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Edward Hicks
Birth: Apr. 4, 1780
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1849
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA

19th century Quaker Minister and American Folk Artist considered to be America’s foremost primitive painter. Probably his best-known and most beloved works are his more than 60 "Peaceable Kingdom" paintings. Some additional works are: The Falls of Niagara, Penn's Treaty with the Indians, Noah's Ark, and the Grave of William Penn. Edward was the youngest son of Catherine and Isaac. He was born in Attleboro (Langhorne) PA. He married Sarah Worstall on November 17, 1803. They had five children (Mary, Susan, Elizabeth, Sarah and Isaac). He and his family eventually settled into Newtown (Borough), Pennsylvania. Hicks was the founder and first minister to speak in the Newtown Friends Meetinghouse. (bio by: ZsOzOne) 
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  Sarah W. Worstall Hicks (1781 - 1855)
Newtown Friends Meeting Cemetery
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Cemetery 1, Row VIII
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Originally Created by: ZsOzOne
Record added: May 17, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8782239
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He Let His Life Speak
- Friend from York Meeting
 Added: Nov. 17, 2015
"We Remember Them…In the rising of the sun and in its going down, We remember them; In the blowing of the wind and in the chill of winter, we remember them; in the opening of buds and in the warmth of summer, we remember them; in the rustling of leaves an...(Read more)
- gwtwqueenie
 Added: Oct. 4, 2015
May the sun always shine warmly on you beautiful eternal life. From a distant Hicks relative, genealogist, and fellow Pennsylvanian. God Bless you for all the wonderful paintings you have given us.
- Bev. Stinger/Edna Hicks Hassano family
 Added: Oct. 31, 2014
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