Ephraim Ricks

16 September 1867–2 September 1948 (Age 80)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Ephraim

When Ephraim Ricks was born on 16 September 1867, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Thomas Edwin Ricks Sr., was 39 and his mother, Ellen Maria Yallop, was 20. He married Amanda Pitkin on 15 July 1890, in Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Madison, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Sugar City Election Precinct, Sugar City, Madison, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 2 September 1948, in Wilford, Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Sugar City Cemetery, Sugar City, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Ephraim Ricks
Amanda Pitkin
Marriage: 15 July 1890
Ephraim Allen Ricks
Alfred Ricks
Eltha Maria Ricks
Louie Amanda Ricks
Viola Ricks
Lucy Ricks
Emma Ricks

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 July 1890Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    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.
    1872 · Yellowstone National Park Created
    Age 5
    President Ulysses S. Grant signed the law passed by congress on March 1 1872, making Yellowstone a National Park. The park covers parts of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho.
    Age 22
    Montana is 41st state.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Rick , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. See also Rickson .English: topographic name from Middle English rixe, rexe (Old English rixe, a West Saxon metathesized form of Old English risc, rysc ‘rush’) wash. The surname probably originally denoted someone who lived where rushes grew, or it may be a habitational name from a place so named, such as Rix (Devon).

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

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    Autobiography of Ephriam Ricks

    EPHRIAM RICKS This is the life story of Ephriam Ricks as given by him February 22, 1948 at his home in Sugar City, Idaho when he was eighty. I was born at Logan, Utah, September 16, 1867 to Thomas E …

    Sources (85)

    • Ephriam Ricks, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Mr. Ephriam Ricks, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Ephraim Ricks in entry for Leland Ricks, "Oregon, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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