Person:John Rickard (1)

m. 31 Oct 1651
  1. John Rickard1652 - 1726
  2. Judith Rickardabout 1655 -
  3. Giles Rickard1659 - 1709/10
  4. Samuel Rickard1662/63 - 1727
  5. Eleazer Rickardabout 1665 -
  6. Josiah Rickardabout 1670 -
  7. Hannah Rickardabout 1675 -
  8. Abigail Rickard
  9. Mary Rickard
  • HJohn Rickard1652 - 1726
  • W.  Mary (add)
m. Bef 1677
  1. Mary Rickard1677 -
  2. Lydia Rickard1679 -
  3. John Rickard1681 -
  4. Joseph Rickard1683/84 -
  5. Eleazer Rickard1686 - 1686
  6. Mercy Rickard1687 -
  7. Patience Rickard1689 -
  8. Joanna Rickard1691 -
  9. Abigail Rickard1694 - 1722
  10. Rebecca Rickard1699/00 -
Facts and Events
Name John Rickard
Gender Male
Birth[1] 16 Sep 1652 Plymouth, Massachusetts
Marriage Bef 1677 to Mary (add)
Death[2][3][4] 11 Oct 1726 Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
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  1. Pulsifer, David (editor), and Nathaniel B. (editor) Shurtleff. Records of the Colony of New Plymouth, in New England. (Boston, MA: William White, 1855-1861), Vol. 8 (Misc.), p. 14.

    1652. Plymouth Regester of the Beirth of theire Children
    John the sonne of Gyles Rickard, Juni, borne the
    [In this source, the line is finished with two '^' characters, which seem to indicate to copy the date from the line above, i.e., 16th of September. In the transcription given in Source:MD, p. 16:238, these extra characters are not given, and an editor's note says "The entry was not finished".]

  2. Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Plympton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1923), 506.

    (Rickard, John, Dea., s. Giles of Plymouth, Oct. 11, 1726, in 74th y.)
    Notes in parentheses (the whole entry in this case) were entered by Lewis Bradford, town clerk from 1812-1851.

  3. "Gravestone Records in the Old Cemetery at Plympton, Mass.", in Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Mayflower Descendant: An Illustrated Quarterly Magazine of Pilgrim Genealogy, History and Biography, 11:115.

    Rickard, John, Deacon, died 11 October, 1726, in his 74th year.
    [Age 73, so birth about 1653.]

  4. Stratton, Eugene A. "Which John Rickard Married Mary Cooke?", in General Society of Mayflower Descendants (Plymouth, Massachusetts). Mayflower quarterly. (Boston, Massachusetts, United States: General Society of Mayflower Descendants), 49:122.

    Will of John Rickard, s/o Giles, will [Plymouth Probate #16909] dated 11 Oct 1726, proved 7 Nov 1726, mentions sons John and Joseph, daughters Mary Eddy, Lydia Tilson, Mercy Tilson, Joanna Dunham and Rebecca Pratt, and grandchildren. Other son John d.. young, Abigail married but d. young.