♀ Josephine Hicks

1835 - 1921

 

Dr.

Josephine Hicks
Parents
Charles Hicks
Charles Hicks
1806 - 1879
Catherine Van Norden
Catherine Van Norden
1811 - 1903
Spouse
Isaac Van Deusen
Isaac Van Deusen
1829 - 1918
Children
Siblings
Thomas R Hicks
Thomas R Hicks
1829 - 1908
Walter E Hicks
Walter E Hicks
1847 - 1892
Jessie Hicks
Jessie Hicks
1849 - 1875

She graduated with an M.D. from the Woman's Medical College of Philadelphia, in which city she practiced successfully many years afterwards. The Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, founded in 1850, was the first medical institution in the world established to train women in medicine and offer them the M.D. degree. The associated Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1861.

1840


Age: 4y
Charles Hicks - 1840 Census

residence


In the two houses behind Charles Hicks, there is a Mrs. Van Norden aged 20-30, and then a Wm A Van Norden aged 40-50 years. Also living on the same page as Charles Hicks is an Abraham Van Norden. William Van Norden's brother James is also living in ward 14, on page 418. modified
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1840 • The Province of Canada is created by the Act of Union.

1850


Age: 14y

1855


Age: 19y
Josephine Hicks - 1855 New York State Census

residence


Troy City, Rensselaer, New York, USA ⇓
Josephine was living with sisters Caroline and Ellen. Caroline married a John W. Penoyer.
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1855 • The region of Wairarapa, New Zealand is hit by the strongest earthquake ever recorded in New Zealand (Magnitude 8.1 on the Richter Scale); there are five deaths.

1873


Age: 37y

graduation


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA ⇓
Graduated from the Woman's Medical College of Philadelphia. The Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania founded in 1850, was the first medical institution in the world established to train women in medicine and offer them the M.D. degree. The associated Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1861.
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1873 • The Woman's Christian Temperance Union is founded, in Hillsboro, Ohio, USA.

1875


Mar 20
Age: 39y

1880


Age: 44y
Isaac Van Deusen - 1880 United States Federal Census

residence


Was a physician along with her oldest son.
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1905


Age: 69y

1910


Age: 74y
Isaac Van Deusen Sr. & Jr., Anna Lott Franklin, and Josephine Hicks - 1910 United States Federal Census

residence


Conway, Orange, Florida, USA ⇓
Isaac Van Deusen Jr. and his wife Anna (Franklin) Van Deusen are living with his parents, Isaac Van Deusen Sr. and Josephine (Hicks) Van Deusen. Isaac Van Deusen Sr. is a farmer.
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1910 • Slavery in China, which has existed since the Shang dynasty, is now illegal.

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