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John Rickards

Birthplace: See notes in About.
Death: 1740 (56-68)
Somerset Co, Maryland
Immediate Family:

Son of Michael Rickards of Northampton and Anne Rickards
Husband of Ann Carter
Father of John Rickards
Brother of Michael Rickards of Accomack; William Rickards; Anne Rickards; Mary Robinson; Jones Rickards and 3 others

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About John Rickards

He has two birth dates: circa 1676 at Northampton Co, VA, or circa 1680 at Worcester Co, MD.

  • Will - Father's* 4 January 1687/88 John was named in his father's will on 4 January 1687/88 at Northampton Co, VA. He was shown as a son John Rickards (under 18) in the will of Michael Rickards, wife Ann.1
  • Land rec'd as gift* 3 October 1702 He received land as a gift on 3 October 1702 at tracts Richards Chance & Fairhaven, Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that William Richards and his wife Elizabeth gave John Richards tracts Richards Chance and Fairhaven.3
  • Will - Brother's* 14 April 1712 John was named in his brother's will on 14 April 1712 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as brother John in the will of William Rickards, wife Elizabeth.2


  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 134 (will of Michael Rickards, wife Ann).
  2. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 10 (will of William Rickards, wife Elizabeth).
  3. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, MSA: Somerset Co: Deeds: L: 694.

Further information must be sought in Somerset County, MD records.

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John Rickards's Timeline

See notes in About.
Age 24
Somerset Co., Maryland
Age 64
Somerset Co, Maryland