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Rev Alexander Wallace Richards

Rev Alexander Wallace Richards

Birth
Pickens County, Georgia, USA
Death 29 Jan 1913 (aged 87)
Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia, USA
Burial Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 24210142 · View Source
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Alexander W Richards was the son of William Richards and Dicey Cobb-Richards. He married Anna Adaline Finley in 1847 and they had 11 children together. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a Baptist preacher.

Alexander W. Richards was licensed for the ministry in 1861 and Ordained for the Ministry in 1868 at Four Mile Baptist Church.

Some of the churches he pastored were:
Four Mile Creek
Amicalola
Corinth (Pickens County)
Chalcedonia


A W Richards died at Bartow County GA. They were taking his body to Tate to bury with his wife at Cool Springs but the wagon kept bogging down in the mud. When they got to Jerusalem Church they decided to stop and they buried him in the cemetery there near the side of the road.


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  • Maintained by: Phil Richards
  • Originally Created by: Gail Ray
  • Added: 27 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24210142
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Alexander Wallace Richards (29 Dec 1825–29 Jan 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24210142, citing Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery, Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Phil Richards (contributor 47263869) .