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History of the family of Stuart and Mary Irwin Richey

Nancy Francis Richey


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Nancy Francis Richey, daughter of William I. and Nancy Taylor Richey, was born August 11, 1839, in Johnson County, Illinois. She died November 21, 1904, in Milo, Vernon County, Missouri.

Nancy married WILLIAM LUMPKIN GARRETT on December 23, 1856.

William was born in Gloucester County, Virginia, in January of 1833. William served in the Civil War, in the 55th Kentucky Infantry (US). He mustered in on November 5, 1864, and was honorably discharged on September 19, 1865. He received a pension.

William and Nancy lived first in Pendleton County, Kentucky. They left Kentucky in September of 1872, by covered wagon. After six weeks, the family arrived in Wichita, Kansas. After two years, the family moved to Nevada, Missouri. William and Nancy had ten children.

1860 Pendleton County, KY (DeMossville Post Office)
William L. Garrett, age 27, born VA. Hotel Keeper. Value of real estate: 3,000. Value of personal estate: 830.
Nancy Garrett, age 21, born KY.
Nancy F. Garrett, age 2, born KY.
William H. Garrett, age 4 months, born KY.

1880 Deerfield, Vernon County, MO
William Garret, 47, born in VA (Va, Va), farmer
Nancy Garret, 40, born in KY
William Garret, 20, son, born in KY, farmer
Isabell Garret, 18, daughter, born in KY
Stephen Garret, 14, son, born in KY, farmer
Elizabeth Garret, 11, daughter, born in KY
Martha Garret, 8, daughter, born in KY
Josephine Garret, 5, daughter, born MO

1900 Center, Vernon County, MO
William L. Garrett, born Jan 1833, age 67, married 43 years, born VA (Va, VA), occupation farmer, literate, owns mortgaged farm #172 on farm schedule.
Nancy Garrett, wife, age 60, born August 1839, KY. Mother of 10 children, 8 now living. Literate.
Charles F. Garrett, son, age 18, born March 1882, MO. Single, farm laborer, literate.
Elizabeth Richey, sister-in-law, age 68, born November 1831, IL. Single. Literate.

Children of William and Nancy:
1. Nancy Frances Garrett; b. 29 May 1858, Pendleton County, KY; d. 24 Feb 1918, Bellingham, Washington. She married WILLIAM S. TUCKER on March 2, 1879
2. William Heenan Garrett; b. 18 Jan 1860, Pendleton County, KY; d. 22 Oct 1952, Welch, Craig County, OK.
3. Isabell Jane Garrett; b. 22 March 1862, Pendleton County, KY; d. 28 Jan 1947, Bellingham, Washington
4. George Lumpkin Garrett; b. 18 April 1864, Pendleton County, KY; d. 1865, Pendleton County, KY. Buried at Foster Byrds.
5. Stephen Alexander Garrett; b. 15 July 1866, Pendleton County, KY; d. 26 May 1951, Arizona
6. Catherine Elizabeth Garrett; b. 28 April 1869, Pendleton County, KY; d. 13 December 1950, Bellingham, Washington
7. Martha Ellen Garrett; b. 3 Oct 1871, Pendleton County, KY; d. 25 Oct 1927, Bellingham, Washington
8. Virginia Josephine Garrett; b. 2 Feb 1875, Vernon County, MO; d. 11 Dec 1918, Whatcom County, Washington
9. Infant boy, b/d. May 1877, Nevada, Vernon County, MO. Still birth. 10. Charles Franklin Garrett; b. 10 March 1882, Vernon County, MO; d. 20 June 1962, Eden, Jerome County, Idaho.