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Arsemus or Orsemus Richards

Male 1829 - 1902  (73 years)


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  • Name Arsemus or Orsemus Richards  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born 19 April 1829  Sardinia, Erie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 29 August 1860  Yorktown, Henry Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1860 United States Federal Census
      the town of Yorktown in the County of Henry State
      of Illinois enumerated by me, on the 29 day of Aug 1860

      Arsemus Richards    31  M    Farmer   $400      N.Y.
      Electa Richards 33 F N.Y.
      Clara Richards 3 F Ill
    Census 23 August 1870  Mineral, Bureau Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1870 United States Federal Census
      Mineral in the County of Bureau State
      of Illinois enumerated by me, on the 23 day of Aug 1870

      Richards Arsemus    41  M  W   Farmer   $950      N.Y.
      Richards Electa 42 F W N.Y.
      Richards Clara 13 F W Ill
      Richards Dora 5 F W Ill
    Census 16 June 1880  Timbercreek Twp., Marshall Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1880 United States Federal Census
      Timbercreek Twp in the County of Marshall State
      of Iowa enumerated by me, on the 16th day of June, 1880

      Richards Arsemus    W  M  51      Farmer               N.Y.  N.H.  N.Y.
      Richards Electa W F 52 Wife Housekeeper N.Y. N.Y N.Y.
      Richards Dora W F 15 Daughter Ill N.Y. N.Y.
      Walkup Enis W M 20 Servant Va Va Va
    Census 6 June 1900  Linn Twp., Marshall Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1880 United States Federal Census
      Linn Twp., Marshall Co., Iowa
      Enumerated by me, on the sixth day of June, 1900

      Walkup Enos H    Head  W  M  May 1862  38  M  19  West Virginia  West Virginia  West Virginia
      Walkup Dora M Wife W F Nov 1865 35 M 19 Illinois New York New York
      Walkup Fred H Son W M Feb 1882 18 S Iowa West Virginia Illinois
      Walkup Viola Dau W F Oct 1883 16 S Iowa West Virginia Illinois
      Walkup Pearle Dau W F Dec 1886 14 S Iowa West Virginia Illinois
      Walkup Edna E Dau W F Jan 1890 10 S Iowa West Virginia Illinois
      Walkup Myrtle Dau W F Jul 1894 5 S Iowa West Virginia Illinois
      Richards Orsemus FIL W M Apr 1829 71 Wd New York New Hampshire New York


      Enos and Dora married 19 years.
    Submitter 1074 
    Died 24 October 1902  Marshalltown, Marshall Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried after 24 October 1902  Leon Methodist Cemetery, Whiteside Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Originally entered as “Leon Church Yard, IL” - Roger 5 July 2004
    Person ID I34334  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 11 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 Elota or Electa Rappole,   b. about 1826, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1900  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 10 October 1850  [1
    Children 
     1. Clara Richards,   b. about 1857, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Dora Richards,   b. about 1865, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F12514  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1860 Federal Census of United States
    1860 Federal Census of United States
    1860 Census of Yorktown, Henry Co., Illinois, USA shows Arsemus Richards with his wife Electa and 3 year old daughter Clara. Arsemus is a farmer.
    1870 Federal Census of United States
    1870 Federal Census of United States
    1870 Census of Marshall, Bureau Co., Illinois, USA shows Arsemus Richards with his wife Electa and daughters Clara (13) and Dora (5).
    1880 Federal Census of United States
    1880 Federal Census of United States
    1880 Census of Timbercreek Twp., Marshall Co., Iowa, USA shows Arsemus Richards with wife Electa and daughter Dora. Arsemus is a farmer.
    1900 Federal Census of United States
    1900 Federal Census of United States
    1900 Census of Linn Twp., Marshall Co., Iowa, USA shows Dora Richards now married to Enos Walkup, with 5 children Fred (18), Viola (16), Pearle (14), Edna (10) and Myrtle (5), all children born in West Virginia where Enos was born. Also living with them is Dora's father Orsemus/Arsemus

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

    2. [S1902] 1860 Federal Census of United States.

    3. [S1903] 1870 Federal Census of United States.

    4. [S1904] 1880 Federal Census of United States.

    5. [S1905] 1900 Federal Census of United States.


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