Monday, April 29, 2013

Obituary Of Mrs. Ephraim Stiles Richmond

Grand Rapids Press, April 29, 1916, Page 17
Mrs. Susan [Redfield] M. Richmond is Dead at 91.
Widow of Ephraim Stiles Richmond died Saturday at home, 1255 Jefferson SE.  She came here from Leroy, New York.  [A] daughter, Mrs. Violet Woods of Dearborn, Michigan; three sons, Wesley H. of Marquette, Merwin and Henry W. [Emory] of this city survive.
Funeral at Nunica Congregational Church, the time to be announced later.

Richmond family lineage of Ephraim Stiles Richmond:
(John1, Edward2, John3, Stephen4, Adam5, Preserved6, Preserved7, Ephraim Stiles8)

United States Census, 1850
event place: Le Roy, Genesee, New York, United States
Susan Bartlett F 47  New Hampshire
Ephriam Richmond M 38  New York
Susan Richmond F 25  New York
Merwin Richmond M 3  New York
Westly Richmond M 1  New York

United States Census, 1870
Ephraim Richmond M 50y  New York
Susan Richmond F 46y  New York
Mervin Richmond M 23y  New York
Emery Richmond M 19y  New York
Viola Richmond F 15y  New York

United States Census, 1880
residence: Nunica, Ottawa, Michigan
self E. S. Richmond M 60 New York, United States
wife Susan Richmond F 56 New York, United States
son Murwin M. Richmond M 33 New York, United States
son Emry W. Richmond M 27 New York, United States
Emma C. Greene F 26 New Hampshire, United States
W. H. Kinsey M 26 Indiana, United States
George Herring M 19 Michigan, United States
Frank Herrick M 24 Ohio, United States

United States Census, 1900
Precinct 3 Grand Rapids city Ward 4, Kent, Michigan
head Merwin W Richmond M 53 New York
wife Emma C Richmond F 46 New Hampshire
daughter Mabel S Richmond F 18 Michigan
mother Susan M Richmond F 77 New York

United States Census, 1900
Marquette city Ward 3, Marquette, Michigan
head Wesley H Richmond M 51 New York
wife Emma Richmond F 48 Michigan
daughter Blanche Richmond F 24 Michigan
daughter Sada Richmond F 21 Michigan
daughter Mae Richmond F 16 Michigan
daughter Iola Richmond F 15 Michigan 

United States Census, 1900
Dearborn village, Wayne, Michigan
head Thomas T Wood M 58 PA
wife Viola G Wood F 43 NY
[Thomas was the postmaster; the couple had no children]

Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925
groom's name: Thomas T. Woods
groom's birth date: 1838
groom's birthplace: Moren Co., N. Y.
bride's name: Viola Richmond
bride's birth date: 1854
bride's birthplace: Leroy, N. Y.
marriage date: 16 Dec 1873
marriage place: Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan

From the Grand Rapids [Michigan] Public Library:

Mrs. Susan Richmond ninety yeas old was the guest of honor 
Richmond, Susan
Richmond, Merwin W.
Richmond, Wesley
Richmond, Emery
Woods, Mrs. Thomas [Viola Richmond Woods]
Richmond, Blanche
Richmond, Mabel

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