John RICHEY Family

Of Lawrence Co. AR


John Richey was born in VA about 1797 and moved to IN before 1818. He followed his occupation of farming in IN until the year 1844, when he removed to AR, and settled in Lawrence County. He resided in that place, and reared his family, until the time of his death, in the fall of 1861, when he passed away, regretted by all who knew him. Up to the time of his decease Mr. Richey had been a survivor of the War of 1812, and was at Mobile, Ala., when the battle of New Orleans was fought. He was also a captain of militia during his residence in IN.1

Researchers of this family: Cloria Brown, Vance Hawkins, Jean Richey Farran, and Ron Richey

Lynn Henning - My GGGrandfather was Rufus Richey son of Gildon and Tabith Richey.


Descendants of John RICHEY
Generation No. 1
1. John RICHEY was born 1797 in VA, USA, and died 1861 in Lawrence
   County, AR, USA. He married Mary "Polly" WOODS 08-August-1817 in 
   Gibson County, IN, daughter of John WOODS and Nancy DICKSON.  John 
   Richey is buried in the Old Lebanson Cemetery at Eaton, Lawrence County,
   AR.
   Children of John RICHEY and Mary WOODS are:
        i. John W. RICHEY, b. 16-July-1818, Gibson County, IN, USA.
   2.  ii. Gideon B. RICHEY, b. 04-March-1820, Gibson County, IN,
           USA; d. December-1859, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
   3. iii. Joseph E. RICHEY, b. 19-October-1821, Gibson County, IN,
           USA; d. 15-February-1852, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
       iv. Samuel F. RICHEY, b. 02-August-1823.
   4.   v. David L. RICHEY, b. 29-October-1825, Gibson County, IN,
           USA; d. 07-May-1872, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
       vi. Sally RICHEY, b. 13-December-1827, Gibson County, IN, USA;
           d. Bef. 1840.
   5. vii. Hamilton Woods RICHEY, b. 29-December-1829, Gibson County,
           IN, USA; d. 21-March-1897, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
     viii. Sarah RICHEY, b. 1831, Gibson County, IN, USA; d. Bef.
           1840.
       ix. Margaret E. RICHEY, b. 19-January-1832, Gibson Co., IN,
           USA.
   6.   x. James D. RICHEY, b. 02-August-1836, Gibson Co., IN, USA;
           d.  Aft. 1889.
       xi. Mary RICHEY, b. 28-September-1837, Gibson County, IN, USA;
           m. William JONES, 16-June-1856, Lawrence Co., AR.
   7. xii. William Park RICHEY, b. 22-August-1840, Gibson Co., IN,
           USA; d. 04-July-1900, Eaton, Lawrence Co., AR, USA.
Generation No. 2
2. Gideon B. RICHEY (John1) was born 04-March-1820 in Gibson County, 
   IN, USA, and died December-1859 in Lawrence County, AR, USA.
   He married Lucinda WOODS 25-February-1840 in Gibson County, IN, 
   USA, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Unknown WOODS.  This entry also appears in
   the Lawrence marriage records:
   
   Children of Gideon RICHEY and Lucinda WOODS are:
      i. Mary Jane RICHEY, b. 1846, Lawrence Co., AR, USA; m.
         Thomas L. DAWSON, 04-July-1867, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
     ii. Margaret E. RICHEY, b. 02-April-1851, Lawrence County, AR,
         USA; d. 27-October-1914; m. (1) Reuben WEBB, Abt. 1865; m. (2)
         James Oliver HACKER, Abt. 1878.
    iii. John H. RICHEY, b. Abt. 1851, Lawrence County, AR, USA; m.
         Martha MCMILLEN, 14-March-1869, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
     iv. Joseph Patrick W. RICHEY, b. 1855, AR, USA; d. Aft. 23-
         April-1886, USA; m. Mary HILBURN, 10-March-1875, Lawrence County,
         AR, USA.
      v. William Jesse David RICHEY, b. 14-July-1857, Lawrence County,
         AR, USA; d. 13-October-1917, Lawrence County, AR,
         USA; m. Fannie Lee MATTHEWS, 19-December-1879, Lawrence County,
         AR, USA.
     vi. Martha RICHEY, b. Abt. 1859, Lawrence Co., AR, USA.
3. Joseph E. RICHEY (JOHN1) was born 19-October-1821 in Gibson County,
   IN, USA, and died 15-February-1852 in Lawrence County, AR,
   USA.  He married Sarah Ann WAYLAND 03-February-1848 in Lawrence County,
   AR, USA, daughter of William WAYLAND and Elilzabeth UNKNOWN.
   Children of Joseph RICHEY and Sarah WAYLAND are:
      i. Alfred A. RICHEY, b. 1849, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
     ii. Jeffery Hoten RICHEY, b. 01-May-1851, Lawrence County, AR,
         USA; d. 06-January-1926, Near Manitou, Tillman County, OK;
         m. Josephine BROWN, 10-March-1872, Lawrence County, AR,
         USA.  Researcher:  Vance Hawkins
4. David L. RICHEY (JOHN1) was born 29-October-1825 in Gibson County,
   IN, USA, and died 07-May-1872 in Lawrence County, AR, USA.
   He married (1) Matilda WAYLAND 06-February-1848 in Lawrence County,
   AR, USA, daughter of William WAYLAND and ELIZABETH UNKNOWN. He
   married (2) Mary E. FISHER 12-April-1868 in Lawrence County, AR,
   USA.
   Children of David RICHEY and Matilda WAYLAND are:
      i. William G. RICHEY, b. 1850, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
     ii. Dewitte C. RICHEY, b. 1855, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
    iii. Mary E. RICHEY, b. 1857, AR, USA; d. Bef. February-1875.
     iv. Joseph E. RICHEY, b. 1864, Lawrence County, AR, USA; d.
         September-1877, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
   Children of David RICHEY and Mary FISHER are:
      v. David W. RICHEY, b. 1869, AR, USA.
     vi. Emma Lee RICHEY, b. Bet. 1870 - 1871; m. J. A. DEAL, 22-March-
         1888, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
5. Hamilton Woods RICHEY (JOHN1) was born 29-December-1829 in Gibson
   County, IN, USA, and died 21-March-1897 in Lawrence County,
   AR, USA. He married (1) Sarah Ann WAYLAND 12-December-1852 in
   Powhatan, Lawrence County, AR, USA, daughter of William WAYLAND
   and Elizabeth UNKNOWN. Sarah died in 1857.  He married (2) Mary J. 
   WAYLAND 1858 in Lawrence County, AR, USA. Mary died in 1876.  He 
   married (3) Mattie.Ellen.WALKER 10-January-1876 in Lawrence County, 
   AR, USA, daughter of Thomas B. WALKER.
   Children of Hamilton W. RICHEY and Sarah WAYLAND are:
      i. Mary E. RICHEY, b. 1855, Lawrence Co., AR, USA; d. Bef.
         1891, Lawrence Co., AR, USA.
     ii. James Socrates RICHEY, b. 1857, Lawrence Co., AR, USA; m.
         MARY ANN OLDHAM, 15-January-1881, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
   Children of Hamilton RICHEY and Mary WAYLAND are:
    iii. David Henry RICHEY, b. 24-July-1860, Eaton, Lawrence County,
         AR, USA; d. 30-December-1910; m. Sarah Frances MCMILLEN,
         03-August-1881, Lawrence County, AR, USA.  David is buried
         at the Old Lebanon Cemetery at Eaton, AR.
     iv. Hamilton W. RICHEY, b. 1861, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
      v. Sarah Ann RICHEY, b. 1864, AR, USA; d. Bef. 1897; m. Rufus
         D. MCMILLEN, 03-November-1881, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
     vi. Amanda J. RICHEY, b. 1865, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
    vii. John Harrison RICHEY, b. 1870, Lawrence County, AR, USA; d.
         1910, Lawrence County, AR, USA; m. Johnny Ada RAINWATER,
         24-December-1894, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
   viii. Joseph W. RICHEY, b. 1871, AR, USA; m. Ida Elen JOHNSON,
         04-July-1891, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
   Children of Hamilton RICHEY and Mattie WALKER are:
     ix. Ginetta F. RICHEY, b. 1879.
      x. Nora May RICHEY, b. 14-February-1885, Lawrence Co., AR,
         USA; d.  19-September-1943, Lawrence Co., AR, USA; m. James
         John GILCOLEY.
     xi. Mattie Oma RICHEY, b. 1889, Lawrence Co., AR, USA; d. July-
         1921, San_Antonio, Boxer County, TX, USA; m. William Henry
         SELSOR, 08-December-1904, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
    xii. Flora Hamilton RICHEY, b. 04-July-1891, Lawrence Co., AR,
         USA; d. 13-May-1979, Santa Paula, Ventura Co., CA, USA; m. John
         MCCALISTER, 09-January-1911, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
   xiii. Emma Lucinda RICHEY, b. 12-February-1894, Eaton, Lawrence County,
         AR, USA; d. 1929, San.Antonio, Boxar Co., TX, USA; m.
         Elmer Leroy SELSOR, 17-May-1913, Eaton, Lawrence Co., AR, USA.
6. James D. RICHEY (JOHN1) was born 02-August-1836 in Gibson Co., IN,
   USA, and died Aft. 1889. He married Rebecca A. PARKER 13-October-1865
   in Lawrence County, AR, USA, daughter of Philip PARKER and Rhoda 
   CRAWFORD.
   Children of James RICHEY and Rebecca PARKER are:
      i. Matilda RICHEY, b. 1869, Lawrence Co., AR, USA; m. Matthew
         NUNALLY, 01-January-1889, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
     ii. William RICHEY, b. 1872, Lawrence Co., AR, USA.
    iii. Charles Hamilton RICHEY, b. 10-June-1874, Lawrence Co., AR,
         USA; d. 25-December-1937, Lawrence County, AR, USA; m. Ada
         N. MEADOWS, 25-December-1895, Lawrence County, AR, USA. They
         are buried in the Lawrence Memorial Park Cemetery at Walnut Ridge,
         AR.  Researcher: Jean Richey Farran 
7. William Park RICHEY (JOHN1) was born 22-August-1840 in Gibson Co.,
   IN, USA, and died 04-July-1900 in Eaton, Lawrence Co., AR,
   USA. He married Mary Amanda SINGLETON 22-November-1859 in Lawrence
   County, AR, USA.
   Children of William RICHEY and Mary SINGLETON are:
      i. Elizabeth RICHEY, b. 1862, Lawrence Co., AR, USA.
     ii. Louis Hamilton RICHEY, b. 06-January-1867, AR, USA; d.
         1954, Duncan, Stephens Co., OK; m.  Evelina Emma EVANS, 24-
         September-1885, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
    iii. Lucinda Dorcass RICHEY, b. February-1869, AR, USA; m. John
         Nicholas BERRY, 02-January-1890, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
     iv. Martha Ann RICHEY, b. 06-December-1872, Lawrence Co., AR,
         USA; d. 07-August-1945, Duncan, OK, USA; m. Christopher Columbus
         Clark CHASTEEN, 07-July-1889, Black Rock, Lawrence County,
         AR, USA.
      v. Joseph RICHEY, b. 1875, Lawrence Co., AR, USA.
     vi. Amanda Josie RICHEY, b. 1877, TX, USA; m. Rufus H. WEBB,
         Lawrence County, AR, USA.
    vii. James Park RICHEY, b. 26-December-1879, AR, USA; d. 1946,
         Eaton, Lawrence County, AR, USA; m. LEONA OLDHAM (daughter
         of HENRY CLAY OLDHAM and SARAH MAHALA KETNER), 26-July-1898,
         Eaton, Lawrence County, AR, USA.
   viii. William Clinton RICHEY, b. 1882, Lawrence Co., AR, USA; d.
         1974, Lawrence Co., AR, USA; m. Ethel CASPER, 02-January-
         1904, Lawrence County, AR, USA. 

         Researcher: Ron Richey Ron is searching for SINGLETON family 
                                information.

     ix. Andrew Frank RICHEY, b. 8 Dec 1884, Lawrence Co., AR, USA; d.
         17 Dec 1974, Lawrence Co., AR, USA; m. Ada CASPER.  Andrew is 
         buried in the Old Lebanon Cemetery at Eaton, AR.  They 
         had the following children2: 
          a. Otis RICHEY, b. Feb 10, 1925 d. June 11, 2002, Lynn, AR. 
	     He is buried at the Dry Creek Cemetery near Lynn, AR.	
	  b. Vernon RICHEY (deceased)
 	  c. Daniel RICHEY (deceased)
   	  d. William RICHEY (deceased)
 	  e. Oris RICHEY   (deceased)
	  f. Evie RICHEY (deceased)  She married a Mr. DAVIS
          g. Celia Bell RICHEY, b. 1910; d. 1935, married a Fred HOOTEN3.
	  h. Roy RICHEY, Sterling, Ill. (living)
	  i. Elizabeth RICHEY Wiggins, Camdenton, Mo. (living)
	  j. Ora RICHEY Davis, Jonesboro, Ark. (living)
	  k. Winnie RICHEY Nichols, Ventura, Calif. (living)
	  l. Mae Ira RICHEY, b. 1912 Walnut Ridge, Ark.   Married Celia's 
             husband, Fred Hooten after Celia died. (Living)

Note1: This information was taken from the Goodspeed Biographies of Northeastern AR; published about 1890.
Note
2: This information was taken from the Times Dispatch, Walnut Ridge, Lawrence County, AR.
Note
3: This information was taken from the Old Lebanon Cemetery listing, Eaton, Lawrence Co., AR..

Other Information:

RICHEE, Joseph E, married WAYLAND, Sarah Ann, 3 Feb 1848, A2-200
RICHEY, David L., age 22, married WAYLAND, Matilda, age 21, 6 Feb 1848, A2-206
RICHEY, Gideon B., age 48, married ARCHER, Alisabeth, age 31, 27 Dec 1842, A2-087


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