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Sarah Johns Blight Richards
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1841
Cornwall, England
Death: Oct. 29, 1911, USA

Sarah Johns Blight, b. abt January 8, 1841 near St. Ives, Cornwall, UK, was the wife of James Richards, a Cornish miner who family narrative says died abt 1875 after emigrating either to America or Africa. His widow Sarah then emigrated to New York with their four children. It appears that she came to the US with her father and was using her maiden name, Blight. She is supposed to have died either near her son William in Norwalk, CT, or her daughter Kate in Saugerties, NY, and is buried in Mountain View Cemetery, according to a cemetery inventory, though I've not been able to find her stone, described as "fallen, overgrown". 
 
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 Children:
  William Blight Richards (1864 - 1932)*
  Sarah Catherine Richards Roosa (1866 - 1954)*
  Henrietta M Richards Livesay (1870 - 1953)*
  Bessie Johns Richards Blydenburgh (1872 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Saugerties
Ulster County
New York, USA
Plot: In curve of drive in Section B, second area on left after entering at gatehouse.
 
Created by: Blyden
Record added: Aug 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57396472
Sarah Johns <i>Blight</i> Richards
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Sarah Johns <i>Blight</i> Richards
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Sarah Johns <i>Blight</i> Richards
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