J. H. HICKERSON, farmer and stock raiser, P. 0. McComb, was born in Licking County, Ohio, May 16, 1830, son
of Samuel and Mary (McCrary) Hickerson, the former a native of Virginia, the latter of Pennsylvania, and of English
and Irish lineage, respectively. Samuel Hickerson, who was a farmer all his life, came to Hancock County, September
10, 1835, settling on a farm on the line of Putnam County. Of a family of eight children, our subject is the third.
He was reared on a farm, receiving his education in the common schools. He chose the occupation of a farmer and
has followed agricultural pursuits to the present time, and is owner of the well improved farm of eighty acres
on which he resides. He was married, in 1852, to Susan, daughter of Jacob Mathias. Her parents were of Pennsylvania-Dutch
lineage. To our subject and wife were born the following children: J. F., superintendent of the public schools
at McClure, Henry Co., Ohio; Mary J.; Elmer Ellsworth; James Allen. The family are members of the Baptist Church.
In politics Mr. Hickerson is a Prohibitionist.
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886
Hancock County, Ohio Biographies
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