Finding aid for the Richards Family Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Richards Family
Title: Richards Family Papers
Dates: 1852-1973
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: The Richards family settled in Hinckley Township, Medina County, Ohio, prior to 1838. Willard Richards married Alvira Ann Whedon in 1838, and they raised seven children. In 1861, their eldest son, Myron, enlisted in Battery A, First Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery. He returned to farming in Hinckley Township in 1865, and the following year, married Romelia Noragon. They raised two children, Oliver Richards and Margie Richards. In 1891, the Richards family moved to Lincoln, Nebraska. In the 1910s, Margie Richards became a physical education instructor at the University of California, Southern Branch (University of California, Los Angeles). The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, journals, genealogical notes, wills, military papers, and legal documents.
MS Number MS 4785
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English