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Edward Hicks
Birth: Apr. 4, 1780
Langhorne
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1849
Newtown
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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Newtown Friends Meeting Cemetery
Newtown
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Cemetery 1, Row VIII
 
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Record added: May 17, 2004
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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
Happy Birthday. (John 14:6)
- Jackie Howard
 Added: Apr. 4, 2014
May GOD Bless You Edward Hicks ! !::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, the monument reads."the true touchstone of civil liberty is not that all men are equal but that ...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Sep. 24, 2013
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