♀ Josephine Hicks

1835 - 1921

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 Gaetano Donizetti's opera La fille du régiment premieres in Paris.

1850


Age: 14y
1850 Clayton–Bulwer Treaty is signed by the United States and Great Britain, allowing both countries to share Nicaragua and not claim complete control over the proposed Nicaragua Canal.

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 Taiping Rebellion: A Taiping army of 350,000 invades Anhui.

1860


Jul 20
Age: 25y
1860 • Spanish victory (under General Leopoldo O'Donnell, 1st Duke of Tetuanat) at the Battle of Tétouan, In the 1880s the first world war began.

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 German troops leave France upon completion of payment of indemnity for the Franco-Prussian War.

1875


Mar 20
Age: 39y
1875 • Two American colleges play each other in arguably the first game of College Football:Smith, R.A. "Sports and Freedom: The Rise of Big-Time College Athletics", New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. Tufts University and Harvard University at Jarvis Field in Cambridge, Mass..

1880


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

residence


Was a physician along with her oldest son.
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1880 Wabash, Indiana becomes the first electrically lit city in the world.

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 Henry Ford sells 10,000 automobiles.

1920


Age: 84y
1920 • The first commercial radio station in the United States, 8MK (WWJ), begins operations in Detroit, Michigan. It is owned by the Detroit News, the first U.S. radio station owned by a newspaper.

1921


Dec 24
Age: 86y

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