Mary Ricke

1846–1874 (Age 28)
Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Mary

When Mary Ricke was born in 1846, in Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, her father, Christian Ricke, was 32 and her mother, Mary Shultz, was 33. She married Peter Stubenrauch on 29 September 1867, in DuPage, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Wilmington, Will, Illinois, United States in 1870. She died in 1874, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Lacon, Marshall, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Stubenrauch
1843–1922
Mary Ricke
1846–1874
Marriage: 29 September 1867
Rose Stubenrauch
1870–1955
Frank Stubenrauch
1872–1903

Spouse and Children

    Peter Stubenrauch

    Male1843–1922Male

    Female1846–1874Female

MARRIAGE
29 September 1867
DuPage, Illinois, United States
children

(2)

    Female1870–1955Female

    Frank Stubenrauch

    Male1872–1903Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 2

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 10

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Rick .2 Dutch (de Ricke): nickname for a wealthy person, from rijk ‘rich’, ‘wealthy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Stubenrauch in household of Peter Stubenrauch, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary C. Rickey Stubenrauch, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Recke, "Illinois, Civil Marriages, 1833-1889"

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