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Descendants of Christain Rikard

(Also spelled Kristian Rykard)

 

 Generation No. 1

1.  CHRISTAIN RIKARD1 was born ca 1805 in SC, and died 1869 in Houston Co TX.  He married SARAH Ann ARLEDGE Abt. 1830 in Newberry County, SC.  She was born 1819 in Newberry County, SC, and died 1870 in Houston Co TX.

Both  are buried at the  Douglas/Douglass Family Cemetery, Mapleton, Houston Co TX

 

Children of CHRISTAIN RICKARD and SARAH ARLEDGE are:

                   i.       MARY2 RIKARD, b. 1837, AL.

                  ii.       ANDREW RIKARD, b. 1839, AL.

                 iii.       MILES M RIKARD, b. 1842, AL; d. Civil War battle of Vicksburg.

                 iv.       MARTHA RIKARD, b. 1844, AL.

                  v.       SARAH RIKARD, b. 1846, AL.

                 vi.       JOHN RIKARD, b. 1848, Neshoba, Mississippi; d. 1880, Crockett, Houston Co TX.

                vii.       SUSAN RIKARD, b. 1852, Neshoba, Mississippi; m. M. B. LANDRUM.

               viii.       CHRISTINA RIKARD, b. 1855, Neshoba, Mississippi; m. JOHN FURLOUGH.

                  ix.       JAMES BAXTROM RIKARD, b. 1856, Neshoba, Mississippi; m. [--?--] ASHMORE.

2.                x.       JEFFERSON DAVIS RIKARD, b. 03 Dec 1858, Neshoba, Mississippi; d. 1923, Houston County TX.

                  xi.       PEARALEE RIKARD, b. 1859, Houston Co TX.

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  JEFFERSON DAVIS2 RIKARD (CHRISTAIN RICKARD1) was born 03 Dec 1858 in Neshoba, Mississippi, and died 1923 in Houston County TX.  He married (1) MOLLIE L. HESTER 18 Apr 1889 in Houston County TX.  She died Abt. 1890 in Houston Co TX.  He married (2) MARY "MOLLY" KYLE 14 Jan 1892 in Houston County or Anderson TX, daughter of JOHN KYLE and MARY JOHNSON.  She was born 27 Nov 1872 in Davis, Murray Co., Indian Territory, Oklahoma, and died 20 Sep 1963 in Houston Co TX.

 

Children of JEFFERSON RIKARD and MARY KYLE are:

3.                i.       BENJAMIN FRANKLIN3 RIKARD, b. 01 Feb 1895, Houston Co TX; d. 27 Jan 1989, Herne TX.

4.               ii.       WILLIAM EDISON RIKARD, b. 21 Mar 1907, Houston Co TX; d. 24 Sep 1995, Huntsville, Walker CO., TX.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3.  BENJAMIN FRANKLIN3 RIKARD (JEFFERSON DAVIS2, CHRISTAIN1 RICKARD) was born 01 Feb 1895 in Houston Co TX, and died 27 Jan 1989 in Herne TX.  He married GLADYS GREEN 14 Sep 1919 in Hearne. 

Military service: 1918, WWI Draft registration Houston Co TX

 

Children of BENJAMIN RIKARD and GLADYS GREEN are:

                   i.       VIRGINIA4 RIKARD.

                  ii.       ROBERT RIKARD, d. KIA WWII.

                 iii.       MARY LEE RIKARD.

                 iv.       DONALD RIKARD.

                  v.       DOLLY RIKARD.

 

 

4.  WILLIAM EDISON3 RIKARD (JEFFERSON DAVIS2, CHRISTAIN1 RICKARD) was born 21 Mar 1907 in Houston Co TX, and died 24 Sep 1995 in Huntsville, Walker CO., TX.  He married (1) DORA HENDERSON 17 Dec 1927 in Houston County TX.    He married (2) CLARA BELL JORDAN 15 Oct 1938 in Houston County TX, daughter of AARON JORDAN and CLARA LOCKLEY. 

Burial: 1995, Creek Cemetery  Houston County TX

 

Children of WILLIAM RIKARD and DORA HENDERSON are:

5.                i.       FLORENCE ESTER4 RIKARD, b. 05 Oct 1940, Houston Co., TX.

                  ii.       MELINDA RIKARD.

 

Generation No. 4

 

5.  FLORENCE ESTER4 RIKARD (WILLIAM EDISON3 RIKARD, JEFFERSON DAVIS2, CHRISTAIN1 RICKARD) was born 05 Oct 1940 in Houston Co., TX.  She married CYRUS S. GUILAK.  He was born 26 Dec 1935.

       

Children of FLORENCE RIKARD and CYRUS GUILAK are:

                   i.       Living GUILAK, b. 1957.

                  ii.       Living GUILAK, b. 21 Jul 1965, Harris Co., TX.

 

Sources

 

1.  Houston County History Book, History of Houston County, Texas 1687-1979, p552.

2.  Houston County History Book, History of Houston County, Texas 1687-1979, p552, See also: Houston Co., TX Cemetery Book, p. 852.

3.  Houston Co., TX Cemetery Book, p. 852.

4.  Houston Co Mar. B00k 2, page 197.

5.  Houston Co., TX Cemetery Book, p. 852.

6.  Interview - Fred Yarbrough, Houston County History Book, History of Houston County, Texas 1687-1979, p552.

7.  Texas Death Index.

8.  Houston Co Mar. B00k 2, page 197.

9.  Houston County History Book, History of Houston County, Texas 1687-1979, p552.

10.  Ella Frances Mainer Dodd correspondence with W Edison Rickard, Edison Rikard gave the following notes to Ella Frances Mainer Dodd of Lovelady, TX before he died (mother of Lynn Dodd Gass of Brenham TX) .

11.  Houston Co Marriage Book 17, page 220.

12.  Houston Co. Marriage Book 20, page 299.

13.  Houston Co Marriage Book 17, page 220.

14.  Houston Co. Marriage Book 20, page 299.

Census 1850 Neshoba MS

Census:  1860; Census Place: Beat 6, Houston, Texas; Roll: M653_1297; Page: 246; Image: 500.

Census 1: 1880, Houston County TX - PCT 28 home of Aunt Jane W Furlow-Yarbrough

Census 2: 1900, Joaquin Shelby Co Texas

Census 3: 1920, 1920;Census Place: Justice Precinct 6, Houston, Texas; Roll: T625_1819; Page: 15B;

Will: 1867, Will of Christian Rikard Houston Co., TX Deed Book S, p.210/246

WER Last Known Res.: 06 Jan 1962, Tomball, TX interviewed by Fred Yarbrough

 

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