Morinda (Wheaton) Hicks

Morinda May (Wheaton) Hicks (1874 - 1965)

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Morinda May Hicks formerly Wheaton
Born in Midgic, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Midgic, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Upper Sackville, New Brunswick, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Jun 2014
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Morinda[1] May Wheaton as born on July 19, 1874, in Midgic (Westmorland County) New Brunwsick.[2] She was the eldest child of Gilbert Wheaton and Rosaline Allen. Morinda lived on the farm with her parents and siblings until her marriage.

On December 23, 1891,[3] Morinda married Arthur Albert Hicks, a farmer from Upper Sackville. They lived their entire lives on the farm, where they raised 8 children. Their home was always a welcome place for their grandchildren to visit.[4]

Morinda died on January 2, 1965.[5]


  1. Name is transcribed as "Merinda" on the Late Registration of Birth. It has also been seen as Mirinda and Marinda. However, daughter Bessie's Late Registration of Birth was signed by Morinda, and it is very clearly an "o" not an "e"
  2. - Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Late Registration of Births, Code 1875-W-20, Microfim F18762 - Birth of Morinda May Wheaton
  3. Daniel F Johnson, New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Vol 79, No. 3012; December 31, 1891, Sackville, Westmorland, Chignecto Post - Marriage of Arthur Hicks and Morinda Wheaton
  4. Recollections of Florence (Prowse) Cooper, recorded by Leanne Cooper, July 21, 2011, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  5. "Vital Statistics from Government Records" Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, RS141 C5 Index of Death Registrations,Westmorland County, Code 1053, Reference 267, Microfilm F20895 - Record for Maranda Mae Hicks, 1965-01-02

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Morinda Wheaton and great-grandson
Morinda Wheaton and great-grandson


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