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Edward Hicks

  • Birth 4 Apr 1780 Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 23 Aug 1849 Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Cemetery 1, Row VIII
  • Memorial ID 8782239

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.

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  • Originally Created by: ZsOzOne
  • Added: 17 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8782239
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Hicks (4 Apr 1780–23 Aug 1849), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8782239, citing Newtown Friends Meeting Cemetery, Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .