RICHARDS

Robert Richards , Ruth Richards , and John Richards  are found as a petitioner in the records (ca. 1774-184) of Spotsylvania

County protesting the removal of the Court House from Fredericksburg , VA.

James Richards

James Richards , served as a soldier in 1st Virginia Regiment raised for immediate defense of the Colony in 1760.  For this service he proved his right to bounty lands by His Majesty the King to soldiers serving in defense of the Colony 1755-1760.


John Richards  O

John Richards , b. ca. 1756[i], m. 3 Apr 1776[ii], Orange Co., VA, by banns to Milly Watts , b. ca. 1756[iii].  There is a John Richards who contributed to the cause of the Revolutionary War (1774-1786) in Spotsylvania Co., Virginia, by contributing waggon repair, service as a waggon conductor[iv].


J. K. Richards

J. K. Richards , b. ca. 1777[v]; m. 18 Dec 1797[vi], Orange Co., VA to Elizabeth Robinson , b. ca. 1777[vii], daughter of John Robinson.


Ike Richards

Ike Richards  mentioned only as father of:

·         Lucy Richards , daughter of "Ike" Richards, b. ca. 1807[viii]; m. 26 Dec 1827, Orange Co., VA to Peter Mason , son of George Mason , b. ca. 1807[ix].


Hezekiah Richards

Hezekiah "Ikey" Richards , b. 1790, VA[x]; d. ca. 1834, Orange Co., VA; m. 27 Dec 1813[xi], Orange Co., VA to Elizabeth Lancaster , b. 1795, VA[xii]. 

An inventory and appraisal of the estate of Ikey Richards  was taken on 26 Dec 1834, Orange Co., VA. Hezekiah  & Elizabeth ( Lancaster ) Richards  are found in Orange Co., VA in 1850.

1850 Orange Co., VA Census[xiii]

Richards,  Hezekiah              60, b. 1790, VA farmer, 1,000 acres 
               
Elizabeth
            55, b. 1795, VA  
Gardner,   Minerva               26, b. 1824, VA  
Richards,  Mary
                    24, b. 1826, VA 
               
George
                 19, b. 1831, VA, laborer  
Gardner, James                    6, b. 1844, VA 
               
Alexander
              4, b. 1846, VA

Hezekiah  & Elizabeth ( Lancaster ) Richards  had possibly four (4) children:

1.       Minerva Richards , b. 1824, VA; m. 23 Oct 1843, Orange Co., VA to Dowell L. Gardner, d. bet. 1846-1850.  
2.      
Mary Richards , b. 1824, VA  
3.      
Sarah Richards , (possible) daughter of Ezekiel Richards, b. ca. 1829[xiv]; m. 13 Oct 1849, Orange Co., VA to George Powell .  
4.      
George Richards , b. 1831, VA

Minerva Richards

1.  Minerva Richards , b. 1824, VA; m. 23 Oct 1843, Orange Co., VA to Dowell L. Gardner, d. bet. 1846-1850, as Minerva and two (2) children are living in the home of Hezekiah  & Elizabeth Richards . 

Dowell L.  & Minerva (Richards) Gardner  had two children:

1.1.   James Gardner , b. 1844, VA  
1.2.  
Alexander Gardner , b. 1846, VA


William Richards  O

There is a William Richards  who contributed to the cause of the Revolutionary War (1774-1786) in Spotsylvania Co., Virginia, by contributing waggon, horse, waggonage, lost waggon & team.[xv]

1820, Fauquier County , Virginia Census

William Richards  is listed as follows:

Ages                       Males     Females  
under 10                     4                2  
16 - 26                       2                2  
26 - 45                                         1

William Richards  had at least two (2) daughters:

1.       Frances Richards , daughter of William Richards , b. ca. 1768[xvi]; m. 24 Dec 1788, Orange Co., VA by John Leland  to John Hamilton[xvii] .  
2.      
Patty Richards , daughter of William Richards , b. ca. 1769[xviii]; m. 15 Sept 1789, Orange Co., VA  by John Leland  to Beverly Overton , b. ca. 1769[xix]


Thomas Richards

Thomas Richards, m. Ann Holmes . 

Thomas  & Ann (Holmes) Richards  had a son:

1.  John Richards , son of Thomas  & Ann (Holmes) Richards , b. ca. 1812, Orange Co., VA[xx]; m 1st to Miss Unknown; widowed[xxi]; m 2nd 28 May 1861, Orange Co., VA[xxii] to Jane E. Robinson , daughter of Hugh Robinson , b. 1834, Orange Co., VA[xxiii].  John Richards is listed as being a resident of Madison Co., VA[xxiv].


Robinson C. Richards

Robinson C. Richards , b. ca. 1831[xxv]; m. 24 Dec 1851, Orange Co., VA[xxvi] to Elizabeth L. Tinder , daughter of James R . & Emily (Saunders) Tinder , Sr., b. ca. 1831[xxvii].

1850 Orange Co., VA Census[xxviii]

Richards, Robinson              24, b. 1826, VA, Overseer is found in the home of Elkanan Rowe .


William W. Richards

William W. Richards , b. ca. 1832[xxix]; m. 2 Feb 1852, Orange Co., VA[xxx] to Susan Lancaster , b. ca. 1832[xxxi].


Robert Richards

Robert Richards, m. Catherine Unknown .

Robert  & Catherine (Unknown) Richards  had a (1) daughter:

1.       Susan Richards , daughter or Robert & Catherine Richards , b. 1844, Spotsylvania Co., VA; m. John Wilson, son of John  & Elizabeth Wilson , b. 1867, Ireland.  He is listed as a farmer residing in Spotsylvania Co., VA[xxxii]


Henry Richards

Henry Richards , b. 1793, England ; m. Amanda M. Unknown , b. 1805, VA. 

In 1820 we find a Henry Richards  in the

1820 Fauquier County , Virginia Census:  

Ages                       Males     Females  
under 10                     1                0  
16 - 18                       1                0  
16 - 26                       2                1  
26 - 45                       1                1

1850 Orange Co., VA Census[xxxiii]

Richards, Henry                   57, b. 1793, England , Merchant 
            
  Amanda M
.         45, b. 1805, VA 
            
  Charles J
.            14, b. 1836, VA 
             
  Maria
                 12, b. 1838, VA

Henry  & Amanda M. (Unknown) Richards  had at least two (2) children:

1.       Charles J. Richards , b. 1836, VA  
2.      
Maria Richards , b. 1838, VA


Philemon Richards ? O

Philemon Richards , b. 1756, VA; m 1st 3 Feb 1778, Orange Co., VA, by banns[xxxiv] to Susanna Woods ; m 2nd to Mary Unknown , b. 1780, VA.

Revolutionary War Service:

Philemon Richards  who contributed to the cause of the Revolutionary War (1774-1786) in Spotsylvania Co., Virginia, by contributing beef for the troops[xxxv].

In 1850[xxxvi], we find living the following living in the home of Philemon Richards [xxxvii]:

1850 Census of Orange County , Virginia

Philimon , 94 (b. 1756, VA)  Farmer owning 60 acres  
Mary
,     70 (b. 1780, VA)"  
Susan
,    35 (b. 1815, VA)  
Ann
,       32 (b. 1818, VA)  
James P.,   4 (b. 1846, VA)  [NOTE: he is most likely a grandson]

1850 Orange Co., VA Census[xxxviii]

Richards, Richard L.           30, b. 1820, VA, merchant 
            
  Angelina F.
         30, b. 1820, VA

Philemon Richards  had by one of his wives:

1.       Diannah Richards , b. ca. 1778[xxxix]; m. 31 Jan 1797, Orange Co., VA to Thomas Johnson[xl] .   
2.      
Richard Richards Sr, b. 1781, VA  
3.      
Susan Richards , b. 1815, VA  
4.      
Ann Richards , b. 1818, VA

Richard Richards  Sr .

2.  Richard Richards  Sr ., possible son of Philemon Richards , b. 1781, VA[xli]; m. 26 Jan 1818, Orange Co., VA[xlii] by J.C. Gordon  to Mary Adams[xliii] , b. 1779, VA.  Richard was a farmer by trade.  In 1850 he and his wife are listed in the census in the home of their son Richard Richards Jr ., and as owning 879 acres in Orange County, Virginia[xliv].

Richard  & Mary (Adams) Richards  Sr. had at least one (1) child.

2.1.  Richard Richards  Jr .,  b. 1814, VA

*Possible brothers of Richard Richards  Jr . *

2.2.    Fountain Richards , b. ca. 1803[xlv];  m. 10 Apr 1823[xlvi], Orange Co., VA to Sophia Mills .  
2.3.   
John S. Richards , b. 1835, Albemarle Co., VA; m. 22 Dec 1864, Orange Co., VA to Bettie E. Winslow , daughter of George  & Martha (Cockrell) Winslow , b. 1838, Orange Co., VA .  John S. Richards is listed as a physician[xlvii].  
2.4.   
Weedon Richards , b. ca. 1810[xlviii]; m. 23 Dec 1830[xlix], Orange Co., VA to Mary Mason , daughter of Ann Mason .   
2.5.   
James Richards , b. ca. 1812, VA[l]; m. 26 Mar 1832[li], Orange Co., VA to Sarah Keyser , b. 1807, VA[lii].  
2.6.   
Ezekiah Richards , b. 1828/1829, VA[liii]; m. 5 Nov 1849[liv], Orange Co., VA to Ann Herndon , b. 1828, VA[lv].

Richard Richards  Jr .

2.1.  Richard Richards  Jr ., son of Richard  & Mary (Adams) Richards , Sr., b. 1814, VA; m. ca. 1830 to Nancy Unknown , b. 1815, VA.

1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia[lvi]

Richards,    Richard, Jr .       46, b. 1804, VA, farmer 6,730 acres 
               
  Nancy,
             45, b. 1805, VA 
                  Lucien (m)
        19, b. 1831, VA, teacher 
                  Rufus
                 13, b. 1837, VA  
                 Quintus (m)
        11, b. 1839, VA  
                 Titus
                      9, b. 1841, VA  
                 Richard T.
            7, b. 1843, VA  
                 Flavius (m)
           6, b. 1844, VA  
                 Octavia
                 3, b. 1847, VA  
                 Calons (m)
           1, b. 1849, VA  
                 Richard, Sr.
       69, b. 1781, VA, farmer, 879 acres  
                 Mary
                  71, b. 1779, VA

Richard & Nancy (Unknown) Richards  had ten (10) children[lvii]:

2.1.1.         Lucien Richards  (m), b. 1831, VA.  In 1850 he is listed in the census as being a teacher.  
2.1.2.        
Marie Ann Richards , b. 1834, Orange Co., VA; m. 23 Mar 1854, Orange Co., VA to James M. Wiatt , son of Francis J.  & Elizabeth Wiatt , b. 1824, Fredericksburg, VA[lviii]  
2.1.3.        
Rufus Richards , b. 1837, VA  
2.1.4.        
Quintus Richards  (m), b. 1839, Orange Co., VA; m. 15 Oct 1866, Spotsylvania Co., VA to Florence M. Dickinson , daughter of Hugh M . & S. C. Dickinson , b.  Spotsylvania Co., VA.  Quintus is listed as residing in Crawfordville, Georgia and she is listed as a resident of Spotsylvania Co., VA[lix] at the time of their marriage[lx].  
2.1.5.        
Titus Richards  (m), b. 1841, VA  
2.1.6.        
Richard T. Richards , b. 1843, VA  
2.1.7.        
Flavius /Ferdinand Richards  (m), b. 1844, VA; m. 9 Mar 1852, Orange Co., VA to Jannie Quisenberry , daughter of Vivon Quisenberry  [lxi]   
2.1.8.        
possible child.  Emma D. Richards , daughter of Dick Richards , b. 1845, Orange Co., VA m. 25 Dec 1867, Orange Co., VA to Jacob White , son of Willis White , b. 1844, Orange Co., VA.  He is listed as a farm laborer[lxii]  
2.1.9.        
Octavia Richards , b. 1847, VA  
2.1.10.     
Calons Richards  (m), b. 1849, VA

James Richards

2.5.  James Richards , possible son of Richard  & Mary (Adams) Richards  Sr, b. ca. 1812, VA[lxiii]; m. 26 Mar 1832[lxiv], Orange Co., VA to Sarah Keyser , b. 1807, VA[lxv].

1850 Green Co., Virginia Census[lxvi]

                Richards, James   38, b. 1812, VA, laborer 
               
  Sarah
   43, b. 1807, VA 
               
  Mary E.
               15, b. 1835, VA 
               
  John T.
                13, b. 1837, VA 
               
  Martha J.
            11, b. 1839, VA 
               
  Sarah A.
               9, b. 1841, VA 
               
  James W.
             6, b. 1844, VA 
               
  Richard
                  5, b. 1845, VA 
               
  Cornelia
                4, b. 1846, VA 
               
  Isaac
                      2, b. 1848, VA

James & Sarah (Keyser) Richards had eight (8) children:

2.5.1.        Mary E. Richards, b. 1835, VA
2.5.2.        John T. Richards, b. 1837, VA  
2.5.3.         Martha J. Richards, b. 1839, VA  
2.5.4.         Sarah A. Richards, b. 1841, VA  
2.5.5.         James W. Richards, b. 1844, VA  
2.5.6.         Richard Richards, b. 1845, VA  
2.5.7.         Cornelia Richards, b. 1846, VA  
2.5.8.         Isaac Richards, b. 1848, VA

Ezekiah Richards

2.6.  Ezekiah Richards , possible son of Richard  & Mary (Adams) Richards  Sr, b. 1828/1829, VA[lxvii]; m. 5 Nov 1849[lxviii], Orange Co., VA to Ann Herndon , b. 1828, VA[lxix].

1850 Orange Co., VA Census[lxx]

Richards, Hezekiah              22, b. 1828, VA, overseer 
               Ann                       22, b. 1828, VA

Richard T. Richards  P

2.1.6.  Richard T. Richards , son of Richard & Nancy (Unknown) Richards , b. 1843, VA.

Confederate Military Service[lxxi]:

Richard T. Richards  at the age of 18 years was enlisted on 6 May 1861 at Harpers Ferry, Virginia by Capt. Williams  for a period of one (1) year as a private in Co. A, 13 Virginia Infantry. He was mustered into service on 22 May 1861 at Boliva, Virginia by Col. J. McDonald .  He appears on the following Company Muster Rolls of those from Orange Co., VA:

DATES

NOTATIONS ON ROLL

Apr 17 - Jun 30 1861

189 miles from place of muster.  Sick in Winchester.

Jul & Aug 1861

present

Sept & Oct 1861

present

Nov & Dec 1861

present

Jan & Feb 1861

present

Mar & Apr 1862

absent, sick

May & Jun 1862

disserted 15 June 1862


The known ancestor of the Richards family is John Richards .  He is living in Orange County, Virginia in 1850 with his wife and four children.

John Richards

John Richards , b. 1805, VA; m. ca. 1833[lxxii] to Elizabeth Tinder, b. 1813, VA . 

 1850 Orange County, Virginia Census[lxxiii]

Richards,     John                   45 (b. 1805) VA    laborer   90 ac 
                  
Elizabeth
            37 (b. 1813) VA 
                   Richard
              16 (b. 1834) VA    laborer 
                   Eliza
                   15 (b. 1835) VA 
                   James
                 13 (b. 1837) VA 
                   Sarah
                   6 (b. 1844) VA

John  & Elizabeth (Tinder) Richards  had at least four (4) children:  

1.       Richard Richards , b. 1834, Culpeper Co., VA  
2.      
Eliza Richards , b. 1835, VA  
3.      
James Richards , b. 1837, VA  
4.      
Sarah Richards , b. 1844, VA

Richard "Dick" RichardsP

1.  Richard "Dick" Richards, son of John  & Elizabeth (Tinder) Richards , b. 1833, Culpeper Co., VA; m 1st 13 Sept 1866, Gordonsville, Orange Co., VA[lxxiv] to Flora J. (Dickinson) Fairfax , widow of Edward Fairfax , daughter of Robert  & Julia (Craig) Dickinson , b. ca. 1845, Augusta Co., VA; d. ca. 1879.  Richard Richards  m 2nd after 1879 to Emma Allen Roberts .

The 1st husband of Flora J. Dickinson  was Edward Fairfax , son of Minor  & Malinda (Tansel) Fairfax , b. 1843, Prince William Co., VA; d. bet. Jan 1864-Sept 1866; they were m. 19 Jan 1864, Gordonsville, Orange Co., VA.  No issue of this union.

Confederate Military Service[lxxv]:

Richard Richards  was enlisted on 15 Jul 1861 at Winchester Virginia by Capt. Nalle  for a period of one (1) year as a private in Co. A, 13 Virginia Infantry.

He appears on the following Company Muster Rolls:

Company Muster Rolls

DATES

NOTATIONS ON ROLL

Jul & Aug 1861

present and on special duty as wagoner

Sept & Oct 1861

present and on special duty as wagoner

Nov & Dec 1861

present and on special duty as wagoner

Jan & Feb 1862

absent  on special duty as wagoner

Mar & Apr 1862

present on extra duty as wagoner

May & Jun 1862

present on extra duty as wagoner

Nov & Dec 1862

present on extra duty as wagoner for the Regiment

Jan & Feb 1863

present on extra duty as wagoner for the Regiment

Mar & Apr 1863

present on extra duty as wagoner for the Regiment

May & Jun 1863

present on extra duty as wagoner for the Regiment

Sept & Oct 1863

present on extra duty as wagoner for the Regiment

Mar & Apr 1864

present on extra duty as wagoner for the Regiment

May 1 to Aug 31 1864

present on extra duty as wagoner for the Regiment

Jan & Feb 1865

present on extra duty as wagoner for the Regiment

Ø       He appears on an undated list of Brigade & Regimental Commanders, Quartermasters, Commissaries, and their assistants belonging to Early's (4th) Brigade.  
Ø      
He appears on a list of detached and detailed men of Early's Division dated 12 Aug 1863.  He is listed as a Wagon Master with Regt. Q.M. Dept.  
Ø      
He appears on a Roll of Non-commissioned officers and privates employed on extra duty at camp in the field from Jun 1 1864 to June 27, 1864 as a teamster.  It is noted that he was turned over to Maj. Jno W. Ball .

Receipt Rolls

He appears on the following Receipt Rolls for both pay and clothing:

DATE

FOR

OCCUPATION

PAID FOR SERVICE

ISSUED

RATE

SIGNED

May

pay

Wagon Master at Camp Mt. Pisgah Church

May 1 - Aug 1 1863

 

25¢

 

Dec 1863

pay

Teamster

Dec 1- Jan 1 1864

 

25¢

Richard Richards

Oct & Nov 1863

pay

Wagon Master Sommerville Ford

Oct 1 - Dec 1 1863

 

25¢

Richard Richards

Nov-Dec 1864

clothing

 

16 Nov 1864

 

 

not signed

Nov- Dec 1864

clothing

 

19 Dec 1864

 

 

Richard R. Richards

Dick Richards  was a man of several occupations such as, laborer, carpenter, and shoe cobbler. 

We find his family listed in the

1880 Census, Orange County, Madison District, Gordonsville, Virginia.

Richards,  Richard   
               
Flora J.
 
               
Edgar
,     b. 1865, VA 
               
Elizabeth
, b. 1867, VA   
               
William
,   b. 1870, VA 
               
Lillie
,       b. 1873, VA 
               
Africe
 (m), b. 1877, VA 
               
Ruth
,          b. 1879, VA

Richard “Dick”  & Flora J. (Dickinson) Richards  had six (6) children:

1.1.        Edgar Richards , b. 1865, VA
1.2.       
Elizabeth Richards , b. 1867, VA
1.3.       
William Richards , b. 1870, VA
1.4.       
Lillie Richards , b. 1873, VA
1.5.       
Africe Richards  (m), b. 1877, VA
1.6.       
Ruth Richards , b. 1879, VA  

Richard “Dick” & Emma Allen (Roberts) Richards  had five (5) children:

1.7.       Willie Richards , b. ca. 1890[lxxvi].  He could be the same as C above.  He was a jeweler in Gordonsville, VA.
1.8.      
Edna Richards , b. ca. 1892[lxxvii].  m. Joe Garton  (brother of Hugh Powell Garton ).
1.9.      
Walter Richards , b. ca. 1894[lxxviii].
1.10.   
John Richards , b. ca. 1896[lxxix], d. suicide, VA; never married.  He owned a General Store in Greene Co., VA.
1.11.   
Mattie Liew Richards , b. 4 Jul 1899; m. Hugh Powell Garton  (brother of Joe Garton  who m. Edna [H]), 


[i] Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[ii]
Orange County Virginia Marriages 1747-1850
[iii]
Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[iv]
Spotsylvania County Patriots 1774-1786, Spotsylvania Historical Association, 1975, listed under Spotsylvania County Support for the Continental Armies.
[v]
Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[vi]
Orange County Virginia Marriages 1747-1850
[vii - ix] Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[x]
1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 29,30
[xi]
Orange County Virginia Marriages 1747-1850
[xii - xiii]
1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 29,30
[xiv] Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[xv]
Spotsylvania County Patriots 1774-1786, Spotsylvania Historical Association, 1975, listed under Spotsylvania County Support for the Continental Armies.
[xvi]
Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[xvii]
"Orange County, Virginia Marriages, 1747-1850", by John  Vogt & t. William Kethley, Jr. p.229
[xviii - xxviii]
Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[xxviii] 1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 292
[xxix - xxxi]
Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[xxxii] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher (© 1992 by Theresa Fisher)  published by Heritage Books, Inc., p. 338
[xxxiii]
1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 58
[xxxiv]
Virginia Historic Marriage Register, Orange County Marriages 1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr., © 1984, Iberian Press, Athens Georgia, p. 104
[xxxv]
Spotsylvania County Patriots 1774-1786, Spotsylvania Historical Association, 1975, listed under Spotsylvania County Support for the Continental Armies.
[xxxvi]
1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 27
[xxxvii]
Orange County, Virginia 1850 Census, by Rhonda S. Roberson
[xxxviii]
1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 66
[xxxix]
Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[xl]
"Orange County, Virginia Marriages, 1747-1850", by John  Vogt & t. William Kethley, Jr. p.229
[xli -xliii]
Orange County, Virginia 1850 Census, by Rhonda S. Roberson
[xliv] 1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 15
[xlv]
Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[xlvi]
Orange County, Virginia 1850 Census, by Rhonda S. Roberson
[xlvii] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher (© 1992 by Theresa Fisher)  published by Heritage Books, Inc., p. 261
[xlviii -l]
Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[li] Orange County, Virginia 1850 Census, by Rhonda S. Roberson
[lii]
1850 Green County, Virginia Census
[liii]
Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[liv]
Orange County, Virginia 1850 Census, by Rhonda S. Roberson
[lv]
1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 29,30
[lvi]
1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 15
[lvii]
Orange County, Virginia 1850 Census, by Rhonda S. Roberson
[lviii]
Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher (© 1992 by Theresa Fisher)  published by Heritage Books, Inc., p. 331
[lix]
Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[lx - lxi]
Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher (© 1992 by Theresa Fisher)  published by Heritage Books, Inc., p. 261
[lxii]
Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher (© 1992 by Theresa Fisher)  published by Heritage Books, Inc., p. 329
[lxiii]
Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[lxiv]
Orange County, Virginia 1850 Census, by Rhonda S. Roberson
[lxv - lcvi]
1850 Green County, Virginia Census
[lxvii] Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.
[lxviii]
Orange County, Virginia 1850 Census, by Rhonda S. Roberson
[lxix - lxx]
1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 29,30
[lxxi] Military Service taken directly from Confederate Military Records.
[lxxii]
Estimated date from date of first child’s birth.
[lxxiii]
1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 15
[lxxiv]
Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher (© 1992 by Theresa Fisher)  published by Heritage Books, Inc., p.261
[lxxv]
Military Service taken directly from Confederate Military Records.
[lxxvi - lxxix]
Dates of birth estimated by subtracting 2-3 years from the date of birth of Mattie Liew Richards