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Richard Vandine Hicks
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Birth: Jun. 18, 1843
Death: Jun. 18, 1901

HICKS, Richard Vandine

Born in Tippah Co. Jun. 18, 1843, the son of Joseph and Jemima Cox Hicks. He moved to Texas when he was 12.

According to National Archives Records Richard enlisted with brother James in the Company "D" of the 19th Texas Cavalry, Parson's Brigade on March 28, 1862 at Hillsboro, TX. He was described as being 5 feet 6 1/2 inches tall with gray eyes and brown hair. Most of his service was in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.

After the war he married Eliza Wallen. She died after only two years of marriage and he married Victoria Hays.

He died June 18, 1901 in Whitney, TX and was buried in DeGraffenreid Cemetery. In 1950 this cemetery was covered by Lake Whitney and R. V. Hicks' remains were relocated to the Whitney Memorial Gardens Cemetery, marked by a white Confederate tombstone.

Victoria drew a Texas state Confederate pension from his service.
Family links: 
  Joseph Bird Hicks (1802 - 1879)
  Jemima Cox Hicks (1804 - 1879)
  Victoria Louisa Hays Hicks (1847 - 1932)*
  Clyde Young Hicks (1886 - 1941)*
  Nancy Caroline Hicks Montgomery (1824 - 1916)*
  Elizabeth Emaline Hicks Mallory (1825 - 1882)**
  John Ellis Hicks (1827 - 1863)*
  Caleb Ceiles Hicks (1829 - 1914)*
  James Haywood Hicks (1834 - 1914)*
  Mary Ann Hicks Booth (1836 - 1868)*
  Sarah Ellen Hicks Neely (1838 - 1934)*
  Richard Vandine Hicks (1843 - 1901)
  Darthulia Hicks (1845 - 1861)*
*Calculated relationship
Whitney Memorial Park
Hill County
Texas, USA
Created by: Bev
Record added: Nov 11, 2004
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Richard Vandine Hicks
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