Monday, April 2, 2012

John (#6645) & Lucinda (Jordan) Richmond

John Richmond, who was born in Coshocton, Ohio, on 10 August 1834, married Lucinda Jordan.  Lucinda's step-mother, Melissa (Richmond) Stephens Jordan, was her husband John's half-sister.  He died in Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana, in 1924.  Lucinda preceded him in death, also dying in 1924.  John and Lucinda had the following children:

Alice A Richmond [died in early childhood per mother's obit]
Benjamin Franklin Richmond [died in early childhood per mother's obit]
Violet M Richmond [Mrs. Kessler per mother's obit]
Charles L Richmond [mother died at his home]
George R Richmond [of Ft. Wayne per father's obit]

United States Census, 1900
name: Lucinda Richmond
residence: Mentone town (part), Kosciusko, Indiana
birth date: Dec 1835
birthplace: Ohio
spouse's birthplace: Ohio
father's birthplace: Virginia
mother's birthplace: Ohio
years married: 46
estimated marriage year: 1854
mother how many children: 5
number living children: 2
  Household Gender Age
spouse John Richmond M
  Lucinda Richmond F
child George R Richmond M  [barber]

Lucinda (Jordan) Richmond also helped to raise six of her younger step (or half?) siblings plus two of her brother's children.

United States Census, 1870
name: Lucinda Richmond
estimated birth year: 1836
gender: Female
age in 1870: 34y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Ohio
home in 1870: Indiana, United States
  Household Gender Age
John Richmond M 35y
  Lucinda Richmond F 34y
Violet Richmond F 9y
Charles Richmond M 2y
Isabel Jordon M 12y
Daniel Hardman M 25y
Martha Hardman F 24y
John Hardman M 5y
Laura Hardman F 4y

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