Doddridge County Roots

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Homer RICHARD

Male 1887 - 1943  (56 years)


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  • Name Homer RICHARD 
    Born 21 May 1887  Lynn Camp (Pennsboro), Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900, 1910, 1920  Clay District, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1940  Clay District, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 12 Oct 1943  Pennsboro, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Cause: cerebral hemorrhage due to hypertension & influenze 
    Buried Mole Hill Cemetery, Mountain, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Person ID I31351  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 11 May 2019 

    Father George W. RICHARDS,   b. CA 1831, Ritchie Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1888, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Jane GRIM,   b. 22 May 1860, Ritchie Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1910, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1882  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F53674  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Ann WILLIAMSON,   b. 16 Mar 1905, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1978  (Age 73 years) 
    Married CA 1924  [5
    Notes 
    • 1930 Census, Wood Co, WV (City of Parkersburg), enumerated on Apr 12 1930:
      Homer Richard, 42, occupation housework for family, monthly rent $12, no radio in home, not a military veteran, age 37 at time of first marriage; wife Lydia, 25, occupation reeler at rayon factory, age 19 at first marriage; son Homer Jr, 4y 1m. All born in West Virginia.
      NOTE: The occupations of husband and wife are stated here as entered on the census form. It is likely that they were inadvertently reversed by the enumerator.

      1940 Census, Ritchie Co, WV (Clay District), enumeration date not given:
      Homer Richard, 52, farmer, residence on farm, house rented; wife Lydia Anne, 35; son Homer Jr, 14. [6]
    Children 
     1. Homer Junior RICHARD,   b. 12 Feb 1926, Ellenboro, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 2005, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Family ID F12147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 May 1887 - Lynn Camp (Pennsboro), Ritchie Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cerebral hemorrhage due to hypertension & influenze - 12 Oct 1943 - Pennsboro, Ritchie Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mole Hill Cemetery, Mountain, Ritchie Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    31351_RICHARD_Homer_1887-1943_DeathCertificate.jpg
    31351_RICHARD_Homer_1887-1943_DeathCertificate.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S1853] Death Certificate, WV State Dept of Health, Div of Vital Statistics, (http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx), http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=407211&Type=Death.

    2. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    3. [S2140] 1900 Census, Ritchie County, WV (Clay District).

    4. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    5. [S2195] 1930 Census, Wood County, WV.

    6. [S1570] Obituary of son.