Descendants of Myrtle Fedelia Hickman
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1. Myrtle Fidelia Hickman #4 also known as: Mertie b. 6-Mar-1878, Clay Co. Iowa near Spencer, (daughter of George Washington Hickman #1 and Phena Samantha Reeves #2) m. 25 Dec 1895, in Herdland, Co., IA, John T. Brown #23, b. 21 Sep 1874, Buchanan Co. IA, (son of Edward Mendenhall Brown #855 and Susan B. Ross #856) d. 28 Feb 1946, Nampa, Canyon Co., ID, buried: 4 Apr 1946, Nampa, Canyon Co., ID. Myrtle died 8 Jun 1953, Nampa, Canyon Co., ID, buried: Nampa, ID. Moved to colorado with her husband about 1898 and as of 1925 lived in Denver. Notes for Myrtle: 1880 US Census Herdland, Clay Co, Iowa: Age 2; Born in Iowa; Listed as F. Myrtie; (erroneously listed as a son)

1885 Iowa State Census Herdland Twnshp, Clay Co.: "Myrtie F." was age 6 on birthday in 1884; Born in Clay Co.

1900 US Census Logan Township, Clay Co., Iowa: Born 3rd month of 1878, in Iowa; Both parents born in Iowa; Mother of 2 children, 1 living; Can read, write, & speak English.

OBITUARY in Idaho Free Press - Tues, June 9, 1953: Died June 8, 1953 in a Nampa hospital; Age 75; Member of Nampa Christian Church. Widow of John T. Brown. Obituary Text: "Mrs. Myrtie F. Brown, 75, of 714 Third Street South, died Monda;y in a Nampa hospital after a brief illness. (?) Brown was born March (?), 1878 in Spencer, Iowa. She was the widow of John T. Brown, who died Feb. 25, 1946. She was past noble (grand?) in the Rebekah Lodge in Grand Junction, Colo., and was a member of Colfax Rebkah Lodge No. 24 of Nampa. Mrs. Brown was a member of Nampa Chapter No. 3(?). Order of Eastern Star, a member of the War Mothers and of the Nampa Christian Church. Reared in Iowa, she was married to Mr. Brown Dec. 25, 1895, in Spencer, Iowa. They moved to Grand Junction in 1905, to Denver in 1916 and came to Nampa in 1938. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. John R. Grant of Kuna, three sons, Richard Brown and Russ Brown of Denver and Bert Brown of Weiser and eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, two brothers, Fred Hickman and Ed Hickman both of Nampa, two half brothersFloyd Hickman and Russell Hickman, both of Grand Junction, Colo. three half sisters, Mrs. H(?) of Caldwell, Mrs. Bitner (?) and Mrs. (Mel ?aynes ?), both of Grand Junction, and her step-mother Mrs. Jennie McMurray of Grand Junction. ??????the Alsip Funeral chapel...Rev. Kenneth Kro? of the Christian Church of Nampa Chapter No. 30 Order of the Eastern Star...officate in the chaple.....Rebekah....(rest is completely illegible)."

DEATH: Mammy's Bible: Myrtle F. Brown died of a stroke in Nampa, Idaho.


2. i Estella Samantha #24 b. 10 Sep 1896.

3. ii Richard L. #25 b. ABT 1898.

4. iii Ross E. #26 b. ABT 1900.

5. iv Bert H. #27 b. ABT 1902.

Second Generation

2. Estella Samantha Brown #24 also known as: "Mammy', as known by her imediate family (1.Myrtle1) b. 10 Sep 1896, Spencer, Clay Co., Iowa, m. 10 Aug 1916, John Rowley Grant #859, b. 8 Aug 1896, Harrisburg, BC, Nebraska, d. 22 Oct 1956, Nampa, Canyon Co., Idaho. Estella died 7 Feb 1978, Nampa, Canyon Co., ID, buried: Nampa, ID.


6. i Richard Eugene #866 b. 2 Aug 1917.

7. ii Virginia Mae #867 b. 9 Feb 1921.

8. iii Myrtle #868 b. 7 Jul 1924.

3. Richard L. Brown #25 (1.Myrtle1) b. ABT 1898, Logan Township, Clay Co., IA, m. UNKNOWN #860.


i Shirley Brown #861.

4. Ross E. Brown #26 (1.Myrtle1) b. ABT 1900, Logan Township, Clay Co., IA, m. UNKNOWN #862.


i Joanne Brown #863.

5. Bert H. Brown #27 (1.Myrtle1) b. ABT 1902, Logan Township, Clay Co., IA, m. UNKNOWN #864.


i Sue Brown #865.

Third Generation

6. Richard Eugene Grant #866 (2.Estella2, 1.Myrtle1) b. 2 Aug 1917, Denver, Denver Co., CO, m. 1936, Elsie Jeanette Harvey #869, b. 6 Feb 1919, Harrisburg, Banner Co., Nebraska. Richard died 14 May 1990, Nampa, Canyon Co., Idaho.


9. i Karen Marie #870 b. 18 Dec 1942. She possesses a bible, ounce in the possession of Estelle Samantha #24.

10. ii Sharon Ann #871 b. 30 Sep 1945.

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7. Virginia Mae Grant #867 (2.Estella2, 1.Myrtle1) b. 9 Feb 1921, Gering, Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska, m. 5 Jul 1940, James Raymand Lawlis #872. Virginia died 12 May 1941, Nampa, Canyon Co., Idaho.


i _______ Lawlis #873 b. 28 Apr 1941, Nampa, Canyon Co., Idaho.

8. Myrtle Grant #868 (2.Estella2, 1.Myrtle1) b. 7 Jul 1924, Denver, Denver Co., CO, m. (1) 19 Jan 1946, Henry H. Day #874, m. (2) 16 Sep 1950, Edward Duane Reddick #881, b. 10 May 1921, Kelso, WN. Myrtle died 15 Feb 2000, Washington.

Children by Henry H. Day:

i _______ Day #875 b. 14 Sep 1947, Probably California, d. 14 Sep 1947.

ii _______ Day #876 b. 14 Sep 1947, Probably California, d. 14 Sep 1947.

iii Steven H. Reddick #877 b. ABT 1948.
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iv Jock Day #878 b. ABT 1949.

v Barbara Day #879 b. ABT 1951.

vi Trish Day #880 b. ABT 1952.

Children by Edward Duane Reddick:

vii Patty Reddick #882.

viii Robert Reddick #883.

Fourth Generation

9. Karen Marie Grant #870 (6.Richard3, 2.Estella2, 1.Myrtle1) b. 18 Dec 1942, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR, m. 9 Jun 1962, Bruce Edward Smith #884, b. 20 Sep 1943, Enid, Garfield Co., OK.

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i Grant Douglas Smith #885 b. 28 May 1964, Nampa, Canyon Co., Idaho, m. 23 May 1987, Jennifer L. Miller #887, b. 28 Jun 1966, Lansing, Ingham Co., MI.

11. ii Gregory Edward #886 b. 18 May 1967.

10. Sharon Ann Grant #871 (6.Richard3, 2.Estella2, 1.Myrtle1) b. 30 Sep 1945, Nampa, Canyon Co., Idaho, m. 23 Apr 1965, Lee Monro Atkins #891, b. 28 Mar 1945, Caldwell, Canyon Co., Idaho.


i Shauna Lee Atkins #892 b. 15 Mar 1966, Nampa, Canyon Co., Idaho, d. 6 Apr 1966, Nampa, Canyon Co., Idaho.
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ii Mikel Lee Atkins #893 b. 17 Apr 1967, Caldwell, Canyon Co., Idaho, now living in San Jose, CA.
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Fifth Generation

11. Gregory Edward Smith #886 (9.Karen4, 6.Richard3, 2.Estella2, 1.Myrtle1) b. 18 May 1967, Seatttle, King Co., WN, m. 2 Sep 1989, Michelle Marie Petersen #888, b. 4 Nov 1969, Payson Utah Co., UT.


i Elisabeth Marie Smith #889 b. 13 Mar 1996, LDS Hospital, S,S, Utah, d. 13 Mar 1996, LH,SLC,SLC, Utah.

ii Kelson Edward Smith #890 b. 4 Jun 1997, Salt Lake City, S.L.C. Co., Utah.


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