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Robert Richards
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Birth: 1807
Death: 1885

Robert was born the son of Waitman Richards and Sarah "Sally" Hodges in Franklin County VA.

Robert married Cynthia Hodges on August 9 1829, the daughter of Squire Hodges; in Franklin County Virginia.

Children:
1. Martha [1829] +? Morgan
2. Charles [1832]
3. Aaron [1836]
4. Elizabeth [1838]
5. Nancy [1840]
6. Benjamin [1844]
7. Samuel [1848]
8. Sallie
9. Rachael

1840 Census Franklin Co VA
Robert, wife and family appear

1850 Census Franklin Co VA
Richards, Robert 43 Farmer 150
wife Cynthia 43
Martha 21
Charles 18
Aaron 14
Elizabeth 12
Nancy 10 F
Benjamin 6
Samuel 2
[born after 1850]
Sallie
Rachael

1880 census Snow Creek District, Franklin Co VA
Robert 78 widower laborer
sister Rachel 61 keeping house
grandson Charlie 6
grandaughter Sincie A. 4
grandson John L. 3

Robert's great grandfather, Edward Richards [1731], established a plantation in 1758 between Sydnorsville and Sontag. His sons and those following continued to live in the same vicinity and farm the land.


LINEAGE:
Waitman RICHARDS [1765] Franklin Co VA
Edward RICHARDS [1731] MD/ Franklin Co VA
Benjamin RICHARDS [1710] MD/old Lunenburg & Franklin Co VA
Edward RICHARDS [1678] Manchester, Lancashire England/MD
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Waitman Richards (1765 - 1845)
  Sarah Hodges Richards (1775 - 1830)
 
 Spouse:
  Cynthia Hodges Richards (1807 - ____)
 
 Siblings:
  Gabriel Richards (1800 - ____)*
  Christopher C. Richards (1802 - 1892)*
  Pleasant Richards (1804 - ____)*
  Charles Edward Richards (1805 - 1855)*
  Robert Richards (1807 - 1885)
  Susannah Harriet Richards McGhee (1809 - 1892)*
  Bolling Richards (1812 - ____)*
  Sarah Ann Richards Perkins (1815 - ____)*
  Nancy Richards Whitlow (1815 - ____)*
  Rachel Richards (1819 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Harold G. Richards
Record added: Jul 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93256999
 


- Harold G. Richards
 Added: Jul. 8, 2012
 
 
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