Hobart C Rickel

1930–17 August 1953 (Age 23)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Hobart C

When Hobart C Rickel was born in 1930, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Hobert Carlisle Rickel, was 28 and his mother, Nina May Price, was 21. He lived in Ranson, Jefferson, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Martinsburg Magisterial District, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 17 August 1953, in Berryville, Clarke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 23.

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Hobert Carlisle Rickel
Nina May Price
Doris Lee Rickel
Hobart C Rickel
Sally Margaret Rickel

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 2

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 7

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name from a place in Haspengau (near Lüttich) named Rickel. 2. from a female Germanic personal name, Riclind. 3. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rīc ‘power(ful)’ + wald- ‘to rule’. 4. altered spelling of Richel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hobert C Rickel Jr. in household of Warner W Price, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hobart Rickel in household of Hobert Rickel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hobert Carlisle Rickel, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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