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 Emily Melvina <I>Fonda</I> Richards

Emily Melvina Fonda Richards

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Death 16 May 1912 (aged 76)
Burial Bergen, Genesee County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 20858234 · View Source
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Mrs. Ira D. Richards; Widow Of Bergen Physician Died After Two Month's Illness; Mrs. Richards, who had been ill with an inflammatory disease of the cardiac opening of the stomach since the middle of March, died this morning at 5:12 o'clock, aged 77 years. Mrs. Richards, who was a daughter of William and Melvina Gilkey Fonda, was born in Kinderhook. When she was three or four years old her parents removed to Medina, where she was married, February 24, 1857, to Dr. Ira D. Richards. After the Civil War, in which the doctor served as surgeon 3 1/2 years, he purchased a farm in Riga, on which they lived until September 29, 1882, when they removed to this village. The doctor died August 27, 1911. Mrs. Richards was a member of the Presbyterian church and of the ladies' missionary society. She had many friends, who were drawn to her by her kindness of heart and her genial disposition. The funeral will be held from the house on Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock and the burial will take place in Mt. Rest cemetery. The Batavia Daily News Thursday Evening- May 16, 1912.


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  • Created by: Mark Fonda
  • Added: 9 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20858234
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emily Melvina Fonda Richards (22 Mar 1836–16 May 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20858234, citing Mount Rest Cemetery, Bergen, Genesee County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Mark Fonda (contributor 46845756) .