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Mary Elizabeth Richard1,2

Female
b. 17 October 1850, d. 28 November 1937


Family Amos L. Britton b. 19 May 1847, d. 10 April 1924
Marriage* circa 1868  Principal=Amos L. Britton1,4 
Children  1. Forest Britton b. Mar 1870, d. b 1880
  2. Dottie Delilah "Dee" Britton b. Apr 1872, d. 24 Sep 1938
  3. Cora J. Britton b. Jan 1876, d. b 1910
  4. Selma L. Britton b. 21 Aug 1888, d. 17 Apr 1947

Note*   Mary is the daughter of John Mathias Richard (b. Marseills, France) and Catherine Ann Miller (b. Defiance Co., OH).2,3 
Name Variation   Mary Elizabeth Alice Richard3 
Married Name   Britton1 
Birth* 17 October 1850  Williamstown, Defiance Co., OH, The 1900 census gives the date as Oct 1847. One of her daughter's death records says she was born in Stryker, Williams Co., OH.1,4,2,3 
Marriage* circa 1868  Principal=Amos L. Britton1,4 
Census* 1870  1870 Federal Census, Ohio, Defiance County, Defiance Township, Series: M593, Roll: 1195, Page: 50B, July 29
(enumerated with husband, Amos Britton)
32, 325, 360, Britton, Elizabeth, 19, F, W, Keeping House, , , Ohio, 1, , , , , , , , ,1 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Indiana, Dekalb County, Richland Township, ED: 82, Series: T9, Roll: 273, Page: 56A, June 3
(enumerated with husband, Amos L Britton)
19, 5, 44, Britton, Mary S, W, F, 29, , Wife, , 1, , , Keeps House, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, France, Penn5 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Ohio, Williams County, Springfield Township, Stryker Village, Ward 2, ED: 116, Series: T623, Roll: 1332, Page: 232B, June 9
Sheet 6B
(enumerated with husband, Amos L Britton)
66, 127, 128, Britton, Elizabeth, Wife, W, F, Oct, 1847, 52, M, 31, 5, 3, Ohio, France, Pennsylvania, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,4 
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, Ward 33, ED: 1430, Series: T624, Roll: 280, Page: 70A, April 27
Sheet 31A, 9440 Washington Avenue
(enumerated with husband, Amos T Britton)
08, 445, 549, Britton, Mary E, Wife, F, W, 21, M, 41, 5, 2, Ohio, France, Ohio, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,6 
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, ED: 395, Ward 7, Series: T625, Roll: 315, Page: 191A, January 14
Sheet 14A, 6101 Drexel Avenue
(enumerated with son-in-law, William Mathews)
08, 118, 256, Britton, Mary, Mother-in-Law, , , F, W, 72, M, , , , , Yes, Yes, Ohio, , Ohio, , Ohio, , Yes, None, , ,7 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, Ward 17, ED: 16-648, Series: T626, Roll: 443, Page: 226B, April 5
Sheet 5B, Block 128, 434 West 62nd Street
(enumerated with son-in-law, Clyde Zuartzell)
098, 54, 116, Britton, Mary E, Mother-in-Law, , , , No, F, W, 80, Wd, 24, No, Yes, Ohio, France-Alsace Loraine, Ohio, , 59, 12, 1, , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,8 
News/Obit* 19 October 1933  Published in the Southtown Economist (Chicago, IL) October 19, 1933, Page 14

Mary Britton
Begins 83rd Year

She Is Feted at Dinner and
Reception at Swartzell Home

Mrs. Mary E. Britton occupied the
place of honor at a table stretched
out to its longest in the dining room
at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Clyde Swartzel, 434 W. 62nd st, Tues-
day evening and smiled at everyone
around the room as each said the very
nicest birthday greeting he or she
could think of. It was Mrs. Brittons
83rd Anniversary.

With Mrs. Britton and Mrs. Swartz-
ell representing two generations, there
were Leo H. Misch and Mrs. Millard
Crook who belong to the third and
fourth generations of Mrs. Britton's
family.

After the dinner, open house was
held until midnight for other friends
and relatives.9 
Death* 28 November 1937  Chicago, Cook Co., IL, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N34V-5TT
Name: Mary Elizabeth Britton
Titles and Terms (original):
Death Date: 28 Nov 1937
Death Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Gender: Female
Marital Status:
Race or Color:
Age: 87
Estimated Birth Year: 1850
Birth Date: 17 Oct 1850
Birthplace: Defiance, Ohio
Father: John Richard
Father's Titles and Terms (original):
Father's Birth Place: Marseills, France
Mother: Catherine Miller
Mother's Titles and Terms (original):
Mother's Birth Place: Definace, Ohio
Occupation: Housewife
Residence: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Street Address:
Spouse: Amos T.
Spouse's Titles and Terms (original):
Spouse's Birthplace:
Burial Date: 01 Dec 1937
Burial Place: Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois
Cemetery: Evergreen
Informant:
Additional Relatives:
Digital Folder Number: 4206151
Image Number: 1852
Film Number: 1953271
Volume/Page/Certificate Number: rn 33540
Collection: Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-19472 
Burial* 1 December 1937  Evergreen Park, Chicago, Cook Co., IL2 

Citations
  1. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S1317] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947.
  3. [S1320] Unknown compiler.
  4. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S1125] Newspaper Archive, online http://www.newspaperarchive.com, http://newspaperarchive.com/southtown-economist/1933-10-19/page-14/.


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