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Bolling Richards
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Birth: 1812
Death: unknown

Bolling was born the son of Waitman Richards and Sarah "Sally" Hodges. Waitman's parents lived about 6 miles south east of Rocky Mount in Franklin County Virginia [between Sydnorsville and Sontag]. Waitman's father had established a large plantation there in 1758.

Bolling married Mary P. Delancy on November 20 1832 in Franklin County Virginia. Christopher Richards Sr. [Bolling's older brother] stood surety.

Bolling and family were in Floyd County [just to the west of Franklin County] in the 1850 census, then back in Franklin County for the 1860 census.

Children:
1. Andrew Jackson [1833] +Abagale Smith
2. Johanna [1836]
3. July [1837] +Margaret Green
4. Fleming P. [1838] +Elizabeth ?
5. Anderson [1839]
6. Eli Addison [1841] +Naomi V. Sigmon 2.Sarah Ann Guilliams
7. Walter [1844] died June 06 1862
8. Sarah "Sallie" F. [1843] +John W. Stump
9. John Bolin [1846] died Dec 28 1864
10. Joseph [1848] +Mahala Frances Poff
11. Mary Ellen [1850]
12. William Alexander [1853] +Martha C. Dowdy
13. Abiah [1856]

1850 census Floyd County VA
Bouter Richards M 43 Virginia, United States
Mary A Richards F 37 Virginia, United States
Andrew Richards M 17 Virginia, United States
Johana Richards F 14 Virginia, United States
Fleming Richards M 13 Virginia, United States
Anderson Richards M 11 Virginia, United States
Walter Richards M 10 Virginia, United States
Sarah Richards F 7 Virginia, United States
John Richards M 4 Virginia, United States
Joseph Richards M 2 Virginia, United States

MILITARY SERVICE
Bolling enlisted during the Civil War in CSA Company "G", 37th Virginia Cavalry Regiment.

In 1870, Bolling & family lived next door to William Richards, age 52, & his family.
1870 census Locust Grove Township, Floyd Co VA
Bolling Richards 59 VA
wife Mary A 55 VA
Mary E 20 VA
William A P 17 VA
Boyer 13 VA

1880 census Maggodee Franklin County VA
Bolling 75 head, widower farm labor
dau Ellen 22
dau Sallie Stump 28
grandson John Stump 13
grandson Haden Stump 10
granddaughter Elizabeth Stump 5

LINEAGE:
Waitman RICHARDS [1765] Franklin Co VA
Edward RICHARDS [1731] MD/ Franklin Co VA
Benjamin RICHARDS [1710] MD/old Lunenburg & Franklin Co VA
Edward RICHARDS [1678] Manchester, Lancashire England/MD 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Waitman Richards (1765 - 1845)
  Sarah Hodges Richards (1775 - 1830)
 
 Children:
  Bolin Richards (____ - 1865)*
  Andrew Jackson Richards (1833 - ____)*
  Fleming B. Richards (1838 - ____)*
  Eli Addison Richards (1841 - ____)*
  Walter Richards (1844 - 1862)*
  Sarah E. Richards Stump (1844 - ____)*
  John Bolin Richards (1846 - 1864)*
  Joseph Richards (1848 - ____)*
  William Alexander Richards (1853 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gabriel Richards (1800 - ____)*
  Christopher C. Richards (1802 - 1892)*
  Pleasant Richards (1804 - ____)*
  Charles Edward Richards (1805 - 1855)*
  Robert Richards (1807 - 1885)*
  Susannah Harriet Richards McGhee (1809 - 1892)*
  Bolling Richards (1812 - ____)
  Sarah Ann Richards Perkins (1815 - ____)*
  Nancy Richards Whitlow (1815 - ____)*
  Rachel Richards (1819 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Harold G. Richards
Record added: Jul 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93336151
 


- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Jan. 29, 2015

- Harold G. Richards
 Added: Jul. 9, 2012
 
 
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