Matthew and Ellen Hickeson by Lenny La Rue, IPA

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From the years of the Gold Rush in California, this site remains.


old, gold, history, historic, graves

I’m a “scatter-focus” artist. ANYTHING may be here or roundabout my galleries. Expect nothing anywhere and you’ll always be OK. ;-)

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  • Cheri Perry
    Cheri Perryover 5 years ago

    Nice capture. This would be great for the Neighborhoods Group.

  • CLiPiCs
    CLiPiCsover 5 years ago

    you should know me by now Lenny, and yet that’s it !


    Googled as I am fascinated by this now, and this was all I could fine, and while the names are right, the dates are wrong, but that could be down to the person who posted this

    Matthew Hickeson was born Aug 1825 in Ireland, and died 16 Mar 1893 in Marysville, Yuba Co., CA. He married Ellen Christy on 23 Nov 1847.

    More About Matthew Hickeson:
    Naturalization: 02 Sep 1871, 6th Section Reg. Act; 9/2/1871- Linda, Yuba Co., CA.
    Occupation: Stock Raiser.
    Property 1: $1000 value – 1870 census .
    Property 2: Personal – $3000 – 1870 census.

    More About Matthew Hickeson and Ellen Christy:
    Marriage: 23 Nov 1847

    Children of Matthew Hickeson and Ellen Christy are:
    +Lewis Phillip Hickeson, Sr., b. Nov 1859, Linda, Yuba Co., CA, d. 1905, Marysville, Yuba Co., CA.
    +William Hickeson, b. 1863, Linda, Yuba Co., CA, d. 27 Nov 1902, Marysville, Yuba Co., CA.
    +Martha Jane Hickeson, b. 13 Jun 1865, Linda, Yuba Co., CA, d. 14 Apr 1954, Alameda, Alameda Co., CA.

    but now I am assuming that these peeps are famous for some reason and this time google has failed me, Grrr

    I love the shadows on this

    Love ‘N’ Laughter Kriss

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