Robert Rickman

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Rickman was born in 1735, in Halifax, Halifax, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas G. Rickman, was 17 and his mother, Elizabeth J. Woolen, was 17. He married Boyce Tatum in 1762, in Halifax, North Carolina, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1775, in his hometown, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Robert Rickman
Boyce Tatum
Marriage: 1762
Joshua Rickman
Marcus S. Rickman
Nancy Ann Rickman
Joshua Rickman
Nathan V. Rickman

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  • will of Thomas Rickman

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Rikeman, either from an unrecorded Old English personal name Rīcmann, or from a pet form of Middle English Ricard (see Richard ) + the hypocoristic suffix -man. The name was sometimes interchangeable with Richman .

English: from the Middle English personal name Rikemund (Old English Rīcmund, from rīc ‘power(ful)’ + mund ‘protection’). It was probably easily confused with the personal name in 1 above.

Americanized form of German Rickmann: from the Low German personal name, from rīc ‘power(ful)’ + man ‘man’.

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

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