Seth Mattson Richardson

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Seth Mattson Richardson

  • Birth 8 Aug 1818
  • Death 13 Apr 1919 Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 96482387

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.


Family Members


Inscription

WE LEAVE THESE BODIES, WITH
PERFECT TRUST, IN THE TENDER
CARE OF MOTHER EARTH. THEY HAVE
SERVED US WELL.


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  • Created by: Gennaphyr
  • Added: 3 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96482387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Seth Mattson Richardson (8 Aug 1818–13 Apr 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96482387, citing Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Gennaphyr (contributor 47698254) .