Nancy Ledora Montague1

F, b. 26 May 1846, d. 21 July 1882
FatherJohn Montague2,3 b. circa 1808
MotherNancy Elliott2,3 b. circa 1810
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Birth*Nancy Ledora Montague was born on 26 May 1846 at Lewis County, Tennessee.4,5,6,7,8
Marriage LicenseShe and William L. Ricketts obtained a marriage license on 30 January 1866 at Wayne County, Tennessee.9
Marriage*Nancy Ledora Montague married William L. Ricketts, son of Samuel S. Ricketts and Mary Roper, on 1 February 1866 at Wayne County, Tennessee.10,11,12,13
Death*Nancy Ledora Montague died on 21 July 1882 at Flatwoods, Perry County, Tennessee, at age 36.14,15

Family

William L. Ricketts b. 6 Jul 1841, d. 10 Aug 1893
Children

Citations

  1. [S1718] Christy Ricketts, "Email from Christy (Grimes) Ricketts," e-mail to Jack Ricketts, 20 Apr 2005, "Ricketts Family Bible" 20 Apr 2005 with attachment RickettsFamilyBible.doc containing William L. Ricketts Bible information. Bible published 1864 now in possession of C. Albert Ricketts, Jr., information of record in Tennessee Sate Archives MS Div. AC, No. 70-24, page 4, deaths; death of Nancy Ledora Ricketts.
  2. [S1703] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, district 14, image 8; John Montague household, dwelling 1355, family 1355, Clifton post office, district no 14, written page 198, enumerated 31 Aug 1860.
  3. [S2634] Goodspeed, Wayne County. History of Tennessee, page 47.
  4. [S1718] Christy Ricketts, "Email from Christy (Grimes) Ricketts," e-mail to Jack Ricketts, 20 Apr 2005, "Ricketts Family Bible" 20 Apr 2005 with attachment RickettsFamilyBible.doc containing William L. Ricketts Bible information. Bible published 1864 now in possession of C. Albert Ricketts, Jr., information of record in Tennessee Sate Archives MS Div. AC, No. 70-24, page 1, births; born 26 May 1846.
  5. [S1729] 1 Jun 1870 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1870 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, district 2, image 6; Wm S. Ricketts, dwelling 42, family 45, Waynesboro post office, the Second District, written page 6, printed page 404B, enumerated 4 Aug 1870; indicates born c 1846 in Tennessee.
  6. [S1731] 1 June 1880 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1880 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, all townships, district 163, image 4; Wm L. Ricketts household, dwelling 31, family 34, 3rd Civil District, enumeration district 163, supervisor district 4, written page 4D, enumerated 10 & 11 Jun 1880; indicates born c 1846 in Tennessee.
  7. [S2634] Goodspeed, Wayne County. History of Tennessee, page 47; born 1846 in Tennessee.
  8. [S2682] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, images online at www.familysearch.org, Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955, 004184459, image 472 of 2642, accessed 5 Jan 2011; Tennessee Roper Ricketts, died 13 Dec 1940, Hohenwald, Civil District 3, Lewis County, Tennessee, informant, Mrs. Sallie A. Ricketts, Hohnwald, Tenn; FHL Film #1876894; parents, William Ricketts and Ledora Montague, both born Wayne County, Tenn.
  9. [S2300] Ancestry.com, Tennessee State Marriages, 1765-2002, images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), Tennessee State Marriages, 1765-2002, Wayne, 1866, October, image 1; W. L. Rikcets and N. L. Montague, page 44, issed 30 Jan 1866, married 1 Feb 1866.
  10. [S1718] Christy Ricketts, "Email from Christy (Grimes) Ricketts," e-mail to Jack Ricketts, 20 Apr 2005, "Ricketts Family Bible" 20 Apr 2005 with attachment RickettsFamilyBible.doc containing William L. Ricketts Bible information. Bible published 1864 now in possession of C. Albert Ricketts, Jr., information of record in Tennessee Sate Archives MS Div. AC, No. 70-24, page 2, marriages.
  11. [S1731] 1 June 1880 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1880 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, all townships, district 163, image 4; Wm L. Ricketts household, dwelling 31, family 34, 3rd Civil District, enumeration district 163, supervisor district 4, written page 4D, enumerated 10 & 11 Jun 1880.
  12. [S1730] Jordan R. Dodd, Wayne County TN Marriages, 1851-1900, Name: M. L. RICKETTS; Spouse: N. L. MONTAGUE; Marriage Date: 1 Feb 1866; County: Wayne; State: TN; accessed 12 May 2005.
  13. [S2634] Goodspeed, Wayne County. History of Tennessee, page 47; married 1866.
  14. [S1718] Christy Ricketts, "Email from Christy (Grimes) Ricketts," e-mail to Jack Ricketts, 20 Apr 2005, "Ricketts Family Bible" 20 Apr 2005 with attachment RickettsFamilyBible.doc containing William L. Ricketts Bible information. Bible published 1864 now in possession of C. Albert Ricketts, Jr., information of record in Tennessee Sate Archives MS Div. AC, No. 70-24, page 4, deaths; death of Nancy Ledora Ricketts; died 21 Jul 1882 Flatwoods, Wayne County, Tennessee.
  15. [S2634] Goodspeed, Wayne County. History of Tennessee, page 47; died 21 Jul 1882.
  16. [S1729] 1 Jun 1870 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1870 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, district 2, image 6; Wm S. Ricketts, dwelling 42, family 45, Waynesboro post office, the Second District, written page 6, printed page 404B, enumerated 4 Aug 1870.
  17. [S2682] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, images online at www.familysearch.org, Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955, 004181448, image 1299 of 1301, accessed 1 Jan 2011; Mrs. Della Ricketts Mayfield, died 18 Aug 1955, 413 West 15th Street, Columbia, Civil District 9, Maury County, Tennessee, informant Mrs Charlie Swell, Columbia, certificate #55-18324; parents William Ricketts and Dora Montague Ricketts.
  18. [S2643] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, Name: John Samuel Ricketts; Death Date: 18 May 1943; Death Place: Wayne, Tennessee; Gender: Male; Marital Status: Widowed; Race or Color: White; Age: 74; Birth Date: 08 Oct 1868; Birth Place: Wayne, Tenn; Spouse: Sarah Robinson Ricketts; Father: William Ricketts; Mother: Dora Montague; Occupation: Farming; Residence: R.1, Waynesboro, Wayne, Tenn; Cemetery: Griggs; Burial Place: Wayne Co; Burial Date: 19 May 1943; Digital Folder Number: 4184877; Image Number: 1220; Film Number: 2137335; Volume/Page/Certificate Number: cn11108; accessed 26 Sep 2010.
  19. [S2682] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, images online at www.familysearch.org, Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955, 004184877, image 1082 of 2454, accessed 3 Jan 2011; John Samuel Ricketts died 18 May 1943, Rural, Civil District 2, Wayne County, Tennessee, informant Mrs. Willie Gillis, Route 1, Waynesboro, certificate #11108.
  20. [S2682] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, images online at www.familysearch.org, Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955, 004184877, image 1082 of 2454, accessed 3 Jan 2011; John Samuel Ricketts died 18 May 1943, Rural, Civil District 2, Wayne County, Tennessee, informant Mrs. Willie Gillis, Route 1, Waynesboro, certificate #11108; parents: William Ricketts and Dora Montague.
  21. [S1718] Christy Ricketts, "Email from Christy (Grimes) Ricketts," e-mail to Jack Ricketts, 20 Apr 2005, "Ricketts Family Bible" 20 Apr 2005 with attachment RickettsFamilyBible.doc containing William L. Ricketts Bible information. Bible published 1864 now in possession of C. Albert Ricketts, Jr., information of record in Tennessee Sate Archives MS Div. AC, No. 70-24, page 1, births.

Melissa Frances Montague1

F, b. November 1844, d. 20 February 1910
FatherJohn Montague2,3 b. circa 1808
MotherNancy Elliott2,3 b. circa 1810
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
BirthMelissa Frances Montague was born circa 1842.3
Birth*She was born in November 1844 at Wayne County, Tennessee, (date based on the 1900 census).4,5,6
BirthShe was born circa 1846 at Wayne County, Tennessee.7
Marriage*She married William L. Ricketts, son of Samuel S. Ricketts and Mary Roper, on 13 November 1882 at Wayne County, Tennessee, by Reverend R. S. Walker, V.D.M. The witnesses were R. G. Hardin and S. M. Speer.8,9,10,11,12
Widowed*Melissa Frances Montague was widowed at age 48 by the death of her husband, William L. Ricketts on 10 August 1893.13
Death*Melissa Frances Montague died on 20 February 1910 at age 65.13
DeathAnother source says she died on 21 February 1910 at Eagle Creek, Wayne County, Tennessee, at age 64 years.7

Family

William L. Ricketts b. 6 Jul 1841, d. 10 Aug 1893
Children

Citations

  1. [S110] Assumption by Patt Ricketts, census records show her as Melissa; marriage record says Frances M.; hence Melissa Frances; showing Melissa first as she apparently went by that name.
  2. [S1703] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, district 14, image 8; John Montague household, dwelling 1355, family 1355, Clifton post office, district no 14, written page 198, enumerated 31 Aug 1860.
  3. [S2634] Goodspeed, Wayne County. History of Tennessee, page 47.
  4. [S2300] Ancestry.com, Tennessee State Marriages, 1765-2002, images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), Tennessee State Marriages, 1765-2002, Wayne, 1882, September, image 3; William L. Ricketts and Francis M Montague, page 12, number 16, married 13 Nov 1882; Francis, age 39 (born c 1843), born Wayne County.
  5. [S1703] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, district 14, image 8; John Montague household, dwelling 1355, family 1355, Clifton post office, district no 14, written page 198, enumerated 31 Aug 1860; indicates born c 1844 (age 16) in Tennessee.
  6. [S1732] 1 Jun 1900 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1900 Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, Civil District 2, district 97, image 24; W.A. Johnson household, dwelling 223, family 246, 2nd District, enumeration district 97, supervisor district 256, sheet 12B, enumerated 15 Jun 1900; indicates born Nov 1844 in Tennessee.
  7. [S2633] US GenWeb Project,Wayne County, Tennessee, Tennessee Gen Web (online http://www.tngenweb.org/wayne), Cemeteries, Death Records And Obituaries, 1908 - 1912, RICKETTS, Malissie, 21 Feb., 1910, F-W, 64 years, married, died Eagle Creek, Wayne Co., Tenn., born Wayne Co. Tenn; accessed 2 Sep 2010.
  8. [S2300] Ancestry.com, Tennessee State Marriages, 1765-2002, images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), Tennessee State Marriages, 1765-2002, Wayne, 1882, September, image 3; William L. Ricketts and Francis M Montague, page 12, number 16, married 13 Nov 1882.
  9. [S1718] Christy Ricketts, "Email from Christy (Grimes) Ricketts," e-mail to Jack Ricketts, 20 Apr 2005, "Ricketts Family Bible" 20 Apr 2005 with attachment RickettsFamilyBible.doc containing William L. Ricketts Bible information. Bible published 1864 now in possession of C. Albert Ricketts, Jr., information of record in Tennessee Sate Archives MS Div. AC, No. 70-24, page 2, marriages.
  10. [S1718] Christy Ricketts, "Email from Christy (Grimes) Ricketts," e-mail to Jack Ricketts, 20 Apr 2005, "Oh" 29 Apr 2000, additional clarification regarding Ricketts bible; married 13 Nov 1882.
  11. [S1730] Jordan R. Dodd, Wayne County TN Marriages, 1851-1900, Name: WILLIAM S. RICKETTS; Spouse: FRANCES M. MONTAGUE; Marriage Date: 13 Nov 1882; County: Wayne; State: TN; accessed 12 May 2005.
  12. [S2634] Goodspeed, Wayne County. History of Tennessee, page 47; married 13 Nov 1882.
  13. [S1718] Christy Ricketts, "Email from Christy (Grimes) Ricketts," e-mail to Jack Ricketts, 20 Apr 2005, "Ricketts Family Bible" 20 Apr 2005 with attachment RickettsFamilyBible.doc containing William L. Ricketts Bible information. Bible published 1864 now in possession of C. Albert Ricketts, Jr., information of record in Tennessee Sate Archives MS Div. AC, No. 70-24, page 4, deaths.
  14. [S1718] Christy Ricketts, "Email from Christy (Grimes) Ricketts," e-mail to Jack Ricketts, 20 Apr 2005, "Oh" 29 Apr 2000, additional clarification regarding Ricketts bible.
  15. [S2682] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, images online at www.familysearch.org, Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955, 004181480, image 1103 of 1818, accessed 5 Jan 2011; James Thomas Ricketts, died 20 Aug 1952, Parsons, 6th Civil District, Decatur County, Tennessee, informant, Mrs. Lilly Ricketts, Parsons, Tenn, certificate #52-17778; FHL film #2372466; parents William Ricketts and Melessie Montague.

Nancy Ricketts1,2

F
FatherMr. (-----) Ricketts
ChartsEarly Maury County, Tennesse Ricketts families
Descendants of Nancy Ricketts
Birth*Nancy Ricketts was born in North Carolina.2
Marriage*She married Berry Duke, son of Hardeman Duke and Elizabeth Ricketts, on 14 June 1819 at Maury County, Tennessee.1

Family

Berry Duke
Child

Citations

  1. [S960] Bryon Sistler and Barbara Sistler, Middle Tennessee Marriages v1, page 458.
  2. [S2074] Maury County Historical Society, Maury Co. TN History & Families, page 254.

Berry Duke1,2

M
FatherHardeman Duke2 b. 1760, d. 1839
MotherElizabeth Ricketts2 b. 1767, d. before 1849
ChartsEarly Maury County, Tennesse Ricketts families
Descendants of Nancy Ricketts
Birth*Berry Duke was born in North Carolina.2
Marriage*He married Nancy Ricketts, daughter of Mr. (-----) Ricketts, on 14 June 1819 at Maury County, Tennessee.1

Family

Nancy Ricketts
Child

Citations

  1. [S960] Bryon Sistler and Barbara Sistler, Middle Tennessee Marriages v1, page 458.
  2. [S2074] Maury County Historical Society, Maury Co. TN History & Families, page 254.

William S. Ricketts1,2,3

M, b. circa 1802, d. 27 September 1867
FatherSamuel Ricketts4 b. circa 1780
MotherNelley Ray4 b. circa 1783, d. Nov 1859
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Birth*William S. Ricketts was born circa 1802 in North Carolina (date based on the 1850 census).5,6,7,8,9,10
Marriage*He married first, Mary (--------).4,3
Marriage License*William S. Ricketts and an unknown person obtained a marriage license on 11 July 1842 at Maury County, Tennessee. A married license was issued on 11 Jul 1842 at Maury County, Tennessee for Wm. S. Rickett and Mary Eliza Walker. There was no date of marriage. (The extract shows his name as Wm. S. Pickett. I think it looks like Rickett and I found no William Picketts in Lewis or Maury County in the 1850 census).11
Marriage*He married second, Anna Mc Bride.1
Marriage*William S. Ricketts married third, Lucy Pickard on 3 December 1851 at Lawrence County, Tennessee.2,12
Death*William S. Ricketts died on 27 September 1867 at Wayne County, Tennessee.3

Family 1

Mary (--------) b. between 1800 and 1810, d. before 1845
Children

Family 2

Anna Mc Bride b. 1824, d. before 3 Dec 1851
Children

Family 3

Lucy Pickard b. circa 1809, d. 29 Apr 1869

Citations

  1. [S1148] 1 Jun 1840 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1840 census, Tennessee, Maury County, not stated, image 79, 80; William S. Ricketts household, 12th Civil District, page 331.
  2. [S1703] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, district 6, image 8; William S. Ricketts household, dwelling 987, family 987, Ashland post office, district no 6, written page 146, enumerated 7 Aug 1860.
  3. [S2632] Unknown author, History of Wayne County, Tennessee, page 362.
  4. [S2626] Robert D. Rickets Deed of Gift from Saml Rickets, Book E, Volume 2, page 318, 319: Robert is to pay Samuel's other children $50; William Rickets and his wife Mary, deceased.
  5. [S1702] 1 June 1850 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1850 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, district 6, image 9; W. S. Rickets household, dwelling 306, family 313, 6th Civil District, written page 577, printed page 290, enumerated 14 Sep 1850.
  6. [S1703] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, district 6, image 8; William S. Ricketts household, dwelling 987, family 987, Ashland post office, district no 6, written page 146, enumerated 7 Aug 1860; indicates born c 1801 in North Carolina.
  7. [S2307] USGenWeb, Wayne County, Tennessee, Wayne County, Tennessee, Abstracts of 1917 Death Certificates (online http://www.netease.net/wayne/1917deaths.htm), RICKETTS, David N., 19 Aug., 1844—8 Nov., 1917, born TN. Father: Sam Will RICKETTS, born NC. Mother: Ann McBRIDE, born SC. Burial in Dabbs Cemetery; accessed 8 May 2008.
  8. [S2643] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, Name: Mrs. Harry Voss; Death Date: 30 Aug 1917; Death Place: Lewis Co., Tennessee; Birth Date: 20 Nov 1852; Birth Place: Tenn; Father: S. W. Ricketts; Father's Birth Place: North Carolina; Mother: Ann Mcbride; Mother's Birth Place: Tenn; Occupation: Housewife; Burial Place: Mt. Pleasant; Burial Date: 31 Aug 1917; Digital Folder Number: 4183259; Image Number: 1555; Film Number: 1299671; Volume/Page/Certificate Number: cn 258; accessed 31 Aug 2010.
  9. [S2682] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, images online at www.familysearch.org, Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955, 004183266, image 1637 of 2576, accessed 31 Dec 2010; David N. Ricketts, died 8 Nov 1917, Civil District 6, Wayne County, Tennessee, informant Will Ricketts, certificate #749; father Sam Will Ricketts born North Carolina.
  10. [S2682] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, images online at www.familysearch.org, Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955, 004017232, image 1209 of 2356, accessed 6 Jan 2011; Laura B. Hartwell, died 17 Feb 1923, Clifton, Civil District 2, Wayne County, Tennessee; informant, M. V. Hartwell, Clifton; certificate #236; FHL fim #1299766; parents, S.W. Ricketts, born North Carolina and Ann McBride, born Tenn.
  11. [S2300] Ancestry.com, Tennessee State Marriages, 1765-2002, images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002, Maury, 1842, June, image 1; Wm S. Rickett/Pickett and Mary Eliza Walker, page 109, number 749, issued 11 Jul 1842, no return.
  12. [S2424] Ancestry.com, Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002, images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002, Lawrence, 1852, Janaury, image 6 of 6; accessed 31 Aug 2010; Wm S. Rickets and Lucy Pickard, married 3 Dec 1851, record #733.
  13. [S2633] US GenWeb Project,Wayne County, Tennessee, Tennessee Gen Web (online http://www.tngenweb.org/wayne), County Records, County Court Loose Record files 1855-1869, N9, Wm. A. Nichols vs Samuel Ricketts etal, 4 Jan 1869, Petition to Sell Lands and for Dower; accessed 31 Aug 2010.
  14. [S2643] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, Name: David N. Ricketts; Death Date: 08 Nov 1917; Death Place: Wayne, Tennessee; Gender: Male; Age: 72;
    Father: Sam Will Ricketts; Mother: Ann Mcbride; Digital Folder Number: 4183266; Image Number: 1830; Film Number: 1299678; Volume/Page/Certificate Number: 749; accessed 26 Sep 2010.

Anna Mc Bride1

F, b. 1824, d. before 3 December 1851
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Birth*Anna Mc Bride was born in 1824 in South Carolina.2,3,4
BirthAnother source says she was born circa 1826 in Tennessee; date based on the 1850 census.5,6,7,8
Marriage*She married William S. Ricketts, son of Samuel Ricketts and Nelley Ray.9
Death*Anna Mc Bride probably died before 3 December 1851 (date husband remarried).

Family

William S. Ricketts b. circa 1802, d. 27 Sep 1867
Children

Citations

  1. [S2632] Unknown author, History of Wayne County, Tennessee, page 362.
  2. [S2307] USGenWeb, Wayne County, Tennessee, Wayne County, Tennessee, Abstracts of 1917 Death Certificates (online http://www.netease.net/wayne/1917deaths.htm), RICKETTS, David N., 19 Aug., 1844—8 Nov., 1917, born TN. Father: Sam Will RICKETTS, born NC. Mother: Ann McBRIDE, born SC. Burial in Dabbs Cemetery; accessed 8 May 2008.
  3. [S2632] Unknown author, History of Wayne County, Tennessee, page 362; born 1824 in South Carolina.
  4. [S2682] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, images online at www.familysearch.org, Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955, 004183266, image 1637 of 2576, accessed 31 Dec 2010; David N. Ricketts, died 8 Nov 1917, Civil District 6, Wayne County, Tennessee, informant Will Ricketts, certificate #749; mother Ann McBride born South Carolina.
  5. [S1702] 1 June 1850 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1850 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, district 6, image 9; W. S. Rickets household, dwelling 306, family 313, 6th Civil District, written page 577, printed page 290, enumerated 14 Sep 1850.
  6. [S1733] 1 June 1880 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Lewis County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1880 census, Tennessee, Lewis County, all townships, district 114, image 2; David Rickets household, dwelling 15, family 17, the 8th Civil District, enumeration district 114, supervisor district 4, written page 2B, enumerated 7 Jun 1880; David Rickets mother born in Tennessee.
  7. [S2643] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, Name: Mrs. Harry Voss; Death Date: 30 Aug 1917; Death Place: Lewis Co., Tennessee; Birth Date: 20 Nov 1852; Birth Place: Tenn; Father: S. W. Ricketts; Father's Birth Place: North Carolina; Mother: Ann Mcbride; Mother's Birth Place: Tenn; Occupation: Housewife; Burial Place: Mt. Pleasant; Burial Date: 31 Aug 1917; Digital Folder Number: 4183259; Image Number: 1555; Film Number: 1299671; Volume/Page/Certificate Number: cn 258; accessed 31 Aug 2010.
  8. [S2682] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, images online at www.familysearch.org, Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955, 004017232, image 1209 of 2356, accessed 6 Jan 2011; Laura B. Hartwell, died 17 Feb 1923, Clifton, Civil District 2, Wayne County, Tennessee; informant, M. V. Hartwell, Clifton; certificate #236; FHL fim #1299766; parents, S.W. Ricketts, born North Carolina and Ann McBride, born Tenn.
  9. [S1148] 1 Jun 1840 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1840 census, Tennessee, Maury County, not stated, image 79, 80; William S. Ricketts household, 12th Civil District, page 331.
  10. [S2643] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955, Name: David N. Ricketts; Death Date: 08 Nov 1917; Death Place: Wayne, Tennessee; Gender: Male; Age: 72;
    Father: Sam Will Ricketts; Mother: Ann Mcbride; Digital Folder Number: 4183266; Image Number: 1830; Film Number: 1299678; Volume/Page/Certificate Number: 749; accessed 26 Sep 2010.

Samuel Ricketts1,2,3,4,5

M, b. 16 October 1834, d. 19 October 1907
FatherWilliam S. Ricketts6,5,4 b. circa 1802, d. 27 Sep 1867
MotherMary (--------)5 b. between 1800 and 1810, d. before 1845
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Birth*Samuel Ricketts was born on 16 October 1834 in Tennessee.7,8,9,10,11
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Turner, daughter of Margaret (--------), on 28 October 1857 at Lewis County, Tennessee. This was the date of the marriage license. There was no return. I'm assuming they were married as Samuel is living with Elizabeth in the 1850 census and not other marriage record was found.1,2,12,3
Death*Samuel Ricketts died on 19 October 1907 at age 73.7
Burial*He was buried at New Salem Cemetery, Oakgrove Township, Oregon County, Missouri.7

Family

Elizabeth Turner b. 3 Sep 1833, d. 24 Dec 1903
Children

Citations

  1. [S1703] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, district 6, image 8; Samuel Ricketts household, dwelling 988, famil 988, Ashland post office, district no 6, written page 146, enumerated 7 Aug 1860.
  2. [S960] Bryon Sistler and Barbara Sistler, Middle Tennessee Marriages v1, page 459 (no return).
  3. [S2313] 1 June 1880 U.S. Census, Missouri, Oregon County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1880 census, Missouri, Oregon County, Oak Grove, district 83, image 5; Samuel Ricketts household, dwelling 41, family 43, Oakgrove Township, enumeration district 85, supervisor distrct 2, penned page 5, stamped page 347A, enumerated date blank, probably 14 Jun 1880.
  4. [S2633] US GenWeb Project,Wayne County, Tennessee, Tennessee Gen Web (online http://www.tngenweb.org/wayne), County Records, County Court Loose Record files 1855-1869, N9, Wm. A. Nichols vs Samuel Ricketts etal, 4 Jan 1869, Petition to Sell Lands and for Dower; accessed 31 Aug 2010.
  5. [S2632] Unknown author, History of Wayne County, Tennessee, page 362.
  6. [S1148] 1 Jun 1840 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1840 census, Tennessee, Maury County, not stated, image 79, 80; William S. Ricketts household, 12th Civil District, page 331.
  7. [S2314] USGenWeb, Oregon County, Missouri, Oregon County Cemeteries (online http://www.midrivers.com/%7Eegrooms/Cemetery/…), Ricketts, Sam, Oct 16 1834-Oct 19 1907, hus of Elizabeth, New Salem Cemetery; accessed 14 May 2008.
  8. [S1702] 1 June 1850 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1850 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, district 6, image 9; W. S. Rickets household, dwelling 306, family 313, 6th Civil District, written page 577, printed page 290, enumerated 14 Sep 1850; indicates born c 1836 (age 14) in Tennessee.
  9. [S1703] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Wayne County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Wayne County, district 6, image 8; Samuel Ricketts household, dwelling 988, famil 988, Ashland post office, district no 6, written page 146, enumerated 7 Aug 1860; indicates born c 1836 in Tennessee.
  10. [S1705] 1 Jun 1870 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Lewis County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1870 census, Tennessee, Lewis County, district 7, image 5; Samuel Rickets household, dwelling 33, family 33, Civil District 7th, written page 5, printed page 136, enumerated 3 Aug 1870; indicates born c 1835 in Tennessee.
  11. [S2313] 1 June 1880 U.S. Census, Missouri, Oregon County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1880 census, Missouri, Oregon County, Oak Grove, district 83, image 5; Samuel Ricketts household, dwelling 41, family 43, Oakgrove Township, enumeration district 85, supervisor distrct 2, penned page 5, stamped page 347A, enumerated date blank, probably 14 Jun 1880; indicates born c 1835 (age 45) in Tennessee.
  12. [S2300] Ancestry.com, Tennessee State Marriages, 1765-2002, images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002, Lewis, 1857, September, image 1; Samuel Ricketts and Elizabeth Turner, page 51, issued 28 Oct 1857, no return.
  13. [S1705] 1 Jun 1870 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Lewis County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1870 census, Tennessee, Lewis County, district 7, image 5; Samuel Rickets household, dwelling 33, family 33, Civil District 7th, written page 5, printed page 136, enumerated 3 Aug 1870.

Male Ricketts1

M, b. between 1810 and 1820, d. before 4 January 1869
Father-CanWilliam S. Ricketts1 b. circa 1802, d. 27 Sep 1867
Mother-CanMary (--------)1 b. between 1800 and 1810, d. before 1845
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Birth*Male Ricketts was born between 1810 and 1820 (based on the 1840 census; if his father was born 1800-1802 he was probably born around 1820).1
Death*He died before 4 January 1869 (not mentioned as son in land petition).2

Citations

  1. [S1148] 1 Jun 1840 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1840 census, Tennessee, Maury County, not stated, image 79, 80; William S. Ricketts household, 12th Civil District, page 331.
  2. [S2633] US GenWeb Project,Wayne County, Tennessee, Tennessee Gen Web (online http://www.tngenweb.org/wayne), County Records, County Court Loose Record files 1855-1869, N9, Wm. A. Nichols vs Samuel Ricketts etal, 4 Jan 1869, Petition to Sell Lands and for Dower; accessed 31 Aug 2010.

Fanny Ricketts1

F, b. between 1820 and 1825, d. before 4 January 1869
FatherWilliam S. Ricketts2,1 b. circa 1802, d. 27 Sep 1867
Mother-CanMary (--------)2 b. between 1800 and 1810, d. before 1845
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Birth*Fanny Ricketts was born between 1820 and 1825 (based on the 1840 census).2
Marriage*She married Mr. (-----) Nichols.1
Death*Fanny Ricketts died before 4 January 1869.1

Family

Mr. (-----) Nichols
Child
  • James M. Nichols1

Citations

  1. [S2633] US GenWeb Project,Wayne County, Tennessee, Tennessee Gen Web (online http://www.tngenweb.org/wayne), County Records, County Court Loose Record files 1855-1869, N9, Wm. A. Nichols vs Samuel Ricketts etal, 4 Jan 1869, Petition to Sell Lands and for Dower; accessed 31 Aug 2010.
  2. [S1148] 1 Jun 1840 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1840 census, Tennessee, Maury County, not stated, image 79, 80; William S. Ricketts household, 12th Civil District, page 331.

Nancy (--------)1

F, b. 9 June 1832, d. 15 January 1861
Birth*Nancy (--------) was born on 9 June 1832 in Tennessee.2,3
Marriage*She married Anderson J. Akin.1
Death*Nancy (--------) died on 15 January 1861 at age 28.3
Burial*She was buried at Pisgah Cemetery, Hampshire, Maury County, Tennessee.3
Grave*The gravestone at Pisgah Cemetery, Hampshire, Maury County, Tennessee, reads:
     In memory of
     NANCY AKIN, who
     was born June 9, 1832
     and departed this li-
     fe January 15, 1861.3

Family

Anderson J. Akin b. 11 Jul 1831, d. 12 Apr 1905
Children

Citations

  1. [S1639] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 5; Elizabeth Pogue household, dwelling 1704, family 1598, Hampshire post office, district no. 16, written page 226, printed page 446, enumerated 27 Aug 1860.
  2. [S1639] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 5; Elizabeth Pogue household, dwelling 1704, family 1598, Hampshire post office, district no. 16, written page 226, printed page 446, enumerated 27 Aug 1860; indicates born c 1832 (age 28) in Tennessee.
  3. [S2638] Wayne Austin, The Cemeteries in Maury & Surrounding Counties of Tennessee (online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maury/…), Pisgah Cemetery, AKIN, Nancy, 9 Jun 1832 - 15 Jan 1861"; accessed 3 Sep 2010.
  4. [S2638] Wayne Austin, The Cemeteries in Maury & Surrounding Counties of Tennessee (online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maury/…), Pisgah Cemetery, AKIN, Mary Catherine, 11 Apr 1854 - 3 Apr 1859, "Daughter of A. & Nancy Akin."; accessed 3 Sep 2010.
  5. [S2638] Wayne Austin, The Cemeteries in Maury & Surrounding Counties of Tennessee (online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maury/…), Pisgah Cemetery, BROOKS, M.R., 25 Mar 1856 - 8 Aug 1888. "Wife of J.B. Brooks; dau. A.J. & Nancy Akin."; accessed 3 Sep 2010.

W. R. Akin1

M, b. circa 1853
FatherAnderson J. Akin2 b. 11 Jul 1831, d. 12 Apr 1905
MotherNancy (--------)2 b. 9 Jun 1832, d. 15 Jan 1861
Birth*W. R. Akin was born circa 1853 in Tennessee (based on the 1860 census).2,3

Citations

  1. [S1640] 1 Jun 1870 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1870 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 11; A. Akin household, dwelling 84, family 84, Hampshire post office, the 16th district, written page 11, printed page 516, enumerated 8 Jun 1870.
  2. [S1639] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 5; Elizabeth Pogue household, dwelling 1704, family 1598, Hampshire post office, district no. 16, written page 226, printed page 446, enumerated 27 Aug 1860.
  3. [S1640] 1 Jun 1870 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1870 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 11; A. Akin household, dwelling 84, family 84, Hampshire post office, the 16th district, written page 11, printed page 516, enumerated 8 Jun 1870; indicates born c 1853 in Tennessee.

M. R. Akin1

F, b. 25 March 1856, d. 8 August 1888
FatherAnderson J. Akin2,3 b. 11 Jul 1831, d. 12 Apr 1905
MotherNancy (--------)2,3 b. 9 Jun 1832, d. 15 Jan 1861
Birth*M. R. Akin was born on 25 March 1856 in Tennessee.4,5,3
Marriage*She married J. B. Brooks.3
Death*M. R. Akin died on 8 August 1888 at age 32.3
Burial*She was buried at Pisgah Cemetery, Hampshire, Maury County, Tennessee.3
Grave*The gravestone at Pisgah Cemetery, Hampshire, Maury County, Tennessee, reads:
     M. R. BROOKS
     WIFE OF
     J. B. BROOKS
     AND DAUT. OF
     A. J. & NANCY AKIN
     BORN
     MAR. 25, 1856
     DIED
     AUG. 8, 1868
     SLEEP ON LOVED ONE
     BROOKS.3

Family

J. B. Brooks

Citations

  1. [S1640] 1 Jun 1870 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1870 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 11; A. Akin household, dwelling 84, family 84, Hampshire post office, the 16th district, written page 11, printed page 516, enumerated 8 Jun 1870.
  2. [S1639] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 5; Elizabeth Pogue household, dwelling 1704, family 1598, Hampshire post office, district no. 16, written page 226, printed page 446, enumerated 27 Aug 1860.
  3. [S2638] Wayne Austin, The Cemeteries in Maury & Surrounding Counties of Tennessee (online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maury/…), Pisgah Cemetery, BROOKS, M.R., 25 Mar 1856 - 8 Aug 1888. "Wife of J.B. Brooks; dau. A.J. & Nancy Akin."; accessed 3 Sep 2010.
  4. [S1639] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 5; Elizabeth Pogue household, dwelling 1704, family 1598, Hampshire post office, district no. 16, written page 226, printed page 446, enumerated 27 Aug 1860; indicates born c 1856 (age 4) in Tennessee.
  5. [S1640] 1 Jun 1870 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1870 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 11; A. Akin household, dwelling 84, family 84, Hampshire post office, the 16th district, written page 11, printed page 516, enumerated 8 Jun 1870; indicates born c 1856 (age 14) in Tennessee.

John H. C. Akin1

M, b. circa 1858
FatherAnderson J. Akin2,1 b. 11 Jul 1831, d. 12 Apr 1905
MotherNancy (--------)2 b. 9 Jun 1832, d. 15 Jan 1861
Birth*John H. C. Akin was born circa 1858 in Tennessee (based on the 1860 census).2,3,4

Citations

  1. [S1273] 1 June 1880 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1880 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, district 171, image 12 of 16, accessed 3 Sep 2010; A. J. Akin household, dwelling 224, family 224, 16th Civil District, Maury County, Tennessee, enumeration district 3, supervisor distict 3, page 28B, enumerated 21 Jun 1880.
  2. [S1639] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 5; Elizabeth Pogue household, dwelling 1704, family 1598, Hampshire post office, district no. 16, written page 226, printed page 446, enumerated 27 Aug 1860.
  3. [S1640] 1 Jun 1870 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1870 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 11; A. Akin household, dwelling 84, family 84, Hampshire post office, the 16th district, written page 11, printed page 516, enumerated 8 Jun 1870; indicates born c 1859 in Tennessee.
  4. [S1273] 1 June 1880 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1880 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, district 171, image 12 of 16, accessed 3 Sep 2010; A. J. Akin household, dwelling 224, family 224, 16th Civil District, Maury County, Tennessee, enumeration district 3, supervisor distict 3, page 28B, enumerated 21 Jun 1880; indicates born c 1858 (age 22) in Tennessee.

A. J. Aken1

M, b. May 1860, d. before 1 June 1870
FatherAnderson J. Akin1 b. 11 Jul 1831, d. 12 Apr 1905
MotherNancy (--------)1 b. 9 Jun 1832, d. 15 Jan 1861
Birth*A. J. Aken was born in May 1860 in Tennessee (based on the 1860 census).1
Death*He probably (as was not with the family in the 1870 census).

Citations

  1. [S1639] 1 Jun 1860 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1860 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 5; Elizabeth Pogue household, dwelling 1704, family 1598, Hampshire post office, district no. 16, written page 226, printed page 446, enumerated 27 Aug 1860.

Charley B. Akin1

M, b. circa 1868, d. 20 April 1947
FatherAnderson J. Akin2,1 b. 11 Jul 1831, d. 12 Apr 1905
MotherMelissa Jane Ricketts2 b. 19 Nov 1839, d. 18 Jul 1922
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
BirthCharley B. Akin was born on 7 November 1867.3
Birth*He was born circa 1868 in Tennessee (based on the 1870 census).2,4
Death*He died on 20 April 1947.3
Burial*He was buried at Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas.3
Grave*The gravestone at Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas, reads:
CHARLIE AKIN
NOV. 7, 1867
APR. 20, 1947.5

Citations

  1. [S1273] 1 June 1880 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1880 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, district 171, image 12 of 16, accessed 3 Sep 2010; A. J. Akin household, dwelling 224, family 224, 16th Civil District, Maury County, Tennessee, enumeration district 3, supervisor distict 3, page 28B, enumerated 21 Jun 1880.
  2. [S1640] 1 Jun 1870 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1870 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 11; A. Akin household, dwelling 84, family 84, Hampshire post office, the 16th district, written page 11, printed page 516, enumerated 8 Jun 1870.
  3. [S1708] Find A Grave (online http://www.findagrave.com/), Charlie Akin; Birth: Nov. 7, 1867; Death: Apr. 20, 1947; Burial: Waxahachie City Cemetery, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, USA; Record added: Jul 02, 2007 by Granna; Find A Grave Memorial# 20231956; accessed 3 Sep 2010.
  4. [S1273] 1 June 1880 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1880 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, district 171, image 12 of 16, accessed 3 Sep 2010; A. J. Akin household, dwelling 224, family 224, 16th Civil District, Maury County, Tennessee, enumeration district 3, supervisor distict 3, page 28B, enumerated 21 Jun 1880; indicates born c 1868 (age 12) in Tennessee.
  5. [S1708] Find A Grave (online http://www.findagrave.com/), Burial: Waxahachie City Cemetery, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, USA; photo added by: John Smith
    12/02/2008; accessed 3 Sep 2010.

E. M. Akin1

F, b. December 1869, d. before 1 June 1880
FatherAnderson J. Akin1 b. 11 Jul 1831, d. 12 Apr 1905
MotherMelissa Jane Ricketts1 b. 19 Nov 1839, d. 18 Jul 1922
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
Birth*E. M. Akin was born in December 1869 in Tennessee (based on the 1870 census).1
Death*She died before 1 June 1880 (not with family in the 1880 census).

Citations

  1. [S1640] 1 Jun 1870 U.S. Census, Tennessee, Maury County, digital images online at (http://www.ancestry.com), 1870 census, Tennessee, Maury County, district 16, image 11; A. Akin household, dwelling 84, family 84, Hampshire post office, the 16th district, written page 11, printed page 516, enumerated 8 Jun 1870.