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Caroline Vorgert Ricker
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Birth: May 22, 1885
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1965
Saint Anthony
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA

Born on the family farm in Oak (Township), Stearns County, MN; Caroline was the sixth of eight children born to Herman Heinrich & Elizabeth Caroline (Possemier) Vorgert.

~~NOTE: in the late 1890's, her parents adopted two children off the "Orphan Trains" from New York City; which gave Caroline two additional siblings.~~

On 6 June 1905, Caroline married Henry Ricker in Saint Anthony, MN; she was age 20, he was 23. Born 10 August 1881 in Germany, Henry immigrated to America with his parents in 1890; settling in Stearns County, MN.

CHILDREN:
-o- Aurelia A. (1906-1992)
-o- Claude Herman (1908-1995)
-o- Hildagarde (1910-1985)
-o- Scholastica F. "Sally" (1913-1945)
-o- Harold Herman (1914-2001)
-o- Eleanora Agnes (1916-1997)
-o- Albert Hubert (1918-1996)
-o- Oscar Henry (1920-1944)
-o- Raymond Richard (1922-1927)
-o- Margaret Elizabeth (1924-1993)
-o- Dorothy Mary (1927-1930)

A homemaker, farmers wife & mother of eleven, Caroline died at age 79.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Herman Heinrich Vorgert (1845 - 1928)
  Elizabeth Caroline Possemier Vorgert (1848 - 1927)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry Ricker (1880 - 1967)
 
 Children:
  Aurelia Anna Ricker George (1906 - 1992)*
  Claude Herman Ricker (1908 - 1995)*
  Hildegard Ricker Vos (1910 - 1985)*
  Scholastica F. Ricker (1913 - 1945)*
  Harold Herman Ricker (1914 - 2001)*
  Eleanora Agnes Ricker Franck (1916 - 1997)*
  Albert Hubert Ricker (1918 - 1996)*
  Oscar Henry Ricker (1920 - 1944)*
  Raymond Richard Ricker (1921 - 1927)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Ricker Heinz (1924 - 1993)*
  Dorothy Mary Ricker (1927 - 1930)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary A. Vorgert Imdieke (1877 - 1976)*
  Herman Joseph Vorgert (1878 - 1959)*
  Josephine Vorgert Pogatchnik (1881 - 1962)*
  Anna Gertrude Vorgert Fahnhorst (1884 - 1951)*
  Caroline Vorgert Ricker (1885 - 1965)
  Elizabeth Vorgert (1887 - 1975)*
  Bernard Vorgert (1889 - 1889)*
  Mary M. Hillier Schneider (1895 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Upsala
Morrison County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Peter Joseph ("PJ") Brau...
Record added: Jul 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114153213
Caroline <i>Vorgert</i> Ricker
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Caroline <i>Vorgert</i> Ricker
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