Anton Ricken

1907–1945 (Age 38)
Medebach, Brilon, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Anton

When Anton Ricken was born on 25 September 1907, in Medebach, Brilon, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Peter Anton Ricken, was 28 and his mother, Anna Catharina Kuhnhenne, was 23. He died on 19 September 1945, at the age of 37.

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Peter Anton Ricken
Anna Catharina Kuhnhenne
Anton Ricken
Wilhelm Ricken
Josefa Ricken
Richard Ricken
Änne Ricken
Richard Ricken

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World Events (3)


Age 7

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 7

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Age 11

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names composed with rīc ‘power(ful)’.2 Dutch: perhaps a respelling of Reichen, a patronymic from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with rīc ‘powerful’.

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

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