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Cheney Ricketts (b. Abt. 1732, d. May 15, 1814)Cheney Ricketts (son of Edward Ricketts and Mary Ann Cheney) was born Abt. 1732 in Prince George County, Maryland1131, and died May 15, 1814 in Fairfield County, Ohio.He married Ann (Nancy) Cheney on Abt. 1755 in Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George County, Maryland1132, daughter of Charles Cheney and Mary Powell.
Notes for Cheney Ricketts:
Cheney Ricketts was in Huntingdon Co. PA in 1784 when he purchased land in Barree Twp. (Bob Scott-internet).
James Rickettssays he d. May 14, 1814 and that he was buried on the family farm , Fairfield, OH.
Cheney and his family moved to Bedford/Huntingdon Co. PA and then on to Fairfield Co. OH.
He was a soldier in the French and Indian War and was on the muster rolls of Capt. Joseph Chaplin (p. 278) and Capt. Moses Chaplin (p.357) --Judith Warth.
In Huntingdon/Bedford Co. PA he purchased 400 acres with Edward Ricketts Jr. along Clearfield Creek in Frankstown Twp.He is listed among those who received dereciation pay in 1783 and is on the 1790 census.--Judith Warth.
In 1808 he appears on the tax list of Fairfield Co. OH.--Judith Warth.
More About Cheney Ricketts:
Burial: Unknown, Family farm, Fairfield, OH.
More About Cheney Ricketts and Ann (Nancy) Cheney:
Marriage: Abt. 1755, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George County, Maryland.1132
Children of Cheney Ricketts and Ann (Nancy) Cheney are:
- +John Ricketts, b. Abt. 1765, Bedford County, Pennsylvania1133, d. Bef. February 28, 1848, Fleming County, Kentucky1133.