The ancestors of the Hickok surname lived among the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. The name comes from when they lived in Huntingdonshire. The name could also have been a baptismal name derived as the son of Richard.
Early Origins of the Hickok family
The surname Hickok was first found in Gloucestershire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Hickok family
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Hickok Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Hickok include Hicock, Hichcoke, Hickox, Hickhock, Hickhocke and many more.
Early Notables of the Hickok family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hickok family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Hickok Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Otis Hickok, an emigrant from Ireland, who fought in the War of 1812 and settled in Vermont
Contemporary Notables of the name Hickok (post 1700)
- William B. Hickok (b. 1824), American politician, Delegate to Nevada State Constitutional Convention, 1863
- Thomas A. Hickok, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Beirut, 1930; Jerusalem, 1932; U.S. Consul in Tokyo, 1938-39; Manila, 1939; Belgrade, 1947; Monrovia, 1949
- Silas H. Hickok, American politician, Member of Connecticut State Senate 11th District, 1842
- Norman Hickok, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County, 1840-41
- Julian P. Hickok, American politician, Representative from Pennsylvania 9th District, 1924; Commonwealth Land Candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1926
- Horace E. Hickok, American politician, Member of Connecticut State Senate 11th District, 1857
- Heman Hickok, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Schoharie County, 1812-13, 1819-20
- Harrison T. Hickok, American politician, Representative from New York 3rd District, 1894
- F. M. Hickok, American politician, Representative from Missouri 15th District, 1894
- Clarence T. Hickok, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Bethel; Elected 1904, 1906
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