L toR Back- John Noel Hicks, William M (buck) Hicks, William Acker. William (Buck) Hicks had more sons named Samuel and Joe. Front - Addie Margaret Waldrop Hicks and Edwin Theodore Hicks. John's wife and son. someone has written on the xerox copy that if Edwin had lived he would have been 88 on 7-14-1995.
William M Buck Hicks died at his house on Braswell Mt, He was 88 yrs old Born in Paulding Co GA. He leaves behing three sons William Acker and Samuel D, and John Noel of selma ALA.
Four daughters Mrs R F (Sudie) Taylor, Lizzie Bell, Ludie Sheppard who lived in Paulding Co GA, and Mattie Portwood who lived in Fulton CO GA. He was married to Francis Anderson who in the 1860 census the Andersons shows Noah 47, Susan 41, Cena 17, Nancy 15, Sarah 12, Francis 7, WM 6 and James 6.
This is what was on the article:
Turning an enemy rifle against charging Nazis after his own weapon jammed, private Edward Claude Hicks , Rt 2, Rockmart GA, parachute infantryman fought off a score 0f Germans as part of the action that won him the Distinguished Service Cross, the Army's second highest award for extraordinary valor."
The above is a portion of an article which appeared in the June 11, 1944 edition of the Atlanta Constitution. The Rockmart Chutist they were writing about was Edwin Claude Hicks.
That is all of the article that I have.
This is at our old house in New Hope Community in Paulding Co GA, This is Annie Lou Bell, Joyce & James Malakia Pickett son of James Albert and Laura Parker Pickett and Edwin Adolph & Elizabeth Ava hicks Bell, GGP of Mallie and Annie are James Charles & Elizabeth Brintle and Issac Tant Bell & Nancy Rawlings from Rome GA, GGGP are Malachi & Mary Wesson? from NC and SC and Thompson & ? Tant Bell from Augusta GA. GGGGP of Mallie was Macajah Pickett JR and Susanna Thompson Johns from Rutherford NC.
Howard & Gladys were married in the 1930,s they lived in Alabama mostly. They had H.T, Margaret, John, Wade & Perry. Howard was son of Edwin Bell and Elizabeth Hicks from Dallas, Paulding Co GA. Howard,s brothers were Ernest, Chester, Paul eugene and his sisters were Addie Leo, Birlie Mae, Mattie Ruth, Annie Lou, His Bell gp were Issac Tant Bell & Nancy Rawlings and Hicks gp were William Hicks & Francis Anderson according to the 1960 Paulding Co census his Anderson ggp were Noah 47, Susan 41,b& s were cena 17, nancy 15, sarah 12, francis 7, WM 6, James 6. Bell ggp were Thompon Bell and a Tant who were in Augusta GA before moving to Rome GA, Floyd Co.
lto r Robert, Kate & Nancy Haney and Mallie pickett at lake Acworth GA. Kate daughtr of Hoke Matthews and Addie leo Bell.
This is Edwin Adolph Bell and some of his relatives who visited him that he had not seen in a long time which pleased him, he died in 1951.
Addie Bell married Hoke Matthews in Dallas Paulding Co GA lived in Paulding and Powder springs in Cobb Co GA where they died and are buried in Powder springs GA in an old cemetery but beautiful. Three children Marvin, Mary Kate and Genieva Idell Matthews. Marvin buried in Arlington ceme in sandy springs GA, Idell buried in ceme on Marietta Dallas hwy.Mary Kate husband buried in same cemetery.
Brenda, Joyce, Mike & Nancy are all cousins and Edwin and Elizabeth Hicks Bell are their Grand Parents or Great Grandparents. Ed was from Rome GA and He and Elizabeth lived their lifes in Dallas, Paulding Co GA.
Will and Ethel Bell West were from Dallas, Paulding Co GA. Ethel was Will,s second wife as his first wife had died and he had children when he married Ethel and they had children. Will and Ethel lived in Fulton Co GA the Atlanta area he was a police officer in East Point I know that she had a daughter named Lois and more children.
Ethel,s father was Issac Tant Bell m to a Rawlings from Rome GA, Issac father was Thompson Bell married to a Tant from Augusta GA at some point Thompson moved his family to Rome, Floyd Co GA and then the children migrated to Dallas, Paulding Co GA
Ethel brothers and sisters were Edwin Adolph BELL m to Elizabeth Hicks dallas ga, Ike Bell Atlanta or decatur ga, Ike died when hit by streetcar, Jane Bell Hicks m to Aker Hicks dallas GA, Alma Bell Fair Cartersville ga husband worked for railroad.