Biography of Willard Hickox
Potter County, PA Biographies

WILLARD HICKOX, farmer, P. 0. Genesee Fork, was born in Windsor, Broome Co., N. Y., February 9, 1837, a son of Oliver W. and Harriet (Moore) Hickos, who settled in Genesee township, Potter Co., Penn., about 1851. He came to Genesee with his parents, received a common school education, and after attaining his majority began life as a farmer and lumberman, and from 1861 to 1866 was located at Titusville, Penn., where he followed teaming, and was also an inspector of oil. Since 1866, with the exception of two years, he has resided in Genesee township. In 1869 he located on the farm he now occupies, most of which he cleared, and made all improvements in buildings. In May, 1861, he married Phebe, daughter of Samuel and Charity (Thompson) Hurd, of Genesee township. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, the Equitable Aid Union and of the Sons of Temperance. In politics he is a Democrat, and has held most of the 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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