To get to Hodgen Cemetery take Hwy #59 south from the main intersection in Hodgen about 1/2 mi, then right. This is the cemetery for the town of Hodgen, and still active. Our thanks to Paula Doyle-Bicket for the submission of these cemeteries to our online collection. [box]Source: Copyright © 2004, by Paula Doyle-Bicket. All Rights Reserved[/box]
(See Grant) Mary, daughter of John W. and Ellen (Thompson) Wilson, was born January 2, 1857, and married July 1, 1875 Willis Taylor Richards, born June 6, 1847 in Lauderdale County, Mississippi. He served in Company B, 46th Texas Infantry in the Confederate Service. He was elected a member of Council from Tahlequah District in 1903. They are the parents of Roderick Dhu Richards, born July 5, 1884, and graduated from the Male Seminary June 10, 1903. He married Grace Roper Wallace who graduated from the Female Seminary on June 9, 1903.
The late Chief Justice of the Dominion of Canada is descended from a family that left Staffordshire, England, in the early part of the 18th century, and settled at Norwich, Conn. Our subject was the eldest son of Stephen Richards, of Brockville, Ontario, the mother being Phoebe, daughter of William Buell, a United Empire Loyalist and an officer in the “King’s Rangers,” who represented Leeds in the Upper Canada Assembly, from 1801 to 1804, and was born in Brockville, May 2, 1815. He was educated at the Johnstown Grammar School, and at Potsdam Academy, N.Y.; read law with Andrew Norton
F. M. RICHARDS. The calling of the merchant is one of the utmost importance in any community, and one of its most successful followers at Rome, Douglas County, Missouri, is F. M. Richards, who has been a resident of the county since 1867. He was born in Monroe County, Tennessee, March 31, 1836, a son of Frederick and Elizebeth (Renfro) Richards. the former of whom was born in Kentucky, a son of John Richards. Mrs. Richards was also born on Blue Grass soil and was a daughter of William Renfro. The subject of this sketch was but two years old
CAPT. CHARLES M. RICHARDS, real estate dealer of Shannon County, is well known here and has done much to build up the interests of this section. Born in Pennsylvania, Wyoming Valley, in 1834, he is a son of David P. Richards, also a native of that State. The latter followed farming all his life. On his father’s farm in Wyoming Valley our subject grew up and in the schools of the valley he received his education. When ten years of age he was in the post office there, remaining eight years, and then, in July, 1861, he joined Company M,
Chester W. Richards. Members of the Richards family have been active figures in business affairs in Champaign County for over half a century. The name is especially identified with the First National Bank of Urbana, of which the late Patrick Richards was for many years president and of which his son, Chester W. Richards, is now vice-president. Chester W. Richards is a lawyer by profession, and has an extensive general practice in all the courts of this county. The late Patrick Richards was born at Quebec, Canada, December 17, 1835, but soon after his birth his parents removed to Utica,
Among the prominent lawyers of Boise is Judge James Heber Richards, who has practiced at the bar of this state for nine years, winning an enviable reputation by his erudition, his ability to give to each point of a case its due prominence, his force in argument and his mastery of the intricate problems of jurisprudence. In a witty after-dinner speech Chauncey M. Depew once said, “Some men achieve greatness, some men are born great, and some men are born in Ohio.” The first and last clauses are both applicable to Judge Richards, who is a native of the Buckeye
Richards, Franklin B.; iron merchant; born, North Andover, Mass., Nov. 12, 1862; son of Albert D. and Mary Preston Richards; educated, grammar and high school, Somerville, Mass.; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass., 1884, degree S. B.; married, Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 8, 1886, Caroline A. Dimick; two daughters, Katherine E., and Dorothy; chemist Stafford Mining Co., North Stafford, Vt.; 1885, asst. chemist, Joliet Steel Works: chemist Bonner Hill Iron & Coal Co., Youngstown, O., 1886; supt. same Company, 1888; mgr. Ore Sales, Tod, Stambaugh & Co.. Cleveland; mgr. Buena Vista Iron Co., Virginia, 1890-1893; Ore Dept., M. A. Hanna Co.;
Richards, Thomas B.; real estate broker; born, Nova, O., Sept. 10, 1869; son of Albert N. and Clarioco Poag Richards; married, Nova, April 3, 1889, Carrie B. Bruce; member Phoenix Lodge, I. O. O. F., No. 233, and Protected Home Circle, No. 32, Lorain, O. Recreation: Bowling.
Alder Slope, Wallowa County, Oregon One of the most tragic happenings the community has known occurred last Friday evening when Mrs. Harry Richards passed away just one week from the death of her husband. Mrs. Richards was taken ill with influenza just a couple of days later than her husband and although she made a brave fight, the disease and grief over the husband’s death was more than this frail body could endure. Two little boys, eight and four years of age are left with only the memory of a loving father and mother and a kindly circle of relatives