60. Documentation for John Ricketts
(01 February 1787 to 23 February 1843)
father of Jacob Ricketts
(22 February 1826 to 03 May 1910)


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John Ricketts was the son of Robert Ricketts Senior and Susannah Wilson.
(1) It is likely John was born 01 February 1787 since his tombstone indicates he died February 23, 1843 and lived 56 years and 22 days.

John Ricketts married Mary Goodner, probably about the year 1816 or 1817.
(2) A sister of John Ricketts was Elizabeth Ricketts. Elizaberth married a man named Garrett Larew. A book discusses Garret Larew and his Ricketts relatives.(3) "Garret Larew, born August 7, 1796 in Pennsylvania; husband of Elizabeth Ricketts, the sister of Robert Ricketts Junior. This Garret Larew was the father of Garret Larew of the Civil War. He and the Ricketts will be discussed in sections F and G of this chapter."

Mary Goodner was born March 20, 1802, in Guilford County, North Carolina.
(4) She was the daughter of Jacob Goodner and Hester White.(5) A North Carolina marriage bond dated November 25, 1798, between Jacob Goodnor and Ester Wite was recorded in Guilford County, North Carolina.(6) Jacob Goodner, Mary’s father, acquired land in Switzerland County, Indiana, the United States being the Grantor, dated October 25, 1825, for 77 acres, being E 1/2 of SE 1/4 of Section 25, Township 3, R 2.(7)

John Ricketts and Mary Goodner were the parents of Jacob Ricketts as well as other children who will be discussed later. The tombstone of John Ricketts at the Ricketts and/or Mitchell Cemetery, Vermillion County, Indiana gives a date of death as February 23, 1843. Tombstone inscription indicates, "Aged 56 years 22 days"
.(8) This would indicate a year of birth for John Ricketts of about 1787. The tombstone of Mary Goodner at the Ricketts and/or Mitchell Cemetery, Vermillion County, Indiana gives a date of death as September 8, 1866. The tombstone inscription indicates, "aged 64 y, (?)m, 12 d", so Mary Goodner was born about 1802.(9)

The 1820 and 1830 US Federal Census for Dearborn County, Indiana, list John Ricketts. A John Rickett is listed in the 1830 Vermillion County, Indiana, census. Apparently he was listed in both Dearborn and Vermillion Counties for the same year. The 1840 Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office Perrysville, lists John Ricketts.

1850 U. S. Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, enumerated October 25, 1850, shows: Mary Ricketts, age 47, female, value of real estate $1,390, born in North Carolina. There were seven younger males and females living in the household of which she appears to have been the head.
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The 1860 U. S. Federal Census for Indiana indicates Mary Ricketts was born in Indiana.
(11) It seems likely that information was given by someone in the household who did not know she was born in North Carolina, since evidence clearly indicates she was born in North Carolina to parents who were married in North Carolina.(12)

John Ricketts of Vermillion County, Indiana, deposited in the General Land Office of the United States, a certificate at Danville, Illinois, whereby it appears that full payment was made by John Ricketts for the South West quarter of the South East Quarter of Section Seven in Township Twenty North, of Range Eleven West, in the District of lands subject to sale at Danville, Illinois, containing forty acres, dated March 20, 1837.
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Land records in Vermilion County, Illinois, include a number of Goodner transactions including one transaction from a Michael Goodner to John Ricketts on December 8, 1838. Another Vermilion County, Illinois, deed is from Jacob Goodner to an Evert Vanvickle on September 26, 1834.

In Vermillion County, Indiana, a deed dated August 13, 1830, from Aaron Purcell and Moria his wife of Vermillion County, Indiana, to John Ricketts, also of Vermillion County, Indiana, for $425.00 transferred the West Half and the South East Quarter of Section 8 in Township 19 of Range 9 West containing 80 acres. Also the West Half of the South West Quarter of Section 4 in Township 19 North of Range 9 West containing 80 acres. Also 79 acres off of the North End of the East Half of the South West Quarter of Section 8 in Township 19 North of Range 9 West. Also 40 acres off of the South End of the East Half of the North West Quarter of Section 17 North in Township 19 North of Range 9 West. Also 40 acres off of the North End of the East Half of the South East Quarter of Section 5 in Township 19 North of Range 9 West in the Crawfordsville Land District.
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John Ricketts and Mary Goodner were the parents of the following children:

i. Susannah Ricketts was born about 1818 in Dearborn County, Indiana. She probably was named after the mother of John Ricketts, Susannah Wilson. She married Thomas J. Mitchell on March 31, 1832, in Vermillion County, Indiana.
(15) He was born October 26, 1808, in Vermillion County, Indiana. Thomas and Susannah are buried in the Mitchell Cemetery, Highland Township, Vermillion, Indiana.(16)

ii. Esther Ann Ricketts was born in September 20, 1819, in Dearborn County, Indiana. She probably was named after the mother of Mary Goodner, Hester White. Aaron Betzer married Esther Ann Ricketts February 22, 1838 in Vermillion County, Indiana.
(17) He was born October 4, 1815 in Adelphi, Ross, Ohio and died Sept 16, 1889 in Cherokee Kansas. Esther Ann Ricketts was born 20 Sept 1819 in Dearborn, Indiana, and she died February 4, 1917 in Cherokee Kansas. She is buried in Star Cemetery, Cherokee County, Kansas.

iii. Mary Ann Ricketts was born about 1821 in Ohio. She married John Drake on March 31, 1839, in Vermillion County, Indiana. He was born about 1817.
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iv. Benjamin Wilson Ricketts was born about 1823 in Dearborn County, Indiana. He married Mary Barnett September 27, 1851, in Vermilion County, Illinois. She was born about 1833 in Vermillion, Indiana.
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v. John W. Ricketts was born April 11, 1824, in Front Royal, Warren
County, Virginia, and died February 3, 1902, in Edmond, Oklahoma. He married Jane Johnson on November 18, 1847, in Lawrence, Ohio
.(20)

vi. Jacob Ricketts was born February 22, 1826 in Dearborn County, Indiana.
(21) He died May 3, 1910, in Vermillion County, Indiana.(22) Jacob Ricketts had a son by Nancy Scott named Benjamin W(Wilson) Ricketts. Benjamin probably was named after his uncle. Wilson probably came from Susannah Wilson, Jacob’s mother. Jacob Ricketts appears to have had three wives over a period of years.(23)

Children (Ricketts) born to Jacob Ricketts and Nancy Jane Scott:

1. William J. Ricketts was born in 1848.
2. Benjamin James Wilson Ricketts was born in December 1850.
3. John Harvey Ricketts was born June 5, 1853, in Vermillion County, Indiana.
4. Foster W. Ricketts was born in 1856.
5. Mary J. Ricketts was born in 1859.
6. David Ricketts probably was born in June 1860 in Vermillion County, Indiana.

Children (Ricketts) born to Jacob Ricketts and Melissa Jane Barnard:

1. Elizabeth Jane Ricketts was born November 18, 1861, in Vermillion County, Indiana. She was a twin of Abraham Lincoln Ricketts.

2. Abraham Lincoln Ricketts was born November 18, 1861, in Vermillion County, Indiana. He was a twin of Elizabeth Jane Ricketts.

3. Joseph Ricketts was born in July 1864, in Vermillion County, Indiana.

4. Nancy Ricketts was born in July 1864, in Vermillion County, Indiana.

5. Hiram "High" Ricketts was born in 1871 or 1872 in Vermillion County, Indiana.

6. Fredrick Ricketts was born April 30, 1874, in Vermillion County, Indiana.

7. Daniel Ricketts was born in 1878 in Vermillion County, Indiana.

8. Jacob Ricketts (Junior) was born in 1880.

vii. Phoebe Ricketts was born April 20, 1828, Dearborn County, Indiana. She married William Chezem on 20 April 20, 1846, in Vermillion County, Indiana.
(24) That could account for the Chezem listed with them on the census. Burial: West Lebanon Cemetery, Williamsport, Warren, Indiana.

viii. Catherine Ricketts was born about 1829 in Indiana. Marriage 1 Benjamin Drake b: ABT 1825 in Vermillion, Indiana. She married William Cheezem on April 20, 1846, in Vermillion County, Indiana.
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ix. Isaac Ricketts was born December 27, 1830, in Hendricks County, Indiana. He died November 16, 1909, in Vernon County, Missouri, and is buried in the Hackberry Cemetery in Vernon County, Missouri. He married Mary Jane Chezem on February 20, 1851, in Danville, Vermillion County, Illinois. She was born July 16, 1831. in Indiana.
(26) Indiana Marriages to 1850, Montgomery County, Indiana, June 2, 1839, Isaac Ricketts, Catherine Simpson; (IM1) Illinois Marriages, 1790 to 1860, Vermilion County, Illinois, February 20, 1850, Isaac Ricketts, Jane Chezem, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Microfilm 1298747.

x. William Ricketts was born about 1833 in Vermillion County, Indiana. (born January 26, 1792, died April 1, 1874. First wife named Elizabeth; second wife was Harriet Dean, born June 27, 1812, died September 28, 1900. There were married February 5, 1832, in Dearborn County, Indiana, and they are buried in Washington Cemetery, Tazewell County, Illinois - footnote 12 of Garret Larew)

xi. Levi Ricketts was born in June 24, 1836, in Vermillion County, Indiana, and died October 3, 1855, in Highland Township, Vermillion County, Indiana.(Internet Source). He is buried at the Mitchell Cemetery, Highland Township, Vermillion, Indiana.

xii. Ellen Ricketts was born June 3, 1837, in Vermillion County, Indiana. Death: 23 Jun 1856 in Vermillion, Indiana, Burial: Mitchell Cemetery, Highland Township, Vermillion, Indiana. Marriage 1 Francis M. Cromer b: ABT 1833 in Vermillion, Indiana, Married: 29 Mar 1855 in Vermillion, Indiana.
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xiii. Margaret Ricketts was born about 1839 in Vermillion County, Indiana. She married Cyrus W. Wright on February 7, 1857, in Vermillion County, Indiana. He was born about 1835 in Vermillion County, Indiana.
(28) Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800 to 1941, Vermillion County, Indiana, February 7, 1857, Cyrus Wright, Margaret Ricketts, W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office, Book 3, OS Page 434.

xiv. Isabel Ricketts was born about 1842 in Vermillion County, Indiana. She married Francis M. Cromer on August 21, 1857, in Vermillion County, Indiana. He was born about 1833 in Vermillion County,
Indiana.
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xv. unnamed male Ricketts was born about 1844 in Vermillion County, Indiana, buried at the Mitchell Cemetery, Highland Township, Vermillion, Indiana.

REFERENCES

(1) Estate Papers of Robert Ricketts Senior, Rising Sun, Ohio County, Indiana Court of Common Pleas, January Term 1856. The Estate Papers indicate John Ricketts, son of Robert Ricketts Senior, was dead at the time the Estate Papers were brought before the court. Also see, Garrett Larew Civil War Soldier, With an Account of His Ancestors and of His Descendants, by Karl G. Larew, Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, 1975, page 62 - " Garret moved to Montgomery County in 1838--perhaps because his brother-in-law, John Ricketts, was in nearby Vermillion County, Indiana (see above section for a discussion of the family of this John Ricketts)." Also see, "The Ricketts Family" by Charles D. Ricketts, Morton, IL, 1979, and also Mildred Evaline Betzer Heuston, The Descendants of Conrad Betzer in America, Tishimongo, OK,1972. Also see, Maurine Collins Schmitz and Glendola Amos Peck, The Amos Family, Ancestors and Descendants of Perry Amos (1857 - 1933) and Mollie Leota Dickerson Amos (1862 - 1947) of Shelby County, Indiana, Dubuque, Iowa, 1964, page 50. “History mentions Phoebe and deeds of 1819 and 1822 in Dearborn County names his sons Robert and John and their wives.” The authors then list Ann LaRue as the wife of Robert Ricketts Junior and Mary as the wife of John Ricketts.

(2) See the back side of the death certificate of Jacob Ricketts. Also, tombstones of John Ricketts and his wife, Mary Goodner are at the Ricketts Cemetery. The Stone/Ricketts Cemetery, also called the Mitchell/Ricketts Cemetery, where John Ricketts and Mary Goodner are buried is is Highland Township, Vermillion County, Indiana. From the intersection of Interstate 74 and Indiana State Road 63 go south on 63 a distance of 1.7 miles. Turn west on 1050N, a county blacktop road, and then proceed west for .7 mile. On the north side of the road, in the corner of a field, but directly adjacent to the road, sets a tiny mowed plot shaded by six large trees, and containing twelve stones in October 1993. History of Vermillion County, Indiana, Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois, Biographical Sketches, Thomas J. Mitchell, "His wife was formerly Miss Susannah Ricketts, a daughter of John and Mary Ricketts, who settled in Highland Township as early as 1830, where both died many years ago, on the farm now owned and occupied by Mr. Mitchell. Mr. and Mrs. Ricketts are buried on this farm, where they settled so many years ago.

(3) Garrett Larew Civil War Soldier, With an Account of His Ancestors and of His Descendants, by Karl G. Larew, Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, 1975. Page 114 - "Garret Larew, born August 7, 1796 in Pennsylvania; husband of Elizabeth Ricketts, the sister of Robert Ricketts Junior. This Garrett Larew was the father of Garrett Larew of the Civil War. He and the Ricketts will be discussed in sections F and G of this chapter." On pages 120 - 142, and 170 - John Ricketts' mother-in-law was Hester White; his children married into the Drake family; consequently, it is likely that Garret Larew's first wife, Eliza J. Drake, was also his cousin; notice that Garret refers to a cousin named Thomas White. See Supplement to Garrett Larew - "On P. 120 of Garrett Larew, we saw that a son of Robert Ricketts was John Ricketts."

(4) Tombstone of Mary Goodner, wife of John Ricketts, Stone/Ricketts Cemetery, Vermillion County, Indiana. Date of death on tombstone given as September 8, 1866. Tombstone inscription indicates, "aged 64 y, (?)m, 12 d". Also see, Garrett Larew Civil War Soldier, With an Account of His Ancestors and of His Descendants, by Karl G. Larew, Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, 1975, page 60.

(5) Garrett Larew Civil War Soldier, With an Account of His Ancestors and of His Descendants, by Karl G. Larew, Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, 1975.

(6) North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Groom: Jacob Goodnor
Bride: Ester Wite
Bond Date: 25 Nov 1798
Bond #: 000055683
Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Image Num: 008841
County: Guilford
Record #: 01 168
Bondsman: George Swisher
Witness: Alex Gray

(7) Indiana Pioneer Period Maps, Society of Indiana Pioneers, Indiana Historical Society.

(8) Ricketts Cemetery, PAM 977.201 v uncat. No 8 1. The Stone/Ricketts Cemetery, also called the Mitchell/Ricketts Cemetery, where John Ricketts and Mary Goodner are buried is is Highland Township, Vermillion County, Indiana. From the intersection of Interstate 74 and Indiana State Road 63 go south on 63 a distance of 1.7 miles. Turn west on 1050N, a county blacktop road, and then proceed west for .7 mile. On the north side of the road, in the corner of a field, but directly adjacent to the road, sets a tiny mowed plot shaded by six large trees, and containing twelve stones in October 1993.

(9) Ricketts Cemetery, PAM 977.201 v uncat. No 8 1. The Stone/Ricketts Cemetery, also called the Mitchell/Ricketts Cemetery, where John Ricketts and Mary Goodner are buried is is Highland Township, Vermillion County, Indiana. From the intersection of Interstate 74 and Indiana State Road 63 go south on 63 a distance of 1.7 miles. Turn west on 1050N, a county blacktop road, and then proceed west for .7 mile. On the north side of the road, in the corner of a field, but directly adjacent to the road, sets a tiny mowed plot shaded by six large trees, and containing twelve stones in October 1993.

(10) 1850 U. S. Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, enumerated October 25, 1850. Mary Ricketts, age 47, female, value of real estate $1,390, born in North Carolina. There were seven younger males and females living in the household of which she appears to have been the head. Census: 1850 Indiana Census: Mary Ricketts, age 47, born in NC, Benjamin, age 27, laborer, born in IN, Isaac, age 19, laborer, born in IN, William, age 17, laborer, born in IN, Levi, age 14, Ellen, age 13, Margaret, age 11, born in IN, Isabella, 8, born in IN, Levi and Ellen also buried in Ricketts/Mitchell Cemetery.

(11) 1860 U. S. Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, enumerated July 1, 1860. Mary Ricketts, age 59, female, value of real estate $960, value of personal estate $250, born in Indiana. A Nancy G. Cheezem(?) age 10 and William Ricketts, age 26, also were living in the household.

(12) Garrett Larew Civil War Soldier, With an Account of His Ancestors and of His Descendants, by Karl G. Larew, Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, 1975. Also see, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868.

(13) Name: John Ricketts
Issue Date: 20 Mar 1837
State of Record: Illinois
Acres: 40
Accession Number: IL0660__.313
Metes and Bounds: No
Land Office: Danville
Canceled: No
US Reservations: No
Mineral Reservations: No
Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Document Number: 2376
Legal Land Description: Section_Twp_Range_Meridian_Counties__7_20 N_11-W_2nd PM_Vermilion__Illinois

See also: Illinois State Archives Public Domain Land:
RICKETTS JOHN SWSE 07 20N 11W 2 07/09/1835 VERMILION
RICKETTS JOHN NWSE 07 20N 11W 2 07/07/1835 VERMILION

(14) John Ricketts: Vermillion County, Indiana, Book 2, page 548. This indenture, the thirteenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty between Aaron Purcell and Moria his wife of the County of Vermillion and State of Indiana of the one part and John Ricketts of the county and state aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that the said Aaron Purcell and Moria his wife for and in consideration of the sume of four hundred and twenty five dollars to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained sold aliened released enfeoffed conveyed and conferred and by these presents do grant bargain sell alien release enfeoff convey and confirm unto the said John Ricketts his heirs and assigns the following tracts or parcels of land with all the priviliges and appurtenances lying and being in the count of Vermillion and state of Indiana to wit: the west half of the south east quarter of section no. eight in township No. nineteen of Range No. nine west containing eighty acres. Also the west half of the south west quarter of section no. four in township no nineteen north of range no nine west containing eighty acres. Also seventy nine acres off of the north end of the east half of the south west quarter of section no eight in township no nineteen north of range no nine west. Also forty acres off of the south end of the east half of the north west quarter of section no seventeen north in township no nineteen north of range no nine west . also forty acres off of the north end of the east half of the south east quarter of section no five in township no nineteen north of range no nine? West in the Crawfordsville Land District, and all the estate right title interest claim and demand in fee of them the said Aaron Purcell and Moria his wife etc.

(15) State of Indiana Marriages, County Court Records at Newport, Indiana, for Vermillion County. Susanna Ricketts and Thomas J. Mitchell, March 31, 1832. History of Vermillion County, Indiana, Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois, Biographical Sketches, Thomas J. Mitchell, "His wife was formerly Miss Susannah Ricketts, a daughter of John and Mary Ricketts, who settled in Highland Township as early as 1830, where both died many years ago, on the farm now owned and occupied by Mr. Mitchell. Mr. and Mrs. Ricketts are buried on this farm, where they settled so many years ago.

(16) Indiana State Library, Ricketts Cemetery, Vermillion County, PAM 977.201 Vuncat. no. 8.

(17) State of Indiana Marriages, County Court Records at Newport, Indiana, for Vermillion County. Easter Ricketts and Aaron Betzer, February 22, 1838.

(18) State of Indiana Marriages, County Court Records at Newport, Indiana, for Vermillion County. Mary Ann Ricketts and John Drake, March 31, 1839.

(19) State of Illinois Marriages, County Court Records at Danville, Illinois, for Vermilion County, Film # 1298746 - 1298749. Benjamin W. Ricketts and Mary Barnett, September 7, 1851.

(20) The following record was found for a John Ricketts: State of Indiana Marriages, County Court Records at Newport, Indiana, for Vermillion County. John Ricketts and Anna Drake, March 5, 1848.

(21) Declaration for Pension subscribed and sworn February 25, 1907, in Fountain County, Indiana. Act of February 6, 1907, "That his personal description at enlistment was as follows: Height, 5 feet 10 inches; complexion dark; color of eyes blue; color of hair dark; that his occupation was farmer; that he was born February 22, 1826, at Dearborn County, Indiana."

(22) Vermillion County, Indiana, Death Certificate for Jacob Ricketts, May 3, 1910.

(23) State of Indiana Marriages, Ohio County Jacob Ricketts and Rachel Guise. State of Indiana Marriages, County Court Records at Newport, Indiana, for Vermillion County. Jacob Ricketts and Nancy Scott, Marriage Records, Book 3, page 90, Vermillion County, Indiana. Jacob Ricketts and Melissa Barnard marriage record at Vermillion County, Illinois, March 21, 1861. The Department of the Interior Pension Circular for Jacob Ricketts in question number four asks the applicant if they were previously married and the date of death of their previous spouse. Jacob Ricketts answers, "Yes, to Nancy Scott who died in 1850." Perhaps Jacob meant 1860, not 1850. A pension statement by Margaret Ballah filed on behalf of Melissa J. Barnett(Barnard) indicates Nancy Scott died in 1858. Another marriage record for a Nancy Scott was found in the Vermillion County, Indiana, records which indicates perhaps that Nancy Scott divorced or left Jacob Ricketts by that time. 17. National Archives: Certificate No. 703568, Pensioner - Melissa J. Ricketts, CAN No. 561621, Bundle No. 3, Claim under veteran: Jacob Ricketts; Report of the Adjutant General, Vol. 5, 973.727 r Indiana, page 634-635. 18. Report of the Adjutant General, Vol. 5, 973.727r Indiana, pages 634-635. 19. Index to Death Records, Warren County, Indiana, 1882-1920, book C-13, page 17, Jacob Ricketts, age 84, May 3, 1910, Mound Township. 20. See photos of tombstones taken by Curtis Lynn Older. 21. Warren County, Indiana, File No. 1391, Abraham L. Ricketts, Administrator of Estate of Melissa J. Ricketts. Filed January 29, 1924, FD6, page 152, B54. 22. 1850 Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, enumerated October 23, 1850. 23. 1860 Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office Perrysville, enumerated July 7, 1880, by A. J. Adams. 24. 1870 U. S. Federal Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office - Perrysville, enumerated June 24, 1870. 25. 1880 U. S. Federal Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, enumerated June 11, 1880, by George W. Main. 26. 1900 Federal Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, enumerated June 14, 1900, by Clinto G. Beckett. 27. 1910 Federal Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, enumerated April 15, 1910, by Louise Boughner. 28. 1920 Federal Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township.

(24) State of Indiana Marriages, County Court Records at Newport, Indiana, for Vermillion County. Phebe Ricketts and William Cheeseum, April 20, 1846.

(25) State of Indiana Marriages, County Court Records at Newport, Indiana, for Vermillion County. Catherine Ricketts and Benjamin Drake, December 4, 1845.

(26) No marriage record found.

(27) State of Illinois Marriages, County Court Records at Danville, Illinois, for Vermilion County, Film # 1298746 - 1298749. Ellen Ricketts and Francis M. Cromer, March 29, 1855.

(28) State of Indiana Marriages, County Court Records at Newport, Indiana, for Vermillion County, Index to Marriage Records 1850 - 1904 Inclusive, W. P. A. Original Record Located at County Clerk's Office, Book 3, OS Page 434. Margaret Ricketts and Cyrus Wright, February 7, 1857. Another County Court Record shows the date as January 15, 1857.

(29) State of Illinois Marriages, County Court Records at Danville, Illinois, for Vermilion County, Film # 1298746 - 1298749. Isabella Ricketts and Francis M. Cromer, August 21, 1857.