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Charles RIICKERT
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George W. RIICKERT
(1860-1940)

 

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Martha Ann "Molly" TAYLOR

George W. RIICKERT 2,84
  • Born: 11 February 1860, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio 55,83
  • Marriage: Martha Ann "Molly" TAYLOR on 25 December 1887 in Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 76,77
  • Died: 11 September 1940, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana at age 80 83,84
  • Buried: Ramsey-Taylor Cemetery, Renfro Valley, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 55,83
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1900 United States Federal Census, George W. Riickert household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 80: George and Molly were living in Mt. Vernon with children; Charles, George, Mack, Rosie and Robert. George was listed as a day laborer, age 39, born Feb 1861 in Ohio. Both of his parents were born in Germany.

1910 United States Federal Census, George Ricketts [sic] household, Madison County, Indiana 81: George and Molly were living in Stony Creek Township with children; Charles, George, Mack, Rosie and Robert. George was listed as a tank tender in a bottle factory, age 50, born in Ohio.

1920 United States Federal Census, George Riickert household, Madison County, Indiana 82: George and Mollie were living at 2010 Main Street in Anderson with their sons, George and Mack. George was listed as a laborer, age 62, born in Ohio.

1930 United States Federal Census, Wood I. Thompson household, Madison County, Indiana 218: George was living with his daughter and her family. He was listed as George W. Riickert, father-in-law, widower, machine operator, age 72, born in Kentucky (earlier census records show he was born in Ohio).


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Obituary: Published in the Anderson Herald on 12 September 1940 in Anderson, Madison County, Indiana. 84 GEORGE RIICKERT DIES IN HOSPITAL: George W. Riickert, age eighty, 1510 West Third Street, died at 8:15 p.m. yesterday in St. John's hospital following an illness of several weeks. He had been a patient in the hospital since September 4.

Mr. Riickert was a native of Cincinnati, O., and moved to Kentucky during early manhood,. He was employed as a railroader for several years at Mount Vernon, Ky. He moved to Lapel in 1901 and was employed as a glass blower and in 1909 he came to Anderson. While in this city, he was employed by the Indiana Silo Company, Hayes Wheel Works and the National Tile Company. Mr. Riickert retired eleven years ago.

He was a member of the Active lodge No. 748, I. O. O. P. His wife, Mrs. Martha Riickert, died in 1923.

The body was taken to the C. S. Nuckols funeral home where services were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday. The Rev. H. R. Carson, pastor of the Noble Street Methodist Church will officiate. The body will be taken to Mount Vernon, Friday night and graveside services will be conducted Thursday afternoon in Taylor Cemetery in that city.

Survivors are four sons, Charles F. Riickert of Waukegan, Ill., and George A., William B. and Robert Riickert of Anderson; a daughter, Mrs. Rosie Thompson of this city; two sisters, Mrs. Katherine Fleeman of Anderson and Mrs Mollie Stephenson of Brandon, Fla., two brothers, Benjamin Riickert of Millersburg, Ky and William Riickert of Menefee, Ky., a grandson and several nieces and nephews.


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Grave Marker: George W. Riickert, Ramsey-Taylor Cemetery, Renfro Valley, Rockcastle County, Kentucky. 83


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George married Martha Ann "Molly" TAYLOR, daughter of James Francis "Jim" TAYLOR and Margaret E. RAMSEY, on 25 December 1887 in Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 76.,77 (Martha Ann "Molly" TAYLOR was born on 10 June 1861 in Renfro Valley, Rockcastle County, Kentucky,2,78 died on 14 June 1923 in Anderson, Madison County, Indiana 78,79 and was buried on 17 June 1923 in Ramsey-Taylor Cemetery, Renfro Valley, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 76,78.)

  

Wedding Ceremony: 22 December 1887, Rockcastle County, Kentucky. Mollie & George were married at her parents home. Witnesses were her father, James Taylor, and her brother, John Taylor. P. J. Hiatt officated the ceremony.

[Note: The date differs from the wedding date listed in Mollie's obituary. Need to find original record to determine correct date.] 85




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