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Hicks, Dorcas Jane

Female 1651 - Aft 1712  (> 61 years)


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  • Name Hicks, Dorcas Jane 
    Born 14 Feb 1651  Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 20 Oct 1712  Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Dorcas was still alive when Edumnd Sherman created his will, naming her as executioner (will attached to Edmund). They were living in Dartmouth, Bristol, MA.
    Person ID I585  Discovering My Ancestors
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 

    Father Hicks, Samuel,   b. Bef 11 Aug 1611, Southwark, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1677, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Mother Doane, Lydia,   b. 1629,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F83  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse Shearman, Edmund,   b. Apr 1641, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1719, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 1674  Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Sherman, Elkanah,   b. 7 May 1674, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1778, Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 103 years)
     2. Sherman, Nathaniel,   b. May 1676, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Sherman, Samuel,   b. 27 Jul 1676, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1733, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     4. Sherman, Nathan,   b. 8 Feb 1678, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1764, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. Sherman, David,   b. Jan 1680, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1761, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
     6. Sherman, Lydia,   b. Feb 1682, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1740, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
    +7. Sherman, Elnathan,   b. Oct 1694, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1778, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     8. Sherman, Joseph,   b. Feb 1698, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 
    Family ID F187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S231] Records of Plymouth Colony, (Births). http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=flhg-recplymouthcolony&h=217033&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt.
      Dorcas Hickes, the daugher of Samuell Hickes, borne the 14th of Februa ry (1651)

    2. [S258] U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700.