Friday, September 9, 2011

Sylvester Richmond, Son Of Ichabod

2512.  Sylvester (7) son of Ichabod and Pamelia (Bettes) Richmond, was born about 1802; married Dorcas Streval.  Resided in Brighton, Hilton P.O., C.W.,

Sylvester Richmond was living next to his brother-in-law, Martin VanBlaricom, in 1824.

Canada Census, 1851
Name:     Sylvester Richmond
Estimated Birth Year:     1800
Birthplace:     Canada
Province:     Canada West (Ontario)
District:     Northumberland County
Sub-District:     Brighton

Canada Census, 1881

Brighton, Northumberland East, Ontario, Canada
 Sylvester Richmond     M     79y
 Dorcas Richmond     F     76y

Ontario Deaths,1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947
Name:     Sylvester Richmond
Event:     Death
Event Date:     01 May 1885
Event Place:     Brighton Tp., Northumberland, Ontario
Age:     84

Children of Sylvester and Dorcas Richmond are Jane, Sylvester (died in the 1881 fire in Michigan), Cyrus and Sarah Ann (there may be more children).

Jane, daughter of Sylvester and Dorcas, was born November 12, 1828, and died December 28, 1914.  In 1860 she was living with her husband, George Lapp, in Burchville, St. Clair County, Michigan, and children Smith and Orda.  In 1870 Jane was living with husband John Farthingham.  In 1901 she married Worden Gibson.

United States Census, 1870
Michigan, United States
       John Farthingham     M     41y
    Jane Farthingham     F     41y
      Smith Lapp     M     17y
    Marrilla Lapp     F     14y
    William Farthingham     M     1y

United States Census, 1880
Residence:     Delaware, Sanilac, Michigan
 John Fotheringham     M     50
      Jane Fotheringham     F     50
Child     William Fotheringham     M     11
Child     Smith Lapp     M     27

Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925
Groom's Name:     Worden S. Gibson
Groom's Birth Date:     1841
Groom's Birthplace:     Canada
Bride's Name:     Jane Richmond Fotheringham
Bride's Birth Date:     1835
Bride's Birthplace:     Canada
Marriage Date:     28 Oct 1901
Marriage Place:     Croswell, Sanilac, Michigan
Groom's Father:     Robert Gibson
Groom's Mother:     Eliza Smith
Bride's Father:     Sylvester Richmond
Bride's Mother:     Dorcus Strevel

Worden Gibson was probably the widower of Jane's sister, Sarah (Richmond) Gibson.  Worden and Sarah Richmond had a daughter, Zoa McRoberts.

Cyrus Richmond, son of Sylvester and Dorcas, who was born about 1840.  He was in the 1901 Canadian census with his wife, Sarah, son Clement and daughter Sarah.

Richmond Cyrus   M  Head   M   Sep 1   1839   61
Richmond Sarah A.  F  Wife   M   Jan 10   1840  61
Richmond Clement B.  M   Son   S   Feb 24    1874  27
Richmond Adealia   F Daughter   S   Jan 14    1875  26

1901 Census of Canada
Subdistrict: Murray, NORTHUMBERLAND (East/Est), ONTARIO

Ontario Deaths,1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947
Name:     Cyrus Richmond
Event Date:     14 Apr 1916
Event Place:     Trenton, Hastings, Ontario
Estimated Birth Year:     1840
Father:     Sylvester Richmond
Mother:     Dorcas Stevel

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