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  • ID: I05708
  • Name: William O. Ricker 1 2 3 4 5
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 11 JAN 1872 in Clinton Co., Indiana 2 3 4
  • Burial: 23 OCT 1940 Bunnell Cem., Clinton Co., Indiana 3 4
  • Death: 21 OCT 1940 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co., Indiana 3 4 5
  • Note:
    Picture of tombstone taken 1 May 2008.
  • Note:
    His obituary (Frankfort Morning Times, 22 Oct 1940, p.1) reads:
    "RITES WEDNESDAY FOR
    WILLIAM O. RICKER
    William O. Ricker, who lived just east of Frankfort on the Michigantown road, died yesterday morning at 7:30 o'clock at St. Elizabeth's hospital in Lafayette. He had been in ill health for several years.
    Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Goodwin funeral home, Rev. R.L. Hegnauer officiating. Burial will be in Bunnell cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. today.
    From 1920 to 1937 Mr. Ricker lived on a farm six miles east of Frankfort, moving from there when his health started to fail. He was well known over the county.
    Mr. Ricker was born in Clinton county January 11, 1872, a son of Martin and Elizabeth (Wallace) Ricker. On August 25, 1897 he was married to Fannie Wainscott.
    Besides his wife he is survived by a son, Ross Ricker of Clinton county; ten grandchildren; a brother, John Ricker of New Castle, and three sisters, Mrs. Pearl Hankins, Mrs. Meda Talbert and Mrs. Alva Jacoby, all of Frankfort. Two sons, rot and Ralph, preceded him in death."




    Father: Martin Ricker
    Mother: Elizabeth Wallace

    Marriage 1 Nancy (Fanny) Wainscott b: 21 SEP 1872 in Jackson Twp., Clinton Co., Indiana
    • Married: 25 AUG 1897 in Clinton Co., Indiana 6 4 5
    Children
    1. Has No Children Ross G. Ricker b: ABT OCT 1898 in Clinton Co., Indiana
    2. Has No Children Roy Ricker
    3. Has No Children Ralph Ricker

    Sources:
    1. Title: Clinton County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records L-Z Book 1, Vol. 2 1852-1905 Indiana Public Works Admin., Published 1940
      Note:
      Clinton County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records L-Z Book 1, Vol. 2 1852-1905 Indiana Public Works Admin., Published 1940, Source Medium: Book
      .
      Page: p. 171
      Text: Book C-10, p. 570
    2. Author: U.S. Government
      Title: U.S. Census, 1900, District 41, Center Twp., Clinton Co., Indiana
      Publication: Name: Roll T623_364;
      Note:
      U.S. Government, U.S. Census, 1900, District 41, Center Twp., Clinton Co., Indiana (Roll T623_364), Source Medium: Census
      .
      Page: p. 10a
    3. Title: Tombstone
      Note:
      Tombstone, Source Medium: Tombstone
      .
    4. Title: Frankfort Morning Times
      Note:
      Frankfort Morning Times, Source Medium: Newspaper
      .
      Page: 22 Oct 1940, p.1
    5. Title: Frankfort Morning Times
      Note:
      Frankfort Morning Times, Source Medium: Newspaper
      .
      Page: 27 Jun 1957, p.1
    6. Title: Clinton County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records L-Z Book 1, Vol. 2 1852-1905 Indiana Public Works Admin., Published 1940
      Note:
      Clinton County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records L-Z Book 1, Vol. 2 1852-1905 Indiana Public Works Admin., Published 1940, Source Medium: Book
      .
      Page: p.171
      Text: Book C-10, p. 570
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