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Seth Mattson Richardson
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1818
Death: Apr. 13, 1919
Clear Lake
Cerro Gordo County
Iowa, USA

Seth M Richardson, Justice of the Peace, received his appointment to the office in 1873, and has been its incumbent most of the time since. He entered eighty acres of land in what is now Owen township, Cerro Gordo county, in June 1855, on which he settled permanently with his family,Sept. 18, 1860. He removed, in 1865 to Clear Lake township, where he worked at the trade of blacksmith about seven years, when he was compelled by failing health to relinquish manual labor to a great extent.

Mr. Richardson was born in Herkimer Co., NY and soon after, with his mother and family, removed to Cayuga county, He was brought up in Cayuga and Cortland counties, At the age of fifteen he learned his trade, which he followed since for forty years. In the fall of 1854 he located in Dane Co., Wisconsin, where he lived.

His wife, formerly Locena Salisbury, was born in Cortland Co., NY. They are the parents of four children-Byron, a resident of Lincoln township; Phebe L, Mrs. F.M Rogers, resides at Mason City; Carrie S., and Melirra A., Mrs. G.E. Ehle, who resides at Clear Lake. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lucena S Salisbury Richardson (1818 - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Byron Gordon Richardson (1840 - 1915)*
  Caroline L. Richardson McGraw (1850 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
WE LEAVE THESE BODIES, WITH
PERFECT TRUST, IN THE TENDER
CARE OF MOTHER EARTH. THEY HAVE
SERVED US WELL.
 
Burial:
Clear Lake Cemetery
Clear Lake
Cerro Gordo County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Gennaphyr
Record added: Sep 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96482387
Seth Mattson Richardson
Added by: Gennaphyr
 
 
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 Added: Feb. 26, 2013
 
 
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