 Jan 1897; m Benjamin Louis STEVENS
    2. Clarence Hubert RHODES b 8 Feb 1899, Montgomery Co, IL, d 26 Oct 1964, bur Zion Cem., SE of Nokomis, Montgomery Co., IL; m 21 Dec 1923, Sangamon Co. IL, Clara Mae MYERS b 10 Feb 1904, Spaulding, Sangamon Co., IL
    3. Bertie Lawrence RHODES b 16 Oct 1903, IL
    4. Martha Helen RHODES b 2 Mar 1905, Fayette Co., IL, d May 1983; m Edward A. HUNTER d 5 Oct 1912, Elkhart, Logan Co., IL
    5. Virgie RHODES b 1 Apr 1910, Fayette Co., IL; m George Elwood VAN FASSON
    6. Clifton RHODES b 24 Mar 1913, Fayette Co., IL, bur Elkhart, Logan Co., IL
    7. Geneva RHODES b 24 Jun 1919, IL; m 22 May 1954, Howard HAMIL b 5 Feb 1914, d 27 Mar 1987, bur Lucas Chapel Cem., New Holland, Logan Co., IL
    8. Eldo RHODES b 22 Jan 1927, IL, d 24 Nov 1954, bur Elkhart, Logan Co., IL


CHILDREN OF VELMA OLIVIA RHODES AND BENJAMIN LOUIS STEVENS
(Child #1 of Edward Martin Rhodes and Grace Weddle)

Velma Olivia "Ollie" Rhodes7 (Edward M.6, Martha C. Hicks5, James J.4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born January 23, 1897 in Montgomery County, Illinois, and died October 7, 1968. She married Benjamin Louis Stevens, Sr., son of Walter Stevens and Nellie E. Grammer, on September 30, 1917. He was born April 29, 1900 in Oconee, Shelby County, Illinois, and died February 22, 1976 in Pana, Christian County, Illinois. They were buried in Oconee Cemetery, Shelby County, Illinois.

    Child of Velma O. Rhodes:
    1. Archie Hubert RHODES b 10 Jul 1915, d 23 Sep 1974; m 29 Apr 1944, Fayette Co., IL, Alta Leola MORELAND (d/o Jesse Lee MORELAND and Edna E. COLE) b 4 Jan 1924, Fayette Co., IL, d 13 Mar 1972, Pana, Christian Co., IL; both bur Mt Carmel Cem., Fayette Co., IL (Archie was born out of wedlock and was raised by his grandparents)

    Children of Velma O. Rhodes and Benjamin L Stevens:
    1. Ruth Olivia STEVENS b 19 Sep 1918, d 29 Nov 1951; m Shirley Nelson COCHRAN, b 19 May 1906
    2. Walter Edward STEVENS b 26 Sep 1920; m 1st Martha NEEL; m 2nd Roxanne GILLISPIE
    3. Geraldine Charlotte STEVENS b 23 Mar 1922; m 25 Aug 1941, Halden Wilson SCHINZLER, Sr.
    4. Benjamin Louis STEVENS, Jr., b 15 Jun 1924, d 7 Nov 2000, Vandalia, Fayette Co., IL, bur Mt. Carmel Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m 18 Oct 1945, Bureau Co., IL, Mary Ellen MORELAND, b abt 1926, d 8 Jul 1994
    5. Helen Fern STEVENS b 20 May 1926, d 26 Jan 1929
    6. Arthur Joseph STEVENS b 10 Apr 1929; m 30 Aug 1952, Vonita NAAB
    7. Paul Eugene STEVENS (liv)
    8. Charles Ralph STEVENS (liv)
    9. Betty Grace STEVENS (liv)
    10. Beverly Lavonne STEVENS (liv)


CHILDREN OF MAHALA CAROLINE RHODES AND URIAH HAMBLEN
(Child #4 of Martha Caroline Hicks and Richard Tillman Rhodes)

Mahala Caroline Rhodes6 (Martha C. Hicks5, James J.4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born July 16, 1879 Fayette County, Illinois, and died October 6, 1917 in Fayette County, Illinois. She married Uriah Hamblen, son of James Thomas Hamblen and Louisa Parmerlee, on January 22, 1894 in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born April 5, 1868 in Hamblen Township, Brown County, Indiana, and died March 26, 1941 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. They were buried in Vandalia Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. Margaret Anna HAMBLEN b 17 Mar 1897, nr Ramsey, Fayette Co, IL, d 1897
    2. Elisha Aaron HAMBLEN b 7 Sep 1898, nr Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL, d 6 Mar 1957; m 5 Nov 1919, Myrtle HATON (d/o Benjamin Franklin HATON and Mary JETER) b 1 Dec 1897, Worthington, Greene Co., IN, d 29 May 1971, both bur Roselawn Cem., Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN

      Children:
      1. Fred Aaron HAMBLEN b 7 Nov 1920, Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN; m 12 Sep 1943, Vigo Co., IN, Hazel Deloris "Doria" McLANDON (d/o Grover McLANDON and Mildred VAN NORSTRAND) b 15 Feb 1923, LaPorte Co., IN
      2. Frank Allen HAMBLEN b 23 Mar 1922, Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN, d 7 Feb 1994; m 12 Apr 1942, Doris Lucile SCOTT

    3. Ray Loren HAMBLEN b 1 May 1901, Fayette Co., IL, d 1902
    4. Gladys Odessa HAMBLEN b 2 Jun 1903, Fayette Co., IL; m 28 Jan 1933, Joseph ZAJAC
    5. Roy O'eccles HAMBLEN b 17 Jun 1906, Fayette Co., IL, d 16 Aug 1960; m Cleda SHEPPARD, div
    6. Edward Martin HAMBLEN b Jun 1908, Vandalia, Fayette Co., IL, d Jun 1908
    7. Mabel O'Delta HAMBLEN b 11 Feb 1910, Vandalia, Fayette Co., IL; m 12 Sep 1925, Raymond Lewis LIPPERT, Sr.
    8. James Sylvanus HAMBLEN b 30 Jul 1911, Vandalia, Fayette Co., IL, d 9 Feb 1968; m Ruth  ? 
    9. Arthur Lotharo HAMBLEN b 23 Nov 1912, Vandalia, Fayette Co., IL, d 16 Oct 1956; m Elizabeth MOTTASHED
    10. Donna Evadell HAMBLEN b 25 Sep 1917, Vandalia, Fayette Co., IL, d 16 Aug 1990; m 1st William George SMITH, m 2nd Michael CHERNOWSKY, m 3rd Don WILLIAMS


CHILDREN OF WILLIAM R. HICKS AND WIVES
(1)   MARY FRANCES MATTHEWS   (2)   MARGARET JANE MEYER

(Child #2 of James Jordan Hicks and Nancy Caroline Halford)

William Riley Hicks5 (James J.4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born November 9, 1854, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was married twice.He married Mary Frances Matthews, daughter of Greenberry Matthews and Melinda Fox, on August 7, 1872, in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born February 4, 1855, in Illinois, and died December 28, 1892, in Fayette County, Illinois. His second wife, was Margaret Jane (Meyer) Turnbow, widow of Benjamin W. Turnbow, and daughter of John Lawrence Meyer and Cynthia Frances Sears5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1). They were married February 18, 1894, in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born July 24, 1861, in Fayette County, Illinois, and died November 9, 1953. They had no children. William died August 24, 1926, in Fayette County, Illinois. He and both his wives were buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children of William R. Hicks and Mary F. Matthews:
    1. Silas HICKS, twin, b 4 Jun 1874, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 13 Sep 1942, at Bingham; m 1st 17 Nov 1895, Fayette Co., IL, Lucy Caroline MEYER,   [d/o John Lawrence MEYER and Cynthia Frances SEARS5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 7 Dec 1868, Fayette Co., IL, d 29 Nov 1909, Bingham, Fayette Co, IL; m 2nd 16 Feb 1924, Mrs. Grace COLVIN (widow of A. COLVIN) b 5 Jul 1880; Silas and both wives bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL

      Children of Silas Hicks and Lucy C. Meyer:
      1. Mary "Polly" Frances HICKS b 31 Oct 1896, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 17 Jun 1971; m 25 Mar 1916, East St Louis, St. Clair Co., IL, Ralph Aaron BUTLER (s/o Charles Franklin BUTLER and Emma HERRIN) b 7 Dec 1892, Fillmore, Montgomery Co., IL, d 3 Jun 1947, both bur Glendale Cem., Montgomery Co., IL
      2. Fonie Earl HICKS b 3 Jan 1901, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 28 Jan 1919, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL

    2. + Cyrus HICKS , twin, b 4 Jun 1874; m Cynthia Malissa MEYER
    3. Amos HICKS b abt 13 Apr 1876, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 9 Jul 1881, age 5y 2m 20d, bur Little Hickory Cem., Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL (Note: birthdate computed from age at death)


CHILDREN OF CYRUS HICKS AND CYNTHIA MALISSA MEYER
(Child #2 of William Riley Hicks and Mary Frances Matthews)

Cyrus Hicks6 (Wm. R.5, James J. 4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1), twin, was born June 4, 1874 in Bingham Fayette County, Illinois, and died January 27, 1922. He married Cynthia Malissa Meyer daughter of   John Lawrence Meyer and Cynthia Frances Sears5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1), on October 28, 1897 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born November 24, 1880 in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois, and died January 4, 1937 in Montgomery County Illinois. After the death of Cyrus Hicks, Cynthia later married Joseph Frizzell, who was born January 18, 1871 and died January 5, 1951 at Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois. Cyrus and Cynthia were buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children of Cyrus Hicks and Cynthia M. Meyer:
    1. + Malinda Frances HICKS   b 4 Nov 1898; m Jesse Edward WHITTEN
    2. + Ruby Aurora HICKS   b 14 Jan 1900; m Elvis V. WILSON
    3. Oran Amos HICKS b 14 Jan 1903, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 15 Feb 1986, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 10 Dec 1924, Fayette Co., IL, Bessie Edith RHODES   [d/o Elmer Smith RHODES6 (John W.5, Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Lucy BOYD] b 22 Apr 1904, Fayette Co., IL, d 22 Dec 1998, Nokomis, Montgomery Co., IL, both bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL [Note: John W. Rhodes3 (also s/o Elliott2, Alex.1)]

      Children of Oran Amos Hicks and Bessie Edith Rhodes:
      1. Cyrus Elmer HICKS b 10 Dec 1925, Earlville, La Salle Co., IL; m 1st 19 Feb 1945, June COLE; m 2nd Betty Jean (NICHOLS) BRANNON; m 3rd 8 Dec 1951, Mary MOLINET
      2. Harley Levene HICKS b 10 Sep 1927, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 9 Apr 1945, Cora Louise PORTER (d/o George Wilson PORTER and Ethel MOSLEY) b 28 Sep 1925, Oconee, Shelby Co., IL, d July 1992; m 2nd Annis Marie HICKS (d/o Cyrus Clovis HICKS and Goldie June MEYERHOLZ) they were first cousins -- see Cyrus Clovis HICKS, below
      3. Robert Dean HICKS b 4 May 1931, Earlville, La Salle Co., IL, d 12 May 1931
      4. Betty Jane HICKS (liv)

    4. John Riley Meyer HICKS b 26 Nov 1904, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 14 Feb 1978, Unterlocken, Putnam Co., FL; m 1st, 29 Oct 1924, La Salle Co., IL, Verda Elizabeth ERLINBAUGH b 26 Mar 1902, Paw Paw, Lee Co., IL, d 8 Jun 1993, Rochelle, Ogle Co., IL; m 2nd, 13 Aug 1945, Cook Co., IL, Ruby Catherine MATTHEWS, b 6 Feb 1921, Chaplin, Nelson Co., KY, d 2 Aug 1999, FL
    5. Alma Annis HICKS b 12 Apr 1906, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 1st 19 Dec 1923, Ralph Cyril SAVAGE; m 2nd 31 Mar 1934, Frank Sommerfield HARKEY, b 16 Feb 1906
    6. Edna Jane HICKS b 28 Jan 1908, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 29 Jul 1909, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL
    7. Malissa Irene HICKS b 17 Feb 1913, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 18 Apr 1979; m 19 Aug 1930, Wilfred Greer HARTMAN b 12 Mar 1905, Paw Paw, Lee Co., IL, d Jun 1979
    8. Cyrus Clovis HICKS b 28 Jul 1915, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 13 Apr 1996; m 8 Mar 1934, Goldie June MARHOLTZ b 27 Aug 1916, d abt 1992
    9. Elna Melburene HICKS b 29 Feb 1918, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 30 Jan 1935, bur Liberty Cem., Fayette Co., IL


CHILDREN OF MALINDA FRANCES HICKS AND JESSE EDWARD WHITTEN
(Child #1 of Cyrus Hicks and Cynthia Malissa Meyer)

Malinda "Linda" Frances Hicks7 (Cyrus6, Wm. R.5, James J. 4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1), was born November 4, 1898 in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois. She married Jesse Edward Whitten, son of William Woodford Whitten and Lovina Elizabeth Casey, on September 22, 1915. He was born September 11, 1890 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died June 11, 1967. He was previously married to Elsie Elizabeth Hicks6, daughter of   James Thomas Hicks5 (Wm. B.4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Nancy Jane Merriman. Their children are listed under her name, in this Part, Chapter 8.6, Descendants of William Berry Hicks.

    Children:
    1. Louie Glynn WHITTEN b 27 May 1916, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 13 Sep 1991; m 1st Zeda FISH (d/o Nova Clayton FISH and Alpha I. RHODES) b 22 Aug 1917; m 2nd Helen LETTERLY b 22 Jun 1916; m 3rd Lois  ?  b 30 Jul 1924
    2. Casey Edward WHITTEN b 6 Aug 1917, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m Elsie GRIGG (d/o Samuel GRIGG and Pluma MASON) b 29 Nov 1918
    3. Jesse Van WHITTEN b 30 Dec 1921, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m Georgia Mae NAYLOR b 7 Dec 1922, d 4 Aug 1982
    4. Loren Easton WHITTEN b 10 Aug 1923, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 1st Nina FISH (d/o John B. FISH and Fairy "Fanny" CARLOCK); m 2nd Betty BRANUM, b 14 Dec 1929
    5. Ila Pauline WHITTEN b 9 Sep 1925, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 18 Jun 1944, Archie L. GRIGG (s/o Samuel GRIGG AND Pluma MASON) b 26 Jun 1924
    6. Harlan Lee WHITTEN b 4 Aug 1926, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 22 Sep 1947, Coneta Marie BUCKNER b 4 Sep 1927, Pocahontas, Randolph Co., AR
    7. Lula Emogene WHITTEN (liv)
    8. William Dean WHITTEN (liv)
    9. Lorretta Marie WHITTEN (liv)


CHILDREN OF RUBY AURORA HICKS AND ELVIS V. WILSON
(Child #2 of Cyrus Hicks and Cynthia Melissa Meyer)

Ruby Aurora Hicks7 (Cyrus6, Wm. R.5, James J. 4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1), was born January 14, 1901 in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois. She married Elvis V. Wilson, son of Joshua Levi Wilson and Sarah Emaline Fish, on June 9, 1917. He was born January 9, 1896 in Illinois, and died December 31, 1966 in Henderson, Henderson County, Kentucky. A different record gives his date of death as January 1, 1967.

    Children:
    1. Luella Crystal WILSON b 11 Nov 1917, d Oct 1986; m Louie CARTER, b 29 Sep 1914, d 4 Jan 1995
    2. Edward James WILSON b 11 May 1922; m 1st Juanita Dare DAVIS (d/o Roland Ray DAVIS and Bessie May NEWCOMB), b 13 Jul 1922; m 2nd Anna Marie (GROSS) WALDRAUP, b 1 Jun 1922
    3. Donald Perry WILSON b 13 Mar 1925; m 17 Jan 1944, Greta MEYER
    4. Harley Joshua WILSON b 3 Jul 1927; m Mrs. Ruby NESBETH
    5. Ralph Ellard WILSON b 7 Nov 1929; m 23 May 1953, Mary Ruby DIXON, b 25 Aug 1932
    6. Buena May WILSON (liv)
    7. Elna Milissa WILSON (liv)


CHILDREN OF MARTIN M. HICKS AND MARY L. STOKES
(Child #3 of William Riley Hicks and Mary Frances Matthews)

Rev. Martin McCallister Hicks6 (Wm. R.5, James J.4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born September 5, 1859, in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois, and died December 10, 1940, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was married twice. He married Mary Lucetta Stokes, daughter of Thomas Benton Stokes and Louisa W. Rhodes, on November 4, 1877, in Fayette County. She was born October 8, 1861, in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois, and died March 31, 1915 in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois. He was the minister of Little Hickory Universalist Church (R. R. #1, Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois) for forty years. He and his second wife, Elva Viola (Platt) O'Dell, were married on December 27, 1915. She was the widow of Albert O'Dell, who passed away on January 12, 1914. Elva and Albert were married February 22, 1906. She was born March 31, 1886 and died April 1, 1955. Martin and his first wife, Mary, were buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children of Rev. Martin McC. Hicks and Mary L. Stokes:
    1. + Carrie May HICKS   b 16 Nov 1878, Fayette Co., IL; m David Easton RHODES
    2. James Thomas HICKS b 16 Sep 1880, Fayette Co., IL, d 13 Aug 1950; m 1st 18 Jan 1898, Elsie Irene COLE   [d/o James F. COLE and Delila SEARS5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 25 Sep 1880, Montgomery Co., IL, d 17 Jan 1937; m 2nd Mary HEURER; m 3rd 1941, Grace (DONALDSON) DAVIS (d/o John William DONALDSON and Isabella GANNON, and wid. of John DAVIS) b 18 Feb 1884, Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL

      Children of James T. Hicks and Elsie I. Cole:
      1. Tony HICKS b IL, d as an infant
      2. Maggie HICKS b IL, d as an infant
      3. James Troy HICKS b 15 Aug 1906, Fayette Co., IL; m Gentry T. ROBERTSON b 25 Feb 1903
      4. Ross Allen HICKS b 7 Apr 1911, Montgomery Co., IL, d Feb 1974; m 18 Jul 1934, Erna Ada HAYWOOD

    3. + Nancy Caroline HICKS   b 19 May 1884; m (Rev) Wilson Albartus FISH
    4. Nora M. HICKS b 13 Dec 1887, Fayette Co., IL, d 6 Jan 1896, bur Little Hickory Cem., Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL
    5. Dora Cleo HICKS b 3 Nov 1891, Fayette Co., IL, d 28 Mar 1949; m 1st 3 Feb 1909, Fayette Co., IL, Homer Ray SEATON (1890-1919); m 2nd 27 Mar 1930, Bert W. COOPER; Dora and Homer bur Mt. Carmel Cem., Fayette Co., IL

      Children of Dora C. Hicks and Homer Ray Seaton:
      1. Harold Hicks SEATON b 21 Oct 1909, Fayette Co., IL, d 24 Nov 1954; m 27 Jun 1936, Lena BUFF b 16 Feb 1912, Ladd, Bureau Co., IL
      2. James Martin SEATON b 10 Jul 1912, Fayette Co., IL.
      3. Raymond Paul SEATON b 7 Oct 1914, Fayette Co., IL
      4. Howard SEATON b Fayette Co., IL

    6. Rosella HICKS b 1 Mar 1896, Fayette Co., IL, d 20 Jun 1943, Hillsboro, Montgomery Co., IL; m Branson Bell SEARS   [s/o Sterling Harris SEARS5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Delila Adeline DEATON] b 26 May 1890, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 19 Oct 1949, Fayette Co., IL, bur Mt. Carmel Cem., Fayette Co., IL; child listed under his name this Part, Ch. 7.1, Descendants of Frances Jane Harris



CHILDREN OF CARRIE MAY HICKS AND DAVID E. RHODES
(Child #1 of Martin McCallister Hicks and Mary Lucetta Stokes)

Carrie May Hicks6 (Martin M.6, Wm. R.5, James J.4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born November 16, 1878 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died July 9, 1957. She married David Easton Rhodes, son of   McComas Rhodes2 (Alex.1) and Sarah Jane Cole, on May 26, 1895 in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born October 21, 1870 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died December 2, 1856.

    Children:
    1. Frances RHODES b 24 Apr 1896, Fayette Co., IL, d 2 Mar 1897
    2. Carl Clifford RHODES b 12 Dec 1897, Fayette Co., IL, d 5 Dec 1994
    3. Nora M. RHODES b 2 Oct 1899, Fayette Co., IL, d 23 Oct 1900
    4. Earl R. RHODES b 5 Dec 1901, Fayette Co., IL; m Frances R. LEEKBAND b 17 Mar 1905
    5. Margaret RHODES b 19 Aug 1904, Fayette Co., IL, d Jan 1992; m 3 Jan 1923, William L. POHL b 12 Sep 1893, d Nov 1980
    6. Mary Jane RHODES b 1 Jan 1907, Fayette Co., IL; m 26 Feb 1924, Warren WILLIAMS b Oct 1896

      Children of Mary J. Rhodes and Warren Williams:
      1. Marjorie Jane WILLIAMS b 24 Feb 1925; m 2 Nov 1944, James GILMORE
      2. Robert WILLIAMS b 13 Sep 1926
      3. Mary Louise WILLIAMS b 23 Feb 1928
      4. Nora Lee WILLIAMS (liv)

    7. Torrance Otto RHODES b 11 Aug 1911, Fayette Co., IL, d 21 Apr 1912
    8. Fannie Kessinger RHODES b 21 Apr 1913, Fayette Co., IL; m 4 Nov 1933, Lester A. KESSLER b 8 Jul 1907
    9. Viola RHODES b 12 Nov 1917, Fayette Co., IL; m 4 Dec 1933, Gerald Myron SHURLOW b 13 Apr 1914, d Aug 1978


CHILDREN OF NANCY CAROLINE HICKS AND WILSON ALBARTUS FISH
(Child #3 of Martin McCallister Hicks and Mary Lucetta Stokes)

Nancy Caroline Hicks7 (Martin M.6, Wm. R.5, James J. Hicks4, Catherine Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born May 19, 1884 in Fayette County, Illinois. She married Rev. Wilson Albartus "Bartie" Fish, son of Edwin McDonald Fish and Eliza Peek, on May 11, 1900. He was born on September 20. 1879 in Montgomery County, Illinois. By 1935, the family was living in Greenville, Bond County, Illinois and Bartie was a Methodist minister. We do not have a complete record of their family.

    Children:
    1. Kurvin C. FISH b 8 Dec 1916, Sharon Springs, Wallace Co., KS; m Helen M. COBB, b 17 Oct 1918, Centralia, Marion Co., IL
    2. William Otto FISH b 7 Mar 1920; m Mary E. FRAZIER, b 2 Oct 1918
    3. Chifford FISH (youngest brother)


CHILDREN OF REBECCA ANN HICKS AND WILLIAM DOYLE STOKES
(Child #5 of James Jordan Hicks and Nancy Carolina Halford)

Rebecca Ann Hicks5 (James J.4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born September 2, 1866 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died May 3, 1917 at Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois. She married William Doyle Stokes son of   Thomas Benton Stokes and Louisa W. Rhodes3 (Thos.2, Alex.1), on August 11, 1887 in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born December 22, 1866 in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois, and died December 1, 1952. They were buried in Liberty Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. Norma A. STOKES b 25 Sep 1889, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d Jan 1978; m 17 Oct 1914, Claud Benton HICKS (s/o Alonzo Nathaniel HICKS and Mary Frances ISBELL) b 11 Nov 1886, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 29 Nov 1943, CA

      Children:
      1. Evelyn HICKS b 11 Dec 1916; m Willard C. BOGUE b 15 Sep 1915, IL
      2. Donald Stokes HICKS b 27 Oct 1918; m 4 Dec 1938, Hazel HEUTER b 4 Dec 1917

    2. Mattison Benton STOKES b 28 Oct 1891, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 21 Sep 1962; m 19 Sep 1912, Amy L. LOVELACE b 19 Jan 1894, d Nov 1983

      Children:
      1. Emma Lucile STOKES b 30 Apr 1913, IL, d 23 Sep 1992; m 30 Apr 1936, Grover Woodrow FISHER b 21 Mar 1917
      2. Wayne D. STOKES b 2 Nov 1915, IL; m 1st Nelpha LEMMONS; m 2nd Rosemary DILLEY
      3. Anna Belle STOKES b 26 Apr 1918, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 13 Oct 1969, University Center, Little Rock, AR; m 1st 13 Nov 1936, Floyd FULTON b 1 Mar 1916; m 2nd James WEEKS
      4. Charles Willard STOKES b 16 Dec 1919; m 9 Mar 1947 Thelma AMHUEHL b 10 Dec 1924



Research sources are listed in the Appendix

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