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Alden Adson Hickok
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1856
Green County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1921
Mower County
Minnesota, USA

HISTORY OF MOWER COUNTY, 1911
Alden A. Hickok was born in Green county, Wisconsin, December 23, 1856, son of John H. and Christy S. (Bennett) Hickok.

He was brought to Mower county by his parents in 1863 and attended the district schools and the Austin high school. He taught school winters and worked on the farm at home summers until twenty-six years of age, and then went to Minneapolis, where, after working in the shipping room and offices of a wholesale furniture manufacturing company for a time, he went on the road as a traveling salesman for the same concern for six years.

After this he again returned to Mower county, and after three years of teaching purchased the old home farm of eighty acres, on which he now conducts general farming. He was elected assessor in 1904, and with the exception of the year 1905 has held that position continuously.

Mr. Hickok was married March 30, 1892, to Lillie M. Bishop, of LeRoy village, and to this union have been born ten children-Otto B., Mina Belle, Christea May, Helen C., Adson M., Lillian L., Lou Thorne, Etta E., Alice A. and Nathan J., all of whom, with the exception of Mina Belle, who is attending high school in LeRoy, are still at home.

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Alden Adson Hickok.

Alden Adson Hickok died at his home south of Austin Thursday morning at the age of sixty-five years.

Mr. Hickok was born in Wisconsin December 23, 1856. In 1891 he was married to Lillie Bishop of Le Roy, and to this union were born eleven children, ten of whom survive. He taught in the rural schools of Mower county for about ten years and for many summers was assessor of Austin township.

His last illness was brought on by influenza three years and again two years ago.

His greatest interest always centered around his family to which he gave his first thot and care.

The funeral services were held at Enterprise school house Saturday afternoon.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Henry Hickok (1830 - 1908)
  Clerysta S. Bennet Hickok (1835 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Lilah M. Bishop Hickok (1866 - 1946)
 
 Children:
  Otto Bishop Hickok (1893 - 1980)*
  Mina Belle Hickok Findley (1895 - 1969)*
  Christea Mae Hickok Ritter (1897 - 1989)*
  Helen Hickok Butler (1898 - 1994)*
  Adson M. Hickok (1900 - 1984)*
  Etta E. Hickok (1905 - 1994)*
  Nathan J. Hickok (1909 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Creek Enterprise Cemetery
Varco
Mower County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: K. Pike
Record added: Oct 30, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12213357
Alden Adson Hickok
Added by: Janet Huseby Stephenson
 
Alden Adson Hickok
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