Richard Ricken

1924–1944 (Age 20)
Medebach, Brilon, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Richard

When Richard Ricken was born on 13 March 1924, in Medebach, Brilon, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Peter Anton Ricken, was 44 and his mother, Anna Catharina Kuhnhenne, was 40. He died on 23 September 1944, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Peter Anton Ricken
1879–1962
Anna Catharina Kuhnhenne
1884–1958
Anton Ricken
1907–1945
Wilhelm Ricken
1908–1973
Josefa Ricken
1910–1999
Richard Ricken
1912–1912
Änne Ricken
1919–1990
Richard Ricken
1924–1944

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World Events (3)

1933

Age 9

Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.
1933

Age 9

The Third Reich rises to power.
1936

Age 12

Berlin, Germany hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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