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.
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