Saturday, February 13, 2016

(Marmaduke) Stanley Richmond

Marmaduke Stanley Richmond, 9, (Marmaduke, 8, Marmaduke, 7, John 6, Sylvester 5, Cyrus 4, John 3, Edward 2, John 1).

California, Death Index, 1940-1997
birth: 13 February 1870 Canada
death: 28 February 1949 Alameda, California
father: Richmond
mother: Brodbeer

An interesting story of Izora Elizabeth (Jackson) Irvine who married Stanley Richmond of California. They met in the Philippines.

United States Census, 1920
Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head  Elizabeth I Richmond F 58  Wisconsin
Husband  Stanley Richmond M 58  Canada
Daughter Amelia Irvine F 15  Arizona
Daughter Marguerite Dorris F 22  Arizona
Son-in-law Luther C Dorris M 26  Mississippi
Granddaughter Marquerite Dorris F 2  California
Grandson  Irvine Dorris M 0  Mississippi

[Marmaduke] Stanley Richmond's first wife was Georgia Bell.  Her mother, Georgia Herrick Bell, a native of Springfield, Massachusetts, died in 1899 in California.  Her father was Horace Bell.

United States Census, 1900
Los Angeles city Ward 4, Los Angeles, California
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Horace Bell M 70  Indiana
Daughter Lillian Bell F 22  California
Son Canby Bell M 19  California
Daughter Maud Bell F 17  California
Daughter  Georgia B Richmond F 26  California
Granddaughter Marjery Richmond F 5  California
Granddaughter Georgia Richmond F 3  California
Granddaughter Virginia Richmond F 3  California

In 1907...divorce proceedings...Georgia Bell Richmond against Stanley Richmond for cruelty.

United States Census, 1920
San Francisco Assembly District 30, San Francisco, California
Age:  46
Marital Status:  Divorced
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head  Georgia Richmond F 46  California
Daughter Georgia Richmond F 22  California
Daughter Marjorie Richmond F 24  California
Grandson John Richardson M 1  California
Lodger Robert Overton M 56  Nevada

Lots of drama in the life of Canby Bell, Georgia (Bell) Richmond's brother.

16 November 1901 edition of the Los Angeles Herald has an "Interesting Story From Early Life Of Major Bell."  It appears as though Major Horace Bell's father, David Bell [Georgia Bell Richmond's grandfather], was part of the Underground Railroad.

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