Elizabeth Hicks

F, b. 10 June 1805, d. 2 January 1865
     Elizabeth was born on Monday, 10 June 1805 in Westbury, Hempstead Town, Queens County, Long Island, New York. She was the daughter of Isaac Hicks & Sarah Doughty of Westbury. Elizabeth married Dr. William Ferris Seaman, son of Dr. Valentine Seaman and Anna Ferris, on 30 October 1822 in Westbury, Hempstead Town, Queens County, Long Island, New York, at the Friend's Meeting House.1,2 William & Elizabeth had children: William [5/07/1824-3/26/19825] & Sarah [11/26/1825-2/26/1828]. The family lived at 300 Pearl Street across the street from the store of Howard & Clinton Leggett. Elizabeth's husband, William, died on 12 January 1827 in New York City at the family home at 300 Pearl Street leaving her a widow. Elizabeth married 2nd William Townsend Cock circa 1830 in New York. Elizabeth departed this life on Monday, 2 January 1865 in Westbury, Hempstead Town at age 59 years, 6 months and 23 days.

Family 1

Dr. William Ferris Seaman b. 13 Feb 1797, d. 12 Jan 1827

Family 2

William Townsend Cock b. 26 Nov 1803


  1. [S516] Gertrude A. Barber, Marriages Taken From the New York Evening Post, Monday November 4th 1822 the 30th Ult. Friends Meeting House, Westbury, L.I., Dr. William F. Seaman of this city to Elizabeth Hicks, daughter of the late Isaac of the former place.
  2. [S79] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume III: page 282 - Dr. William F., s/o Dr. Valentine & Anna Seaman, b. 2/3/1797, d. 1/12/1827, m. Elizabeth H. ___, ch. William F. d. 3/26/1825 age 10 months, Sarah H. b. 11/26/1825.