John IKER's 1st wife was Katherine HICKMAN b. 29 Nov 1850, Laclede, Mo. d. bef 1880 at Laclede, Mo. Their children were Mary Lecrecia IKER b. abt 1871, LaDella IKER b. abt 1873 and Nettie IKER b. abt 1877. John IKER's second wife was Ada PALMER and they were married 19 Dec. 1880 at Fannin County, Tx. They had five children, Isa Aurelia IKER, Arthur Levi IKER, Sarah IKER, Fannie Rosie IKER and John Allen IKER, Jr..