Robert Lee Hicks

  • Birth: 23 FEB 1896 Crandall, Texas
  • Death: 14 MAY 1988 Concord CA
  • Burial: 18 MAY 1988 CA-Contra Costa-Lafayette-Oakmont Mem Park
  • Sex: M
  • Living: N

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Oakmont Memorial Park, Lafayette, Contra Costa Country, California

Chronology recreated from various sources. Please contact Mark Hicks for corrections/additions: 1896. b: Crandall TX 1915. In service. Sent postcard to mother 4 Nov 1915 from Plainview TX. 1936. Left Erick for California. Car unreliable. Spent winter in Amarillo. Kids went to school. 1937. Arrive in California in spring.

Lived in Exeter CA in tent next to railroad tracks.
Got job farming 88 acre cotton farm in Visalia.
Later sold farm and moved to town, opening a grocery store and drove a candy truck.
WWII era. Went to work for a munitions factory.

1940's Address: 411 Mellus Street, Martinez (Newspaper article re Lee Hicks flying B-17) 1945. Address: 1430 Court St. Martinez CA (Telegram from Lee Hicks to Willie Mae Hicks). 1950's Live on Pacheco Blvd. Presently across the street is a Monsanto Bldg and the front yard has lots of statuaries in it.

* “Cemetery Marker. Robert, Willie Mae, Howard Hicks”: * Mark Hicks * mhicks@bizmark.com * 06/28/2000

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* “Certificate for Robert L. Hicks”: * Mark Hicks * mhicks@bizmark.com * 08/03/99

* Photo: Robt L. Hicks - Military Uniform - Hawaii * Mark Hicks * mhicks@bizmark.com * 04/07/99

* “Obituary of Robert L. Hicks”: * Mark Hicks * 07/29/99

* Photo: Children of Robert & Willie Mae Hicks * Mark Hicks * mhicks@bizmark.com * 04/03/99

* Census Records * Mark Hicks * mhicks@bizmark.com * 05/01/99

Source: 1900 Census Records - Kaufman County, TX Roll T623 #1652 Enumeration District 82 - Precinct No 8 Line 76: HICKS, Robert Relation to head of household: Stepson - White - Male birthdate: February 1896 - 4 years old - single Birthplace: Texas Birthplace of this person's father: Kentucky birthplace of this person's mother: Tennessee

1910 Census records - Kaufman County, TX Roll T624 #1570 Enumeration District 22 Line 34: HICKS, Robert Stepson - Age 14 years Occupation: laborer Nature of business: home farm.

* Photo: Grandchildren of Robert & Willie Mae Hicks * Mark Hicks * mhicks@bizmark.com * 04/03/99

 
 
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