Florence F Meacham

Brief Life History of Florence F

When Florence F Meacham was born in 1849, in Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, Samuel S Meacham, was 32 and her mother, Hannah K. Peck, was 35. She married John Wesley Rickart on 1 May 1870, in Burton, Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Vashon, King, Washington, United States in 1910 and Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States in 1920. She died on 10 November 1935, in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States.

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John Wesley Rickart
Florence F Meacham
Marriage: 1 May 1870
Frank M Rickart
Elbert Guy Rickart
Emma Virgil Rickart

Sources (12)

  • Florence F Rickart in household of John W Rickart, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Florence Meacham, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Florence F. Rickart, "Florida, Deaths, 1877-1939"

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Machen . It may occasionally also be a variant of Measham, a habitational name from Measham in Leicestershire. The place takes its name from the river Mease (from Old English mēos ‘marsh, bog’) + Old English hām ‘village, homestead’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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