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George Spencer Richards was born 8 January 1823 in Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts to Phinehas Richards (1788-1874) and Wealthy Dewey (1786-1853) and died 30 October 1838 in Hauns Mill, Caldwell County, Missouri of unspecified causes. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, the United States.


Biography Edit

George S. Richards, a fifteen-year-old convert to the Church, was living at Haun’s Mill in Missouri where several Mormon families had gathered in 1838. On 30 October 1838 young George was among those brutally murdered when a mob of anti-Mormons attacked the camp in the infamous Hauns Mill Massacre. See Families of Haun's Mill.

Siblings


Offspring of Phinehas Howe Richards and Wealthy Dewey (1786-1853)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Abraham Richards (1818-1818) 9 December 1818 Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States 9 December 1818 Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Moses Richards (1819-1819) 7 September 1819 Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts 7 September 1819 Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Betsey Richards (1820-1820) 13 June 1820 Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts 13 June 1820 Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Franklin Dewey Richards (1821-1899) 2 April 1821 Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts 9 December 1899 Ogden, Weber County, Utah
George Spencer Richards (1823-1838) 8 January 1823 Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts 30 October 1838 Hauns Mill, Caldwell County, Missouri
Samuel Whitney Richards (1824-1909) 9 August 1824 Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts 26 November 1909 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Mary Haskin Parker (1823-1860)
Mary Ann Parker (1839-1914)
Jane Elizabeth Mayer (1831-)
Helena Lydia Robinson (1835-1883)

Wealthy Mariah Richards (1827-1909) 17 June 1827 Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts 13 January 1909 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Walter Eli Wilcox (1821-1919)

Joseph William Richards (1829-1846) 25 May 1829 Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts 19 November 1846 Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado Eliza Ann Peirson (1822-1846)

Henry Phinehas Richards (1831-1912) 30 November 1831 Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts 29 October 1912 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Margaret Minerva Amanda Empey (1831-1909)

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