Sunday, February 22, 2015

Olny H. Richmond

See Civil War Veteran Olny H. Richmond's strange story.

Olny H. Richmond's (final) marriage to Verona (Marcellus) Doane:

Groom's Name: Oluly H. Richmond
Bride's Name: Verona M. Doane Nee Marcellus
Marriage Date: 05 Dec 1899
Marriage Place: Manhattan, New York, New York
Groom's Father's Name: Lyman M. Richmond
Groom's Mother's Name: Nancy Mckendrick
Bride's Father's Name: John T. Marcellus
Bride's Mother's Name: Hannah Osgood Richardson

The Lyman M. Richmond family in a blog post here.  Was Olny's mother, Nancy McKendrick, a cousin of Stephen A. Douglass; see the story here.  See his photo here.

Olny Richmond's parents were married in Livingston County, Michigan,  29 January 1842.

In 1850, Olney was 7 years old and living in Plymouth, Michigan, with his mother and (possible) step-father (Olny's brother, Dan RICHMOND, was born in 1850, so perhaps John and Nancy were never married :

United States Census, 1850
event place: Plymouth, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
John Gunsolly M 37 New York
Nancy Gunsolly F 28 New York
James Gunsolly M 7 Michigan
Olney Richmond M 7 Michigan
Fanny Richmond F 5 Michigan

See the Gunsolly carding mill now located in Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan.

In 1860 Olny was living with his mother and siblings in Greenbush, Clinton Co., Michigan, and also in Livingston County, Michigan (with his sister, Fanny and the Stansill family).

United States Census, 1910
residence: Minneapolis Ward 8, Hennepin, Minnesota
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Henry J Wadsworth M 69y Ohio
wife Ruth A Wadsworth F 66y New York
son Frank M Wadsworth M 33y Minnesota
Ida M Wadsworth F 33y Wisconsin
Ella Wadsworth F 58y Ohio
Olney H Richmond M 66y Michigan
Vernona M Richmond F 55y New York
Joel L Carris M 55y Ohio
Selina Semundson F 24y Minnesota
Ella T Boden F 28y Germany
Clara M Smith F 25y Wisconsin

Olney H. Richmond, "Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

death date: 30 Mar 1920
death place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
gender: Male
birth date: 22 Feb 1844
birthplace: St John's, Michigan
father: Lyman Richards
father's birth place: New York
mother: Nancy Hawkins
mother's birth place: New York
occupation: Professional Teacher
residence: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
cemetery: Forest Home

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