Hicks Genealogy
Hicks Personal Property & Land Tax Records/Court Records, Wills/Inventories/Divisions, etc
for Miscellaneous VA & WV Counties

(Assume folks are listed on tax lists unless otherwise noted)

Year

County

Names of Hicks/Hix

1637

Isle of Wight County, VA

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New Norfolk Co., VA

John Hicks, 200 acres on the southern side of the James River bounded on the Crosse Creek. Patent Book 1, p. 450 (src #17)

Samuel Hicks, servant of Wm. Jacob. (src 17)

Samuel Hicks, by Peter Roy and William Jacob (land patentee or party bringing him over) (src. 27)
James Hicks by Oliver Sprye (land patentee or party bringing him over)

1638

James City County, VA William Hix arrived, sponsered by Richard Wilcox (src. 27)

1642

Charles River Co., VA John Hickes by John Brooch (land patentee or party bringing him over) (src. 27)

1650

Unknown County Richard Hickes by John Cox (land patentee or party bringing him over) (src. 27)

1653

Gloucester Co., VA Richard Hickes, by Jno. Hansford (land patentee or party bringing him over) (src. 27)

1654

Unknown Co, VA Jeremy Hicks by Randall Chamblett (land patentee or party bringing him over) (src. 27)

1682

James City County, VA Land Patent issued during Regal Government to John Hicks, Bk. 7, p. 183 (src #17)

1704

King & Queen County, VA

James City County

Prince George County

Richard Hicks - Quit Rent Rolls

John Hix & Joseph Hix

Robert Hix and Jno. Hix

1723

Chuckatuck, VA (unknown county) Elis Rix is mentioned in a Quaker Church minutes book (I believe this could be Ellis Hix)

1726

Mecklenburg County, VA


Brunswick County, VA (Mecklenburg land records)
George Hix Land Patent Bk 13, p.60 (src. 10)
Robert Hix, Jr. Land Pt. Bk. 13, p.60 (src. 10)

1728

Mecklenburg County, VA

Listed in Brunswick County, VA records, but Mecklenburg Co. land)
James Hix Land Patent Bk 14, p. 70 (src. 10)
Robert Hix Land Patent Bk. 14, p.80 (src. 10)

1732

Mecklenburg County, VA George Hicks & wife Sarah "of Surrey County" sold land in Mecklenburg that adjoined Daniel Hicks' on Poplar Creek. Bk.1, p.12, src #10

1734

Mecklenburg County, VA



Hanover County, VA
Robt. Hix, Sr. of St. Andrew's Parish, Brunswick Co. gave 580 acres in Mecklenburg to Samuel Clark Jr of same for true love & natural affection. (src #10)
Land sold to Henry Hix on North E. Creek by Chas. Hudson. (src # 17)

Land sold to Wm. Hix by Shirley & Rebecca Whatley. (src # 17)

1735

Goochland County, VA



Mecklenburg County, VA
Daniel Hix, Will book 2, pg. 111 (source #9)

Nathaniel Hix, Will book 2, pg. 89
Robt. Hix Jr. of Brunswick to John Steed of same, 195 acres on Poplar Creek adjoining line of George Hicks. Bk. 1, p. 227 (src 10)

1741

Mecklenburg County, VA Joseph Hicks tithable to be used to repair road from Flatt Creek to Meherrin River. Order Book 2, p. 29 (src #10)

Nathaniel Hicks witness to land deed (src #10)

1748

Lunenburg County, VA
Goochland County, VA
Brunswick

John Hix, James Hix, Joseph Hix (src #10)


John Hix, Will book 5, pg. 457 (source #9)
Poll List: James, Nathaniel, Robert, John Hicks

1749

Lunenburg County (Tithes)

(2) John Hix, Joseph Hicks, James Hicks

1750

Lunenburg County, VA

Richd. Hicks, Thos Hix, (2) John Hix

1751

Lunenburg County, VA

James Hicks, Joseph Hicks, John Hix

1752

Lunenburg County, VA

John Hicks, James Hicks

1754

Augusta County, VA

Hugh Hicks (Fee Books of Augusta Court, pg. 398)

1756

Amelia County Amos Hix - Land Deed rec. in Mecklenburg Co mentions him as living in Amelia Co. (src. 10)

1757

Lunenburg County, VA Amos Hix - Land Deed rec. in Mecklenburg mentions him as living in Lunenburg Co (src. #10).

1758

Lunenburg County, VA



Elizabeth City Co, VA
John Hicks mentioned as Clerk of the Vestry for Reedy Creek Church (source #3)
Poll List: John Hicks

1759

Lunenburg County, VA John Hicks mentioned as Clerk of the Vestry for Reedy Creek Church (source #3)

1760

Lunenburg County, VA John Hicks mentioned as Clerk of the Vestry for Reedy Creek Church (source #3)

1761

Lunenburg County, VA


Amherst County, VA
John Hicks mentioned as Clerk of the Vestry for Reedy Creek Church (source #3)
John Hicks, AC to Henry Key (horse, cattle, bed & furniture) (src #17)

1763

Augusta County, VA


Sussex County, VA
Lunenburg County, VA

Joseph Hix (source #2)

Thomas Hicks murdered (src. #2)


Joseph Hix (src #3)
Amos Hix processioned (source #3)

1764

Lunenburg County (Tithes) Cornwall Parish: Rich. Hix, Senr., Thos. Hix, Ellis Hix, Christopher Hix
Cumberland Parish: Joseph Hix, John Hix
St. James Parish: Amos Hix, James Hix

1766

Augusta County, VA Henry Hicks (exempt from levy due to age & infirmity - Chalkley's pg. 128)

1767

Augusta County, VA Joseph Hix mentioned court records (src. 2)

1768

Augusta County, VA Joseph Hix - mentioned as constable (src. 2)

1769

Lunenburg County, VA

John Hix, Nat. Hix (tithes)

Mrs. Mourning Hix allowed for cureing of Joel Gunter

1772

Lunenburg County, VA


Goochland

Nath. Hix, overseer, John Hix, John Hix, Jr.


John Hicks - Will Book #10, p. 242 (src. #9)

1773

Lunenburg County, VA
Augusta County, VA

Nathaniel Hix, (twice) John Hix


Ann Hix, servant of Dr. John Watkins (src. 2)

1774

Lunenburg County, VA

Montgomery County

Nathl. Hix, Joseph Hix, Junr., Joseph Hix, John Sr., and John Jr.


John Hicks (Tax Delinquencies)

1775

Lunenburg, County, VA

Joseph Hix, John Hix, and John Hix, Junr.

1776

Lunenburg County, VA


Amelia County, VA

(2) Joseph Hix, Jessee Hix, John Hix, Nathaniel Hix


1777

Augusta County, VA John Hix, servant of Joshua Humphreys (src. 2)

1779

Rockingham County, VA

Thomas Hick as witness in court (source 8)

1780

Rockingham County, VA

Thomas Hicks as witness in court (source 8)

1781

Rockingham County, VA
Mecklenburg County, VA

Thomas Hicks on jury (source 8)


Jesse Hix vs. Amos Hix & Jacob Bugg with James Hix named as a witness who is about to go into [military] service. (src #11)

1782

Greenbrier County, WV

James City County, VA

King William County, VA

Hampshire County, VA (81-82)

Henry County, VA

Montgomery County, VA
Rockingham County, VA


Mecklenburg County, VA

0 Hickses


Joseph Hix
0 Hickses
Thomas Hicks
0 Hickses
Joseph Hix
Thomas Hicks vs. Greatricks Cond. (src #8); John Hicks - silversmith (src #8)
Robert Hicks (src #15)

1783

Lunenburg County, VA

Rockingham County, VA


Mecklenburg County, VA

Caroline County
Hanover County, VA

Josep (sic), Isaac, Nathaniel, John Hix Jr. & Sr.


Thomas Hicks as court witness (src #8)
John Hicks vs. Uriah Gartan (#8)
Samuel Bugg, Jr. became ward of James Hix (src. #10)
William Hicks (1 white tythe over 21)
Land sold by Wm Hix & wife Sarah (src #17)

John Hix of St. Paul to his son Joseph Hix 100 acres on Falling Creek adjoining Jno. Hix & Wm. Hix

1784

Hanover County, VA


Rockingham County, VA Census
Goochland County, VA
Mecklenburg County, VA

John X. Hicks & Elizabeth his wife of St. Paul sold 390 acres on Leap Water & Falling Creek. (src. #17)


John Hicks (5 white souls)
David Hix - Will Book 14, pg. 25 (source #9)
Amos Hix became guardian to Walter Leigh

James Hix became guardian to Edmund Leigh (src. #10)

Tax Lists (src #15): Robert Hix (1 tithable)

Amos Hix (family members listed: Dick, Andrew, Nash, Moses, Barbary, _arting, Tom, Bet?);

Sherwood Hix (family members listed: Amy, Nan, Jack, L_non, Rose, Eliza)

James Hix (fam members: Isaac, Abz_, Annky, Juda, Tiller, Hal, Jacob, Anaky, Edy)

1785

Greenbrier County, WV
Mecklenburg County, VA
Rockingham County, VA

Richard Hicks, William Hicks (my line)


Amos Hix (will)
Jas. Macarel vs. John Hicks & wife (#8)

1787

Greenbrier County, WV

Click here for a list of all VA/WV Hickses in 1787


Hanover County, VA

Richard Hicks, William Hicks (my line), John Hicks



Joseph Hicks & wife Dorothy sold land (src 17)

1788

Greenbrier County, WV

William Hicks (my line), John Hicks

1789

Greenbrier County, WV

Rockingham County, VA

Richard Hicks, William V. Hicks (my line), John Hicks


John Hicks - Silversmith (#8)

1791

Bath County, VA
Rockingham County, VA

Kanawha County, WV

0 Hickses


John Hicks is mentioned in court records (source #6)
0 Hickses

1792

Rockingham County, VA
Kanawha County, WV
Mecklenburg County, VA

John Hicks mentioned in court records


0 Hickses
William Gallivan became ward of James Hix (src. #10)

1793

Kanawha County, WV

Wythe County, VA
Rockingham County, VA

0 Hickses


Jacob Hick, Joseph Hicks
John Hicks on jury (source 7)

1794

Botetourt County, VA

Kanawha County, WV
Rockingham County, VA

Michael Hicks, Rushenman Hicks, Pentiman Hicks (all in 2nd district)


0 Hickses
John Hicks on jury (source 7)

1795

Lee County, VA

Kanawha County, WV

Nathaniel Hix


0 Hickses

1796

Kanawha County, WV

Greenbrier County, WV

William Hicks


0 Hickses

1798

Russell County, VA

Nath'l and Claibourne

1799

Monroe County, WV

0 Hickses

1800

Mecklenburg County, VA


Russell County, VA
David Hicks & brother John listed in Pers. Prop. Tax list along with David Hix
Robert Hicks

1801

Kanawha County, WV

William Hicks, Richard Hicks

1802

Kanawha County, WV

William Hicks

1803

Russel County, VA Tax List

Claiborne Hicks & Elizabeth

1806

Kanawha County, WV

William Hix, David Hix, Richard Hix

1807

Land Records for Kanawha County

Personal Property List for Kanawha

William Hix


William Hix, David Hix, Richard Hix
Russell County, VA Tax List

John Hicks

1808

Russell County, VA Tax List

Nathaniel Hicks

1809

Kanawha County, WV

William Hix, John Hix, David Hix

1810

Kanawha County, WV
Rockingham County, VA Census

William Hix, John Hix


Bridget Hicks (pg. 130) (age 45 + over)
Joseph Hicks (pg. 130)

1811

Land Taxes for Kanawha
Kanawha Personal Property Tax

William Hix


William Hix, John Hix, David Hix

1812

Land Taxes for Kanawha
Kanawha Personal Property Tax

0 Hickses


John Hix, David Hix

1821

Goochland County, VA John Hicks - Will Book #22, pg. 163 (#9)

1822

Kanawha County, WV Achilles Hix appointed as road surveyor

1826

Goochland County, VA
Kanawha County, WV
Meshack Hicks - Will Book 27, pg. 19 (#9)
Richard L. Hix vs. James Pemberton

1827

Kanawha County, WV Commonwealth vs. Joseph Hix

1830

Kanawha County, WV Thomas Hix on Jury

1840

Kanawha Personal Property Tax George Hix - Lower District
David Hix, Jr. - Lower District
David Hix  - Lower District
Thomas Hix - District of Felix Hanarord

1844

Cabell County, WV Ahas Hicks - Land Grant (src #28)

1848

Kanawha County, WV (Appraisment)

John Hicks (source: WV Estate Settlements by R. Johnston)

1857

Giles County, WV Commonwealth vs. Lucy Hicks: 9/16/1857 (#26)

1876

Giles County, WV W.J. Hicks, surveyor of roads in precinct No. 13 in Plymouth District: 10/17/1876 (#26)


Some Mecklenburg County, VA residents who went elsewhere (src #10):

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Source Notes:

#1: "First Marriage Records of Augusta County, VA 1785-1813", by Col. Thomas Hughart, ©1962

#2: "Scotch-Irish in VA" by Chalkley

#3: "Cumberland Parish, Lunenburg County, VA 1746-1816 Births", by Landon Bell, ©1930

#4: "Over the Mountain Men - Their Early Court Records in SW VA", compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, ©1983

#5: "Rockingham County Marriages 1778-1850" compiled by John Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. ©1984

#6: "Rockingham County, VA Minute Book, Part #1", compiled by Constance A. Levinson ©1990

#7: "Rockingham County, VA Minute Book, Part #2", compiled by Constance A. Levinson ©1990

#8: "Rockingham County, VA Court Records, 1778-1786", compiled by Constance A. Levinson ©1985

#9: "The Douglas Register", compiled by Wm. Douglas, ©1928

#10: "Early Settlers of Mecklenburg County, VA, vols.1 & 2" by Katherine B. Elliott, ©1965

#11: NSDAR Marriage Records of Mecklenburg County, Microfilm roll #1784

#12: "Mecklenburg County, VA 1736-1890" compiled by Nicholas Murray, no pub. date

#15: "Mecklenburg County, VA Tax Lists for 1782 & 1784" compiled by Don Simmons, pub. 1987

#17: "Virginia Land Records", Indexed by Gary Parks, ©1982

#23: "Greenbrier Co. Vital Records 1860-1890" - microfilmed by the DAR

#25: Internet look-ups from the VA Marriage Index, 1740-1850 forwarded by C. Schneider

#26: "A Thousand Names from the Annal of Giles and Mercer Counties"

#27: "Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666", by George Cabell Greer, ©1960

#28: Virginia State Library Website - Land Office Patents and Grants Database

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