|William Ricketts (d.1832)
|Ricketts (d. 1765) and Mary Catherine Ricketts. William Ricketts, the grandson, died in 1832. We
don't know when he was born.
He was apparently married twice:
d. Sally Ricketts, who married a Mr. Arenduff.
2. William Ricketts second marriage was to Nancy Davis, daughter of William Davis, on
June 4, 1789. They had at least four children:
William Ricketts' grandfather was also named William Ricketts. In his will that was proved on June
20, 1765, the grandfather gave his grandson William the estate lands. William sold 100 acres of
this land to William M. Nance for 61 pounds in 1786. He sold another 59 acres, described as being
on Young’s Creek and in both Pittsylvania and Henry Counties (Virginia), to Thomas Arthur in 1792.
He also surveyed 55 acres on White Oak Mountain in 1780. On June 20, 1786, he bought 150
acres of land adjoining the 55-acre tract. He lived on this 205-acre tract until he died in 1832.
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