Adam William Bickett




Adam William Bickett was born October 30, 1891, in Xenia, Xenia Twp., Greene Co., OH, and died November 9, 1892, in the 5th Ward, Xenia, Xenia Twp., Greene Co., OH, at age 1 year and 9 days. Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Xenia Twp., Greene Co., OH. Cause of death: Membranous Croup, an old name for a disease that is now known as Hoarse Cough or Diphtheria, a contagious disease of the throat. He is the son of George McVey Bickett of Xenia Twp., Greene Co., OH, and Ruth Elizabeth "Lizzie" Simons of Clark Co., OH. 




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George McVey Bickett and Adam William Bickett are buried in Woodland Cemetery, Xenia Twp., Greene Co., OH. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 9, 1880, shows George Bickett (age 28) born in Ohio to Ohio-born parents is a Plumber and is living on Hinling Street, 3rd Ward, City of Xenia, Xenia Twp., Greene Co., OH. Living with him is his wife, Elizabeth Bickett (age 27) born in Ohio to Ohio-born parents. Also living there are his children, all born in Ohio: Arnold Bickett (age 4); and Maud Bickett (age 2). Also living there is a boarder, William Simons (age 25), a Coal Merchant. Leigh Larson note: William Simons is the brother of Ruth Elizabeth (Simons) Bickett.

William Bickett was born October 30, 1891, in Xenia, Xenia Twp., Greene Co., OH.


The Xenia Daily Gazette, Xenia, Greene Co., OH, October 31, 1891

Mr. and Mrs. George Bickett, of Spring Hill, have welcomed a young son to their home.


The Xenia Daily Gazette, Xenia, Greene Co., OH, August 22, 1892

Mr. George Bickett, of Spring Hill, left this morning for Paxton, Ford Co., ll., to attend his father and mother's golden wedding. He took his two youngest children with him.


Adam William Bickett died November 9, 1892, in the 5th Ward, Xenia, Xenia Twp., Greene Co., OH, at age 1 year and 9 days. Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Xenia Twp., Greene Co., OH. Cause of death: Membranous Croup, an old name for a disease that is now known as Hoarse Cough or Diphtheria, a contagious disease of the throat.


   

Adam William Bickett death record. Please note the record shows A. W. Bickett, age 1 year and 9 months. This is a transcription error, and the correct age at death is 1 year and 9 days. Also, the W. in his name is for William. The A. in his name is speculated to be Adam, in honor of his grandfather, Adam Reed Bickett.


The Xenia Daily Gazette, Xenia, Greene Co., OH, Wednesday, November 9, 1892

The year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Bickett, of Spring Hill, died last night of membranous croup. The funeral will occur from the house tomorrow afternoon at half-past one o'clock.

Leigh Larson note: Membranous Croup is an old name for a disease that is now known as Hoarse Cough or Diphtheria, a contagious disease of the throat.