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James Marshall Ricketts

James Marshall Ricketts12 was born on 28 Nov 1847 in Clinton, Indiana, United States.314

James Ricketts was listed as a three year old male in the household of John Rickets on the 1850 census in Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Indiana.15

He was listed as a 12 year old male born Indiana in the household of John Ricketts in Sugar Creek Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States in Jul 1860.16

He enlisted in the military on 11 Sep 1863 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.17

James  served in Company K 7th Indiana Cavalry between 18 Sep 1863 and 19 Sep 1865.4,6,1718

He was discharged from the military on 19 Sep 1865 in Hempstead, Waller, Texas, United States.17

He received pension for service in K 7 Indiana Cavalry on 20 Apr 1870 .19

James M. Ricketts was listed as the head of household on the 1870 census. According to the census, James was 29 and born in Indiana. Also living in the household were Reachel, Artlissa and Jennie.20

James  purchased land being the N 1/2 SE 1/4 Section 6 Township 24 S Range 16 E for $825 from L W. Blumberg and his wife Martha on 18 Oct 1879 in Woodson, Kansas, United States.21

James M. Ricketts was listed as the head of the household on the 1880 census. According to the census, James was 32 and born in Indiana. James’ occupation was farming. Also listed in the household was his wife, Rachel A.; daughters Frances A., Hulda A., Anna B., Dais T and sons Manford and Esond. Ebenezer Christy was also living with the family.22

He lived in Neosho Falls, Woodson, Kansas, United States on 4 Jul 1883.17

He  purchased land being SE 1/4 SEction 35 Township 23 Range 15 from J. M. Baldwin on 1 Nov 1883 in Woodson, Kansas, United States.23

James M Ricketts was listed as the head of household on the 1885 Kansas census. According to the census, James was 38 years old. Also listed in the household were R.E., Artlissa, Hulda May, Ana Bell, Daisy P, Manfor and Desmond. A. Christy was also living in the household.9

James lived in Byron, Woodson, Kansas, USA in 1889.24

He sold mortgage on the Se 1/4 Section 10 Township 24 Range 17 and the N 1/2 NW 1/4 Section 8 Township 25 Range 17 for $1000 to Thomas Hoffern on 7 May 1892 in Woodson, Kansas, United States.25

J. M. Ricketts was listed as the head of household on the 1895 Kansas census. According to the census, J. M. was 48 years old and born in Indiana.12

James Ricketts was listed as the head of household on the 1900 census. According to the census, James was born Nov 1848 in Indiana. James and his wife, Rachel had been married 35 years. Also living in the household was his wife, Rachel, and a son, Manford.26

He owned the SE 1/4 Section 35 R15E T23S in 1904 in Liberty Township, Woodson, Kansas, United States.27

James was listed as a 58 year old male born in Indiana on the 1905 Kansas census living in Liberty Township, Woodson, Kansas, United States on 1 Mar 1905.11

He spent the day with Mr. and Mrs. Ed Briles on 25 Aug 1907 in Coffey, Kansas, United States.28

He lived in Vernon, Woodson, Kansas, United States on 30 Nov 1909.17

 James M Ricketts was listed as the head of the household on the 1910 census. According to the census, James was 62 years old and born in Indiana. Also living in the household was his wife, Rachel.29

J.M. Ricketts was listed as the head of the household on the 1915 Kansas state census in Woodson County. According to the census, J.M. was a 67 year old farmer born in Indiana.13

James M Ricketts was listed as the head of household on the 1920 census. According to the census, James was 72 years old and born in Indiana. Also living in the household was his wife, Rachel E. Ricketts.30

James died on 28 Nov 1920 at the age of 73 in Liberty Township, Woodson, Kansas, United States.34,6,8,14,3134

He was buried on 29 Nov 1920 in Liberty (Dutro), Woodson County, Kansas.8,14,35

He had his estate probated on 8 Jan 1921 in Woodson, Kansas, United States.36

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        1. 1895 Kansas State Census, Woodson County Kansas, Kansas State Census, Liberty Township, Woodson County, Kansas, page 12 Image 18 of 76, family 74, J M Ricketts; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online 5 April 2021); Kansas State Historical Society

        2. 1905 Kansas Census, Neosho Falls, Woodson County, state census, Liberty Township, Woodson County, Kansas, page 10 Image 19 of 70, family 76, J M Ricketts; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online 5 April 2021)

        3. Entry, Descendants of John Reed, 32543 Carlyle St., Hayward, CA 94544, (Reed.IN.052); , . Hereinafter cited as Descendants of John Reed.

        4. , (Ricketts.KS.003), Dutro Cemetery, , .

        5. Kentuckians in Ohio and Indiana (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986)

        6. “Yates Center News”, (Yates Center, Kansas), to (), “Died” Friday Dec. 3, 1920, page 4, col 3 (Ricketts.Notebook); ,

        7. James M. Ricketts file; James M. Ricketts;  (: ), Pension Record.

        8. Ancestry Database, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).

        9. Ancestry.com, Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009), Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; 1885 Kansas Territory Census; Roll: KS1885_143; Line: 9.

        10. Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004), Source number: 446.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: MP1.

        11. , Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925, Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; 1905 Kansas Territory Census; Roll: ks1905_172; Line: 22.

        12. , Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925, Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; 1895 Kansas Territory Census; Roll: v115_164; Line: 8.

        13. , Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925, Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; Roll: ks1915_258; Line: 18.

        14. James Marshall Ricketts, death certificate #104 898 (29 November 1920), Kansas State Board of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Topeka, Kansas.

        15. 1850 U.S. Census, Clinton County Indiana, population schedule, Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Indiana, page 406, household 10, John Rickets; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online August 2018); NARA microfilm pubication M432.

        16. 1860 U.S. Census, Clinton County Indiana, population schedule, Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Indiana, page 149, houshold 1088, John Rickets; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online July 2017); NARA microfilm publication M653.

        17. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, (Ricketts.Notebook).

        18. Kansas, Enrollment of Civil War Veterans, 1889, J M Ricketts, 1889; database with images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed online October 2017). Original Source: Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, Kansas State Historical Society.

        19. U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, James M Ricketts, 20 April 1870; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed online August 2018).

        20. 1870 U.S. Census, Clinton County, Indiana, population schedule, Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Indiana, page 9 Image 9 of 25, family 66, Ricketts James M; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online November 2017); NARA microfilm publication T132

        21. Woodson County, Kansas. Book H, Page 385 (Ricketts.KS.010).

        22. 1880 U.S. Census, Center Township, Woodson County, Kansas, population schedule, Everett Township, Woodson County, Kansas, ED 58, page 7 Image 7 of 15, household 53, James M Ricketts; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online November 2017); NARA microfilm publication T9

        23. Woodson County, Kansas. Book Q page 143 (Ricketts.Notebook).

        24. Ancestry.com, Kansas, Enrollment of Civil War Veterans, 1889 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).

        25. Woodson County, Kansas. Deed Indexes Book 3, Refers to Book Y page 213 (Ricketts.KS.007).

        26. 1900 U.S. Census, North Township, Woodson County, Kansas, population schedule, Liberty Township, Woodson County, KS, ED 186, sheet 3B Image 6 of 18, household 162, Ricketts James; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online November 2017); FHL microfilm: 1240503

        27. Standard Atlas of Woodson County, Kansas 1904 (: , 1904)

        28. “Rock Creek Sr,” The Daily Republican (Burlington, Kansas), 27 August 1907, p. 2; digital image, Newspapers.com (www.newspapers.com : viewed online July 2018).

        29. 1910 U.S. Census, Woodson County, Kansas, population schedule, Liberty Township, Woodson County, Kansas, ED 147, Sheet 2B Image 4 of 16, household 47, Ricketts James M; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online November 2017); NARA microfilm publication T624

        30. 1920 U.S. Census, Woodson County, Kansas, population schedule, Liberty Township, Woodson County, Kansas, ED 156, Sheet 2B Image 4 of 13, household 41, James M Ricketts; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online November 2017); NARA microfilm publication T625

        31. “Yates Center News”, (Yates Center, Kansas), to (), “Died” Frday, Feb. 4, 1927, page 7 col. 4 (Ricketts.Notebook); ,

        32. “Crandall,” The Daily Republican (Burlington, Kansas), 2 December 1920, p. 1; digital image, Newspapers.com (www.newspapers.com : viewed online July 2018).

        33. “Died,” The Yates Center News (Yates Center, Kansas), 3 December 1920, page 4; digital images, Newspapers.com (www.newspapers.com : viewed online November 2019).

        34. “Obituary – Mrs. J. M. Ricketts,” The Iola Register (Iola, Kansas), 4 February 1927, page 2; digital image, Newspapers.com (www.newspapers.com : viewed online 22 August 2020).

        35. Find a Grave, database and images, Find a Grave (www.findagrave.com : viewed online September 2016), memorial for James M Ricketts (1847-1920), Find a Grave Memorial no. #41926097, created by Robin Hixon, citing Liberty Dutro Cemetery, Woodson County, Kansas; accompanying photograph by Robin Hixon, James M Ricketts.

        36. Kansas, Wills and Probate Records, 1803-1987, J M Ricketts, 8 January 1921; database on-line, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed online August 2018).