Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Photograph of Samuel Ford Rickard as a young boy standing on a bench.

Samuel was born in the Maurertown area to L. William and Edna Mae (Richman) Rickard, a farming couple. He was the oldest of five children.

He grew up helping on the farm and…
Portrait of Nellie M. (Houston) Rickard wearing her hair short and a string of faux pearls around her neck.

Nellie was born in Toms Brook, the daughter of Hallie Hagood and Nellie Grace (Rutz) Houston.

Her husband was Marwood Rickard.

Photograph of a handwritten page outlining the steps taken by the Clerk's office in Shenandoah County in 1916 to determine and execute the terms of the last will of M.C. Rickard.

It appears that two of the beneficiaries, Stomer and Oscar Rickard,…
Allen Rickard seated on a bench as a young boy.
Photograph of the cast of the four-act comedy, "An Arizona Cowboy," on stage at the Calvary School, located near Woodstock. The play was presented on April 3rd, raising $36.50, and April 4th, raising $31.00. String music and singing was provided by…
Group of students posed together outside Woodstock High School.

The girl standing 3rd from the right in the front row is Edna Edna May Richman Rickard.

On the third row, far right wearing a bow tie, is Martin Luther Bauserman Jr.

Portrait of Nell Houston wearing glasses, earrings and a pearl necklace. She was the mother of Nell Houston who married Marwood Rickard.
Portrait of Mertie Rickard, the daughter of John Rutz and the mother of Marwood Rickard.
Portrait of Marwood Rickard as a young man. He was from Toms Brook and as of 2002, lived near Harrisville (by a church).
Photograph of two separate legal documents.

The top half of the image is part of a will signed by "M.C. Rickard" from near Calvary on 16 June 1906. The document leaves to Mary E. Howers and her four children the lot at Calvary on which there was…
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