Hicks, Abigail (1748 NC - 1809 NC)

Abigail Hicks

Hicks, Abigail


Father: Robert Hicks
Mother: Sarah Reeves

Birth: 15 Dec 1748, North Carolina
Birth Source: 1751 Will of William Reeves

Death: 29 Jun 1809, North Carolina
Death Source:

Spouse1: William Yancey, m. 13 Nov 1767


Children of Abigail Hicks and William Yancey:
  1. Thomas Yancey, b. c1770

Abigail Hicks married William Yancey, son of Richard and Mary Yancey originally of Hanover County and later Mecklenberg County, Virginia on 13 Nov 1767 in Granville County, North Carolina.

In 1795, William Yancey and Abigail his wife filed suit against Sarah Hicks as Administratrix of the Estate of Robert Hicks. A subpoena was issued on 4 Feb 1795 to Sarah Reeves Hicks summoning her to attend depositions which were to be given in that case. The suit was in relation to items William and Abigail maintained were devised to Abigail by her late father. Further papers show that Sarah claimed the articles were to be sold, with proceeds given to sons Thomas & Robert Jr.

William Yancey died sometime before August of 1803 for an inventory of his estate was filed in Granville County at that time by his administrator Thomas Yancey.

Research Notes


1788 Will of Robert Hicks, Granville County, NC
North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011, online database at Ancestry.com
1786 North Carolina, Compiled Census and Census - County Line District, Granville County, NC
1800 Census - Hillsboro, Granville County, North Carolina
Granville County NC Estate File of William Yancey only names Thomas Yancey

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