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Eliza Jane Anderson Richardson
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1849
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1940
Fairfield
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

THE GETTYSBURG COMPILER October 26, 1940

Mrs. Eliza Jane Richardson, 91, one of Fairfield's oldest residents and last Civil war widow in that borough, died Thursday at 5:30 at her home there, leaving 211 living direct descendants. Complications caused death after an illness of about six weeks.
Mrs. Richardson was a daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine Wills Anderson and was a lifelong resident of Adams County. She was a member of Zion Lutheran church of Fairfield, and of the missionary society of the church. She was the widow of William Richardson, a Civil war veteran, who died a number of years ago.
Her survivors include nine children, 70 grandchildren, 120 great grandchildren and
12 great-great grandchildren.
The children are; Mrs. John Reese, Cornelius and Edward, all of Fairfield RD; Mrs. Marion Sanders, Littlestown; Harry, Gettysburg RD; Marshall, Hagerstown; Armor, Waynesboro, and
Mrs. Cleveland Seiferd and Mrs. Jennie McCleaf, Fairfield.
Funeral services Sunday at 2:00 at the Zion Lutheran church in Fairfield with the
Rev. Emmert G Colestock, pastor, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Eliza Myers, Gettysburg.
Interment in the Union cemetery at Fairfield.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  William S Richardson (1841 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  Jennie Anna Richardson McCleaf (1868 - 1953)*
  Edward Thomas Richardson (1873 - 1959)*
  Mary Alice Richardson Sanders (1885 - 1977)*
  Marshall Llewellyn Richardson (1887 - 1957)*
  Bessie M Richardson Seiferd (1889 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairfield Union Cemetery
Fairfield
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: deb
Record added: Feb 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17918219
Eliza Jane <i>Anderson</i> Richardson
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Rest at peace, cousin.
- Chris Finch
 Added: Jul. 21, 2015

- Lesa Pfrommer
 Added: Nov. 17, 2009
 
 
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