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John Moffit Richards[1]

Male 1847 - 1913  (66 years)


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  • Name John Moffit Richards 
    Gender Male 
    Born 19 March 1847  Napoli, Cattaraugus Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 3 October 1850  Ellery, Chautauqua Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1850 United States Federal Census
      the town of Ellery in the County of Chautauqua State
      of New York enumerated by me, on the 3rd day of Oct 1850

      John M Richards     62  M    Farm   $500         N.Y.
      Fanny Richards 48 F Unreadable
      Alpheus Richards 19 M N.Y.
      Lyman Richards 16 M N.Y.
      Leonard H Richards 14 M N.Y.
      Mariette Richards 12 F N.Y.
      Lucinda Richards 10 F N.Y.
      Albert W Richards 5 M N.Y.
      John M Richards 3 M N.Y.


      The previous family on the page is Adam Rappole with wife, and several children, including Electa Rappole aged 24. There is also a John Rappole with wife and 2 children on the same page.
    Submitter 1074 
    Died 12 September 1913  Prophetstown, Whiteside Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34329  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 December 2008 

    Father John March Richards,   b. 10 September 1788, Boscawen, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 November 1867, Leon Corners, Whiteside Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Fanny Moffit,   b. 27 August 1802, Concord, Erie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 June 1866, Leon Corners, Whiteside Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Family ID F12002  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Sabrina Jane Burroughs 
    Married 14 October 1867 
    Family ID F12024  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1850 Federal Census of United States
    1850 Federal Census for Ellery Twp., Chautauqua Co., New York, USA
    Census image shows John Richards, with wife Fanny (Moffitt) and several of their children. Nearby families include 2 families named Rappole, including one with 24 year old daughter Elota Rappole - probably the person who became the wife of Orsemus Richards a week after the census was taken.

  • Notes 
    • CENSUS: 1910 US Census Soundex Film #1370175 his age was 63 years old. He was living in Prophetstown, Whiteside County, IL, with his wife Sabrina age 63 yrs and his sister in law Marinda Burrough age 74 yrs born in NY and his granddaughter Macie McGrady age 18 yrs old and born in IL.
      CENSUS: 1900 US Census Soundex Film #1243321, they are residing in Prophetstown, Whiteside, IL. Supv Dist #157, Enum Dist #155, sheet # 17, Line Page #82. Residing in the home besides John and Sabrina, his wife, is their granddaughter Macey McGrady and Brother in law M. A. Burroughs.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Original Moffat GEDCOM File, Robert and Frances Moffitt.

    2. [S1901] 1850 Federal Census of United States.


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