1836 - 1916 (80 years)
||Leonard Houghton Richards  |
||11 April 1836
||Napoli, Cattaraugus Co., New York, USA 
||3 October 1850
||Ellery, Chautauqua Co., New York, USA 
||11 September 1916
||Leon Corners, Whiteside Co., Illinois, USA 
- Originally entered as “Leon, Whiteside, IL” - can’t find any place called “Leon” - Roger 5 July 2004
||after 11 September 1916
||Leon Methodist Cemetery, Prophetstown, Whiteside Co., Illinois, USA 
||Clan Moffat Genealogy
||10 December 2008 |
||John March Richards, b. 10 September 1788, Boscawen, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire, USA , d. 6 November 1867, Leon Corners, Whiteside Co., Illinois, USA (Age 79 years) |
||Fanny Moffit, b. 27 August 1802, Concord, Erie Co., New York, USA , d. 2 June 1866, Leon Corners, Whiteside Co., Illinois, USA (Age 63 years) |
||Family Group Sheet | Family Chart
||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.
- BURIAL: In Leon Methodist Cemetery, sec 34 Prophetstown Township, Whiteside County, IL. Taken from Morrison Chapter N.S.D.A.R. Cemetery Records. A copy is in the possession of Dorothy Dunbar Lahmeyer.
CENSUS: 1910 US Census Soundex Film #1370175 his hage was 74 years old. He was living in Yorktown Township, Henry County, IL, with his wife Hortense and his son Otis W. RIchards and his daughter in law, Neva M. Richards.
CENSUS: 1900 US Census Soundex Film #1243321 his age is 64 yrs old. He was living in Yorkstown Township, Henry County, Il, with his wife Hortensia, son Otis Richards 33 yrs old; daughter Stella Richards 27 yrs old; Emiel Pterson sister in law 24 yrs old, born Aug 1874 in Sweden; Almera Gudell 21 yrs old Aug 1879 born in IL. 
- [S1] Original Moffat GEDCOM File, Robert and Frances Moffitt.
- [S1901] 1850 Federal Census of United States.