My mother was a Rickard who was b. Sept.24, 1907 in Cairo, NE, the d/o Frank L. Rickard and Augusta Jane Randell. Frank Rickard, s/o Alva Washington Rickard and Eliza Jane Collier who had lived in DeKalb Co., IL before coming to NE. Children of Frank were Anna Elizabeth, Frank Randell, Ruth Margaret, Frederick Alva, Florence Roberta (my mother) and Forrest Marvin Rickard,all b. in Cairo, NE.
The children of Alva W. Rickard & Eliza were Frank R., Harry & Charles (twins), Ralph, Blaine, & Minnie. From newspaper:"Mr.Rickard was one of the three remaining soldiers in Evan, CO..trumpet was blown & the flag draped the casket." Must quit. Francene Peterson