Biography of Oliver W. Hickox
Potter County, PA Biographies

OLIVER W. HICKOX, farmer, P. 0. Genesee Fork, was born in Windsor. Broome Co., N. Y., February 18, 1811, a son of Thomas and Hannah (Wolcott) Hick, natives of Connecticut and Massachusetts, respectively, who were among the early settlers of Broome county. N. Y. Oliver W. Hickos was reared in his native town, and there married Harriet, daughter of Andrew and Hannah (Cole) Moore, early settlers of that county, and grand-daughter of William Moore, a native of Schenectady, N. Y., and one of the pioneers of Broome county, N. Y. The issue of this union was five children: Willard. Ansel, Hannah (Mrs. F. B. Sherman), Sarah (Mrs. Volney Stannard) and Josephine. Mr. Hickos located in Tioga county, Penn , in 1837, and one year later he proceeded to Portville, N. Y., where he remained two years. In 1841 he removed to Friendship, N. Y., where he lived three years, and then lived seven years in Belmont, N. Y., and after another year's residence in Friendship located in Genesee township, this county, about 1852, where he has since resided. For several years he was engaged in lumbering, and cleared and improved the farm he now occupies. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Politically he has always been a Democrat, and has held several of the local offices of the township.


From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890


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