Monday, January 14, 2013

Military Monday: George Daniel RICHARD (1820-1897)


George Daniel RICHARD was born in 1820 in Virginia, USA as the first child of Jeremiah RICHARD and Catherine ISLER.

When he was 26, he married Frances Ellen LUDLOW on 15 Mar 1846 in Harrison County, Mississippi, USA. 

George Daniel RICHARD and Frances Ellen LUDLOW had the following children:
   i.) T. Charles RICHARD (1847-?)
   ii.) Catherine RICHARD (1849-?)
   iii.) Mary E. RICHARD (1851-?)
   iv.) John R. RICHARD (1854-?)

When he was 35, He married Amanda G. ELLIS,daughter of Benjamin Franklin ELLIS Sr. and Mary Ann WHITE, on 26 Jun 1855 in Bell, Texas, USA. 

George Daniel RICHARD and Amanda G. ELLIS had the following children:
   i.) Emily RICHARDS (1857-1870)
   ii.) Martha RICHARDS (1861-?)
   iii.) George Bogart RICHARDS (1862-1939)
   iv.) Alice Mathilda RICHARDS (1867-?)
   v.) Abraham Washington RICHARDS (1868-1901)
   vi.) Ben W. L. RICHARDS (1781-1950)
   vii.) Melville Wilkerson RICHARDS (1873-1941)
   viii.) William RICHARDS (1877-1950)
   ix.) Frances Queen RICHARDS (1879-?)

He enlisted with the Confederate States Army in Company A, Flournoy's 16th Regiment Texas Infantry on February 5, 1862 in Belton, Bell, Texas, USA for the entire war.

He died in 1897 in Belton, Bell, Texas, USA. His burial location is not known at this time.

Shannon Richard-Crews © 2013 The Enrichment Tree


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