Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Obituary Of Mrs. Emma Richmond

Grand Rapids Press
1903-6-6, Page 14
Mrs. Cynthia Addis of Greenville and Mrs. Weekes of Lowell, have returned home after spending two weeks with their sister, Mrs. Stella (Fred) Hill, during the sickness and funeral of their mother, Mrs. Emma Richmond.

Per her death record online, Mrs. Emma Richmond, who died May 30, 1903, was the daughter of Joseph Gaston, (born in Massachusetts), and Eleanor Cadwell, (born in Canada).  She was born in New York on May 14, 1820.  Mrs. Richmond was buried in the Fair Plains Cemetery.

Mrs. Richmond was the wife of Samuel D. Richmond, per Mrs. Addis' death record of 1917.

Here is Samuel Day Richmond's Richmond lineage from John Richmond, the immigrant, and beyond.  Here's the Samuel & Emma Richmond family in the 1860 census.

United States Census, 1900
event place: ED 95 Lowell village, Kent, Michigan, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Wealthy Weekes F 43 Michigan
son Ernest Weekes M 14 Michigan
daughter Bonnie L Weekes F 6 Michigan
mother Emma Richmond F 80 New York

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