|Birth: ||Jan. 15, 1833|
|Death: ||Mar. 20, 1916|
Prince William County
Son of Aquilla Richards and Amelia "Millie" Keyser. Husband of Elisabeth A. Knight. Father of Polly Ann, Victoria, Rebecca Susan, Sarah J., Fannie A., William Siebert, and Virginia Ann.
Served in the Dixie Artillery (1861-62) and perhaps the 35th Battalion Virginia Cavalry (1865).
About Joseph Richards in the Civil War... see this post.
Joseph Richards, aged 83 years, 2 months, and 5 days, formerly a well known citizen of Page County, died about 11 a. m. on Monday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. ? Miller of Prince William with whom he had made his home for some time. Mr. Richards was paralyzed about four months ago since which time he has gradually grown weaker, finally terminating in his death.
Mr. Richards is survived by the following children: Mrs. Charles Miller of Prince William county, Mrs. Jordan Nichols, Mrs. Jacob Buracker, Mrs. Simon Printz, Mr. W. H. Jenkins, Mrs. William Woodward and William S. Richards all of this county.
The remains were brought to ? Tuesday and taken to the home of his daughter, Mrs. W. H. Jenkins. The funeral services will be held at Mt. Zion on Wednesday, at 11 a. m, conducted by Elders G. W. Painter, Joseph Foster, and Walter Strickler.
Eliza A Knight Richards (1827 - 1911)*
Polly Ann Richards Nicholson (1856 - 1934)*
Virginia Ann Richards Woodward (1871 - 1955)*
Mount Zion Cemetery
Maintained by: Cenantua
Originally Created by: Bill McAskin
Record added: Jan 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46468397
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