James Butler Hickok

James Butler Hickok (1837 - 1876)

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James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok
Born in Troy Grove, La Salle, Illinois, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Abilene, Dickinson, Kansas, United Statesmap
Husband of — married in Abilene, Texasmap
Husband of — married in Abilene, Jones, Texas, United Statesmap
Died in Deadwood, Dakota, Territorymap
Hickok-8 created 27 Sep 2010 | Last modified | Last edit: 13 Nov 2017
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Contents

Biography

Name

James Butler (Wild Bill) Hickok[1][2][3][4][5][6]
Dead Man's Hand

Along with an unknown "hole" card, these were the cards reportedly held by "Old West" folk hero, lawman and gunfighter, Wild Bill Hickok when he was murdered.[7]

Birth

27 May 1837 Troy Grove, Lasalle, IL, USA[1][2][3][6]

Residence

1850 Troy, LaSalle, Illinois[6]

Death

2 Aug 1876 Deadwood, South Dakota, USA[1][4][5]

Burial

4 AUG 1876 Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Deadwood, Dakota, Territory

Notes

Wild Bill posed
bill's guns
Wild Bill Grave -2
Bill, Texas Jack, Bill cody
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Wild Bill Cemetary
Wild bill's new stone
Wild bill 1869 buckskins
Wild Bill's tombstone
Wild Bill
Wild Bill grave
Wild Bill 4
Wild Bill 5
Steve Charles Utter at grave
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Wild Bill stone plaque
Wild Bill orig stone
Wild Bill Hickok -2
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Wild bill Hickok
Wild Bill2
Wild Bill background information
Wild Bill 3
Wild Bill
Wild Bill age 18
James Butles Hickcock
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Wild Bill plaque
Chronology on Life of James Butler (Wild Bill) Hickok
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Sources

  • Ancestral File(R) (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998) FSD2-FT
  • Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Deaths (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001)
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=genepoold&h=1233404&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt
Death date: 2 August 1876 Death place: Deadwood, SD, USA
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=agbi&h=3258390&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt
Birth date: 1837 Birth place: Illinois
  • Cole County, Missouri Obituaries, 1871-99 Author: Weant, Kenneth, ed. (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999) Original data - Weant, Kenneth E.. Cole County, Missouri. Vol. 2.
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=colemo2&h=626&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt
Death date: 21 Jul 1876
Census Place: Troy, LaSalle, Illinois; Roll: M432_115; Page: 287B
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=19204338&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt
Birth date: abt 1837 Birth place: Ill
Residence date: 1850 Residence place: Troy, LaSalle, Illinois
Birth year: 1837; Birth city: Troy Grove; Birth state: IL.
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=genepool&h=1206082&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt
Birth date: 27 May 1837 Birth place: Troy Grove, Lasalle, IL
Death date: 2 August 1876 Death place: Deadwood, SD
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=genepoolb&h=2121682&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt
Birth date: 27 May 1837 Birth place: Troy Grove, Lasalle, IL, USA

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Edmund West
  2. 2.0 2.1 Edmund West
  3. 3.0 3.1 AGBI
  4. 4.0 4.1 Cole County, Missouri Obituaries
  5. 5.0 5.1 Edmund West
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 1850 Census
  7. Wikipedia: Dead_man's_hand


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On 30 Oct 2017 at 16:56 GMT Eren Hatton wrote:

Just curious...

James and Eren are 11th cousins 6 times removed (Uncertain)

James Hickok and Eren Hatton are both descendants of Morgan ap Jenkin.

1. James is the son of Pamelia (Butler) Hickok [unknown confidence] 2. Pamelia is the daughter of James Butler [unknown confidence] 3. James is the son of Susannah (Whiting) Butler [unknown confidence] 4. Sarah is the daughter of Ephraim Whiting [confident] 5. Ephraim is the son of Samuel Whiting [confident] 6. Samuel is the son of Samuel Whiting [unknown confidence] 7. Samuel is the son of Elizabeth (St John) Whiting [unknown confidence] 8. Elizabeth is the daughter of Oliver St John [unknown confidence] 9. Oliver is the son of Henry St John [unknown confidence] 10. Henry is the son of Alexander St John [unknown confidence] 11. Alexander is the son of Margred (ferch Morgan) St John [unknown confidence] 12. Sybil is the daughter of Morgan ap Jenkin [unknown confidence] This makes Morgan the tenth great grandfather of James.

1. Eren is the daughter of Bobby Hatton [confident] 2. Bobby is the son of Leroy Hatton [unknown confidence] 3. Leroy is the son of Roy Hatton [unknown confidence] 4. Roy is the son of Callie Louisa Couch [unknown confidence] 5. Callie is the daughter of William Lewis Couch [unknown confidence] 6. William is the son of Charity Powell [unknown confidence] 7. Charity is the daughter of Lewis Powell [unknown confidence] 8. Lewis is the son of Ambrose Powell [unknown confidence] 9. Ambrose is the son of John Powell II [unknown confidence] 10. John is the son of Robert Powell [unknown confidence] 11. Robert is the son of John Powell [unknown confidence] 12. John is the son of William Thomas Powell [uncertain] 13. William is the son of Margaret (Whitney) Powell [uncertain] 14. Margaret is the daughter of Robert Whitney [confident] 15. Robert is the son of Sybil (Baskerville) Whitney [unknown confidence] 16. Sybil is the daughter of James Baskerville [unknown confidence] 17. James is the son of Anne Verch (Morgan) Baskerville [unknown confidence] 18. Anne Verch is the daughter of Morgan ap Jenkin [unknown confidence] This makes Morgan the 16th great grandfather of Eren

On 7 Dec 2016 at 21:16 GMT Robert Wood wrote:

James Butler Hickok married just once and that was to Agnes Lake Thatcher, widow of William Thatcher, on March 5, 1876 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The service was officiated by Reverend W.F. Warren.

Marriage record of the Methodist Church, Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory, 1876, Wyoming State Archives, Cheyenne, Wyoming

On 12 Nov 2015 at 14:27 GMT Rick Watts wrote:

Hickok-8 and Hickcock-2 appear to represent the same person because: Names are misspelled but the intent is for them to be the same person.

On 10 Nov 2014 at 17:59 GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

On 10 Nov 2014 at 17:57 GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

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On 10 Jun 2014 at 03:39 GMT Kathryn (Miller) Greenwald wrote:

Hickok-111 and Hickok-8 appear to represent the same person because: Looks like they are the same person

On 9 Jun 2014 at 20:52 GMT Deirdre (Hickok) Bridge wrote:

There is another James Butler Hickok added as Hickok-8. Perhaps they can be merged?

On 9 Jun 2014 at 20:51 GMT Deirdre (Hickok) Bridge wrote:

There is another James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok who was added as Hickok-111. Could they be merged?



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