♀ 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 Maronite leader Bashir Shihab II surrenders to the British forces and goes into exile in Malta.

1850


Age: 14y
1850 • The temperance organisation, International Organisation of Good Templars, is established in Utica, New York, as the order of the Knights of Jericho.

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 Australian Colonies granted self-governing status by the United Kingdom.

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.

1861


Mar 4
Age: 25y
1861 • The Spanish, French and British governments sign a tripartite agreement to intervene in Mexico, in the hope of recovering unpaid debts.[http://history.state.gov/milestones/1861-1865/FrenchIntervention US Department of State - Office of the Historian: Milestones: 1861-1865]. Accessed 11 March 2013

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 Censorship: The U.S. Congress enacts the Comstock Law, making it illegal to send any "obscene, lewd, or lascivious" books through the mail.

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 • The SS Columbia completes her maiden voyage, arriving without incident in Portland, Oregon after a stopover in San Francisco, California.

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 African-American boxer Jack Johnson defeats American boxer James J. Jeffries in a heavyweight boxing match, sparking race riots across the United States.

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