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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

John Ricker, Sr. and Mary Delilah Lyle(s)

John Ricker, Sr. was born 6/7/1799 in Limestone Springs, Greene County, TN which is very close to the NC border into Madison County, NC. The Ricker/Lamb family moved back and forth in Greene County, TN and Madison County, NC.

John Ricker, Sr. married Mary Delilah Lyle or Mary Delilah Lyles on 1/15/1821 in Greene County, TN.

Mary Delilah Lyle(s) was born 2/19/1806 in Limstone Springs, Greene County, TN. I do not know her parents at this time.

John Ricker, Sr. and Mary Lyle (or Mary Lyles) had 13 children:
1) Susannah Ricker (DOB 5/1/1831 in Limestone Springs, Greene County, TN; DOD 6/1/1916 in Greene County, TN). According to family story, Susannah Ricker was raped by an Indian and had an illegitimate child from this. This child was Nancy Margaret Malinda Ricker who was my direct ancestor. Nancy Ricker married Elbert Sevier Lamb. Susannah married John Edward Nolen (Nolin, Nolan) about 1873 in Greene County, TN.

2) Sarah Caroline Ricker (DOB About 1848 in Limestone Springs, Greene County, TN; DOD 9/9/1884 in Limestone Springs, Greene County, TN) married Emanuel King Waddle.

3) Frederick K. Ricker (DOB 1/1830 in Limestone Springs, Greene County, TN; DOD About 1870 in Greene County, TN) married Nancy Jane Taylor.

4) Daniel Peter Ricker (DOB 1/1833 in Limestone Springs, Greene County, TN; DOD 2/16/1913 in Limestone Springs, Greene County, TN) married Mary Elizabeth Taylor.

5) Malinda Ricker (DOB 11/11/1840 in Greene County, TN; DOD 12/10/1911 in Greene County, TN)

6) Martha Ricker (DOB About 1825 in Greene County, TN; DOD About 1865 in Greene County, TN)

7) David S. Ricker (DOB 1/13/1828 in Greene County, TN; DOD 7/4/1884 in Greene County, TN)

8) Nancy Ann Ricker (DOB 2/2/1824 in Greene County, TN; DOD 11/27/1895 in Greene County, TN)

9) Elijah Ricker (DOB 11/18/1829 in Greene County, TN; DOD 11/20/1876 in Greene County, TN) married Charlotte ?.

10) Eve Ricker (DOB 1/26/1837 in Greene County, TN; DOD 5/27/1863 in Greene County, TN)

11) Margaret Ricker (DOB About 1826 in Greene County, TN; DOD About 1851 in Greene County, TN) married Solomon Fann, Jr.

12) John K. Ricker (DOB 8/7/1843 in Greene County, TN; DOD 4/2/1924 in Greene County, TN)

13) Mary Jane Ricker (DOB About 1823 in Greene County, TN; DOD ? in ? )

**Note**
1850 Census of Subdivision 10, Greene County, TN, Roll M432_880, Pg 303, Image 608, Lines
33-42, Dwelling 157-158, Family 157-158, "George Ricker" and "Catherine Willet", living very close to John R. Lamb.
George Ricker, 29 yrs old, M(ale), W(hite), Tenant, 40 Real Estate Value, Born in TN
Delila Ricker, 25 yrs old, F, W, Born in TN
Joseph Ricker, 6 yrs old, M, W, Born in TN
Jacob Ricker, 5 yrs old, M, W, Born in TN
John Misinger, 19 yrs old, M, W, Laborer, Born in TN
Catharine Willet, 18 yrs old, F, W, Born in TN
Catharine Ricker, 62 yrs old, F, W, $300 Real estate Value, Born in Virginia
Eve Ricker, 29 yrs old, F, W, Born in VA
Mary Ricker, 24 yrs old, F, W, Born in VA
Susannah Ricker, 19 yrs old, F, W, Born in VA *(This Susannah Ricker was born about 1831 which is the same as my Susanna Ricker. But this Susannah Ricker was born in VA? How is this family related to John and Mary Delilah Ricker?)
Emeline Ricker, 14 yrs old, F, W, Born in VA
Mary Ann Ricker ,11 yrs old, F, W, Born in VA
Catharine Ricker, 4 yrs old, F, W, Born in VA


1870 Census of District 18, Limestone Springs, Greene County, TN, Roll M593_1531, Pg 385-6, Image 440-1, Lines 39-40, Pg 387, Lines 1-2, Dwelling 118, Family 118, "John Ricker"
John Ricker, 70 yrs old, M(ale), W(hite), No occupation, $1,000 Real Estate Value, $500 Personal Estate Value, Born in TN
Delila Ricker, 64 yrs old, F, W, Keeping House, Born in TN
Susana Ricker, 39 yrs old, F, W, Housekeeping, Born in TN, Cannot read or write
Nancy M. Ricker, 18 yrs old, F, W, Born in TN, Attended school but cannot read or write


1870 Census of District 18, Limestone Springs, Greene County, TN, Roll M593_1531, Pg 686, Lines 13-23, Dwelling 114, Family 114, "Elijah Ricker"
Elijah, Rickor(sic), 40 yrs old, M(ale), W(hite), Farmer, $1,200 Real Estate Value, $500 Personal Estate Value, Born in TN
Charlottie Ricker, 44 yrs old, F, W, Keeping House, Born in TN
Frederick Ricker, 16 yrs old, M, W, Born in TN
Charlottie C. Ricker, 15 yrs old, F, W, Born in TN
John L. Ricker, 13 yrs old, M, W, Born in TN
Uriah Ricker, 12 yrs old, M, W, Born in TN
Lalina M.J. Ricker (or Salina M. G. Ricker), 10 yrs old, F, W, Born in TN
Mary A. E. Ricker, 8 yrs old, F, W, Born in TN
Eliza E.E. Ricker, 6 yrs old, F, W, Born in TN
Sarah F. Ricker, 4 yrs old, F, W, Born in TN
Elizah H. Ricker, 2 yrs old, M, W, Born in TN


1880 Census of District 18, Greene County, TN, Roll T9_1258, Family History Film 1255258, Pg 36.4000, ED 44, Lines 46-50, Dwelling 219, Family 225, "John Ricker"
John Ricker, W(hite), M(ale), 81 yrs old, Head, Married, Farmer, Born in TN, Father born in Germany, Mother born in PA
Dellila Ricker, W, F, 76 yrs old, Wife, Married, Keeping House, Born in NC, Father born in SC, Mother born in SC
Susan Nolin, W, F, 49 yrs old, Daughter, Married, Keeping house, born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Edward M. Nolin, Son in Law, W, M, 33 yrs old, , Farming, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC
Mary Jana, W, F, 22 yrs old, Granddaughter, Single, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
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Fredric Nolen (sic), W, M, 17 yrs old, Grandson, Single, Works on farm, Cannot read or write, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Dwelling 320, Family 326, Charlotte Ricker, W, F, 56 yrs old, Head, Widowed, Keeping House, Father born in TN, Mother born in SC, Mother born in SC (both could be NC?)
John S. Ricker, W, M, 21 yrsold, Son, Single, Farmer, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Charlotte E. Ricker, W, F, 24 yrs old, Daughter, Single, At home, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Salina Malinda Jane (or June) Hawks (Hawks may be marked out, illegible), W, F, 19 yrs old, Daughter, Married, At Home, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Elizabeth Emiline Ricker (sic), W, F, 15 yrs old, Daughter, Single, At Home, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Sarah Frances Ricker, W, F, 13 yrs old, Daugther, Single, At Home, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Hamilton Ricker, W, M, 12 yrs old, Son, Single, Farm Laborer, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Blanchey Monterville (handwriting hard to read) W, M, 2 yrs old, Grandson, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Purl P. Ricker (sic), W, F, 1 yrs old, Granddaughter, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN

John Ricker died 5/29/1885 in Limestone Springs, Greene County, TN. Mary Delilah Ricker died 4/30/1891 in Limestone Springs, Greene County, TN. They are both buried at Solomon Lutheran Church (aka Cove Creek Cemetery), 670 Cove Creek Road, Greeneville, Greene County, TN.

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Sources: 1850, 1870 and 1880 U.S. Census, 1783 Greene County, TN Tax List, TN State Marriages 1780-2002, www.GenealogyForYou.com/USA/Tennessee/Greene , Cove Creek Cemetery of Solomon Lutheran Church at 670 Cove Creek Rd Greeneville TN, OneWorld Family Tree, and an Internet network of Ricker researchers including Thelma Waddell Wisecarver in whom I have been in contact with.

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