Nathan Ricketts

Brief Life History of Nathan

When Nathan Ricketts was born on 26 August 1759, in Frederick, Maryland, United States, his father, Edward Cheney Ricketts Jr, was 23 and his mother, Seneca Ricketts, was 19. He married Mary Jane Douglas in 1784, in Antietam, Washington, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1840. He registered for military service in 1831. He died on 10 January 1847, in Posey Township, Switzerland, Indiana, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Aberdeen, Cass Township, Ohio, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Ricketts
Mary Jane Douglas
Marriage: 1784
William Ricketts
Rebecca Ricketts
Delilah Ricketts
William Rickets
Nancy Ricketts

Sources (6)

  • Nathan Ricketts, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Nathan Ricketts, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Nathan Rickets, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries 1765: Frederick, Maryland, British Colonial America 1776: Washington, Maryland, United States


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Rickett , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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