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* The Demand & Hickman Family*

Updated May 29, 2005

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*Francis H. DEMAND Canada, d.Haverhill,Ma. In 1894 he resided at 28 School St. Haverhill,MA. He was in WW I. Francis m.Ellen GODFREY, daughter of Michael GODFREY Sr. & May. Ellen "Nellie" b.1862-1867 Ma, d.1945-1955. She worked in a mill at 9 yrs old. In 1894 she resided at 28 School St & worked as a Nurse in Haverhill,MA. In 1914 Nellie(Widow)resided at 13 Hale St Haverhill,MA. Between 1922 & 1930 she(Widow) resided at 2 1/2 Swasey & worked as a Housekeeper in Haverhill,MA. From 1941 to 1944 she resided at 1 Welcome St Haverhill,MA. They had two children that I know of Francis Joseph & James E.

John Evens HICKMAN b.11 May 1892 in Grand Banks, Newfoundland; it is said he was the youngest of 13 children. John married Elizabeth MOULTON, Jun 1913 in Canada. Elizabeth b. Jan 1894 in Bruin, Nwfndlnd. John worked in a coal mine in Sidney, Nova Scotia. In 1922 he emigrated from Halifax, NS to Boston Harbor, US by ship. He sent for his wife & 3 children later. John worked at Ameste Cotton factory in Manchester,New Hampshire. According to the census on 5 April 1930 John worked as a Janitor at a factory & resided at Hancock St., Chelsea, Ma. The Hickman family moved from Hancock St. to Carter St, Chelsea, Ma. John also worked at a Lithograph Company in Chelsea /Revere, Ma. John d.Jul 1963 in Chelsea, Ma. Elizabeth d.Jun 1974 in Malden, Ma. They had six children: Bertram Raymond Sr. "Eric," Opal V, Margaret E, Lloyd, Frederick, and David.

*John Clarence STEPHENS Sr., b.31 Oct 1884 Belleville, New Jersey, d.7 Mar 1966 East Orange, NJ, buried in Mount Claire, NJ. He never drove a car he always walked. He worked for Thomas Edison as a mill wright. According to US Federal Census Orange Essex NJ in 1920 & 1930 both parents born in NJ. John married Clara Gertrude COWLEY,daughter of Charles Philip Cowley & Laura Frances SHEPARD, 5 May 1904 in Belleville, NJ. Clara b.23 Jun 1885 East Orange, NJ, d.17 Feb 1950, buried Mount Claire, NJ. They had eight children: Laura Frances, Lillian Gertude, Florance Amanda, Laura Elizabeth,Charles Clarence, Edgar Durrell, William Allan, & John Clarence.

If you know of any corrections or more info. please email me. Any corrections & any info. is greatly apprecated.

George & Mary Demand
101 High St
Haverhill, MA 01832
United States

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    Believe to been taken in the 1950's
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    Believed to been taken 1958ish. Rick L. LaValle Gilman Knowels, Ronald D. Gilman Knowels, Bradly Earl Gilman Rawson & Ida Mea Gilman Rawson Virgue are in this picture
  • Grammy Gilman & Lorreta (126 KB)
    This photo taken in the 1950's. Grammy Pauline Celesta Ross Gilman & Loretta (Lori) Marie Gilman Rawson Wright are in this picture
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    We believe this is a picture of a young Shirley Pauline Gilman Demand.
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    Can you find George Francis Demand? This is part of US Army Company G, 346th Infantry. Dont know when it was taken but a good guess would be 1944
  • Donna, Debbie, Gail & George Demand (855 KB)
    This was taken June 04, 1967 on Howard St. Haverhill, MA. Donna Lee (Demand) Kahle age 8, Debbie Sue (Demand) Hunter age 7, Gail Marie Demand age 6 & George Edward Demand age 4
  • Grampa & Gamma Hickman & Mary (39 KB)
    This picture was taken some time in 1970. Bertram Raymond Hickman Sr, Mabel Jane Clark Hickman & granddaughter Marylou Gail Hickman Demand
  • 1944 Papa & Nana Stephens (8 KB)
    Taken in 1944 in Chelsea, MA Papa & Nana (Mary M. (Hampton) & John C. Stephens)

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