Jessie Melvin Ricks

Brief Life History of Jessie Melvin

When Jessie Melvin Ricks was born on 3 November 1899, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, his father, Henry Luther Ricks, was 28 and his mother, Armetta Josephine Sumner, was 26. He had at least 1 son with Lois Evelyn Creamer. He lived in Magisterial District 2, Trigg, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. He registered for military service in 1922. He died on 4 November 1991, in Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jessie Melvin Ricks
1899–1991
Lois Evelyn Creamer
1909–1993
Jessie Melvin Ricks Junior
1929–1997

Sources (16)

  • Jesse M Ricks, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Jesse Melvin Ricks, "Kentucky, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Jessie Melvin Ricks, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Governor Shot

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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