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Eleanor D. "Ellen" Richards Garvin
Birth: Apr. 22, 1809
Kentucky, USA
Death: unknown
Carter County
Kentucky, USA

Eleanor "Ellen" D. Richards Garvin was born in Kentucky on April 22, 1809.

Her parents were John Richards (17811855) and Rebecca Powers Richards (17881855). Both of Ellen's parents came from Virginia.

Her siblings included: Jeremiah Power, Elijah J., Robert A., Eliza Jane and Zerelda Richards.

Ellen married William Harrison "Red" Garvin on December 1,

Their children included:
Elizabeth H Garvin (1842 )
William Wallace Garvin Sr. (1845 1910)
James F. Garvin (1847 )
Eliza F Garvin (1849 )
Franklin "Frank" Garvin (1852-1881)
Rebecca "Becky" Garvin (1854 1933)

The 1850 U.S. Federal Census enumerates the family as follows:

1850 United States Federal Census
about Eleanor D Garvin
Name: Eleanor D Garvin
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1810
Birth Place: Kentucky
Gender: Female
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): District 1, Carter, Kentucky
Family Number: 81
Household Members:
Name Age
William H Garvin 38
Eleanor D Garvin 40
Elizabeth H Garvin 8
William W Garvin 6
James F Garvin 3
Eliza F Garvin 1
Elizah Richards 28
Eliza J Richards 21

Following is the family enumerated in the 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
By this time, Franklin "Frank" and Rebecca have been born:
1860 United States Federal Census
about Ellen D Garvin
Name: Ellen D Garvin
Age in 1860: 40
Birth Year: abt 1820
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1860: Carter, Kentucky
Gender: Female
Post Office: Upper Tygart
Household Members:
Name Age
W H Garvin 48
Ellen D Garvin 40
Elizabeth H Garvin 18
Wm W Garvin 16
Eliza F Garvin 11
Franklin Garvin 8
Rebecca Garvin 5

By the 1870 US Federal Census, only Ellen and Red's children Elizabeth and Franklin "Frank" were still residing at home with them:
1880 United States Federal Census
about Ellen Garvin
Name: Ellen Garvin
Home in 1880: Precinct 4, Carter, Kentucky
Age: 72
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1808
Birthplace: Kentucky
Relation to Head of Household: Wife
Spouse's Name: Wm. H. Garvin
Father's birthplace: Virginia
Mother's birthplace: Virginia
Neighbors: View others on page
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Female
Household Members:
Name Age
Wm. H. Garvin 68
Ellen Garvin 72
Elizabeth Garvin 38
Franklin Garvin 25

Ellen was beloved of her family and highly esteemed in her community. She was considered to be a true and loyal friend.

May she rest in peace.
Family links: 
  John Richards (1780 - 1855)
  Rebekah Richards (1787 - 1855)
  William Harrison Garvin (1812 - 1890)
  William Wallace Garvin (1845 - 1910)*
  Franklin Garvin (1852 - 1881)*
  Eleanor D. Richards Garvin (1809 - ____)
  Jeremiah Powers Richards (1816 - 1913)*
*Calculated relationship

Wife of
Apr 22. 1809

[No death date visible on headstone.]

Patton Cemetery
Carter County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Cherie J.
Record added: May 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70635801
Eleanor D. Ellen <i>Richards</i> Garvin
Added by: Cherie J.
Eleanor D. Ellen <i>Richards</i> Garvin
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Eleanor D. Ellen <i>Richards</i> Garvin
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For Ellen, with love from your great-granddaughter.
- Cherie J.
 Added: May. 30, 2011
This page is sponsored by: Cherie J.

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