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Henry RICHARDS
    Born: January 1811 in Hampton Township, Washington Co, NY
    Died: September 30, 1887 in Jackson Co, MI
    Buried: Hanover Village Cemetery, Hanover, Jackson Co, MI
    Married: Mary PATTERSON April 08, 1833

Notes: "Henry Richards, born in New York, settled at an early day on section 22 [in Hanover Township, Jackson Co, MI]." -From History of Jackson County, Michigan (1881), in the section discussing Hanover Township's history.

Henry came to Hanover in 1837. "While on a visit to his brother in the East he was stricken with paralysis and has been a great sufferer since, most of the time."4


Census Records
1840 Michigan Jackson Co, Hanover Township
Henry is shown with the following household:
    2 males under 10 [Harry and Henry]
    2 males 20-30 [Henry Sr. and ????]
    1 female under 5 [Betsy]
    1 female 5-10 [Olivia]
    1 female 20-30 [Mary Ann]
1850 Michigan Jackson Co, Hanover Township
Henry is shown with the following household:
    Henry Richards, 39, m, farmer, $1200, born in NY
    Mary Ann, 35, domestic, born in NY
    Betsy, age 15, f, born in VT
    Harry, age 13, m, born in NY
    Henry, age 11, m, born in MI
    Ellen F., age 8, f, born in MI
    Clarinda, age 7, f, born in MI
    Emmet, age 5, m, born in MI
1860 Michigan Jackson County, Hanover Township, p. 450
Henry is shown with the following household:
    Henry Richards, 49, m, born in NY
    Mary Ann, 45, domestic, born in NY
    Harry, age 23, m, born in NY
    Henry, age 21, m, born in MI
    Ellen F., age 18, f, born in MI
    Clarinda, age 17, f, born in MI
    Emmet, age 15, m, born in MI
    Oliver, age 8 born in MI 
    Betsy, age 25, f, born in VT
1870 Michigan Jackson County, Hanover Township, r.678-679 p.108
Henry is shown with the following household:
    Henry Richards, age 59, M, W, Farmer, born in NY
    Mary A., age 55, F, W, keeping house, born in Vermont
    Oliver, age 17, M, W, at school, born in MI
1884 Michigan State Census, Hanover Township, Jackson Co
Henry is shown with the following household:

    Henry Richards, age 74, m, husband, born in NY, father born in CT, mother born in NY

    Mary A., age 68, f, w, wife, born in VT, father born in VT, mother born in VT
Children of Henry RICHARDS and Mary PATTERSON are:
  1. Betsy L. RICHARDS
    Born: 1835 in Rutland Co, VT
    Died: 1906 in Hillsdale Co, MI

  2. Olivia M. RICHARDS
    Born: between 1835-1840

  3. Harry RICHARDS
    Born: Abt. 1837

  4. Henry F. RICHARDS
    Born: December 22, 1837 in Hanover Township, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: June 21, 1920

  5. Ellen Francis RICHARDS
    Born: 18415
    Died: 19265

  6. Clarinda RICHARDS
    Born: Abt. 1843
    Died: December 15, 1869 in Moscow, Hillsdale Co, MI

  7. Norris Emmet RICHARDS
    Born: Abt. 1845

  8. Oliver P. RICHARDS
    Born: 1852
    Died: 1925


Betsy L. RICHARDS
    Father: Henry RICHARDS
    Mother: Mary Ann PATTERSON
    Born: 1835 in Rutland Co, VT
    Died: 1906 in Hillsdale Co, MI
    Buried: Hanover Village Cemetery, Hillsdale Co, MI
    Married: John T. SPENCER 1856 in Hanover, Jackson Co, MI

Notes: Betsy was a school teacher, teaching at Liberty Mills, Concord, and Drakes districts, before she married.


Olivia M. RICHARDS
    Father: Henry RICHARDS
    Mother: Mary Ann PATTERSON
    Born: between 1835-1840
    Married: David N. SLOAT

Children of David N. SLOAT and Olivia M. RICHARDS are:

  1. Ella M. SLOAT

  2. Clara Louise SLOAT

  3. Frankie SLOAT
    Born: July 17, 1863 in Hillsdale Co, MI
    Died: January 31, 1867 in Hillsdale Co, MI (choked to death on popcorn)

 


Harry RICHARDS
    Father: Henry RICHARDS
    Mother: Mary Ann PATTERSON
    Born: Abt. 1837


Henry F. RICHARDS
    Father: Henry RICHARDS
    Mother: Mary Ann PATTERSON
    Born: December 22, 1837 in Hanover Township, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: June 21, 1920
    Married: Diantha Rose MOORE September 22, 1865

Census Records
1870 Michigan Hanover Township, Jackson Co, r.673, p.417R
Henry F. RICHARDS is shown with the following household:
    Henry Richards 31 m w farmer Michigan
    Diantha 34 f w keeping house Michigan
    Fred 2 m w Michigan
1884 Michigan State Census, Hanover Township, Jackson Co
Henry F. RICHARDS is shown with the following household:
    Henry Richards, age 46, m, w, husband, born in MI, father born in NY, mother born in VT

    Diantha, age 37, f, w, wife, born in MI, father born in NY, mother born in NY

    Fred J., age 16, m, son, born in MI, father born in MI, mother born in MI

    Chas T., age 11, m, son, born in MI, father born in MI, mother born in MI
Children of Henry F. RICHARDS and Diantha Rose MOORE are:
  1. Fred J. RICHARDS
    Born: Abt. 1868
    Died: September 1890 in CA

  2. Charles T. RICHARDS

Ellen Francis RICHARDS

    Father: Henry RICHARDS
    Mother: Mary PATTERSON
    Born: August 08, 1842
    Alternate birth date: 18415
    Died: November 21, 19265
    Buried: Richards or Moscow Cemetery, Jackson Co, MI5
    Married: Almond SKINNER June 13, 1865

Children of Ellen RICHARDS and Almond SKINNER are:
1. Demmis Adell SKINNER
    Born: 1868
    Died: 1942

2. Harvey Willson SKINNER
    Born: March 23, 1880, Pulaski, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: January 04, 1966

3. Jessamine SKINNER

Clarinda RICHARDS
    Father: Henry RICHARDS
    Mother: Mary PATTERSON
    Born: Abt. 1843
    Died: December 15, 1869 in Moscow, Hillsdale Co, MI
    Married: Edwin R. MOORE

Child of Clarinda RICHARDS and Edwin R. MOORE is:
  1. Clarinda A. "Fannie" MOORE

Norris Emmet RICHARDS
    Father: Henry RICHARDS
    Mother: Mary Ann PATTERSON
    Born: Abt. 1845
    Married: Eliza Jane DAY December 31, 1868 in Jackson Co, MI

Children of Norris Emmet RICHARDS and Eliza Jane DAY are:
  1. Myrtie RICHARDS

  2. Delah RICHARDS
    Born: June 10, 1872 in Hanover, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: July 08, 1872 in Hanover, Jackson Co, MI
Notes: Lived in North Adams after leaving the farm.
Emmet Richards and Jane Day
Emmet Richards and Jane Day


Norris Richards and Andrew Richards


Oliver P. RICHARDS I
    Father: Henry RICHARDS
    Mother: Mary PATTERSON
    Born: 1852
    Died: 1925
    Married first: Dollie A. BIDWELL April 15, 1874 in Jackson Co, MI

    Married second: Carrie L. ? Aft. 1895

    Married third: Marcia HOWARD Aft. 1903?

Child of Oliver P. Richards I and Marcia HOWARD is:
1. Oliver P. RICHARDS II
    Died: February 28, 2005 in Horton, MI

Andrew RICHARDS

Child of Andrew RICHARDS is:
1. George RICHARDS
Andrew Richards' children
Andrew Richards' children.


Charles T. RICHARDS
    Father: Henry F. RICHARDS
    Mother: Diantha Rose MOORE
    Married: Belle FORD

Children of Charles RICHARDS and Belle FORD are:
1. Archie RICHARDS

2. Muriel RICHARDS


Fred J. RICHARDS
    Father: Henry F. RICHARDS
    Mother: Diantha Rose MOORE
    Born: Abt. 1868
    Died: September 1890 in CA


Myrtie RICHARDS
    Father: Norris Emmet RICHARDS
    Mother: Jane DAY
    Married: ? STONE

Children of Myrtie RICHARDS and ? STONE are:
1. Ella STONE
2. Orrin STONE


Delah RICHARDS
    Father: Norris Emmet RICHARDS
    Mother: Eliza Jane DAY
    Born: June 10, 1872 in Hanover, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: July 08, 1872 in Hanover, Jackson Co, MI

Archie RICHARDS
    Father: Charles RICHARDS
    Mother: Belle FORD
    Born: April 06, 1894
    Died: March 1968 in Clark Lake, Jackson Co, MI
    Married: Maude STOCK

Children of Archie RICHARDS are:
1. Iola May RICHARDS

2. Lyle Archie RICHARDS

3. Ardis Elaine RICHARDS




Muriel RICHARDS
    Father: Charles RICHARDS
    Mother: Belle FORD
    Married: William BUCK





George RICHARDS
    Father: Andrew RICHARDS



Ella STONE
    Father: ? STONE
    Mother: Myrtie RICHARDS



Orrin STONE
    Father: ? STONE
    Mother: Myrtie RICHARDS



Iola May RICHARDS
    Father: Archie RICHARDS
    Mother: Maude STOCK



Lyle Archie RICHARDS
    Father: Archie RICHARDS
    Mother: Maude STOCK


Ardis Elaine RICHARDS
    Father: Archie RICHARDS
    Mother: Maude STOCK
    Born: March 29, 1921
    Died: May 11, 1987



William BUCK
    Married: Muriel RICHARDS



? STONE
    Married: Myrtie RICHARDS

Children of ? STONE and Myrtie RICHARDS are:
1. Ella STONE
2. Orrin STONE



Carrie L. ?
    Born: 1876
    Died: 1903
    Married: Oliver P. RICHARDS I Aft. 1895



Marcia HOWARD
    Married: Oliver P. RICHARDS I

Child of Marcia HOWARD and Oliver P. RICHARDS I is:
1. Oliver P. RICHARDS II
   Born: Abt. 1920
   Died: February 28, 2005 in Horton, MI


Oliver P. RICHARDS II
    Father: Oliver P. RICHARDS I
    Mother: Marcia HOWARD
    Born: Abt. 1920
    Died: Feburary 28, 2005 in Horton, MI


Belle FORD
   Married: Charles RICHARDS

Children of Charles RICHARDS and Belle FORD are:
1. Archie RICHARDS

2. Muriel RICHARDS

Maude STOCK
    Married: Archie RICHARDS

Children of Maude STOCK and Archie RICHARDS are:
  1. Iola May RICHARDS
  2. Lyle Archie RICHARDS
  3. Ardis Elaine RICHARDS

Edwin R. MOORE
    Married: Clarinda RICHARDS

Child of Clarinda RICHARDS and Edwin R. MOORE is:
  1. Clarinda A. "Fannie" MOORE

Eliza Jane DAY
    Married: Norris Emmet RICHARDS December 31, 1868 in Jackson Co, MI

Children of Eliza Jane DAY and Norris Emmet RICHARDS are:
  1. Myrtie RICHARDS

  2. Delah RICHARDS
    Born: June 10, 1872 in Hanover, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: July 08, 1872 in Hanover, Jackson Co, MI

 




Mary Ann PATTERSON

    Born: July 16, 1815 in Castleton Township, Rutland County, VT4
    Died: December 20, 1896 in Jackson Co, MI4
    Buried: Hanover Village Cemetery, Hanover, Jackson Co, MI
    Married: Henry RICHARDS April 08, 1833

Notes: Mary's obituary, transcribed by Lester Skinner: "Mrs. Henry (Mary Ann) Richards died Dec. 20, 1896, aged 82 years. Her maiden name was Patterson. She was born in Castleton, Rutland County Vermont, July 16, 1815, She was united in marriage to Henry Richards, Apr 8, 1831. They came to Michigan settling in Hanover Township. Mrs. Richards was the mother of seven children, all of whom are now living but one daughter who died in early womanhood."

Children of Mary Ann PATTERSON and Henry RICHARDS are:
  1. Betsy L. RICHARDS
    Born: 1835 in Rutland Co, VT

  2. Olivia M. RICHARDS
    Born: between 1835-1840

  3. Harry RICHARDS
    Born: Abt. 1837

  4. Henry F. RICHARDS
    Born: December 22, 1837 in Hanover Township, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: June 21, 1920

  5. Ellen Francis RICHARDS
    Born: 18415
    Died: 19265

  6. Clarinda RICHARDS
    Born: Abt. 1843
    Died: December 15, 1869 in Moscow, Hillsdale Co, MI

  7. Norris Emmet RICHARDS
    Born: Abt. 1845

  8. Oliver P. RICHARDS
    Born: 1852
    Died: 1925


Dianthia Rose MOORE
     
Born: August 28, 1846 in Moscow, Hillsdale Co, MI
    Died: January 14, 1939
    Married: Henry F. RICHARDS September 22, 1865

Children of Diantha Rose MOORE and Henry F. RICHARDS are:
  1. Fred J. RICHARDS
    Born: Abt. 1868
    Died: September 1890 in CA

  2. Charles T. RICHARDS

Dianthia Richards


Clarinda A. "Fannie" MOORE
    Father: Edwin R. MOORE
    Mother: Clarinda RICHARDS
    Married: George SIMMONS

Notes: After the death of her mother, "Fannie" was raised by her aunt and uncle, Betsy RICHARDS and John SPENCER.




John T. SPENCER
     
Born: December 04, 1833 in Moscow, Hillsdale Co, MI
    Died: December 16, 1926 in Moscow, Hillsdale Co, MI
    Married: Betsy L. RICHARDS 1856 in Hanover, Jackson Co, MI

Notes: John T. SPENCER and his wife Betsy RICHARDS raised Betsy's neice "Fannie" Moore after the death of Fannie's mother.

 

George SIMMONS
    Married: Fannie MOORE