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12 June 2015

Funeral Card Friday: Solomon Goldsmith Hickman (1840-1939)

Front of funeral card for Solomon Goldsmith Hickman 1840-1939
The funeral card for Solomon Goldsmith Hickman, born the 30th of November 1840 in Waynesburg, Green County, Pennsylvania, died 14th of November 1939 in Monroe County, Iowa.
Solomon was the husband of my great grand aunt, Mary Cyntha Seaman (Mary was the sister of my great grandmother, Sarah Seaman Milburn).
Inside of funeral card for Solomon Goldsmith Hickman 1840-1939
Solomon's obituary can be found here: http://monroecounty.advantage-preservation.com/document/albia-union-republican-1939-11-16-page-1  and says in part "S. G. Hickman, the oldest resident of Monroe County, died at 9:30 Tuesday morning at the age of 98 years, 11 months and 14 days.  he was born at Jefferson, Pa., Nov 30, 1840."
http://monroecounty.advantage-preservation.com/document/albia-union-republican-1939-11-16-page-1
From my private ancestry tree, this shows Solomon's family:

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