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Glasgow Ohio Company bought large tracts of land in Meigs County, Ohio from Nahum Ward. These purchases involved many people from both sides of the Atlantic.

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Meigs & Gallia County, Ohio



After the economic collapse of the Glasgow Ohio Company, George Richardson sold out and moved to Wheeling, West Virginia. His son Nicholas, who married into the Meigs County Lauck family, farmed in Meigs county, and was party to many of these deeds.
  • George Richardson to David Barber 1827
  • George Richardson to Peter Lawlance 1827
  • George Richardson to David Barber 1828
  • Agrippa Wells to George Richardson 1839
  • Nicholas Richardson to James Amsden 1841
  • Hannah Grover to Nicholas Richardson 1845
  • James Amsden to Nicholas Richardson 1846
  • Nicholas Richardson to James Amsden 1846
  • Nicholas Richardson to G. W. McClenathan 1846
  • Joseph A. Richardson to Lawrence Jincks 1848
  • Lawrence Jenks to Joseph A. Richardson 1848
  • Nicholas Richardson to Joseph A. Richardson 1848
  • Nicholas Richardson et al to Isaac A. Lauck 1851


Monroe County, Ohio



These deeds are all for the town of Sardis, where George's son Joseph, and several of his grandchildren lived and worked. George's grandson Reuben T. Richardson married into the well-landed Nesbitt family.
  • Edwin and Mary Hornbrook to Joseph Richardson 1865
  • Joseph A. and Sarah C. Richardson to Salathiel Lemmon 1872
  • Edwin and Mary Hornbook to R. T. Richardson 1872
  • Joseph A. and Sarah C. Richardson to Mary Ellen Richardson 1873
  • Jacob and Emily Baumberger to Joseph A. Richardson 1876
  • R.T. and Elizabeth Richardson to Rebecca Francis Moffett 1882
  • Sarah C. Richardson to Dexter W. Boone 1885
  • Sarah C. Richardson to W. J. Paden 1887
  • Mary Richards to Sarah C. Richardson 1887
  • Luella N. Webb (deceased) to Eva Nesbitt, Dora H. Moore, J. D. Nesbitt (1918)
  • Warranty Deed, Theis, Wells, Richardson, Nesbitt, Moore 1918
  • J. D. Nesbitt et al to Monroe County, Ohio Lee Tshp Trustees (1919)
  • Margaret Nesbitt, Heirs, to Wm. Dunn, Sardis, Ohio (1926)


Ohio County, West Virginia



After George Richardson sold out in Meigs County, Ohio he moved to Wheeling, West Virginia. Though he died in 1853, his sons Joseph and Nicholas were very active. The most interesting deed here was the Sale of the "Sunny South."
  • Alfred Caldwell to George Richardson 1849
  • Horace and Sarah Grey to Joseph Richardson 1851
  • Joseph and Sarah Richardson,
  • Alfred Caldwell, and George Richardson 1851
  • George W. Richardson et al 1854
  • Alfred Caldwell, Joseph Richardson, Horace Grey admin. for George Richardson 1860
  • Nicholas Richardson et al to Timothy Bliss 1860 (Sale of "Sunny South")
  • Joseph A. and Sarah C. Richardson to Melvin Richards 1865
  • Mary R. Colvin et al to C. Earl Richardson etal 1911