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Charlotte Rockwell Hicks

Other Name:
Charlotte Rockwell
Home Town:
Albany, NY
Truman B. Hicks (unknown)
Biographical Notes:
Charlotte Rockwell Hicks was the daughter of businessman Jeremy Rockwell of Albany, New York. From 1814-1816 she attended the Litchfield Female Academy. Sometime after completing her studies she married Truman B. Hicks, a doctor from Saratoga County, New York.

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help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
"C Rockwell" is noted as a cast member in a handwritten copy of the play "Two Cousins" by Sarah Pierce (Litchfield Historical Society - Litchfield Female Academy collection).

Mentioned in Caroline Chester's 1815-1816 diary (Litchfield Historical Society - Litchfield Female Academy collection).

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