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 Edward Hicks

Edward Hicks

Birth
Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 23 Aug 1849 (aged 69)
Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Cemetery 1, Row VIII
Memorial ID 8782239 · View Source
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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 (https://www.findagrave.com : 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 .