Descendants of

Hiram Ricketson and

Amelia Wright

Compiled and submitted by JoAnn Hopper at <JHopper494@aol.com>. Copyright 1999. All rights reserved.

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Generation No. 1
 
1. Hiram 7 RICKETSON  (SEE PHOTO)
(Allen 6, Joseph 5, Timothy 4, Timothy 3, Jonathan 2, William 1) 
      b. April 21, 1836 in Ware County, GA, 
      d. April 20, 1914 in Oxford, Llano County, TX. 
      m. Amelia (Milly) WRIGHT 1855 in Coffee County, GA, (SEE PHOTO)
         daughter of William WRIGHT and Susan CARVER.
 
More About Hiram RICKETSON:
Census: 1870, Burnet County, TX
Military service: Bet. 1862 - 1865, 1st Battalion of Georgia Sharpshooters
 
Children of Hiram RICKETSON and Amelia WRIGHT are: 
 
2.   i. Abner 8 RICKETSON, 
        b. July 27, 1864, Coffee County, GA; 
        d. March 24, 1944, Burnet, TX.
 
3.  ii. Thomas Gardner RICKETSON, 
        b. November 11, 1859, Georgia; 
        d. November 06, 1922, Oklahoma.
 
4. iii. Levina RICKETSON, b. July 14, 1861.
 
5.  iv. Corinthia RICKETSON, 
        b. September 10, 1866, Coffee County, GA.; 
        d. April 09, 1941, Oxford, TX.
 
6.   v. Laura RICKETSON, 
        b. November 17, 1868, Oxford, TX.; 
        d. January 11, 1900, Oxford, TX.
 
7.  vi. Hiram Columbus (Lum) RICKETSON, 
        b. February 20, 1872, Kingsland, TX.; 
        d. September 09, 1933, Oxford, TX.
 
8. vii. Albert RICKETSON, 
        b. July 28, 1874, Burnet County; 
        d. 1962, Oxford, TX.
 
  viii. Etta RICKETSON, 
        b. December 18, 1876, Burnet County, TX.; 
        m. Jacob STEPHENSEN, April 09, 1905, San Francisco, CA.
 
    ix. Walter (Jake) RICKETSON, b. July 05, 1878; d. 1881.
 
     x. Milton RICKETSON, 
        b. December 25, 1882, Llano, TX.; 
        d. 1960; m. Beulah BERRY.
 
 
Generation No. 2
 
2. Abner8 RICKETSON 
(Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
        b. July 27, 1864 in Coffee County, GA, 
        d.  March 24, 1944 in Burnet, TX. 
        m.  Lorena (Luraney) RICKETSON January 02, 1891 in 
            Oxford, Llano County,TX, 
            daughter of Benjamin RICKETSON and Mary DAVIS.
 
More About Abner  RICKETSON:
Fact 1: Company K First TX Infantry, Sp./Am. War
 
Children of Abner RICKETSON and Lorena RICKETSON are:
 
9.     i. Thaddeus Milton 9 RICKETSON, 
           b. November 20, 1906, Kingsland, TX.
 
      ii. Cleburn RICKETSON, 
           b. March 07, 1903, Kingsland,TX; 
           d. August 23, 1973, Burnet,TX.
 
10.  iii. Myrtle RICKETSON, 
           b. July 06, 1901, Kingsland, TX; 
           d. May 1996, Fredericksburg, TX.
 
11.   iv. Olga RICKETSON, 
           b. December 01, 1899, Kingsland,TX; 
           d. June 12, 1981, Burnet,TX.
 
       v. Andrew Jackson RICKETSON, 
           b. September 08, 1897, Kingsland,TX; 
           d. October 1969, Pittsburg, CA.; 
           m. BESSIE MCCARTY.
 
12.   vi. Benjamin RICKETSON, 
           b. May 11, 1896, Kingsland, TX.; 
           d. May 15, 1927, Kingsland, TX.-Tobey Cemetery.
 
13.  vii. Leona RICKETSON, 
           b. May 22, 1895, Kingsland, TX.; 
           d. December 18, 1988, Georgetown, TX.
 
14. viii. Ophelia RICKETSON, 
           b. June 22, 1894, Burnet County,TX; 
           d. March 03, 1983, Azle, TX.
 
      ix. Logan RICKETSON, 
           b. May 08, 1893, Oxford, Texas; 
           d. June 07, 1894, Oxford, Texas.
 
3. Thomas GARDNER 8 RICKETSON 
     (Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. November 11, 1859 in Georgia, 
      d. November 06, 1922 in Oklahoma. 
      m. (1) Delila RICKETSON, daughter of Eli RICKETSON and Jemina ADAMS. 
      m. (2) Mary HOWARD February 22, 1885 in Llano. TX.
 
Children of Thomas RICKETSON and Mary HOWARD are:
 
      i. Frank (Walter)9 RICKETSON.
 
15.  ii. Harry RICKETSON, 
           b. March 09, 1891, Llano County, TX; 
           d. September 20, 1964, Llano County, TX.
 
    iii. Roy E. RICKETSON, b. August 28, 1892.
 
     iv. Susan Mae RICKETSON, b. 1901.
 
4. Levina 8 RICKETSON 
     (Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. July 14, 1861. 
      m. Nathaniel Hunk IRWIN June 08, 1880 in Llano, TX..
 
Children of Levina RICKETSON and Nathaniel IRWIN are:
 
         i. Tom 9 IRWIN, b. January 08, 1881.
        ii. Daisy IRWIN, b. 1883.
       iii. Willia IRWIN, b. September 02, 1884.
        iv. Mayme IRWIN, b. 1886.
         v. Elisia IRWIN, b. 1888.
        vi. Evelyn IRWIN, b. 1890.
       vii. Powhattan B. IRWIN, b. 1894.
      viii. Nathaniel Hunk IRWIN, b. 1896.
        ix. Ivan Ray IRWIN, b. 1900.
 
5. CORINTHIA 8 RICKETSON 
     (Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. September 10, 1866 in Coffee County, GA., 
      d.  April 09, 1941 in Oxford, TX.. 
      m. Perry Dean SWIFT February 18, 1885 in Llano,TX..
 
Children of Corinthia RICKETSON and Perry SWIFT are:
 
        i. Zelma 9 SWIFT, b. April 11, 1886.
       ii. Milton SWIFT.
      iii. Jasper SWIFT.
       iv. John H. SWIFT.
        v. Mildred SWIFT.
       vi. Onolpha SWIFT, b. August 20, 1897.
      vii. Zavella SWIFT.
 
6. Laura 8 RICKETSON 
      (Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. November 17, 1868 in Oxford, TX., 
      d.  January 11, 1900 in Oxford, TX. 
      m. John Rober MULLIGAN, Sr. July 23, 1890 in Llano County, TX.
 
Children of Laura RICKETSON and John MULLIGAN are:
 
        i. Francis 9 MULLIGAN, b. July 12, 1892.
 
       ii. Tommie MULLIGAN, 
           b. December 17, 1896; 
           m. ROBERT L. LEWIS, December 28, 1913.
 
      iii. Milton MULLIGAN, b. December 1899.
 
7. Hiram Columbus (Lum) 8 RICKETSON 
      (Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. February 20, 1872 in Kingsland, TX., 
      d. September 09, 1933 in Oxford, TX. 
      m. Effie Jane WATSON February 08, 1899 in Oxford, TX..
 
Children of Hiram RICKETSON and Effie WATSON are:
 
16.     i. Lola Gladys 9 RICKETSON, b. October 02, 1903.
17.    ii. Bessie Jewel RICKETSON, b. October 13, 1906.
18.   iii. Velma Fae RICKETSON, b. May 30, 1912, Oxford, TX.
 
8. Albert 8 RICKETSON 
      (Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. July 28, 1874 in Burnet County, 
      d.  1962 in Oxford, TX.. 
      m.  Sannie BUTLER April 22, 1897 in Llano, TX.
 
Children of Albert RICKETSON and Sannie BUTLER are:
 
       i. Marl Laroon 9 RICKETSON, b. November 02, 1898.
      ii. Alberta RICKETSON, b. April 15, 1900.
 
 
Generation No. 3
 
9. Thaddeus Milton 9 RICKETSON 
      (Abner8, Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. November 20, 1906 in Kingsland, TX. 
      m.  Beulah Mae RICKETSON November 07, 1936 in San Antonio, TX, 
          daughter of William RICKETSON and Myrtle CUMMINGS. [Photo of Thaddeus and Beulah, 1959]
 
Children of Thaddeus RICKETSON and Beulah RICKETSON are:
 
        i. Jo Ann 10 RICKETSON, 
           b. April 22, 1939, Llano, TX; 
           m. Robert C. HOPPER, August 22, 1959, Temple, TX.
 
       ii. Betty Joyce RICKETSON, 
           b. February 01, 1942, Llano, TX; 
           m. (1) George SHELLEY, June 01, 1961, Bell Co. TX; 
           m. (2) Jean MAYEUR, August 19, 1973, Richardson, TX.
 
      iii. Larry Thaddeus RICKETSON, 
           b. October 07, 1951, Burnet, TX; 
           m. (1) Tina RICHEY, 1972; 
           m. (2) Lora ELIZABETH REYNOLDS, April 23, 1989.
 
10. Myrtle 9 RICKETSON 
      (Abner8, Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. July 06, 1901 in Kingsland, TX, 
      d. May 1996 in Fredericksburg, TX. 
      m. Francis LITTLETON (Frank) FLUITT April 17, 1921 in Marble Falls, TX., 
         son of Isaac FLUITT and Fannie GUNN.
 
Children of Myrtle RICKETSON and Francis FLUITT are:
 
         i. Frances Lorene 10 FLUITT, 
            b. March 23, 1922, Burnet County, TX; 
            d. July 20, 1927, Burnet County, TX.
 
        ii. Norman Douglas FLUITT, 
            b. December 21, 1923, Burnet County, TX; 
            d. August 15, 1928, Llano, TX.
 
       iii. Malcolm Logan FLUITT, 
            b. June 15, 1926, Burnet County, TX.
 
19.     iv. Mary Alene FLUITT, 
            b. May 22, 1928, Llano County, TX.; 
            d. August 12, 1997, Beech Grove, IN.
 
         v. Olga Ruth FLUITT, 
            b. January 14, 1930, Llano County, TX.
 
20.     vi. Vernon Nelson FLUITT, 
            b. September 13, 1932, Llano County, TX.
 
       vii. Alfred Leon (Happy) FLUITT, 
            b. January 23, 1935, Burnet County, TX.
 
      viii. Orville Edward FLUITT, 
            b. September 06, 1938, Burnet County, TX; 
            d. July 25, 1939, Burnet County, TX.
 
21.     ix. Myrtle Lucille FLUITT, 
            b. December 23, 1940, Burnet County, TX.
 
11. Olga 9 RICKETSON 
      (Abner8, Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. December 01, 1899 in Kingsland,TX, 
      d. June 12, 1981 in Burnet,TX. 
      m. Raymond HAILE.
 
More About Raymond HAILE:
Fact 1: TX PVT 25Co. 165 Depot Brig WWI
 
Child of Olga RICKETSON and Raymond HAILE is:
 
        i. Ray 10 HAILE, b. May 14, 1941.
 
12. Benjamin 9 RICKETSON 
      (Abner8, Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. May 11, 1896 in Kingsland, TX., 
      d. May 15, 1927 in Kingsland, TX.-Tobey Cemetery. 
      m. Pansy WALL January 03, 1920 in Broxton, GA., 
         daughter of Leon WALL and REBECCA VICKERS.
 
Children of Benjamin RICKETSON and PANSY WALL are:
 
22.     i. Bennie Leon 10 RICKETSON, 
           b. January 24, 1921, Kingsland, TX; 
           d. August 23, 1992, Waycross, GA.
 
       ii. Francis Abner  RICKETSON, 
           b. May 14, 1926, Kingsland, TX; 
           d. March 06, 1936, Coffee County, GA.
 
      iii. Allen Franklin (John Allen) RICKETSON, 
           b. August 14, 1927, Douglas, GA; 
           d. September 05, 1981, Douglas, GA; 
           m. June GILLIS.
 
           More About Allen FrankLIN(John Allen)RICKETSON:
           Fact 1: changed name to John Allen Ricketson
 
13. Leona 9 RICKETSON 
       (Abner8, Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
       b. May 22, 1895 in Kingsland, TX., 
       d. December 18, 1988 in Georgetown, TX. 
       m. John Banks HOOVER December 06, 1914 in Kingsland,TX..
 
Children of Leona RICKETSON and John HOOVER are:
 
        i. Oliver 10 HOOVER, b. October 29, 1915.
       ii. Cecil HOOVER, b. August 15, 1920.
      iii. Horace (Mutt) HOOVER, b. April 18, 1923.
 
14. Ophelia 9 RICKETSON 
      (Abner8, Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. June 22, 1894 in Burnet County,TX, 
      d. March 03, 1983 in Azle, TX. 
      m. James HARWELL July 18, 1911 in Burnet, TX..
 
Children of Ophelia RICKETSON and JAMES HARWELL are:
 
23.     i. Ruby Irene 10 HARWELL, b. April 16, 1912, Kingsland,TX.
24.    ii. Andy James HARWELL, JR., b. January 31, 1915.
25.   iii. Eugene Labaron HARWELL, b. March 29, 1919, CA; d. July 27, 1974.
26.    iv. Mildred HARWELL, b. June 29, 1924, Kingsland, TX.
 
15. Harry 9 RICKETSON 
      (Thomas GARDNER8, Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. March 09, 1891 in Llano County, TX, 
      d. September 20, 1964 in Llano County, TX. 
      m. Lena May ROSSBURG February 08, 1914 in Llano County, TX.
 
Child of Harry RICKETSON and Lena ROSSBURG is:
 
      i. Loriann 10 RICKETSON, b. 1917.
 
16. Lola Gladys 9 RICKETSON 
      (Hiram Columbus (Lum)8, Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. October 02, 1903. 
      m. Joe Taylor GARRETT April 01, 1926 in Llano TX.
 
Child of Lola RICKETSON and Joe GARRETT is:
 
      i. Helen Marine 10 GARRETT, b. February 06, 1927.
 
17. Bessie Jewel 9 RICKETSON 
      (Hiram Columbus (LUM)8, Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
      b. October 13, 1906. 
      m. Thomas GREGORY.
 
Children of Bessie RICKETSON and Thomas GREGORY are:
 
27.    i. Jean 10 GREGORY.
28.   ii. Gail GREGORY.
 
18. Velma Fae 9 RICKETSON 
        (Hiram Columbus (Lum)8, Hiram7, Allen6, Joseph5, Timothy4, Timothy3, Jonathan2, William1) 
        b. May 30, 1912 in Oxford, TX. 
        m. "Dutch" SWENSON July 07, 1935 in Llano TX.
 
Children of Velma RICKETSON and "Dutch" SWENSON are:
 
29.      i. Dorothy 10 SWENSON
30.     ii. Cherry Kay SWENSON, Llano County, TX.
 
 
NOTE:  The submitter has many more generations of this family in her database.  
Please contact her directly if interested in more information.
 

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