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Emily Melvina Fonda Richards
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1836
Death: May 16, 1912

Mrs. Ira D. Richards; Widow Of Bergen Physician Died After Two Month's Illness; Mrs. Richards, who had been ill with an inflammatory disease of the cardiac opening of the stomach since the middle of March, died this morning at 5:12 o'clock, aged 77 years. Mrs. Richards, who was a daughter of William and Melvina Gilkey Fonda, was born in Kinderhook. When she was three or four years old her parents removed to Medina, where she was married, February 24, 1857, to Dr. Ira D. Richards. After the Civil War, in which the doctor served as surgeon 3 1/2 years, he purchased a farm in Riga, on which they lived until September 29, 1882, when they removed to this village. The doctor died August 27, 1911. Mrs. Richards was a member of the Presbyterian church and of the ladies' missionary society. She had many friends, who were drawn to her by her kindness of heart and her genial disposition. The funeral will be held from the house on Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock and the burial will take place in Mt. Rest cemetery. The Batavia Daily News Thursday Evening- May 16, 1912.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Fonda (1805 - 1855)
  Melvina L. Vary Fonda Gilkey (1815 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Ira Dwight Richards (1829 - 1911)
 
 Sibling:
  Emily Melvina Fonda Richards (1836 - 1912)
  Franklin Jerome Fonda (1838 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Rest Cemetery
Bergen
Genesee County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Mark Fonda
Record added: Aug 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20858234
Emily Melvina <i>Fonda</i> Richards
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