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Richards, Mary A., 1824-1858



  • Existence: 1824 - 1858

Biographical History

Mary Ann Fisk Richards (1824-1858) was a mother in Illinois.

Mary A. Fisk was born on November 2, 1824 in Spencer, Massachuestts. She married Charles Richard on January 16, 1849 in Malden, Illinois. The couple had 4 children, of which only one lived to adulthood. Mary died of childbirth on February 18, 1858 in Chicago, Illinois.

Familysearch, via WWW, 12/22/2017 (Mary Ann Fisk Richards; 1824-1858; mother; Illinois; b. Nov 2, 1824; Spencer, Massachuesttes; m. Charles Richard; Jan 16, 1849; Malden, Illinois; 4 children; d. Feb 18, 1858; Chicago, Illinois)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Mary Ann Richards diary and almanac

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232564101], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9085
Content Description

Contains one small red Lady's Almanac in which Richards recorded brief entries about her daily life in Malden, Illinois in 1856. Includes entries about her daughter Carrie's health issues and eventual death. Almanac contains advertisements, poems, astronomical and Zodiac signs, information about female medical schools, stories, and information on women's domestic issues. Dated 1856.

Dates: 1856