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Elias Hicks

Death: Feb 27, 1830

Birthplace: Hempstead

Nationality: United States

Elias Hicks

Date of Death : Feb 27, 1830
Birth Place : Hempstead

Elias Hicks was a traveling Quaker preacher from Long Island, New York. In his ministry he promoted doctrines that embroiled him and his followers in a controversy which caused the first major schism within the Religious Society of Friends. Elias Hicks was the older cousin of the painter Edward Hicks, also a Quaker preacher.

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