Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Family of Norman C. Richmond

5220 NORMAN C. RICHMOND (8)* (Peleg S. 7, Stephen 6, Edward 5, Benjamin 4, Edward 3, Edward 2, John 1) was born in Hillsdale, N. Y., March 4, 1827. He married January 30, 1851, Elizabeth Yates, daughter of Rev. Edwin [& Elizabeth] Atkinson, Liverpool, Eng. She was born April 30, 1830. He removed, with his father, from Hillsdale to South Lee in 1833, and April 8, 1848, emigrated to Grand Chute Falls, Appleton, Wis., where he is a paper manufacturer.
* Died 22 May 1918 in Oshkosh, Wis.

The Edwin & Elizabeth Atkinson family was in Dodge Co., Wisconsin, in 1850.

A biography of Claude Atkinson, grandson of Edwin & Elizabeth, is found here in "Duluth and St. Louis Co., MN:

Claude M. Atkinson was born at Appleton, Wisconsin, November 4,
1862, son of James Fremont and Anna Frances (Waterbury) Atkinson.
His grandfather, Rev. Edwin Atkinson, was an old-time Methodist circuit
rider. He was born in England, was ordained a minister of the Metho-
dist church in that country and after his marriage came to Canada in
1836, and when Wisconsin was still a territory and the domain of the
wild Indian he moved there and for a time lived in Dodge County and
later in Outagamie County.

Elizabeth Yates Atkinson Richmond was an author who wrote "Poems of the Western Land," in 1878.

A letter from Elizabeth to her mother regarding childbirth in the Wisconsin frontier in 1851 was quoted in "Brought to bed: childbearing..." here.

Elizabeth Yates Atkinson Richmond's mother, Elizabeth, in the 1880 Census:

1880 WI Census - Outagamie, Appleton
Elizabeth ATKINSON Self W W 88 ENG ENG ENG
Edith RICHMOND GDau S W 20 WI Grand Daughter NY ENG
Elizabeth BERG Other S W 17 WI Servant GER GER
J. D. THOMPSON Other M W 46 NY Carpenter NJ NJ
Mary A. THOMPSON Other M W 41NY Keeping House NY NY
Florence C. THOMPSON Other S W 21 NY Teaching NY NY
Jennie M. THOMPSON Other S W 19 WI School NY NY
Louisa E. THOMPSON Other S W 16 WI School NY NY
Myrtie E. THOMPSON Other S W 9 WI School NY NY
Lorenzo R. WINN Other S W 23 NY Medical Student NY NY

Elizabeth Yates Atkinson Richmond
Death Date: 06 Nov 1905
Death Place: Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Age: 74
Birth Date: 18 May 1830
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Norman
Father's Name: Edwin
Father's Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Mother's Name: Elizabeth
Mother's Birthplace: Manchester, England
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B06560-6
System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy
Source Film Number: 1311648
Reference Number: p339 cn138
Collection: Wisconsin Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968

CHILDREN (of Norman & Elizabeth Richmond) (1896):

+7394. Mary Elizabeth (9), born Dec. 4, 1851; married John M. Weeks
--7395. Alice Geneva (9), born in Appleton, Wis., Feb. 5, 1854; married August 7, 1879, Enos Soule Richmond (See No. 4986d)
--7396. Emily Eva (9), born June 13, 1856; married 1st June 9, 1880, Thomas Powers, who died; 2ndly, May, 1892, William A. Evans. No children (1896).
+7397. Margaret Louisa (9), born April 16, 1858; married George A. Young.
+Grace Edith (9), born July 15, 1860; married Algernon Sidney Galpin**.
--Ruth Agnes (9), born Feb. 18, 1862; unmarried in 1895
--Edwin Yates (9), born Nov. 16, 1864; died Sept. 9, 1865
**Alfred Galpin & Sons (Algernon & Harold) in the Appleton, WI, City Directory 1891/2

1880 WI Census Outagamie, Appleton
Norman RICHMOND Self M W 53 NY Paper Manufacture NY NY
Elizabeth RICHMOND Wife M W 50 ENG Author ENG ENG
Eva E. RICHMOND Dau S W 24 WI Teacher NY ---
Magie YOUNG Dau S W 22 WI Keeps House NY ENG
Ruth A. YOUNG Dau S W 18 WI School NY ENG
Allice RICHMOND Dau S W 26 WI Teacher NY ENG
Margaret E. YOUNG Other S W 11M WI NY ENG

Emily Eva Richmond married Thomas Chas. Powers, son of John & Delia (Ryan) Powers on June 9, 1880.

Groom's Name: Thomas Chas. Powers
Groom's Birthplace: Canada
Bride's Name: Emily Eva Richmond
Marriage Date: 09 Jun 1880
Marriage Place: Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin
Groom's Father's Name: John Powers
Groom's Mother's Name: Delia Ryan
Bride's Father's Name: Norman Richmond
Bride's Mother's Name: Elizabeth Richmond
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00350-6
System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy
Source Film Number: 1292401
Reference Number: cn 02027
Collection: Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930

Groom's Name: William A Evans
Groom's Birthplace: Of Otter Fail Co, Minn
Bride's Name: Emily E Powers
Bride's Birthplace: Of Hennepin Co, Minn
Marriage Date: 23 May 1892
Marriage Place: St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02043-3
System Origin: Minnesota-EASy
Source Film Number: 1314519
Reference Number: Ln366
Collection: Minnesota Marriages, 1849-1950

William & Emily Evans were in Otter Tail Co., Minnesota, in 1900. William, his then wife, Martha, and their son James were in Otter Tail in 1880. A William, Martha, Emery and James Evans were in Knox Co., Maine, in 1860.

Ruth Agnes Richmond was probably the wife of George Arnold and was found in the 1900 census here. George & Agnes (Richmond) Arnold's infant son died in 1899:

Infant Arnold
Gender: Male
Death Date: 14 Aug 1899
Death Place: Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin
Age: 0
Birth Date: 14 Aug 1899
Birthplace: Appleton, Wis.
Father's Name: Geo. F. Arnold
Mother's Name: Agnes Richmond Arnold
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B59761-8
System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy
Source Film Number: 1311647
Reference Number: p359 n374 cn00908
Collection: Wisconsin Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968

(Grace) Edith (Richmond) Galpin's gravestone here at findagrave.org.

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