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Branches of the HICKS Family

Sir Ellis Hicks was knighted Sep 19, 1356 at the Battle of Poictious by the Black Prince. From him lineally descended John Hicks of Totsworth in Gloustershire who dying in the 7th year of King Henry VII (prob 1492) left 2 sons and a daughter, Thomas, Robert, and ....... . (Another account implies that HICKES of Silton Hall. Manor of Nunnington (14th century), North Riding, Yorkshire was the elder branch of the HICKES family, and that it was a branch of this family moved to Gloucestershire early in the 16th century ).

First Generation

John HICKS, born 1455, Fortesset, Gloucester, England, died 1492, Gloucester, England. John HICKS married Joan DAMER, who was born 1459.

Children:

i. Thomas HICKS, born 1487, Fortesset, Gloucester, England,, died 1525, married Margaret ATWOOD, born 1491, Gloucester, England. Margaret was the daughter of James ATWOOD, born 1465, and his wife, Alicia Payne PARNE, born 1469.

ii. Robert
iii. [a daughter]

Second Generation

Thomas HICKS, born 1487, Fortesset, Gloucester, England,, died 1525, married Margaret ATWOOD, born 1491, Gloucester, England. Margaret was the daughter of James ATWOOD, born 1465, and his wife, Alicia Payne PARNE, born 1469.

Children:
i. Baptist HICKS, born 1524, Fortesset, Gloucester, England, died 1565, England, and married Mary EVERARD, born 1528 (daughter of James EVERARD, born 1500, Fortesset, Gloucester, England.)

Third Generation

Baptist HICKS, born 1524, Fortesset, Gloucester, England, died 1565, England, and married Mary EVERARD, born 1528 (daughter of James EVERARD, born 1500, Fortesset, Gloucester, England.)

Children:
i. James HICKS, born 1550, Southwark, Surrey, England, married Phebe ALLYNE, born 1557. Phebe ALLYNE was the daughter of Rev. Ephraim ALLYNE, born 1527, and his wife, Nancy EVARTS (daughter of James EVARTS) Ephraim was the son of Baptist ALLYNE, born 1501.

Fourth Generation

James HICKS, born 1550, Southwark, Surrey, England, married Phebe ALLYNE, born 1557. Phebe ALLYNE was the daughter of Rev. Ephraim ALLYNE, born 1527, and his wife, Nancy EVARTS (daughter of James EVARTS) Ephraim was the son of Baptist ALLYNE, born 1501.

Children:
i. Robert HICKS, born 1578, died May, 24, 1647, Plymouth, MA, married Margaret Winslow, who died 1665.

Fifth Generation

Robert HICKS, born 1578/80, died May 24, 1647, Plymouth, MA, occupation leather-dresser, married Margaret Winslow, who died 1665.

Some show two wives for Robert Hicks: Elizabeth Morgan and Margaret Winslow, but no marriage record has been found for Robert Hicks. His only known wife was Margaret Winslow.

Children:
i. Lydia HICKS, born 1612, married Edward BANGS, born 1591, died 1677.
 
ii. Phoebe HICKS, born BEF 15 Mar 1614-5, baptised March 15, 1614-5, Bermondsey, Surrey, England, died May 22, 1663, Plymouth, MA. Phoebe married George WATSON, who died 1689.

Sixth Generation

PHEBE HICKS, born BEF 15 Mar 1614-5, baptised March 15, 1614-5, Bermondsey, Surrey, England, married ca 1635, in Plymouth, Massachusetts, GEORGE WATSON, born 1603, England, (son of ROBERT WATSON and ELIZABETH (---) WATSON) died 1689. PHEBE died May 22, 1663.

Children:
i. ELIZABETH WATSON born Jan 16, 1648, Plymouth, Massachusetts, married Nov 28, 1663, in Plymouth, Massachusetts, JOSEPH WILLIAMS, born 1649, Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, (son of RICHARD WILLIAMS and FRANCES DEIGHTON) died Aug 17, 1692, Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts. ELIZABETH died 1723, Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts.
 
ii. SAMUEL WATSON born Jan 18, 1648, died Aug 20, 1649, buried Aug 22, 1649.
iii. JOHN WATSON.
iv. PHEBE WATSON.
v. MARY WATSON.
vi. JONATHAN WATSON born Mar 9, 1652.
vii. ELKANAH WATSON born Feb 25, 1656.
viii. JONATHAN WATSON born 1659.

Seventh Generation

ELIZABETH WATSON born Jan 16, 1648, Plymouth, Massachusetts, married Nov 28, 1663, in Plymouth, Massachusetts, JOSEPH WILLIAMS, born 1649, Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, (son of RICHARD WILLIAMS and FRANCES DEIGHTON) died Aug 17, 1692, Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts. ELIZABETH died 1723, Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Children:
i. MEHETABLE WILLIAMS born June 7, 1676, married Feb 11, 1695, in Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, INCREASE ROBINSON, JR, (son of INCREASE ROBINSON and SARAH PENNIMAN) died 1738.

Eighth Generation

MEHETABLE WILLIAMS born June 7, 1676, married Feb 11, 1695, in Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, INCREASE ROBINSON, JR, (son of INCREASE ROBINSON and SARAH PENNIMAN) died 1738.

Children:
i. MEHETABLE ROBINSON born Jan 12, 1695, Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, married Feb 6, 1717, in Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, EBENEZER COBB, born May 13, 1694, Taunton, Plymouth Massachusetts, (son of EDWARD COBB and SARAH HACKIT) died Jan 2, 1770, Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey. MEHETABLE died Aug 2, 1781, Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey.

Ninth Generation

MEHETABLE ROBINSON born Jan 12, 1695, Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, married Feb 6, 1717, in Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, EBENEZER COBB, born May 13, 1694, Taunton, Plymouth Massachusetts, (son of EDWARD COBB and SARAH HACKIT) died Jan 2, 1770, Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey. MEHETABLE died Aug 2, 1781, Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey.

Children:
i. JOHN COBB born Dec 17, 1723, Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, occupation Ore Foundry, Sheriff, married 1747, in Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey, RHODA SMITH, (daughter of RICHARD SMITH and SARAH (___) SMITH) died 1765, Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey. JOHN died 1797, Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey.

Tenth Generation

JOHN COBB born Dec 17, 1723, Taunton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, occupation Ore Foundry, Sheriff, married 1747, in Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey, RHODA SMITH, (daughter of RICHARD SMITH and SARAH (___) SMITH) died 1765, Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey. JOHN died 1797, Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey.

Children:
i. RACHEL COBB born 1762, Schooley, New Jersey, married Nov 3, 1780, in Schooley, New Jersey, WILLIAM HALSEY, JR., born March 23, 1760, Columbia, New Jersey, (son of WILLIAM HALSEY, SR. and (---) (---) HALSEY) died Feb 21, 1832, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina. RACHEL died Nov 4, 1847, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina.
 
ii. CLISBY COBB born ca 1750, Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey, occupation Ore Foundry, Patriot, Farmer, died Aug 17, 1815, Maiden, Surrey County, North Carolina.
 
iii. SAMUEL COBB born Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey.

Eleventh Generation

RACHEL COBB born 1762, Schooley, New Jersey, married Nov 3, 1780, in Schooley, New Jersey, WILLIAM HALSEY, JR., born March 23, 1760, Columbia, New Jersey, (son of WILLIAM HALSEY, SR. and (---) (---) HALSEY) died Feb 21, 1832, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina. RACHEL died Nov 4, 1847, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina.

Children:
i. SARAH HALSEY born April 29, 1783, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married March 7, 1800, WILLIAM HOWELL.
 
ii. MARGARET HALSEY born Oct 24, 1785, Piney Creek, Allegheny Co., No. Carolina, married JOSEPH HASH.
 
iii. RACHEL PERSILLA HALSEY born April 26, 1787, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married ISAAC PACELY.
 
iv. JAMES HALSEY born Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married PATTIE PEAK.
 
v. SYLVESTER HALSEY born Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married July 24, 1828, MARY YOUNG. SYLVESTER died July 12, 1856.
 
vi. WILLIAM HALSEY, III born 1789, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married April 27, 1814, in Grayson County, Virginia, JUDA PEAK, born Aug 9, 1791, Virginia, died May 5, 1876, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina. WILLIAM died Aug 28, 1849, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina.
 
vii. MARY HALSEY born Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married (1) Dec 29, 1819, NATHANIEL VANNOY, married (2) ANDREW ROBINSON.
 
viii. SALLY/SARAH HALSEY born Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married (1) May 11, 1825, PETER DAVIS, married (2) PLEASANT PERKY.
 
ix. OLIVE HALSEY married July 8, 1834, DAVID CREEP (CRESS/CREP).
 
x. CLIKSLEY HALSEY born Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, died March 20, 1857.
 
xi. AMOS HALSEY married ELIZABETH HOWELL.

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