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John Richardson
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1832
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 19, 1903
Adams County
Illinois, USA

John and Mary's Children, all were born in Beverly Township, Adams County, Illinois:

James Harvey Richardson
Joseph Andrew Richardson
Elfrida Belle (Richardson) Metz
John Frederick Richardson
Walter Carl Richardson
Elmer Guy Richardson
Mary Blanch (Richardson) Besant


John Richardson, of Beverly, Laid
Away To-day -- A Well Known
Old Citizen.

Another pioneer of this county is no more, and was laid away to-day. John Richardson, of Beverly, who died Saturday night, was buried to-day, and Rev. John Carbaugh, of the Universalist church conducted the services.

Deceased was born in New York in 1831 and came to this county when only three years old and settled in Beverly. In 1858 he married Miss Mary Harvey, and six children were born to them, namely: James H., Joseph A., Effie B., John F., Walter C., and Elmer Guy.

He was a life long Democrat and widely known.

The Quincy Daily Journal, Tuesday, July 21, 1903; page 7.


John Richardson, Aged 70, of
Beverly, Dead.

John Richardson, aged 70, a son of the late James Richardson, of Beverly township, passed away at his home Saturday night. The funeral will take place today, and the Rev. John Carbaugh, of the Universalist church, will conduct the services.

Mr. Richardson was born in Beverly and was one of the oldest residents. While he was of a retiring disposition, the reputation of his father made the family one of the best known in the county. Many residents of Quincy will remember "Uncle Jimmy," who for years made his annual trip to this city.

Four sons and two daughters survive.

The Quincy Daily Whig, Tuesday, July 21, 1903; page 5.

Family links: 
  Mary Elizabeth Harvey Richardson (1838 - 1904)
  James Harvey Richardson (1859 - 1925)*
  Elfrida Belle Richardson Metz (1866 - 1940)*
  Walter Carl Richardson (1875 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Mound Prairie Cemetery
Adams County
Illinois, USA
Created by: David Bartelt
Record added: Apr 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51474354
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- David Bartelt
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