Name: Marcus or Markham Rickman
Birth: ABT 1762
4. MARCUS RICKMAN was born 1762, and died August 14, 1805 in Willow Grove, TN. He married MARY HARPER.
Notes for MARCUS RICKMAN:
Mark and his wife, Mary Harper Rickman, came to Tennessee from Rowan County, N. C. in 1787. They
first settled in Nashville, and in 1800 they bought a farm in the Templow area of what is now Trousdale County. They built a log home there, which is still standing. Mark Rickman was born in 1762 and was a private in the Revolution. Mark Rickman was in the 1st NorthCarolina regiment in the Revolutionary War. He died in 1805, and he and his wife, Mary, are buried in the Willow Grove Cemetery, which was given to the Willow Grove Methodist Church by the Rickman family.
Children of MARCUS RICKMAN and MARY HARPER are:
i. WILLIAM7 RICKMAN, b. 1787; d. 1805.
ii. SALLIE RICKMAN, b. 1789; d. 1869; m. JOHN OWEN.
iii. ELIZABETH RICKMAN, b. 1791; d. 1881; m. WILLIAM STOVALL, November 03, 1814, Sumner Co., TN.
Notes for ELIZABETH RICKMAN:
Rickman, Betsey Stovall, William 3 November 1814 Bondsman Stovall, George
iv. ROBERT RICKMAN, b. 1794; m. CATHARINE REID, February 02, 1818, Sumner Co., TN.
Notes for ROBERT RICKMAN:
Rickman, Robert & Reid, Catharine 2 February 1818 Bondsman White, Robert & Shelby, A. B.
v. NANCY RICKMAN, b. 1794; d. 1898; m. WILLILAM CARTER, July 29, 1822, Sumner Co., TN.
Notes for NANCY RICKMAN:
Rickman, Nancy Carter, William 29 July 1822 Bondsman Dalton, John
vi. FRANCES RICKMAN, b. 1799; m. JAMES MARTIN.
vii. REBECCA RICKMAN, b. 1803; m. JOEL STOVALL.
viii. SAMUEL HARPER RICKMAN, b. 1805; d. 18a91; m. FRANCES E. HENRY, October 31, 1846, Sumner Co., TN.
Notes for SAMUEL HARPER RICKMAN:
Rickmon, Samuel H. Henry, Frances E. 31 October 1846 Bondsman Carter, John W.
Robert Rickman, born 1735, died 1777, was the son of Thomas Rickman. His
wife was Boyce Tatum, daughter of Nathaniel and Amelia Scott Tatum. Their
children were Mark, Joshua, Nathan, and Nancy. Mark and his wife, Mary
Harper Rickman, came to Tennessee from Rowan County, N. C. in 1787. They
first settled in Nashville, and in 1800 they bought a farm in the Templow
area of what is now Trousdale County.
They built a log home there, which is still standing. Mark Rickman was
born in 1762 and was a private in the Revolution. He died in 1805, and he
and his wife, Mary, are buried in the Willow Grove Cemetery, which was given
to the Willow Grove Methodist Church by the Rickman family.
The children of Mark and Mary were: William, born in 1787 and died in
1805, was unmarried. Sallie, born in 1789 and died in 1869, married John
Owen. Elizabeth, born in 1791 and died in 1881, married Wm. Stovall.
Robert, born in 1794, and died in -, married Catherine Reed. Nancy, born in
1797 and died in 1898, married Wm. Carter. Frances, born in 1799 and died in
-, married James Martin. Rebecca, born in 1803 and died in - married Joel
Stovall, Samuel Harper, born in 1805 and died in 1891, married Frances Henry.
The children of Samuel Harper and Frances Rickman were: John Henry, born
in 1852 and died in 1927, married first to Mattie Key and then to Ida Darwin.
William Samuel born in 1866 and died in 1906, married Lucy Wood. Mark D.,
born in 1849 and died in 1922, married Ella Mills. Carney H., born in 1864
and died in -, married Cora Pearson. Betty, born in 1861 and died in -,
married Carey Nimmo. Emma, born in 1859 and died in - , married M. H.
Cocreham. Louisa, born in 1847 and died in -, married John W. Ray.
The children of John Henry and Mattie Key Rickman were: Odell Key, who
married Maude L. Andrews. Allene married B. H. Perkins. Edith married
The son of John Henry and Ida D. Rickman, Joseph H., married Mary E.
The children of Mark D. and Ella Mills were: Roy, who married Nan Hall
and Mattie Lou who married Henry Smith.
The children of Wm. Samuel and Lucy Wood Rickman were: Wood, who married
Velva Brown. Samuel did not marry. Noel B. married Leonora Bratton.
The child of Carney H. and Cora Rickman was Margaret who married Robert
The children of Noel B. and Leonora Rickman are: Bob, who married Jane
Ann Sparks. Bill, who married Ruth Yates, and Sam, who married Amanda
The son of Wood and Velva is William S., who married Jane Davis.
The children of Odell and Maude L. Rickman are Odell (Buck) Rickman, who
married Josephine Exum and Rebecca, unmarried.
The children of Joe and Mary Rickman are: Mary Joe, who married Charles
Butler and Ida Ann, who married James Watson.
The children of William S. and Jane D. Rickman are: Judy, Janet, William
S. Jr., and Robert.
The children of Bill and Ruth Rickman are: Mary Lisa, and Ara.
The children of Sam and Amanda Rickman are: Keith and Amanda Joy.
By Joe Rickman
Trousdale County, TN History Book
Father: Robert Rickman
Mother: Boyce Tatum b: ABT 1735 in Surry Co., VA
Mary Harper b: ABT 1765
- William Rickman
- Sarah Rickman
- Elizabeth Rickman
- Robert Rickman
- Nancy Rickman
- Frances Rickman
- Rebecca Rickman