Joseph Hill Richards

5 December 1841–3 July 1924 (Age 82)
Adjala, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Joseph Hill

When Joseph Hill Richards was born on 5 December 1841, in Adjala, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Kenny Richards, was 36 and his mother, Agnes Hill, was 33. He married Mary Sutton Pettit Willie on 9 November 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and St. Joseph, Navajo, Arizona, United States in 1920. He died on 3 July 1924, in Joseph City, Navajo, Arizona, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Joseph City Cemetery, Joseph City, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Hill Richards
1841–1924
Mary Sutton Pettit Willie
1850–1941
Marriage: 9 November 1867
Joseph Parley Richards
1869–1926
James Willie Richards
1871–1940
John Ezra Richards
1873–1937
Emma Elizabeth Richards
1876–1967
Mary Amelia Richards
1879–1893
Hyrum Enos Richards
1881–1952
Anna Belle Richards
1883–1969
George Elmer Richards
1885–1943
Lettie Pearl Richards
1889–1967

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 November 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 2
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1846
    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Richard

    Story Highlight

    Joseph h Richards convert to missionary pioneer

    Story found on lds.org pioneer stories. Joseph Hill Richards was born on 5 December 1841 in Toronto, Canada, to John Richards and Agnes Hill. As new converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter …

    Sources (32)

    • Joseph H Richards in entry for George Elmer Richards, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Joseph Richards in household of Jno Richards, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Joseph Hire Richards in entry for James Willie Richards, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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