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James Marshall Ricketts

James Marshall Ricketts12 was born on 28 Nov 1847 in Clinton, Indiana, United States.316

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.17

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 1860.18

He enlisted as a private in Co. K 7 Regiment of the Indiana Cavalry Volunteers on 18 Aug 1863 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.15,1923

James mustered into Company K 7th Regiment Indiana Volunteers Cavalry on 17 Sep 1863.24

He enlisted in the military was reported absent sick and in hospital in Nov 1863 in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States.19,25

He  served in Company K 7th Indiana Cavalry between Dec 1864 and 19 Sep 1865.4,6,2627

James was discharged from the military on 19 Sep 1865 in Hempstead, Waller, Texas, United States.15,19,2124,28

He married Rachel Elmeda Christy on 12 Jul 1866 in Frankfort, Clinton, Indiana, United States.6,10,16,23,2941

On 7 Apr 1868, Frances Artlissa “Artie” Ricketts was born in Clinton, Indiana, United States.4041

He received pension for service in K 7 Indiana Cavalry on 20 Apr 1870 .15,42

On 24 Apr 1870, Hulda May Ricketts was born in Clinton, Indiana, United States.4041

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.43

On 9 Nov 1871, Annabelle Ricketts was born in Clinton, Indiana, United States.4041

On 29 Jul 1873, Daisy Pearl Ricketts was born in Clinton, Indiana, United States.4041

On 17 Mar 1875, Manford Milton Ebesnor Ricketts was born in Clinton, Indiana, United States.4041

On 17 Jun 1877, Charles Desmond Ricketts was born in Clinton, Indiana, United States.4041

He  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.44

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.45

On 7 Oct 1880, Minnie Ricketts was born in Woodson, Kansas, United States.41

On 7 Oct 1880, Dora Ricketts was born in Woodson, Kansas, United States.41

James lived in Woodson, Kansas, United States in 1881.15

He lived in Neosho Falls, Woodson, Kansas, United States on 4 Jul 1883.33

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.46

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 1889.47

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

He lived in Crandall, Coffey, Kansas in 1898.40

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.48

He owned the SE 1/4 Section 35 R15E T23S in 1904 in Liberty Township, Woodson, Kansas, United States.49

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 lived in Vernon, Woodson, Kansas, United States in 1907.22

He spent the day with Mr. and Mrs. Ed Briles on 25 Aug 1907 in Coffey, Kansas, United States.50

James lived in Vernon, Woodson, Kansas, United States on 30 Nov 1909.33

 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.51

He lived in Vernon, Woodson, Kansas, United States in 1912.15

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.52

He died on 28 Nov 1920 at the age of 73 in Liberty Township, Woodson, Kansas, United States.34,8,14,16,23,3637,5355

James was buried on 29 Nov 1920 in Liberty (Dutro), Woodson County, Kansas.8,14,5657

He had his estate probated on 8 Jan 1921 in Woodson, Kansas, United States.58

   

Endnotes: 

    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. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, 1912 Declaration for Pension James Ricketts.

        16. “Obituary – Ricketts,” Woodson County Advocate (Yates Center, Kansas), 24 December 1920, page 2; digital image, Newspapers.com (www.newspapers.com : viewed online 8 April 2021).

        17. 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.

        18. 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.

        19. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, 1870 Military Pension Application James RIcketts.

        20. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, 1865 Indiana Certificate Military Service for James Ricketts.

        21. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, 1893 Military Certificate of Service James Ricketts.

        22. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, 1907 Declaration for Pension James Ricketts.

        23. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, 1921 Declaration for Widow’s Pension Rachel Ricketts.

        24. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, 1892 Declaration for Invalid Pension James Ricketts.

        25. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, 1887 Adjutant General’s Office Report.

        26. 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.

        27. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, 1883 General Affidavit James Ricketts.

        28. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, 1870 Declaration for Invalid Army Pension.

        29. Marriage Record, Vol. 5, # 1, page 12 (Ricketts.IN.006).

        30. Clinton County Indiana Marriage Records 1830-1852 (Owensboro, KY: Cook-McDowell Publications, 1980), p. 10 #879 (Ricketts.IN.008). Hereinafter cited as Clinton County Indiana Marriage Records.

        31. , Marriage Record, Book 4 page 498 (Ricketts.Notebook) ().

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

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

        34. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 database, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/7836/). Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 : [AccessType] [AccessDate]; [Page].

        35. “Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941,”Ancestry.com,  (www.ancestry.com : viewed online (August 2018), James M Ricketts.

        36. “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).

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

        38. “Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007,” database with images, FamilySearch (familysearch.org : viewed online 6 October 2020), James N Ricketts.

        39. James Marshall RIcketts, Military and pension record of James Marshall Ricketts (: U.S. Government), Ricketts Notebook.

        40. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, 1898 Bureau Pensions Questions James RIcketts.

        41. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, 1915 Pension Questionnaire James Ricketts.

        42. 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).

        43. 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

        44. Kansas, Woodson. Deed Records,.  Film ##1428638 DGS 8561551. James Rickets, 18 Oct 1879 Book H: page 385 (image 367); digital images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : vieed online 8 April 2021.#1428638 DGS 8561551

        45. 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

        46. Kansas, Woodson. Deed Records,, James Rickets, 1 Nov 1883; .

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

        48. 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

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

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

        51. 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

        52. 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

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

        54. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, 1921 Affidavit H. S. Johnson.

        55. James M. Ricketts, Military Pension, James M. Ricketts, Affidavit J W Depew.

        56. 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.

        57. BillionGraves, digital images of tombstone, BillionGraves (billiongraves.com : viewed online 8 April 2021), memorial for James M Ricketts 91847-1920), BillionGraves created by mcphilbrick, citing Dutro Cemetery, Woodson County, Kansas; accompanying photograph by DdraigGoch, James M Ricketts.

        58. 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).