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Bushrod William Washington Richardson
Birth: Jan. 11, 1823
Loudoun County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1897
Lawrence County
Missouri, USA

Veteran: Civil War (USA)

h/o 1st, Nancy Y (Yacht ?) Nichols, 2nd, Robinette May Nichols.

Birth: 4th of seven known children in Loudoun county, Virginia.

In depth research of Richardson family.

As is noted in the above, one serious researcher's thoughts are: "No doubt Bushrod W. W. Richardson was named for Bushrod
. I have not found any references to a middle name or initial for Bushrod Washington, so I am not sure which W. stood for Washington or for what the other W. stood."

Its written that in 1837, his parents, Joseph (1790VA-1838MO) and Emily Susannah (Overfield) Richardson (1799VA-1858MO), with their children, B W W being around fourteen, plus a few others, removed from Loudoun county, Virginia a thousand miles west to a homestead on Spring river in Vineyard, after 1860 Spring River Township, into what, until 1825, was Osage Indian hunting territory, first Crawford till 1833 then Greene until 1835 then Barry, now Lawrence county, southwest Missouri. Included with them was their first born, daughter, (his older sister) Elizabeth Ann (1817VA-1878MO), her hubby Elwood B James (1807VA-1860MO) (first county clerk after Jasper county was created in 1841) their infant son Montalbon (1836VA-1909MO) ("M M" James, Carthage's first city clerk, 1873), and possibly Hannibal James (1810VA-1898TX), they continuing on several miles to Centerville, created 1831 (Chief Sarcoxie's campground for Delaware Indians), now Sarcoxie (becoming a part of Jasper county, but not until 1845), to settle and open store. Father, Joseph Richardson, passed away in October of 1838 (Barry County Probate Letters of Administration, 1835-1853, pages 34-37), his will attested 25 OCT 1838 with son-in-law, Elwood B James an executor.

January 1841 Jasper county was unattached from Newton which had been a part of Barry till 1838, where third son John had taught school and Elwood was chosen, at a February meeting in George Hornback's log home, as first county clerk, recorder & circuit court recorder till 1859, serving new county among others, such as, Judge Thomas G Walton (1805TN-1864MO) and sheriff Norris C Hood (1811SC-1870MO) during his terms as first county clerk, removing family and business to Carthage, is credited with: providing a lot to Methodist Episcopal Church South, near what now are 4th & Howard streets, overseeing daily construction of new brick two story courthouse at center of town's square, 3rd post-master, etc, etc.

Census: 1830, age 5-9 Hillsboro township, Loudoun county, Virginia with parents & eight siblings.

Census: 1840, age 15-19 Vineyard, after 1860 Spring River township, Barry, now Lawrence county, Missouri with widowed mother & five siblings. (two miles east of Bower's Mill)

Probate file of Eathan A. Brown: B.W.W. RICHARDSON and A. RICHARDSON, Adms. Letters dated 23 May 1849. Sarah Brown, widow, renounces right of adm. 23 May 1849. Bondsmen include: Bushrod W. W. Richardson and Achilles Richardson, Sarah Brown, Thomas GILLOCK, Benjamin IRWIN, Peter M. SWATZEL, Solomon Brown, William JENNINGS, John DUNKLE, 22 May 1849. Heirs include: Sarah LISLE, formerly Sarah Brown, widow; and children (see family list), Property in Lawrence, Dade and Jasper counties, Missouri. Final Settlement 10 May 1861. Survey of dower for Sarah Lisle, formerly Sarah Brown, dated 11 Oct 1852. {Lawrence County Missouri Probate 1845-1870; Lawrence Co. Historical Society; Mieswinkel; 1991}

Census: 1850, age 26, Sarcoxie township, Jasper county (Newton till 1845) county, Missouri with (future in-laws), the Nichols family, a clerk.

Census: 1860, age 35 Sarcoxie township, Missouri with 2nd wife, a younger brother, two sons by 1st wife & a daughter by 2nd wife.

Enrolled Co. K, 76th EMM 4/25/1864 at Mt. Vernon (47 days), again 10/15/1864 (44 days). The unit was activated for service in late September through mid-November, 1864, in response to Confederate's cavalry raid into Missouri.

Census: 1870, age 47 McDonald township, Jasper county, Missouri with 2nd wife, her mother, two sons by 1st wife & three daughters by 2nd wife, post office Oregon, Lawrence county, Missouri.

Census: 1880, age 54 Green township, Lawrence county, Missouri with 2nd wife two kids and Harriett Irwin(Irvin), future wife of son Orrick.

Death: in Lawrence county, Missouri, memorial is sponsored by a 2nd g,grandson.

Father: Joseph Richardson b: about 1790 Virginia.
Mother: Emily Susannah Overfield b: 1799 Loudoun county, Virginia.

Marriage 1: Nancy Y Nichols b: 4 JAN 1833 Vernon county, Missouri.
Married: 19 JUN 1850 Lawrence county, Missouri.

Known Children

Volney Frederick Richardson b: 22 APR 1851 Lawrence county, Missouri.

Orrick Richardson b: 19 MAR 1853 Lawrence county, Missouri.

Marriage 2: Robinett May Nichols b: 19 MAR 1837 Missouri. (younger sister of Nancy)
Married: 1856 Lawrence county, Missouri.

Known Children

Nancy Yacht Richardson b: 6 NOV 1856 Missouri.

Son b: about 1857 Missouri.

Son b: about 1858 Missouri

May Richardson b: 1866 Missouri.

Ella Richardson b: 10 NOV 1869 Missouri.

Daughter who died 1874 Missouri.

B W Richardson b: 19 AUG 1874 Missouri.

Bio information in part by Bill Boggess.
Family links: 
  Joseph Richardson (1790 - 1838)
  Emily Susannah Overfield Richardson (1799 - 1858)
  Nancy Y. Nichols Richardson (1833 - 1855)
  Robinett May Nichols Richardson (1837 - 1920)*
  Infant Daughter Richardson (____ - 1861)*
  Volney Frederick Richardson (1851 - 1916)*
  Orrick Richardson (1853 - 1922)*
  Nancy Yacht Richardson Guin (1856 - 1920)*
  Infant Son Richardson (1857 - ____)*
  Infant Richardson (1858 - ____)*
  May Richardson (1866 - 1870)*
  Ella Richardson Kelley (1869 - 1951)*
  Infant Daughter Richardson (1874 - 1874)*
  B W Richardson (1874 - 1908)*
  Elizabeth Ann Richardson James (1817 - 1878)*
  Achilles Chiller Richardson (1818 - 1867)*
  John M. Richardson (1820 - 1889)*
  Bushrod William Washington Richardson (1823 - 1897)
  Joseph Henry Richardson (1828 - 1911)*
  Edward Harris Richardson (1833 - 1898)*
*Calculated relationship
Cave Spring Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
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Originally Created by: Bill
Record added: Sep 10, 2012
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Bushrod William Washington Richardson
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Bushrod William Washington Richardson
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Bushrod William Washington Richardson
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- Linda
 Added: Feb. 12, 2013
~ 2nd g,grandfather of Helen Frances (Richardson) Griggs, and Cody Joe Jenkins, via, son Wolney, grandson Pleasant ~
- Bill
 Added: Sep. 12, 2012
This page is sponsored by: Harry B. Richardson, Jr.

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