Queries with surname of R

RICKETTS, William A. – Looking for any information on WILLIAM A. RICKETTS born c 1836/37 in Tennesse wife MARY E. PARKER born c 1843/44 in Alabama in 1870 lived in Elmore Co Alabama in 1880 Jefferson Co Alabama in 1890 in Village Creek Jefferson Co. Alabama. He ran a grocery store and a gun and lock smith co with Alex Osborn in Birmingham Jefferson Co in 1890.  His children were IDA B, born c 1866; ADA E born c 1869; W.M. born c 1871; CHARLES ISAAC born 21 Sept. 1873; R.A born c 1876; CHARLES ISAAC only boy.  Please contact John J Ricketts (Redondo Beach Ca.) at qtcimi@aol.com.   [posted April 14, 2002]

RILEY, Abraham Caswell Marriage and death of Abraham Caswell Riley.   Seeking information on Abraham (Abram) Caswell Riley. Born 1843 Bibb County. Married to Martha Jane Riley. Two children John Martin And Nancy Annie Elizabeth Riley. Especially want the marriage date and place and Death and buriel place.  Please contact George Riley at   georger823@aol.com   [posted September 28, 2007]

RILEY, Thomas J. – Would greatly appreciate any information about parents of Thomas J. Riley, he married Colin Carraway in Jefferson County in 1827 and is believed to have been born in Jefferson county AL around 1808.  Thank you very much.  cmriley@swbell.net    [posted November 22, 1999]

ROBERTS, Mary Willie – Need marriage information (between 1910-1914) for Mary Willie ROBERTS, born Colbert County, AL in Dec. 1894. She is listed in the 1900 North Birmingham census with her father William B. ROBERTS who is listed as wd. Listed in 1910 Bessemer, Jefferson Co., AL census with her father and new wife.  I think Mary is my grandmother, but am not sure–trying to make a connection.  Please contact Carol White at carwhi3@aol.com    [posted December 2, 2006]

ROGERS, Bobie Lee Anna – I am looking for information about Bobie Lee Anna Rogers. She married John Gregory somewhere in AL. They then moved to Arkansas. She had a daughter named Ida Belle Gregory. I do not know anything about her parents or siblings. Any assistance in locating information or information on where I might search is appreciated. Also researching Thomas, Gregory, and Ghent. My e-mail address is jthomas@redoak.heartland.net Thank You, JoAnn Thomas.   [posted April 5, 2000]

ROBINSON, William M. – I need the information on the tombstone of William Mccowan Robinson at the Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham Al, born Nov 22, 1884.  I would like any information available about him and anyone in his family buried with him to assist my family research.  Thank you very much for any help that can be provided. I am using information from his obituary about his burial location at Elmwood Cem.   Please contact Eric Robinson at erobinson909@charter.net   [posted May 16, 2008]

ROSS, Ruth Jones – Need info on Ruth Jones Ross, birth, siblings, parents etc…Thanks to anyone who takes this on. Contact Katrice Brown at dbrown33@bellsouth.net.  [posted September 3, 1999]

ROUNSLEY, Francis “Frank” John – I am trying to locate the graves of Francis John “Frank” ROUNSLEY and wife Julia Priscilla (STRICKLAND) ROUNSLEY.   All I know is they lived and died in Bessemer, Jefferson co.,AL. He was born in Rame Head, Devon, England May 23/24 1861; baptized Dec. 27, 1865 in Mary Tavy, Devon, England. Died Aug. 14, 1943.    She was born Jan. 8, 1873, possibly in GA. and died Nov. 17. 1953.  They had four children Charles Laney, William Columbus, Benjamin Franklin and Ethel all with the last name of ROUNSLEY.,   I would also like to contact any of their descendants.  Any suggestions or help is greatly appreciated.  We are making a trip over Christmas to Birmingham and would like to visit their graves and take pictures for documentation.  Thank  you!  My direct email is kipsperry@yahoo.com    or at Kevin Sperry, 20452 camille Dr., Springfield, LA. 70462  [posted December 2, 2006]

RUPER, Lee Arthur – Looking for any family, or information on, Lee Arthur RUPER. My Dad was born in Butler Co. Ala. in 1922, to John & Mary Lou RUPER. Sisters, Annie Pearl, Jimmie Mae, Mattie Mae Boggan, and Rosabelle, and Ruby. Moved to Detroit, married Frances Howard, Children, Lee A. RUPER Jr., Jacqueline. All of them are gone, and I can’t find anything about my family. Any information, available will be much appreciated. Please contact Jacqueline Sykes at jmsykes1009@sbcglobal.net     [posted March 26, 2007]