Wayland Robert Ricks

20 June 1906–24 December 1983 (Age 77)
Northampton, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Wayland Robert

When Wayland Robert Ricks was born on 20 June 1906, in Northampton, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Floyd Ricks, was 49 and his mother, Magnolia Edwards, was 36. He married Estelle McDonald Gay on 25 November 1926, in Emporia, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 24 December 1983, in Halifax, Halifax, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Wiccacanee Township, Northampton, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wayland Robert Ricks
1906–1983
Estelle McDonald Gay
1909–1986
Marriage: 25 November 1926
Stanley Thomas Ricks
1930–2008
Emma Francis Ricks
1933–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 November 1926
Emporia, Virginia, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    John Floyd Ricks

    Male1857–1922Male

    Female1869–1945Female

siblings

(9)

    Female1888–1961Female

    Jared David Ricks

    Male1890–Male

    Flossie Ricks

    Female1894–Female

    Martha Blanche Ricks

    Female1899–1912Female

    Willie Lee Ricks

    Female1901–1983Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 12

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1927

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: patronymic from a short form of Richard .2 English: topographic name for someone who lived where rushes grew, Middle English rexe, rixe (Old English rix).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Weyland Ricks in household of John R Ricks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wayland Ricks in household of John R Ricks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wayland in entry for Mrs Johnnie Sue Taylor, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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