Milton Allen Ericksen1

M, b. 11 March 1928, d. 9 January 2008
FatherCarl Arvid Johenson Ericksen1,2,3,4 b. 11 Sep 1890
MotherIngeborg Marie Reksness1,2,3,4 b. 1 Jul 1893
Birth*Milton Allen Ericksen was born on 11 March 1928 in Illinois.5,6,7
Marriage*He married Marthada Frances Flaherty, daughter of John Bertram Flaherty and Adeline Francis Jahnke, on 6 September 1952 in Illinois.1,2,3,4
Death*Milton Allen Ericksen died on 9 January 2008 at age 79.7

Family

Marthada Frances Flaherty
Children
  • Mary Ann Ericksen1,2
  • Nancy Joan Ericksen1,2
  • Katherine Adeline Ericksen1,2
  • Martha Ingeborg Ericksen1,2

Citations

  1. [S930] Letter, MaryAnn (Erickson) Ricketts to Patt Ricketts, 20 Nov 1991.
  2. [S1054] Holger Bjärnnlid, Emigrants from Tofteryd, page 38.
  3. [S1055] Letter, Holger Bjärnlid to MaryAnn (Erickson) Ricketts, 3 Jan 1996, "Some Information about my relatives at Öv. Valstorp in Hällestad, Sweden" written Dec 1994 by Holger Bjärnlid.
  4. [S1056] Holger Bjärnnlid, Ancestors at Tofteryd, page 8.
  5. [S930] Letter, MaryAnn (Erickson) Ricketts to Patt Ricketts, 20 Nov 1991; born 11 Mar 1928.
  6. [S1054] Holger Bjärnnlid, Emigrants from Tofteryd, page 38; born 11 Mar 1928 in Illinois.
  7. [S1120] Social Security Death Index, Name: Milton A. Erickson; Last Residence: 60053 Morton Grove, Cook, Illinois; Born: 11 Mar 1928; Died: 9 Jan 2008; State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951); accessed 5 Jun 2008.

Charles Isaac Ricketts1,2,3

M, b. 21 September 1873, d. 2 May 1937
FatherWilliam A. Ricketts4,5,6,1,2 b. 12 Aug 1836, d. 24 Nov 1893
MotherMary E. Parker4,5,6,1,2 b. circa 1843, d. 9 Nov 1896
ChartsAncestors of Jack Ricketts
Ancestors of Jack Ricketts (paged)
Descendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
Descendants of Thomas Parker
Birth*Charles Isaac Ricketts was born on 21 September 1873 at Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama.7,8,9,10,11,3,12
BirthHe was born at Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, (according to his marriage certificate, daughter, Annie's birth record, birth records of sons, Charles and William and his military discharge.)2,13,14,15,16,17,18,19
Marriage*He married Annie Bernadine Mc Grath, daughter of Patrick Mc Grath and Agnes Sturett, on 29 November 1903 at St Patrick's Church, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, by Father John M. Ferrell.2,20,5,21,22,23,1
Death*Charles Isaac Ricketts died on 2 May 1937 at 4:15 p.m. at Soldier's Home, Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at age 63.24,25,1,5,8
Burial*He was buried on 5 May 1937 at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, (St Columbia section, lot 197.)8,26
Grave*The gravestone at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, reads:
     CHARLES I RICKETTS
     ALABAMA
     1 CL PVT ORD DEPT
     SEPT 21 1873     MAY 2 1937
There is also a separate veteran stone above the gravestone:
     VETERAN
     ARMED FORCES
     UNITED STATES.8,27

Family

Annie Bernadine Mc Grath b. 23 Feb 1883, d. 9 Oct 1957
Children

Citations

  1. [S1246] Charles Isaac Rickets bible.
  2. [S122] Massachusetts Marriage Certificate, Certified copy of marriage certificate of Charles Isaac Ricketts and Annie Bernadine McGrath from Town Clerk's Office, Watertown, Massachusetts dated 26 May 1953; date of married 29 Nov 1903, no. 130; date of record 1 Dec 1903.
  3. [S1794] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Draft Cards, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Massachusetts, Taunton City, 0, Draft Card R, image 178; Charles Isaac Ricketts, 10 Sep 1918, #20-6-21C, accessed 6 Feb 2006.
  4. [S1] W. Ricketts Family Bible.
  5. [S8] Death Certificate State of Massachusetts, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics, Boston, Massachusetts, Charles Ricketts, death certificate A614508 (1997) (died 2 May 1937), informant was hospital records.
  6. [S51] 1 Jun 1880 U.S. Census, Alabama, Jefferson County, W. A. Ricketts household, dwelling 157, family 161, 17 Range 2 West, Supervisor district 2, Enumeration district 70, page 18, enumerated 9 Jun 1880.
  7. [S8] Death Certificate State of Massachusetts, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics, Boston, Massachusetts, Charles Ricketts, death certificate A614508 (1997) (died 2 May 1937), informant was hospital records; says he was born in Alabama.
  8. [S22] Cemetery Visit, St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, gravestone of Charles I Ricketts, Alabama, 1 CL Pvt Ord Dept, 21 Sep 1873-2 May 1937.
  9. [S51] 1 Jun 1880 U.S. Census, Alabama, Jefferson County, W. A. Ricketts household, dwelling 157, family 161, 17 Range 2 West, Supervisor district 2, Enumeration district 70, page 18, enumerated 9 Jun 1880 indicates 1874 Alabama.
  10. [S920] 1 January 1920, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1920 census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, Taunton Ward 2, district 184, image 1 of 23, accessed 18 Apr 2009; Charles I. Ricketts household, 7 Hodgess Ave, dwelling 1, family 1, Ward 2A, Taunton, Precinct A, supervisor district 7, enumeration district 184, sheet 1, stamped page 178A, enumerated 2 Jan 1920 indicates 1872 Alabama.
  11. [S1122] 1 Apr 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Bristol, other townships, district 219, image 21; Charles I. Ricketts household, 20 Washington Street, dwelling 165, family 270, Taunton City, ward 2, enumeration district 3-219, supervisors district 15, sheet 11A, printed page 173, enumerated 10 Apr 1930 indicates born c 1874 in Alabama.
  12. [S2002] 1 Jun 1900, U.S. Census, Naval and Military Population, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1900 census, Military and Naval Forces Cuba, Camp Road Mackenzie, district 109, image 15, Company M Eight Regt Cavalry, Miliary of Naval Station Camp Road MacKenzie near Puerta Pnucife, Cuba, sheet 3B, enumerated 4 Jun 1900; says born Sep 1873 in Alabama.
  13. [S2004] New England Historical Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910, vol 567, page 740; Town of Watertown, page 92, record 234, Charles James Ricketts born 2 Aug 1907 at Watertown; parents Charles I Ricketts, a conductor, born Birmingham, Ala & Annie B. McGrath born Scotland, residence Watertown.
  14. [S1154] Birth Record State of Massachusetts, (Male) Ricketts, born 12 Oct 1909, Watertown, Massachusetts, recorded Feb 1910, vol 583, page 736, no. 324, certificate number 409216, dated 18 Aug 1975; father born Birmingham, Ala.
  15. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Watertown Births, 1892-1910, image 83 of 281, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #272 Annie Bernardine Ricketts, born 15 Nov 1905, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 77, recorded Jan 1906; born Birmingham, Ala.
  16. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Births, Marriages and Death, image 1345 of 3991, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #324 William Joseph Ricketts, born 12 Oct 1909, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 113, recorded Feb 1910; born Birmingham, Ala.
  17. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Births, Marriages and Death, image 1322 of 3991, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #234 Charles James Ricketts, born 2 Aug 1907, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 92, recorded Jan 1908; born Birmingham, Ala.
  18. [S2989] "Charles I. Ricketts Honorable Discharge", 2 May 1902, Santiago Cuba; born Birmingham, Ala.
  19. [S2989] "Charles I. Ricketts Honorable Discharge", 10 May 1905, Watertown, Massachusetts; born Birmingham, Ala.
  20. [S8] Death Certificate State of Massachusetts, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics, Boston, Massachusetts, Ann B. Ricketts, death certificate A614155 (1997) (died 9 Oct 1957).
  21. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Obituary of Ann B. Ricketts, 10 Oct 1957, page 2; (Taunton Public Library, microfilm Sep-Oct 1957).
  22. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm #328 May-June 1937; Monday Evening May 3, 1937 page 2 obituary of Robert Ricketts.
  23. [S1122] 1 Apr 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Bristol, other townships, district 219, image 21; Charles I. Ricketts household, 20 Washington Street, dwelling 165, family 270, Taunton City, ward 2, enumeration district 3-219, supervisors district 15, sheet 11A, printed page 173, enumerated 10 Apr 1930.
  24. [S22] Cemetery Visit, St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.
  25. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm #328 May-June 1937; Monday Evening May 3, 1937 page 2.
  26. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm; Tuesday Evening May 4, 1937 page 2.
  27. [S1269] Gravestone read by Patt Ricketts, St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Sep 28, 2016.
  28. [S1177] Taunton, Massachusetts Marriage Records: Henry P. Smith-Annie B. Ricketts marriage, 24 Nov 1924, book 11, page 161, number 364.
  29. [S2004] New England Historical Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910, vol 551, page 649; Town of Watertown, record 272, Annie Bernardine Ricketts, born 15 Nov 1905 at Watertown; parents Charles I Ricketts, a machinst, born Birmingham, Ala & Annie B. McGrath born Dunbarton, Scotland, residence Watertown.
  30. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Watertown Births, 1892-1910, image 83 of 281, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #272 Annie Bernardine Ricketts, born 15 Nov 1905, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 77, recorded Jan 1906.
  31. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm #80; Tuesday Evening March 12, 1957 page 2; Obituary Charles J. Ricketts.
  32. [S872] Robert J Ricketts, "Robert J. Ricketts Family", page 1.
  33. [S1177] Taunton, Massachusetts Marriage Records: Charles J. Ricketts-Aurora Aranjo marriage, 20 Jan 1933, book 12, page 136, number 17.
  34. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Births, Marriages and Death, image 1322 of 3991, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #234 Charles James Ricketts, born 2 Aug 1907, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 92, recorded Jan 1908.
  35. [S64] William Pommenville, "St Jacques Marriages," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, 11 Nov 1997, marriage record of William Joseph Ricketts and Marie Clara Menoche.
  36. [S122] Massachusetts Marriage Certificate, William J. Ricketts and Marie C. Menoche, certified certificate issued by city clerk, Taunton, Bristol Co, Massachusetts on 19 Sep 1974; Book 13, page 14, record 241, date of record 2 Aug 1937.
  37. [S1154] Birth Record State of Massachusetts, (Male) Ricketts, born 12 Oct 1909, Watertown, Massachusetts, recorded Feb 1910, vol 583, page 736, no. 324, certificate number 409216, dated 18 Aug 1975.
  38. [S2618] Janice Burkhart and Arnmand Letourneau, Marriages of St Jacques, Taunton, MA 1904-1989, page 243, marriage of Marice C. Menoche and William Joseph Ricketts.
  39. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Births, Marriages and Death, image 1345 of 3991, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #324 William Joseph Ricketts, born 12 Oct 1909, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 113, recorded Feb 1910.
  40. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm Sep. 16, 1987; Obituary Esther Johnson.
  41. [S2298] Taunton Daily Gazette online, Joseph F. Ricketts obituary, died 15 Jul 2012; accessed 18 Jul 2012; son of Charles I. and Annie B. (McGrath) Ricketts.
  42. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Feb 15, 1937 page 2, microfilm #326 Jan 1937-Feb 1937.

Annie Bernadine Mc Grath1,2

F, b. 23 February 1883, d. 9 October 1957
Anne Bernadine (McGrath) Ricketts 19 Aug 1933
Photo courtesy Joanne Rinderer and Carol Decosta
FatherPatrick Mc Grath3,4,5,6,1,2 b. Aug 1846, d. 26 Oct 1918
MotherAgnes Sturett3,4,5,6,1,2,7 b. Nov 1843, d. 10 Jul 1911
ChartsAncestors of Jack Ricketts
Ancestors of Jack Ricketts (paged)
Descendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
Descendants of Thomas Parker
Birth*Annie Bernadine Mc Grath was born at 8:00A.M. on 23 February 1883 at Burns Street, Renton District, Dunbarton County, Scotland.6,8,9,10,11,12,13
BirthShe was born at Glasgow, Scotland, according to her marriage record.2
BirthHer obituary says she was born at Renton County, Dunbar, Scotland.5
Marriage*She married Charles Isaac Ricketts, son of William A. Ricketts and Mary E. Parker, on 29 November 1903 at St Patrick's Church, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, by Father John M. Ferrell.2,4,14,15,16,17,1
Death*Ann B. Ricketts died on 9 October 1957 at Morton Hospital, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at age 74 years 7 months 16 days.4,5,18,1
Burial*She was buried on 12 October 1957 at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, (there is no gravestone for her.)19,20,15

Family

Charles Isaac Ricketts b. 21 Sep 1873, d. 2 May 1937
Children

Citations

  1. [S1246] Charles Isaac Rickets bible.
  2. [S122] Massachusetts Marriage Certificate, Certified copy of marriage certificate of Charles Isaac Ricketts and Annie Bernadine McGrath from Town Clerk's Office, Watertown, Massachusetts dated 26 May 1953; date of married 29 Nov 1903, no. 130; date of record 1 Dec 1903.
  3. [S1] W. Ricketts Family Bible.
  4. [S8] Death Certificate State of Massachusetts, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics, Boston, Massachusetts, Ann B. Ricketts, death certificate A614155 (1997) (died 9 Oct 1957).
  5. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm #78; Thursday Evening Oct. 10, 1957 page 2; Obituary Ann B. Ricketts.
  6. [S1152] Ann McGraw entry, birth record, certificate number M48919, entry number 40, Ann McGraw, born 23 Feb 1883, parents Patrick and Agnes (Sturrock) McGraw, record 16 Mar 1883 (31 Mar 1953).
  7. [S1413] S.S. Waldensian Manifest, 20 Sep 1888, page 2, line 80; M277, roll 107, FHL US/CAN Film 420,002.
  8. [S920] 1 January 1920, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1920 census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, Taunton Ward 2, district 184, image 1 of 23, accessed 18 Apr 2009; Charles I. Ricketts household, 7 Hodgess Ave, dwelling 1, family 1, Ward 2A, Taunton, Precinct A, supervisor district 7, enumeration district 184, sheet 1, stamped page 178A, enumerated 2 Jan 1920 indicates 1883 Scotland.
  9. [S1122] 1 Apr 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Bristol, other townships, district 219, image 21; Charles I. Ricketts household, 20 Washington Street, dwelling 165, family 270, Taunton City, ward 2, enumeration district 3-219, supervisors district 15, sheet 11A, printed page 173, enumerated 10 Apr 1930 indicates born c 1883 in Scotland.
  10. [S1154] Birth Record State of Massachusetts, (Male) Ricketts, born 12 Oct 1909, Watertown, Massachusetts, recorded Feb 1910, vol 583, page 736, no. 324, certificate number 409216, dated 18 Aug 1975 indicates Annie born Scotland.
  11. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Watertown Births, 1892-1910, image 83 of 281, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #272 Annie Bernardine Ricketts, born 15 Nov 1905, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 77, recorded Jan 1906; born Dunbarton, Scotland.
  12. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Births, Marriages and Death, image 1345 of 3991, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #324 William Joseph Ricketts, born 12 Oct 1909, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 113, recorded Feb 1910; born Scotland.
  13. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Births, Marriages and Death, image 1322 of 3991, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #234 Charles James Ricketts, born 2 Aug 1907, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 92, recorded Jan 1908; born Scotland.
  14. [S8] Death Certificate State of Massachusetts, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics, Boston, Massachusetts, Charles Ricketts, death certificate A614508 (1997) (died 2 May 1937), informant was hospital records.
  15. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Obituary of Ann B. Ricketts, 10 Oct 1957, page 2; (Taunton Public Library, microfilm Sep-Oct 1957).
  16. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm #328 May-June 1937; Monday Evening May 3, 1937 page 2 obituary of Robert Ricketts.
  17. [S1122] 1 Apr 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Bristol, other townships, district 219, image 21; Charles I. Ricketts household, 20 Washington Street, dwelling 165, family 270, Taunton City, ward 2, enumeration district 3-219, supervisors district 15, sheet 11A, printed page 173, enumerated 10 Apr 1930.
  18. [S124] Funeral Card, "Ann B. Ricketts Died October 9, 1957."
  19. [S8] Death Certificate State of Massachusetts, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics, Boston, Massachusetts, Ann B. Ricketts, death certificate A614155 (1997) (died 9 Oct 1957), informant William J. Ricketts, son.
  20. [S22] Cemetery Visit, St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, The cemetery office shows her buried with husband in St Columbia section, lot 197, but there is no stone for her there.
  21. [S1177] Taunton, Massachusetts Marriage Records: Henry P. Smith-Annie B. Ricketts marriage, 24 Nov 1924, book 11, page 161, number 364.
  22. [S2004] New England Historical Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910, vol 551, page 649; Town of Watertown, record 272, Annie Bernardine Ricketts, born 15 Nov 1905 at Watertown; parents Charles I Ricketts, a machinst, born Birmingham, Ala & Annie B. McGrath born Dunbarton, Scotland, residence Watertown.
  23. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Watertown Births, 1892-1910, image 83 of 281, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #272 Annie Bernardine Ricketts, born 15 Nov 1905, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 77, recorded Jan 1906.
  24. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm #80; Tuesday Evening March 12, 1957 page 2; Obituary Charles J. Ricketts.
  25. [S872] Robert J Ricketts, "Robert J. Ricketts Family", page 1.
  26. [S1177] Taunton, Massachusetts Marriage Records: Charles J. Ricketts-Aurora Aranjo marriage, 20 Jan 1933, book 12, page 136, number 17.
  27. [S2004] New England Historical Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910, vol 567, page 740; Town of Watertown, page 92, record 234, Charles James Ricketts born 2 Aug 1907 at Watertown; parents Charles I Ricketts, a conductor, born Birmingham, Ala & Annie B. McGrath born Scotland, residence Watertown.
  28. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Births, Marriages and Death, image 1322 of 3991, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #234 Charles James Ricketts, born 2 Aug 1907, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 92, recorded Jan 1908.
  29. [S122] Massachusetts Marriage Certificate, William J. Ricketts and Marie C. Menoche, certified certificate issued by city clerk, Taunton, Bristol Co, Massachusetts on 19 Sep 1974; Book 13, page 14, record 241, date of record 2 Aug 1937.
  30. [S1154] Birth Record State of Massachusetts, (Male) Ricketts, born 12 Oct 1909, Watertown, Massachusetts, recorded Feb 1910, vol 583, page 736, no. 324, certificate number 409216, dated 18 Aug 1975.
  31. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Births, Marriages and Death, image 1345 of 3991, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #324 William Joseph Ricketts, born 12 Oct 1909, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 113, recorded Feb 1910.
  32. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm Sep. 16, 1987; Obituary Esther Johnson.
  33. [S2298] Taunton Daily Gazette online, Joseph F. Ricketts obituary, died 15 Jul 2012; accessed 18 Jul 2012; son of Charles I. and Annie B. (McGrath) Ricketts.
  34. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Feb 15, 1937 page 2, microfilm #326 Jan 1937-Feb 1937.

Annie Bernardine Ricketts1,2

F, b. 15 November 1905, d. 14 January 1977
FatherCharles Isaac Ricketts3,4,1,2 b. 21 Sep 1873, d. 2 May 1937
MotherAnnie Bernadine Mc Grath3,4,1,2 b. 23 Feb 1883, d. 9 Oct 1957
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
Descendants of Thomas Parker
Birth*Annie Bernardine Ricketts was born on 15 November 1905 at Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1,4,5,6,7
Marriage*She married Henry Patrick Smith, son of Patrick Smith and Johanna Ryan, on 24 November 1924 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, by Dennis W. Harungton, priest.3,5,8
(Witness) BaptismAnnie Bernardine Ricketts was godmother at the baptism of Wilma Jean Ricketts on 10 November 1946 at Immaculate Conception Church, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.9
Death*Annie Bernardine Ricketts died on 14 January 1977 at a hospital in Massapequa, Nassau County, New York, at age 71.10
Burial*She was buried on 17 January 1977 at Saint Charles Cemetery, Masapequa, Nassau County, New York.11

Family

Henry Patrick Smith b. 12 Aug 1896
Child

Citations

  1. [S2004] New England Historical Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910, vol 551, page 649; Town of Watertown, record 272, Annie Bernardine Ricketts, born 15 Nov 1905 at Watertown; parents Charles I Ricketts, a machinst, born Birmingham, Ala & Annie B. McGrath born Dunbarton, Scotland, residence Watertown.
  2. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Watertown Births, 1892-1910, image 83 of 281, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #272 Annie Bernardine Ricketts, born 15 Nov 1905, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 77, recorded Jan 1906.
  3. [S1177] Taunton, Massachusetts Marriage Records: Henry P. Smith-Annie B. Ricketts marriage, 24 Nov 1924, book 11, page 161, number 364.
  4. [S1246] Charles Isaac Rickets bible.
  5. [S441] Newspaper Article of unknown origin, Obituary of Annie B. (Ricketts) Smith, in possession of Marie C. Ricketts, probably from a Taunton, Massachusetts newspaper.
  6. [S920] 1 January 1920, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1920 census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, Taunton Ward 2, district 184, image 1 of 23, accessed 18 Apr 2009; Charles I. Ricketts household, 7 Hodgess Ave, dwelling 1, family 1, Ward 2A, Taunton, Precinct A, supervisor district 7, enumeration district 184, sheet 1, stamped page 178A, enumerated 2 Jan 1920 indicates 1905 Massachusetts.
  7. [S1440] 1 Apr 1930, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Essex County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Essex County, Lynn, district 188, image 13; Henry P. Smith household, dwelling 129, family 161, ward 7, City of Lynn, enumeration district 5-188, supervisor district 6, sheet 7A, printed page 244, enumerated 9 Apr 1930 indicates born c 1906 in Massachusetts.
  8. [S1440] 1 Apr 1930, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Essex County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Essex County, Lynn, district 188, image 13; Henry P. Smith household, dwelling 129, family 161, ward 7, City of Lynn, enumeration district 5-188, supervisor district 6, sheet 7A, printed page 244, enumerated 9 Apr 1930.
  9. [S1] W. Ricketts Family Bible.
  10. [S124] Funeral Card, "Annie B. Smith January 14, 1977", William E. Law, Inc., Funeral Home, 1 Jerusalem Avenue, Massapequa, N.Y.
  11. [S441] Newspaper Article of unknown origin, Obituary of Annie B. (Ricketts) Smith, in possession of Marie C. Ricketts, probably from a Taunton, Massachusetts newspaper (the article does not specifically name the date, her date of death is known from the funeral to be 14 Jan 1977, a Friday, the article says burial was on Monday, hence 17 Jan 1977).

Charles James Ricketts1,2

M, b. 2 August 1907, d. 11 March 1957
FatherCharles Isaac Ricketts3,4,5,6,1,2 b. 21 Sep 1873, d. 2 May 1937
MotherAnnie Bernadine Mc Grath3,4,5,6,1,2 b. 23 Feb 1883, d. 9 Oct 1957
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
Descendants of Thomas Parker
Birth*Charles James Ricketts was born on 2 August 1907 at Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1,6,7,8,3,9
Marriage*He married Aurora Aranjo, daughter of John Aranjo and Julia Mendes, on 20 January 1933 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, by Manuel Corito, R.C. priest.3,10,4,5
Photo* Charles and Aurora (Aranjo) Ricketts - perhaps in late 1940s (click on camera for photo.)11
Death*Charles James Ricketts died on 11 March 1957 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at age 49 (died at 3:30PM.)7,3,6
Burial*He was buried at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, (St Theresa section, lot 181.)7
Grave*The gravestone at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, reads:
     Charles J. Ricketts
     Aug 2, 1907 - Mar 11, 1957
     Forever in our hearts.7

Family

Aurora Aranjo b. 2 Feb 1912, d. 27 Mar 1951
Children

Citations

  1. [S2004] New England Historical Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910, vol 567, page 740; Town of Watertown, page 92, record 234, Charles James Ricketts born 2 Aug 1907 at Watertown; parents Charles I Ricketts, a conductor, born Birmingham, Ala & Annie B. McGrath born Scotland, residence Watertown.
  2. [S2897] Holbrook Reasearch Institute, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Watertown, Births, Marriages and Death, image 1322 of 3991, accessed 9 Feb 2013; #234 Charles James Ricketts, born 2 Aug 1907, Watertown, Mass, parents Charles I Ricketts & Annie B. McGrath; page 92, recorded Jan 1908.
  3. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm #80; Tuesday Evening March 12, 1957 page 2; Obituary Charles J. Ricketts.
  4. [S872] Robert J Ricketts, "Robert J. Ricketts Family", page 1.
  5. [S1177] Taunton, Massachusetts Marriage Records: Charles J. Ricketts-Aurora Aranjo marriage, 20 Jan 1933, book 12, page 136, number 17.
  6. [S1246] Charles Isaac Rickets bible.
  7. [S22] Cemetery Visit, St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, lot 181 St Theresa; gravestone of Charles J. Ricketts, 2 Aug 1907-11 Mar, 1957.
  8. [S1177] Taunton, Massachusetts Marriage Records: Charles J. Ricketts-Aurora Aranjo marriage, 20 Jan 1933, book 12, page 136, number 17 says he was age 25 born Watertown.
  9. [S920] 1 January 1920, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1920 census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, Taunton Ward 2, district 184, image 1 of 23, accessed 18 Apr 2009; Charles I. Ricketts household, 7 Hodgess Ave, dwelling 1, family 1, Ward 2A, Taunton, Precinct A, supervisor district 7, enumeration district 184, sheet 1, stamped page 178A, enumerated 2 Jan 1920 indicates 1907 Massachusetts.
  10. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm; Wednesday Evening March 28, 1951 page 2; obituary Mrs. Auroa Ricketts.
  11. [S2426] Joanna (Ricketts) Rinderer, "Joanne Rinderer email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Wonderful job. . .", 10 Apr 2009.
  12. [S1909] Ancestry.com, Ancestry Obituary Collection, obituary of Joesph F. Ricketts, published in the TBO.com on 1/13/2005, accessed 27 Jun 2006.
  13. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, "Barry Ricketts" obituary, 2 May 2014.

Esther Veronica Ricketts

F, b. 7 August 1913, d. 14 September 1987
FatherCharles Isaac Ricketts1,2,3 b. 21 Sep 1873, d. 2 May 1937
MotherAnnie Bernadine Mc Grath1,3 b. 23 Feb 1883, d. 9 Oct 1957
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
Descendants of Thomas Parker
Birth*Esther Veronica Ricketts was born on 7 August 1913 at Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.4,5,6,3
Marriage*She married Joseph H. Johnson on 12 June 1938.1,3
Death*Esther Veronica Ricketts died on 14 September 1987 at Morton Hospital, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at age 74.4,1,7
Burial*She was buried at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, (Our Lady of Fatima section, lot 120.)4
Grave*The gravestone at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, reads:
                    JOHNSON
     ESTHER V.          JOSEPH H.
     AUG 7, 1913        OCT. 3, 1906
     SEPT 14, 1987     MAR. 16, 1991.4

Family

Joseph H. Johnson b. 3 Oct 1906, d. 16 Mar 1991
Children
  • Joseph Micheal Johnson8
  • Carole Anne Johnson8
  • Robert C. Johnson9

Citations

  1. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm Sep. 16, 1987; Obituary Esther Johnson.
  2. [S1122] 1 Apr 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Bristol, other townships, district 219, image 21; Charles I. Ricketts household, 20 Washington Street, dwelling 165, family 270, Taunton City, ward 2, enumeration district 3-219, supervisors district 15, sheet 11A, printed page 173, enumerated 10 Apr 1930.
  3. [S1246] Charles Isaac Rickets bible.
  4. [S22] Cemetery Visit, St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, gravestone of Esther V. Johnson,7 Aug 1913-14 Sep 1987 and Joseph H. Johnson, 8 Oct 1906-16 Mar 1991.
  5. [S920] 1 January 1920, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1920 census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, Taunton Ward 2, district 184, image 1 of 23, accessed 18 Apr 2009; Charles I. Ricketts household, 7 Hodgess Ave, dwelling 1, family 1, Ward 2A, Taunton, Precinct A, supervisor district 7, enumeration district 184, sheet 1, stamped page 178A, enumerated 2 Jan 1920 indicates 1913 Massachusetts.
  6. [S1122] 1 Apr 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Bristol, other townships, district 219, image 21; Charles I. Ricketts household, 20 Washington Street, dwelling 165, family 270, Taunton City, ward 2, enumeration district 3-219, supervisors district 15, sheet 11A, printed page 173, enumerated 10 Apr 1930 indicates born c 1914 in Massachusetts.
  7. [S124] Funeral Card, "Esther V. Johnson Sept. 14, 1997."
  8. [S940] Letter, Joseph F. Ricketts to Patt Ricketts, 1987, family group sheet Joseph Michael Johnson and Patricia McMorrow completed by Joseph F. Ricketts with information from Esther (Ricketts) Johnson.
  9. [S940] Letter, Joseph F. Ricketts to Patt Ricketts, 1987, family group sheet Robert C. Johnson and 2nd wife Janice White completed by Joseph F. Ricketts with information from Esther (Ricketts) Johnson.

Joseph Francis Ricketts

M, b. 18 October 1922, d. 15 July 2012
Joseph Francis Ricketts
Photo from Silva Funeral Home obituary
FatherCharles Isaac Ricketts1,2,3 b. 21 Sep 1873, d. 2 May 1937
MotherAnnie Bernadine Mc Grath2,3 b. 23 Feb 1883, d. 9 Oct 1957
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
Descendants of Thomas Parker
Birth*Joseph Francis Ricketts was born on 18 October 1922 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.4,2,5,6
Photo* Bill Ricketts and his brother, Joe Ricketts - perhaps about 1928 (click on camera for photo.)
Marriage*He married Pauline Catherine St Pierre, daughter of William Joseph St Pierre and Nelia Gertrude Ellis, on 27 February 1943.2,7,8,9
Death*Joseph Francis Ricketts died on 15 July 2012 at Morton Hospital and Medical Center, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at age 89.9
Burial*He was buried on 20 July 2012 at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.9
Grave*The gravestone at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, reads:
     JOSEPH F. RICKETTS
     1922 -
     LOVING WIFE
     PAULINE ST. PIERRE
     1924 - 2003
     PAULA I. GAGNON
     1953 - 2008
Reverse side:
     RICKETTS.5
Grave*The gravestone at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, reads:
     JOSEPH F RICKETTS
          RM2 US NAVY
          CW04 US ARMY
          WORLD WAR II
     OCT 18 1922  †  JUL 15 2012.10

Family

Pauline Catherine St Pierre b. 4 Jun 1924, d. 26 Nov 2003
Children

Citations

  1. [S1122] 1 Apr 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Bristol, other townships, district 219, image 21; Charles I. Ricketts household, 20 Washington Street, dwelling 165, family 270, Taunton City, ward 2, enumeration district 3-219, supervisors district 15, sheet 11A, printed page 173, enumerated 10 Apr 1930.
  2. [S1246] Charles Isaac Rickets bible.
  3. [S2298] Taunton Daily Gazette online, Joseph F. Ricketts obituary, died 15 Jul 2012; accessed 18 Jul 2012; son of Charles I. and Annie B. (McGrath) Ricketts.
  4. [S1122] 1 Apr 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Bristol, other townships, district 219, image 21; Charles I. Ricketts household, 20 Washington Street, dwelling 165, family 270, Taunton City, ward 2, enumeration district 3-219, supervisors district 15, sheet 11A, printed page 173, enumerated 10 Apr 1930 indicates born c 1923 in Massachusetts.
  5. [S1269] Gravestone read by Patt Ricketts, St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Massachusetts, 11 Oct 2002; gravestone of Joseph F. Ricketts 1922- , Loving Wife, Pauline St. Pierre, 1924-2003 and Paula I. Gagnon, 1953-2008.
  6. [S2298] Taunton Daily Gazette online, Joseph F. Ricketts obituary, died 15 Jul 2012; accessed 18 Jul 2012; born Taunton.
  7. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, 27 Nov 2003, obituary of Pauline Ricketts, page A7.
  8. [S1985] Ancestry.com, Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003, Name: Pauline Ricketts; Death Place: Taunton; Death Date: 26 Nov 2003; Birth Date: 4 Jun 1924; Spouse: Joseph Ricketts; accessed 27 Jun 2006.
  9. [S2298] Taunton Daily Gazette online, Joseph F. Ricketts obituary, died 15 Jul 2012; accessed 18 Jul 2012.
  10. [S1708] Find A Grave (online http://www.findagrave.com/), St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, gravestone photo added 18 Mar 2014, Joseph F Ricketts, World War II; accessed 17 Feb 2017.
  11. [S2298] Taunton Daily Gazette online, obituary of Paula I. Gagnon, 25 Apr 2008; accessed 27 Apr 2008.
  12. [S940] Letter, Joseph F. Ricketts to Patt Ricketts, 1987, family group sheet Stephen Gregory Joseph Ricketts and Patricia Anne Danereau completed by Joseph F. Ricketts.

Robert Ricketts1,2,3,4

M, b. 20 January 1925, d. 13 February 1937
Robert Ricketts
photo courtesy Joanne Rinderer
FatherCharles Isaac Ricketts5,6,2 b. 21 Sep 1873, d. 2 May 1937
MotherAnnie Bernadine Mc Grath5,2 b. 23 Feb 1883, d. 9 Oct 1957
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
Descendants of Thomas Parker
Birth*Robert Ricketts was born on 20 January 1925 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.7,2
Death*He died of spinal menigitas at 8:30PM on 13 February 1937 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at age 12.3,5,1,8
Burial*He was buried on 16 February 1937 at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, (St Columbia section, lot 197. A metal circle above his father's stone shows: Robert Ricketts / Feb 13, 1937.)9,5
Grave*The gravestone at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, reads:
     ROBERT RICKETTS
     FEB. 13, 1937
This is a metal circle placed flat in the ground above his father's stone
This could no longer be seen when we visited the cemetery in Sep 2016.3

Citations

  1. [S124] Funeral Card, "Robert Ricketts Who Died On February 13, 1937" and a second card "Robert Ricketts Died February 13, 1937 Age 12 Years."
  2. [S1246] Charles Isaac Rickets bible.
  3. [S22] Cemetery Visit, St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, grave marker of Robert Ricketts died 13 Feb 1937.
  4. [S2298] Taunton Daily Gazette online, Joseph F. Ricketts obituary, died 15 Jul 2012; accessed 18 Jul 2012.
  5. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Feb 15, 1937 page 2, microfilm #326 Jan 1937-Feb 1937.
  6. [S1122] 1 Apr 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Bristol, other townships, district 219, image 21; Charles I. Ricketts household, 20 Washington Street, dwelling 165, family 270, Taunton City, ward 2, enumeration district 3-219, supervisors district 15, sheet 11A, printed page 173, enumerated 10 Apr 1930.
  7. [S1122] 1 Apr 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Bristol, other townships, district 219, image 21; Charles I. Ricketts household, 20 Washington Street, dwelling 165, family 270, Taunton City, ward 2, enumeration district 3-219, supervisors district 15, sheet 11A, printed page 173, enumerated 10 Apr 1930 indicates born c 1925 in Massachusetts.
  8. [S1246] Charles Isaac Rickets bible, says died 13 Feb 1937 at 8:30 pm.
  9. [S22] Cemetery Visit, St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

Henry Patrick Smith1,2

M, b. 12 August 1896
FatherPatrick Smith3,1 b. circa 1872
MotherJohanna Ryan3,1 b. circa 1870
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
Descendants of Thomas Parker
Birth*Henry Patrick Smith was born on 12 August 1896 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1,4,5,6
Marriage*He married Annie Bernardine Ricketts, daughter of Charles Isaac Ricketts and Annie Bernadine Mc Grath, on 24 November 1924 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, by Dennis W. Harungton, priest.3,7,8
(Witness) BaptismHenry Patrick Smith was standing in as godmother for an unknown person at the baptism of Wilma Jean Ricketts on 10 November 1946 at Immaculate Conception Church, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.9
Death*Henry Patrick Smith hung himself.

Family

Annie Bernardine Ricketts b. 15 Nov 1905, d. 14 Jan 1977
Child

Citations

  1. [S2004] New England Historical Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910, vol 457, page 320, births registered in the city of Taunton, penned page 121, record 509, Henry Patrick Smith, born 12 Aug 1896, Taunton, son of Patrick and Johanna (Ryan) Smith, parents residence Taunton, father a laborer, both parents born Ireland.
  2. [S920] 1 January 1920, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1920 census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, Taunton Ward 3, district 187, image 20 of 27, accessed 18 Apr 2009; Patrick Smith household, dwelling 162, family 221, ward 3, city of Taunton, supervisor district 7, enumeration district 187, sheet 10B, enumerated 12 Jan 1920.
  3. [S1177] Taunton, Massachusetts Marriage Records: Henry P. Smith-Annie B. Ricketts marriage, 24 Nov 1924, book 11, page 161, number 364.
  4. [S1177] Taunton, Massachusetts Marriage Records: Henry P. Smith-Annie B. Ricketts marriage, 24 Nov 1924, book 11, page 161, number 364; indicates born c 1896.
  5. [S920] 1 January 1920, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1920 census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, Taunton Ward 3, district 187, image 20 of 27, accessed 18 Apr 2009; Patrick Smith household, dwelling 162, family 221, ward 3, city of Taunton, supervisor district 7, enumeration district 187, sheet 10B, enumerated 12 Jan 1920 indicates born c 1898 in Massachusetts.
  6. [S1440] 1 Apr 1930, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Essex County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Essex County, Lynn, district 188, image 13; Henry P. Smith household, dwelling 129, family 161, ward 7, City of Lynn, enumeration district 5-188, supervisor district 6, sheet 7A, printed page 244, enumerated 9 Apr 1930 indicates born c 1898 in Massachusetts.
  7. [S441] Newspaper Article of unknown origin, Obituary of Annie B. (Ricketts) Smith, in possession of Marie C. Ricketts, probably from a Taunton, Massachusetts newspaper.
  8. [S1440] 1 Apr 1930, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Essex County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Essex County, Lynn, district 188, image 13; Henry P. Smith household, dwelling 129, family 161, ward 7, City of Lynn, enumeration district 5-188, supervisor district 6, sheet 7A, printed page 244, enumerated 9 Apr 1930.
  9. [S1] W. Ricketts Family Bible.

Aurora Aranjo1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

F, b. 2 February 1912, d. 27 March 1951
FatherJohn Aranjo1,4,6,5 b. 2 Feb 1892, d. 30 Apr 1964
MotherJulia Mendes1,4,5 b. 8 Dec 1893, d. 4 Apr 1966
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
Descendants of Thomas Parker
Birth*Aurora Aranjo was born on 2 February 1912 at New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts.8,10,11,12,13,5
Marriage*She married Charles James Ricketts, son of Charles Isaac Ricketts and Annie Bernadine Mc Grath, on 20 January 1933 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, by Manuel Corito, R.C. priest.2,1,3,4
Photo* Charles and Aurora (Aranjo) Ricketts - perhaps in late 1940s (click on camera for photo.)14
Death*Aurora Aranjo died on 27 March 1951 at Morton Hospital, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at age 39.8,1,5
Burial*She was buried at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, (St Theresa section 1 row west of husband's.)8
Grave*The gravestone at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, reads:
          Aurora Aranjo
               Ricketts
     Feb 2, 1912 - Mar 27, 1951
     Forever in our hearts.8

Family

Charles James Ricketts b. 2 Aug 1907, d. 11 Mar 1957
Children

Citations

  1. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm; Wednesday Evening March 28, 1951 page 2; obituary Mrs. Auroa Ricketts.
  2. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm #80; Tuesday Evening March 12, 1957 page 2; Obituary Charles J. Ricketts.
  3. [S872] Robert J Ricketts, "Robert J. Ricketts Family", page 1.
  4. [S1177] Taunton, Massachusetts Marriage Records: Charles J. Ricketts-Aurora Aranjo marriage, 20 Jan 1933, book 12, page 136, number 17.
  5. [S2426] Joanna (Ricketts) Rinderer, "Joanne Rinderer email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Hi Patt, have some more information for you", 11 Apr 2009, children of John & Julia Mendes Aranjo; Aurora 2 Feb 1912-27 Mar 1951.
  6. [S1122] 1 Apr 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, Raynham, district 203, image 15, 16; John Aranjo household, dwelling 172, family 181, Elm street, Raynham town, enumeration district 3-203, supervisors district 15, sheet 8A, printed page 148, enumerated 9 Apr 1930.
  7. [S2426] Joanna (Ricketts) Rinderer, "Joanne Rinderer email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Hi Patt & Jackie" 24 Apr 2009; copy of obituary of Joseph Aranjo, from the Taunton Daily Gazette, 22 Apr 2006; brother of the late Aurora, Mary, Julia, Helen, Louise, Lillian, Manuel, John and Fredrick.
  8. [S22] Cemetery Visit, St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, St Theresa section; gravestone of Aurora Aranjo Ricketts, 2 Feb 1912-27 Mar 1951.
  9. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, "Barry Ricketts" obituary, 2 May 2014.
  10. [S1122] 1 Apr 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, Raynham, district 203, image 15, 16; John Aranjo household, dwelling 172, family 181, Elm street, Raynham town, enumeration district 3-203, supervisors district 15, sheet 8A, printed page 148, enumerated 9 Apr 1930 indicates born c 1912 in Massachusetts.
  11. [S1177] Taunton, Massachusetts Marriage Records: Charles J. Ricketts-Aurora Aranjo marriage, 20 Jan 1933, book 12, page 136, number 17 says she was age 21 born New Bedford.
  12. [S920] 1 January 1920, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1920 census, Massachusetts, Bristol County, New Bedford, district 149, image 37 of 62, accessed 16 Nov 2002; John Arrujo household, dwelling 260, family 429, 59 Cispo Street, part of precinct 18, New Bedford city, supervisor district 7, enumeration district 149, written page 19A, printed page 122, enumerated 19-20 Jan 1920 indicates born c 1913 in Massachusetts.
  13. [S2426] Joanna (Ricketts) Rinderer, "Joanne Rinderer email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Hi Patt & Jack", 12 Apr 2009; My mother was born in New Bedford , (Bristol county) Ma. Obituary was wrong writing she was born in Taunton. Have birth and death certificate.
  14. [S2426] Joanna (Ricketts) Rinderer, "Joanne Rinderer email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Wonderful job. . .", 10 Apr 2009.
  15. [S1909] Ancestry.com, Ancestry Obituary Collection, obituary of Joesph F. Ricketts, published in the TBO.com on 1/13/2005, accessed 27 Jun 2006.

Joseph H. Johnson1,2,3

M, b. 3 October 1906, d. 16 March 1991
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
Descendants of Thomas Parker
Birth*Joseph H. Johnson was born on 3 October 1906.3
Marriage*He married Esther Veronica Ricketts, daughter of Charles Isaac Ricketts and Annie Bernadine Mc Grath, on 12 June 1938.1,4
Death*Joseph H. Johnson died on 16 March 1991 at age 84.3
Burial*He was buried at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, (Our Lady of Fatima section, lot 120.)3
Grave*The gravestone at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, reads:
                    JOHNSON
     ESTHER V.          JOSEPH H.
     AUG 7, 1913        OCT. 3, 1906
     SEPT 14, 1987     MAR. 16, 1991.3

Family

Esther Veronica Ricketts b. 7 Aug 1913, d. 14 Sep 1987
Children
  • Joseph Micheal Johnson5
  • Carole Anne Johnson5
  • Robert C. Johnson6

Citations

  1. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, Microfilm Sep. 16, 1987; Obituary Esther Johnson.
  2. [S1371] Ancestry.com, Taunton Directory 1953, page 136.
  3. [S22] Cemetery Visit, St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, gravestone of Esther V. Johnson,7 Aug 1913-14 Sep 1987 and Joseph H. Johnson, 8 Oct 1906-16 Mar 1991.
  4. [S1246] Charles Isaac Rickets bible.
  5. [S940] Letter, Joseph F. Ricketts to Patt Ricketts, 1987, family group sheet Joseph Michael Johnson and Patricia McMorrow completed by Joseph F. Ricketts with information from Esther (Ricketts) Johnson.
  6. [S940] Letter, Joseph F. Ricketts to Patt Ricketts, 1987, family group sheet Robert C. Johnson and 2nd wife Janice White completed by Joseph F. Ricketts with information from Esther (Ricketts) Johnson.

Pauline Catherine St Pierre1

F, b. 4 June 1924, d. 26 November 2003
FatherWilliam Joseph St Pierre2,1 b. 4 Apr 1897
MotherNelia Gertrude Ellis1 b. circa 1901
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
Descendants of Thomas Parker
Birth*Pauline Catherine St Pierre was born on 4 June 1924 at Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.3,1,4,5
Marriage*She married Joseph Francis Ricketts, son of Charles Isaac Ricketts and Annie Bernadine Mc Grath, on 27 February 1943.6,1,4,7
Death*Pauline Catherine St Pierre died on 26 November 2003 at Marion Manor, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at age 79 (in her sleep.)8,1,4,5
Burial*She was buried on 29 November 2003 at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, (St Elizabeth section, lot 296.)1,5
GraveThe gravestone at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, reads:
     JOSEPH F. RICKETTS
     1922 -
     LOVING WIFE
     PAULINE ST. PIERRE
     1924 - 2003
     PAULA I. GAGNON
     1953 - 2008
Reverse side:
     RICKETTS.5

Family

Joseph Francis Ricketts b. 18 Oct 1922, d. 15 Jul 2012
Children

Citations

  1. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, 27 Nov 2003, obituary of Pauline Ricketts, page A7.
  2. [S1440] 1 Apr 1930, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Essex County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Essex County, Lynn, district 176, image 27; William St Pierre household, dwelling 95, family 320, ward 6, Lynn City, enumeration district 5-176, supervisor district 6, sheet 14A, printed page 54, enumerated "Apr 1930."
  3. [S1440] 1 Apr 1930, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Essex County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Essex County, Lynn, district 176, image 27; William St Pierre household, dwelling 95, family 320, ward 6, Lynn City, enumeration district 5-176, supervisor district 6, sheet 14A, printed page 54, enumerated "Apr 1930" indicates born c 1925 in Michigan.
  4. [S1985] Ancestry.com, Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003, Name: Pauline Ricketts; Death Place: Taunton; Death Date: 26 Nov 2003; Birth Date: 4 Jun 1924; Spouse: Joseph Ricketts; accessed 27 Jun 2006.
  5. [S1269] Gravestone read by Patt Ricketts, St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Massachusetts, 11 Oct 2002; gravestone of Joseph F. Ricketts 1922- , Loving Wife, Pauline St. Pierre, 1924-2003 and Paula I. Gagnon, 1953-2008.
  6. [S1246] Charles Isaac Rickets bible.
  7. [S2298] Taunton Daily Gazette online, Joseph F. Ricketts obituary, died 15 Jul 2012; accessed 18 Jul 2012.
  8. [S1460] Paula (Ricketts) Gagnon, "Paula (Ricketts) Gagnon," e-mail to John J. Ricketts, 27 Nov 2003 "(no subject)."
  9. [S2298] Taunton Daily Gazette online, obituary of Paula I. Gagnon, 25 Apr 2008; accessed 27 Apr 2008.
  10. [S940] Letter, Joseph F. Ricketts to Patt Ricketts, 1987, family group sheet Stephen Gregory Joseph Ricketts and Patricia Anne Danereau completed by Joseph F. Ricketts.

Paula Irene Ricketts

F, b. 18 January 1953, d. 24 April 2008
Adoptive fatherJoseph Francis Ricketts1,2 b. 18 Oct 1922, d. 15 Jul 2012
Adoptive motherPauline Catherine St Pierre1 b. 4 Jun 1924, d. 26 Nov 2003
ChartsDescendants of Samuel Ricketts
Descendants of William Ricketts
Descendants of Thomas Parker
Birth*Paula Irene Ricketts was born on 18 January 1953 at Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts.3
Marriage*She married Michael A. Gagnon on 11 April 1981.1
Death*Paula Irene Ricketts died on 24 April 2008 at Morton Hospital, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at age 55.1,3
Burial*She was buried on 29 April 2008 at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, (St Elizabeth section, lot 296.)1,3
GraveThe gravestone at St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, reads:
     JOSEPH F. RICKETTS
     1922 -
     LOVING WIFE
     PAULINE ST. PIERRE
     1924 - 2003
     PAULA I. GAGNON
     1953 - 2008
Reverse side:
     RICKETTS.3

Family

Michael A. Gagnon
Child
  • Rebecca Lynn Gagnon

Citations

  1. [S2298] Taunton Daily Gazette online, obituary of Paula I. Gagnon, 25 Apr 2008; accessed 27 Apr 2008.
  2. [S2298] Taunton Daily Gazette online, Joseph F. Ricketts obituary, died 15 Jul 2012; accessed 18 Jul 2012.
  3. [S1269] Gravestone read by Patt Ricketts, St Joseph Cemetery, Taunton, Massachusetts, 11 Oct 2002; gravestone of Joseph F. Ricketts 1922- , Loving Wife, Pauline St. Pierre, 1924-2003 and Paula I. Gagnon, 1953-2008.

William Joseph St Pierre1

M, b. 4 April 1897
Birth*William Joseph St Pierre was born on 4 April 1897 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts.2,3
Marriage*He married Nelia Gertrude Ellis circa 1920 (date of marriage based on the 1920 census information).4

Family

Nelia Gertrude Ellis b. circa 1901
Children

Citations

  1. [S1794] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Draft Cards, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Massachusetts, Haverhill City, 2, Draft Card S, image 479 of 586, William Joseph St Pierre, 5 Jun 1917, Haverhill, Massachusetts, FHL roll 1685152.
  2. [S1794] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Draft Cards, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Massachusetts, Haverhill City, 2, Draft Card S, image 479 of 586, William Joseph St Pierre, 5 Jun 1917, Haverhill, Massachusetts, FHL roll 1685152; born 4 Apr 1897, Haverhill, Massachusetts.
  3. [S1440] 1 Apr 1930, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Essex County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Essex County, Lynn, district 176, image 27; William St Pierre household, dwelling 95, family 320, ward 6, Lynn City, enumeration district 5-176, supervisor district 6, sheet 14A, printed page 54, enumerated "Apr 1930"; indicates born c 1896 (age 34) in Massachusetts.
  4. [S1440] 1 Apr 1930, U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Essex County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 census, Massachusetts, Essex County, Lynn, district 176, image 27; William St Pierre household, dwelling 95, family 320, ward 6, Lynn City, enumeration district 5-176, supervisor district 6, sheet 14A, printed page 54, enumerated "Apr 1930."
  5. [S56] Taunton Daily Gazette, 27 Nov 2003, obituary of Pauline Ricketts, page A7.