1. STEPHEN ALPHEUS HICKS (son of BARNARD & ABIGAIL (MOULTON) HICKS) was born 26 Jan 1755 at Rehoboth, MA. He served in the Revolutionary War (Pension #S13394.) He moved briefly to Warren, RI, enlisted there, returned to Rehoboth and enlisted again. He applied for his pension from Ellisburg, Jefferson County on 27 Jul 1832. He died 19 Feb 1833 at Ellisburg, Jefferson County. Note: Additional information about Stephen Alpheus Hicks is available in the Fonda list of Jefferson County Revolutionary Veterans. For access to those files, click on the underlined words in this note. He married 21 Jan 1779 at Rehoboth MA HANNAH GOFF. Children, HICKS: 2 i RACHEL HICKS married BENJAMIN MARTIN 3 ii HANNAH HICKS married JESSE MARTIN 4 iii ABIGAIL HICKS 5 iv STEPHEN HICKS 6 v MERIAM HICKS + 7 vi SAMUEL HICKS married LYDIA GOULD 8 vii BARNARD HICKS 9 viii JESSE HICKS 10 ix JERUSHA HICKS 7. SAMUEL HICKS (son of STEPHEN ALPHEUS & HANNAH (GOFF) HICKS) was born 12 Dec 1794 in Rehoboth MA. He probably moved to Ellisburg with his family. He married 1823 at Buffalo NY LYDIA GOULD Children, HICKS: 11 i MARTHA ANN ELIZABETH HICKS married ADDISON CABOT BLOOD 12 ii STEPHEN ALPHEUS HICKS 13 iii ALBERT HICKS 14 iv PRUDENCE JANE HICKS married SYLVESTER HENRY BLOOD 15 v ALVIN JESSE HICKS 16 vi WILLIAM HICKS 17 vii DANIEL HICKS 18 viii VIRGINIA HICKS 19 ix MIRIAM HICKS Under Stephen Alpheus Hicks, the Revvet: Letter from Stephen Hicks to his son, Samuel: Ellisburgh January the 12 Dear Son I reseved your letter & was verry glad to hear from you you rote to me that you wanted I should send you some money I want you should rite to me if you wold be glad to come back or if you would rather stay whare you are at present and have some helpe I want you should rite to me the perticulars if you want i should helpe you back or what you doo want you muste rite amediatly we wont to se you all verry mutch Corn has bin worth seventy five cents pr bushel Weat tn shillings pork five dollars pr hundred & other things in porpotion I have sent 2 dollars in this leter Stephen Hicks Under Samuel Hicks, his son: Samuel, though only seventeen years old at that time, fought in the Battle of Sackets Harbor in the war of 1812, the family having moved to Jefferson County, New York, from Boston, Massachus.
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