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Hickey, James (Hicky)

Born: 1793 South Carolina

Flourished: Cass County, Illinois

Alternate name: Hicky

By 1833, Hickey had settled near the Sangamon River in what is now northern Cass County. He became a farmer and by 1860 he claimed over $16,000 worth of real estate. He was a founding member of the Cass County Agricultural Society.

U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Cass County, IL, 129; William Henry Perrin, ed., History of Cass County, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1882), 67-68, 163.