Martha <I>Williams</I> Hicklin

Martha Williams Hicklin

Paris, Edgar County, Illinois, USA
Death 15 Nov 1922 (aged 84)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 5,119
Memorial ID 40877911 · View Source
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Daughter of Amos and Mary Williams; widow of Hezkiah Hicklin.

Mrs. Martha Hicklin died Wednesday at St. John's hospital of pneumonia, at the age of 84 years. Surviving are one son, Walter; one daughter, Mrs. Mamie Slaughter; three brothers, Arthur, and Henry Williams of Lincoln, Neb., and Rev. Amos Williams of Little Rock, Ark., and two grandchildren.

Decedent had been a resident of this city for more than sixty years. She was an active worker in fraternal and charity organizations. Decedent was a teacher of the Industrial school in the YMCA building thirty-five years ago. She was a member of the first W.C.T.U. and the Springfield Benevolent society. She was first treasurer of the Lincoln Colored Home, a charter member of Estella chapter No. 3, O.E.S., and a charter member of Mother of Tabernacle of State of Illinois. Decedent was a member of the Illinois State Historical society and a life member of St. Paul's A.M.E. church.

IL State Register, Springfield, IL, 11-16-1922

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  • Added: 19 Aug 2009
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