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"Col", CSA Joseph Kerr Rickey, Jr.

Male 1842 - 1903  (61 years)


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  • Name Joseph Kerr Rickey 
    Title "Col", CSA 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 11 Jan 1842  Keokuk, Lee Co, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Apr 1903  New York City, Kings Co (now New York Co), New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Fulton (Hillcrest Cem), Callaway Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • !Invented the GIN RICKEY at 1896 Democrat National Convention in St Louis, MO.
      Famous as gambler, raconteur and lobbyist in Jefferson City, MO and Wash, DC.
      OBITS on page 1 of NY TImes & St. Louis Dispatch. Other papers coast to coast
      !1850 WI Census, Grant Co, Platteville, 14/14.
      !Files of John Quincy Rickey Sr, Stockton, CA says "Enlisted US Army, 2d IA VOL
      INF 4 May 1861 & discharged 29 Nov 1861--from p 566, "History Lee Co, IA" pub
      1879 by Western Historical Society, Chicago, IL.
      !Vet Admin Pension Card Index, LDS Microf #1635924; Army Widow #897198. Civil
      War Service: JOSEPH K., Pvt, A Co, 2 IA Vol Inf Regt. Widow named
      SALLIE I. RICKEY.
      !FGS & Letter 31 Jul 1995 from BETH RICKEY, 427 Girard Pk Dr, Lafayette LA 70503
      ! p 261, Bk 2, Dir Index to Lewis Co Mar, Feb 1848 to Aug 1863--from p 48,
      abstract by Jacqueline & Betty Williams in 1969.
      !1860 IA Census, Lee Co, Keokuk, 3rd Ward, p102, 690/654.
      !1856 IA State Census, Lee Co, pg 672, 1/1, abstracted by June Lowe Beals
    Person ID I90  Rickey Database
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2018 

    Family Sallie Isabella Howard,   b. 4 Dec 1845, Millersburg Twp, Callaway Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1927, Cranford, Union Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1865 
    Family ID F82  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jan 1842 - Keokuk, Lee Co, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Apr 1903 - New York City, Kings Co (now New York Co), New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Joseph Kerr Rickey (1842-1903)
    Joseph Kerr Rickey (1842-1903)
    The colorful "Colonel Joe" invented the delightful libation, the Gin Rickey.