Mary Francis Rickard

16 January 1872–13 July 1967 (Age 95)
Beaver Township, Pike, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Francis

When Mary Francis Rickard was born on 16 January 1872, in Beaver Township, Pike, Ohio, United States, her father, Philip Almon Rickard, was 31 and her mother, Margarethe Wedel, was 26. She married Ira Miller on 6 July 1899, in Paulding, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Election District 11, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States in 1900 and Hicksville, Defiance, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 13 July 1967, at the age of 95, and was buried in Union-Udell Cemetery, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Miller
Mary Francis Rickard
Marriage: 6 July 1899
Herman Dearle Miller

Spouse and Children

6 July 1899
Paulding, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Philip Almon Rickard


    Margarethe Wedel




    Anna Sophia Rickard


    Eva Christeena Rickard


    Daniel Rickard


    Effie Rickard



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Age 16

Historical Boundaries - 1888: Sheridan, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Sheridan, Wyoming, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 26

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English (Devon and Cornwall) and German: variant of Richard .2 Americanized spelling of German Reichardt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mollie Miller in household of Ira Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mollie Miller in household of Ira Miller, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary F Rickard in household of Philip Rickard, "United States Census, 1880"

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