Ricky Jean Bryant Ricky Jean Bryant , or Jeannie, was last seen during a fire in 1949 at a farm home three miles northeast of Mauston. She was last seen in the front yard while the fire was being put out. When the fire was extinguished, Ricky was no longer in the yard. She has not been seen or heard from since. Authorities said the 4-year-old girl perished in the fire, but no remains were ever found.