Friday, November 4, 2016

Cyrus Richmond's Wife And Family

From the Clare Sentinel 16 November 1916, housed at Clarke Library at Central Michigan University:

Mrs. Ellen Richmond
From Farwell Correspondent

With the passing of Mrs. [Cyrus] Richmond, aged 87, another pioneer of Farwell is gone.  Mrs. Richmond came here from Canada 37 years ago and has resided in Farwell since.

The funeral was held on Friday afternoon at the home of her son Alfred with whom she had made her home.  A daughter, Mrs. [Harriet Emma May] Black of Detroit, was here for the funeral.  A son, James Richmond, lives at Laurel, Mississippi, a daughter, Mrs. [Ellen] Rounds, lives in the state of New York; another son, Wm. Richmond, lives in this place.

Cyrus Richmond of Lansing and Isabel of Lake George [grandchildren] were here for the funeral.

Her death record indicated that her parents were Michael Hendrix and Rebecca Ryckman.  The memorial at FindAGrave is listed under Ellen/Emily Ann Hendrick Richmond.

Census Year: 1861
Surname: Richman
Given Name(s): Cyrus S
Age: 39
Province: Canada West (Ontario)
District Name: Northumberland
Sub-District Name: Seymour
[Children listed with Cyrus and Emily were Sarah, John, Harriet and James.]

Surname: Richmond
Given Name(s): Cyrus
Age: 29
Province: Canada West (Ontario)
District Name: Northumberland (county)
Sub-District Name: Brighton
[Enumerated Were Cyrus, Emily and Sarah]

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