|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1833, Wales|
|Death: ||Dec. 29, 1898|
Married to Mary Salisbury November 22, 1856.
Richard died when his arm was caught in the gears of a burr mill.
HISTORY OF MOWER COUNTY 1911
Richard R. Richards was born at Bala, North Wales, January 1, 1833, son of Richard Richards and Susanah Richards, Welsh farmers.
He was married November 22, 1856, to Mary Salisbury.
Mary Salisbury was born in North Wales, July 2, 1838, daughter of Ebenezer and Margret Salisbury, Welsh farmers. Margret Salisbury died in 1840, and in 1842 Ebenezer Salisbury came to this country.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Richards engaged in farming until coming westward in 1880, locating in Otranto, Mitchell county, Iowa, where Richard R. took up farming and stock raising on the Otranto Stock Farm, until his death in 1898.
In 1901 Mrs. Richards came to Lyle and purchased land, as stated above.
Created by: K. Pike
Record added: Oct 07, 2005
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