James was born on 3 Mar 1723/24 in Hanover?, Culpepper County, Virginia, USA, the son of Edwin Hickman and Eleanor Elliott.
He died on 16 Apr 1816 in Clark County, Kentucky, USA.
His wife was Hannah Lewis, who he married in FROM 14 MAR 1743 TO 14 MAR 1744 in Albemarle County, Virginia, USA. Their seven known children were Susannah (c1745-c1815), Eleanor (1745-1827), David Lewis (<1749-1825), Henry (1752-1814), Richard (1757-1832), James L. (1759-1828) and Joel (1761-1852).
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|Death||16 APR 1816||
Indentures (and more)
nancywo added this (to her public tree on ancestry.com) on 16 Aug 2009
More about this family in GENEALOGY OF THE LEWIS FAMILY IN AMERICA, by William Terrell Lewis, l892.
DEED ABSTRACTS OF CULPEPER CO., VA. l769-l773, by Ruth and Sam Sparacio, l988
pg. 59 Deed Book F, pg. 373-374 This Indenture made l8th Nov. l77l JOSEPH SMITH and PATTY his Wife of County of Albemarle of one part and JAMES HICKMAN of County of Culpeper of the other part in consideration of sum Twenty pounds Lawful money of Virginia Joseph Smith doth sell unto James Hickman a Tract of land in County of Culpeper being part of a tract formerly belonging to Robert Cave containing l000 acres purchased by EDWIN HICKMAN Deceased and bounded Beginning at 3 chesnuts on the side of Mulk'ys Mountain thence South to the Beginning containing l78 acres more or less. Joseph Smith A Court held for County of Culpeper l8th Nov. l77l This Indenture of Joseph Smith ordered to be recorded and on the motion of James Hickman a Commission is awarded to take the prevy examination of the said Patty was also acknowledged by Joseph and ordered to be recorded.
pg. 59 Deed Book F, 375-376 This Indenture made on the l4th day of Dec. l768 between EDWIN HICKMAN of County of Albemarle and his son JAMES HICKMAN of County of Culpeper Witnesseth that Edwin Hickman in consideration of natural love and Effection which he bears unto his son and also of the sum of Five shillings current money paid by James Hickman doth grant tract of land in Culpeper County in the little fork of Rapahannock River containing 4l7 acres bounded Beginning at two white oaks on the North side the MAIN road thence to the first station.. Presence: Edwin Hickman Edwin Hickman David Hickman Joseph Smith
DEED ABSTRACTS OF CULPEPER CO., l775-l778, by Ruth & Sam Sparacio, l988
pg. 62 "DEED BOOK H, pg. 349-35l This Indenture made the l6th Decr l776 Between James Hickman of County of Culpeper of one part & David Hickman Son of said James Hickman of other part Witnesseth that said James Hickman for natural love which he hath unto said David Hickman hath granted that tenement whereon he now lives in County afsd containing 200 acres bounded Beginning on Datherges line at a red oak NE to a red oak on Christers Road thence No. W. to four Spanish oaks in Thorntons line thence with Thorntons line So to Chesnut oak thence with Brownings line So. East to one chesnut in Deatherges line thence No. to the Beginning... Presence JON. C. COOKE Jas. Hickman ROBERT EASTHAM JUNR. HENRY HICKMAN JOHN CHRISTOPHER LOTSPIKE At a Court held for Culpeper County l6th day of December l776 This Indented Deed of Gift was proved by ... witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded."
DEED BOOK H., pg. 35l-352 "This indenture made the l5th day of Decr in year MDCCLXXVI Between James Hickman of County of Culpeper of one part & Henry Hickman Son of sd James Hickman Witnesseth that said James Hickman for natural love which he hath unto the said Henry Hickman hath granted all that tenement whereon he now liveth in County aforesd containing 200 acres bounded Begining at a hickory in Browning line running thence North to red oak in dividing line between Henry & David Hickman thence N.E. to two white oaks in Thornton's line So. to Beginning... Presence JOHN COCKE, ROBERT EASTHAM, JUNR. JAS. HICKMAN JOHN CHRS. LODSPIKE, DAVID HICKMAN At Court held for Culpeper County l6 day Dec. l776 This Indented Deed of Gift ordered to be recorded."
DEED ABSTRACTS OF CULPEPER CO., VA., l778-l779, by Ruth & Sam Sparacio, l988
pg. 3 DEED BOOK I, pg. l3, l4 "This indenture made the third day of March l778 Between James Hickman of County of Culpeper of one part and Susanna Browning Daughter of the said James Hickman of the same County of other part Witnesseth that said James Hickman for love he hath for his said Daughter doth give unto the said Susanna Browning Wife of James Browning all that land whereon James Browning now liveth in the County aforesaid containing one hundred and seventy eight acres of land bounded Beginning at three chesnuts on the side of a Mountain thence South to a red oak Corner to Thomas McClanahan thence North to a red oak Cornering in David Hickmans line thence North to a chesnut in Thorntons line thence with Thorntons line to the begining containing one hundred and seventy eight acres of land it being part of a tract of land formerly granted to Robert Cave which said land the said James Hickman doth by these presents grant unto Susanna Browning... James Hickman In presence of ROBT EASTHAM JR., JASON ISBELL, EDWIN HICKMAN, GEORGE CALVERT JUNR., P. EASTHAM, GEORGE EASTHAM At a Court held for Culpeper County the l7th of Aug. l778 This Indented Deed of Gift ordered to be recorded."4
Residence: Spotsylvania Co., Va. Culpeper Co., Va. Tenn. Bourbon Co, Ky. l787 Clark Co. Ky. l8l6 (died)
He was in the Rev. War & fought in the Battle of Kings Mountain & Battle of Guilford Courthouse.