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William H. Jr. Riker (b. 1844, d. date unknown)William H. Jr. Riker (son of William Riker and Ann Unknown) was born 1844, and died date unknown.
Notes for William H. Jr. Riker:
Daily Enterprise Sept. 9, 1916 Obituary
HIS MANY FRIENDS MOURN HIS DEATH
William Riker, of Farnerville, Victim of Paralytic Stroke, Expired Yesterday
William Riker better known to many as "Uncle Diddy", who four weeks ago was afflicted with a paralytic stroke while working in the rear of his sister's home, Mrs. Alexander Bartlett, of Mottt avenue, Farnerville, passed quietly away yesterday about ten minutes after the noon hour.
Mr. Riker never fully recovered consciousness and was unable to take nourishment for the last week, peacefully sleeping his life away.He was in his 69th year, He is survived by two brothers Charles Riker of this city; Edward Riker of Delanco and three sisters; Mrs. John Clark of Frankford Philadelphia Pa.; Mrs. A. Clayton Weidman and Mrs. Alexander Bartlett, of this city.The deceased resided with the last named sister.
The funeral services will be held Monday afternoon from his sister's residence on Mott avenue.Remains can be viewed Sunday after 2 p.m.and on Monday.
Daily Enterprise Aug. 27, 1907
MR. RIKER ESCAPES WITH INCONSEQUENTIAL CUTS
PLUNGES INTO PLATE GLASS WINDOW AND WINDOW GET WORST OF THE CONTACT.
While William H. Riker was walking along High street, near Broad, he stubbed his toes against the step leading into the Bonton millinery store.He pitched head first into one of the plateglass windows, making a complete wreck of the window.How the man escaped with a few cuts from the jagged edges of the glass is a mystery.