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COL Israel Rickey

Male Abt 1744 - 1821  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name Israel Rickey 
    Title COL 
    Born Abt 1744  Basking Ridge, Somerset Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 May 1821  Basking Ridge, Somerset Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Basking Ridge (B/R Presb Church), Somerset Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • !DAR Application National #456954 of Judith De Coster Felber, 513 S 42nd St,
      Philadelphia, 4, PA. Approved & Accepted 1 Feb 1958.
      !John Rickey Bible owned by Howard Rickey, Basking Ridge, NJ in 1957.
      !Joseph H. De Coster Bible owned by Mrs M.S. Shurts, 117 Hollywood Ave, East
      Orange, NJ in 1957.
      !Col Israel Rickey was married 3 times; most, if not all of his children were by
      his 2nd wife, Nancy Burnett (widow of Crowell). Adj Gen office at Trenton, NJ
      provided record of Rev War service of Col Rickey as follows: Served in Col
      Frederick Frelinghuysen's 1st Regt, Somerset Co, NJ Militia prior to May 1778.
      Probably a Lt of Capt John Parker's Co from Bernard's Twp. Commanded guard
      over prisoners, 4 June 1778. 1st Lt of Capt Jacob Ten Eyck's Co, 19 June 1778.
      Served as Capt of Col F's 1st Regt, Somerset NJ, Militia; then as Capt of Col
      Sylvania Seeley's Regt, NJ State Troops in 1781 (troops raised under Act of 27
      June 1781 to serve 3 months). Resident of Somerset Co, NJ. Inherited home and
      160 acre farm situated on Madisonville Rd in Basking Ridge from his father,
      John Riky (1725-1756) & grandfather, Israel Riky (d, 1729). Home remained
      in RICKEY FAMILY (with land reduced to 22 acres) until 1906. In 1970, AT&T
      acquired land for their Basking Ridge office complex, and the 10 room home
      was sold and removed to another private location.

      !p 320, Vol XL, NJ Colonial, Revolutiomary & Post Revolutionary Documents,
      Calendar of Wills--1806-1809; edited by Elmer Hutchinson, NJ Historical
      Society. Will of JONATHAN STILES, 7 Dec 1802, Morristown, Morris Co, NJ.
    Person ID I1071  Rickey Database
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2018 

    Family 1 Hannah Roy, 1st WIFE,   b. 1 Nov 1747, Basking Ridge, Somerset Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1768, Basking Ridge, Somerset Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1768  Basking Ridge, Somerset Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F655  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy Crowell Burnett, 2d WIFE,   b. 1737,   d. 27 May 1804, Somerset Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1769 
    Family ID F656  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Susannah Dennis, 3d WIFE,   b. 15 Oct 1786, Somerset Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1825, Somerset Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Family ID F657  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1744 - Basking Ridge, Somerset Co, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Mar 1768 - Basking Ridge, Somerset Co, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 May 1821 - Basking Ridge, Somerset Co, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
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