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 John William Richards

John William Richards

Birth
Hirwaun, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales
Death 29 Jun 1926 (aged 76)
Chariton, Lucas County, Iowa, USA
Burial Chariton, Lucas County, Iowa, USA
Plot Section J Row 9 Grave 9
Memorial ID 62713950 · View Source
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Husband of Ann James. Son of William Richards and Elizabeth Ann Edwards

OBITUARY

THE CHARITON HERALD-PATRIOT
Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, July 1, 1926

John William Richards

John William Richard, son of William and Elizabeth Richards, was born in Hirwaun, South Wales, on July 23, 1849.

He was married to Ann James on the 27th day of October, 1872. To this union six children were born, four sons and two daughters, who, with his wife, survive.

The children are David, of Oklahoma; John, of Des Moines; William and Ben, of Chariton; Mrs. C. P. Huxford, of Tipperary; Mrs. Henry Whimpey, of Alpha, Ill. He also leaves three sisters and two brothers, all of Ottumwa, besides a host of relatives and friends.

Deceased came to this country in the year 1882 and spent most of his life in Lucas, Wapello and Monroe counties. He came to Chariton twelve years ago, being employed in the mines at Tipperary until three years ago when he was forced to leave his work on account of sickness.

He died at the home of his son, Ben, at 848 North 7th street, on June 29, 1926, at the age of 76 years, 11 months and 6 days. All the immediate family were present at the last rites except Dave, of Oklahoma, who was unable to come on account of sickness.

Funeral services, conducted by Rev. J. A. Riggs, were held at the Baptist church on Thursday afternoon at two o'clock, after which he was laid to rest in the Chariton cemetery.



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  • Created by: Skip
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62713950
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John William Richards (23 Jul 1849–29 Jun 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62713950, citing Chariton Cemetery, Chariton, Lucas County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Skip (contributor 46976613) .