William Marion Rickard

4 December 1846–6 May 1927 (Age 80)
Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of William Marion

When William Marion Rickard was born on 4 December 1846, in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States, his father, Jacob Rickard, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Jane Smith, was 16. He married Martha Elvina Catherine Grayson on 6 October 1872, in St. Francois, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in St. Francois, St. Francois, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Randolph Township, St. Francois, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 6 May 1927, in St. Francois, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Parkview Cemetery, Farmington, St. Francois, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Marion Rickard
Martha Elvina Catherine Grayson
Marriage: 6 October 1872
John Franklin Rickard
Eve G Rickard
Sarah N Rickard
Lawrence Benjamin Rickard
William Dudley Rickard
Birdie Mary Rickard
Bessie Mena Rickard
Ira Albert Rickard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1872St. Francois, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 14
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 22
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    German and English (of Norman origin): variant of Richard .Americanized form of German Reichardt or Reichard or Richard .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Legacy NFS Source: William Marion Rickard - Government record: Death record or certificate: birth-name: William Marion Rickard
    • Marian Record in household of Jacob Record, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Wm. M. Rickard, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"

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