Saturday, July 09, 2011

Surname Saturday: Rickert

The RICKERT surname is in Eileen's maternal line.  The origins of the surname are unknown at this time.

Stories and history:

Ahnentafel # 63: Elizabeth Rickert (c1818-1900).  Elizabeth was born circa 1818 in Ohio, according to census records.  She married before 1841 to Jacob Shelly (c1794-1863).  Jacob was born circa 1794.  They had 7 children and lived in Lagro Township, Wabash County, Indiana.  Jacob died July 1863 in Dora, Wabash County, Indiana.  Elizabeth died February 18, 1900 in Dora, Wabash County, Indiana.

Surname Saturday – create a post in which you discuss a surname and mention its origins, its geographical location(s) and how it fits into your genealogy research. Surname Saturday is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.

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