Silas Richards

Male 1807 - 1884  (76 years)


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  • Name Silas Richards 
    Born 18 Dec 1807  , Highland, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 25 Apr 1840 
    Endowed (LDS) 7 Feb 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mar 1884  Union, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 17 Mar 1884  Union, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 14027  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I122836  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2012 

    Father Augustus Richards,   b. 1 Aug 1780, Fairfax, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1851, Henderson, Mills, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Frances Lee Doggett,   b. 20 Apr 1789, Lancaster, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1860, Mills, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1804  Mason, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F26258  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Elizabeth McClenahan,   b. 12 Jun 1809, Pendleton, Henry, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1893, Union Fort, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1829  Sidney, Shelby, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frances Maria Richards,   b. 20 Dec 1830, Sidney, Shelby, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1859, Union, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. Elizabeth Ann Richards,   b. 20 Dec 1830, Sideny, Shelby, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Winter Quarters, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sarah Jane Richards,   b. 30 May 1833, Sidney, Shelby, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Isabel Richards,   b. 20 Aug 1837, Peoria, Starr, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Martha Richards,   b. 23 May 1839, Stark County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Lucy Ann Richards,   b. 23 Jan 1842, Stark, , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1921, Union, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F26257  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Keziah Francis Brady,   b. 14 Apr 1841, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1922, Union, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1855  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 6 Feb 1855  POFFI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F34385  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Martitia Smoot,   b. 28 Oct 1812, , Henry, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1886, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1855  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F34384  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      PROPERTY:
      T7 R7, Sec 19, NW fractional quarter
      T7 R7, Sec 19, SW fractional quarter
      T7 R7, Sec 30, NW fractional quarter
      Property Transactions, Hancock County, Black, Black and Plewe, pages 3260-3262
      Property Records, Nauvoo Restoration, Inc: 1 page

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Record, page 337
      Early 70’s and High Priest Index, LDS Archives, page 119
      High Priest of Nauvoo and SLC, LDS Archives, page 116
      Members LDS, 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 36 page 689-692

      HISTORIES:
      An Enduring Legacy, DUP 1985, Vol 4 pages 248-253; Vol 10 pages 387
      Our Pioneer Heritage, DUP, Vol 15 pages 109-117
      Nauvoo Journal, Vol 6 Spring 1994 No 1 page 8
      LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jensen, Vol 2 pages 327-329

      BIOGRAPHIES:
      Autobiography of Silas Richards, 2 pages
      Information on Silas Richards, various sources, pages 2-24
      Family History Book including Saints from Nauvoo. Raymond Silas and Bertha Kunz Jackson Family
      (Permission for contact information: Deona Green, 404 W. Hardscrabble, Morgan, UT 84050. 801-829-3373

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Nauvoo Data Bank, 4 pages
      Photos of Silas & Keziah Richards, 1 page
      Family group record submitted by Olive T. Walker, 1 page
      Internet Research:
      familysearch.org: 1 page
      new.familysearch.org: 6 pages
      rootsweb.com: WorldConnect, 2 pages
      lds.org: Church History, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 29 pages
      ancestry.com: 7 pages
      findagrave.com: 3 pages


      VARIANTS:
      Birth date: abt 1807, abt 1808
      Birth place: Liberty, Highland, Ohio; Highland, Highland, Ohio; Hillsboro, Highland, Ohio
      Spouse's name: Martilia Smart; Martisha Smoot; Elizabeth McClennahan; Eliza Bathe; Kaziah Frances Brady
      Mother's name: Fanny Lee Doggeth; Francis Lee Daggett; Francis Lee Doggett; Francis Lee Dagget
      Father's name: Augustas Richards, Agustus

      BURIAL: Union Cemetery