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Mary Jane Mull Richards
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Birth: Dec. 28, 1841
Loudoun County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1908
Dickinson County
Kansas, USA

Named: Mary Minerva Cordelia Jane Mull. Married Amos Richards, Harrison County, Ohio on Aug 30, 1857. Children: Samantha Jane and Tabitha Ann. Baby girl died in infancy 1864/65.
Mary Jane lost her beloved Amos as a very young woman. By accounts of the Richards family, she was the prettiest girl in the county. She never remarried, but raised her two daughters on a government pension of $12.00 a month, maintaining the home which Amos had purchased in Westchester, Tuscarawas County, Ohio before his induction. She became part of Lemerick and Samantha's household in 1885. Mary Jane and Amos can now be reunited through FAG and a true love story can be told.
Samantha Jane born Mar 29, 1860
Tabitha Ann born July 16, 1861
Baby girl 1864/65

Family links: 
  Amos Richards (____ - 1865)
  Samantha Jane Richards Davidson (1860 - 1947)*
  Tabitha Ann Richards (1861 - 1885)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: two newspaper items-death notice and obituary gave birth date of 1841. tombstone erected in perhaps 1970s
Liberty Cemetery
Dickinson County
Kansas, USA
Created by: charlene towsley
Record added: Sep 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97551452
Mary Jane <i>Mull</i> Richards
Added by: Don Garrison
Mary Jane <i>Mull</i> Richards
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Added by: Don Garrison
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Mary Jane's sister, Julianna (Mull) Cox died in Ohio in 1906. Julianna was the wife of Elisha Cox. Their mother, Mary Mull was born about 1810 in Virginia and died after 1880. (per census records.) See FAG # 150859829.
- charlene towsley
 Added: Aug. 17, 2015
The family story is told that Amos repeatedly inquired of the birth of the new baby and how it was and Mary Jane realized her letters were not getting through to him. Finally, she sent a letter edged in black, which did get to Amos, informing him of the d...(Read more)
- charlene towsley
 Added: Nov. 29, 2013

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