In the 1850 US Federal Census for Hamblen, Brown, Indiana, 32-year-old Ohio-born farmer Soloman Hicks has $500 worth of real estate. He and his Ohio-born [sic] 36-year-old wife Mary [Lane] Hicks have in their household their Indiana-born children, 7-year-old Moses J, 5-year-old Hannah, 3-year-old Matilda, and one-year-old Mary E. Solomon's wife Mary is illiterate. In the 1860 US Federal Census for Hamblen, Brown, Indiana, 43-year-old Ohio-born farmer Soloman Hicks has $800 worth of real estate and $150 worth of personal property. He and his Kentucky-born 35-year-old wife [sic] Mariah [Mary Lane] Hicks have in their household their children, 15-year-old [sic] Moses J, 16-year-old [sic] Hannah, 14-year-old Matilda, 11-year-old Mary E, 8-year-old Judah A [Julia], 6-year-old Eliza, and one-year-old Nancy J. Mariah is illiterate. All the children, except baby Nancy, have attended school in the past year.