Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Proctors in:
 • Edgewood Memorial Park
 • Glen Mills
 • Delaware County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Richard John "Paul Richards" Proctor
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 18, 1877
Church Hill
Queen Anne's County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 1951
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Paul Jones Richards was born to John Wesley Richards and Cora Jones. He married Estella M Whaley. Together they had 6 children with two sets of twins:

Charles E Richards 1900 1986
William Henry Richards 1900 1981
Joseph Harvey Richards (Proctor) 1902 1989
Lewin Gross Richards 1907 1960
Lillian Grace Richards 1907 1969
Alma Elizabeth Richards 1912 2000

Paul J. Richards alias time line:

1870, 1880, 1910 Census: Paul J Richards son of John W Richards and Cora Jones.

1909-1910: Three lawsuits filed against Paul J Richards and Essie Richards in Queene Anne's County, Maryland. The first two are regarding property. The third lawsuit names only Paul J Richards. Copies of the first two lawsuits can be found online at Queen Anne's County. Essie and children leave Maryland for Delaware. Paul Richards disappears...

1919 Sep. 12: Richard John Proctor (according to WWI Registration Card - lists no relatives). Birth date for Richard John Proctor is the same birth date for Paul Richards. He is living in the sam city as his half-brother.

1930 Census: Richard John Proctor (husband to Stella M Proctor). Residence: Kansas City, Missouri.

1945 Feb. 25: Death certificate of Estella May Whaley Proctor. Husband: Richard John Proctor. Residence: Kansas City, Missouri. Essie and Paul purchase side by side plots at Forest Hill Cemetery, in KC, MO. Essie is buried there. Paul's space is empty.

1950: Mr. R.J. Proctor living with his daughter, Lillian and her husband, John R Kreeger since Essie's death. Addresses confirming location are from a typewritten wedding invitation list of Virginia Lee Richards as well as Edith Richards address book. 5614 Elmwood Ave, Philadelphia, PA

24 Jan 1951. Paul Richards dies. He is buried in Pennsylvania. There is no marker. His father is John Richards and his mother is Cora Jones according to the dc informant, his son, Charles Richards.

Family links: 
  Estella M Whaley Proctor (1879 - 1945)
  Charles Edward Richards (1900 - 1966)*
  Joseph J. Richards (1902 - 1989)*
  Lewin G Richards (1907 - 1960)*
  Lillian G Richards Kreeger (1907 - 1969)*
  Alma Elizabeth Richards Brantley (1912 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Edgewood Memorial Park
Glen Mills
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Sec I, Lot 75, Unit B, Sp 4
Created by: Beth
Record added: Sep 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76409575
Richard John Paul Richards Proctor
Added by: Beth
Richard John Paul Richards Proctor
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Jennifer M.
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED