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A RICH Family History


Kevin B. RICH [Parents] was born Sep 24 1962 in Jacksonville, Duval County, FL. He married Margaret Anne FISHER on Nov 07 1981 in Lake City, Columbia County, FL.

Margaret Anne FISHER [Parents] was born May 13 1962 in Punta Gorda, FL and was christened in First Methodist Church, Punta Gorda, FL. She married Kevin B. RICH on Nov 07 1981 in Lake City, Columbia County, FL.

They had the following children:

  M i
Nathan Burton RICH "Nate" was born Dec 17 1984 in Alachua General Hospital, Aluchua County, Gainesville, FL and graduated May 2003.
  M ii
Joseph Benjamin RICH was born Mar 16 1990 in Alachua General Hospital Gainesville, FL.

Jackson B. RICH [Parents] was born Nov 15 1931 in Decatur County, GA. He married Jacquelyn Paunee HARRELL on Sep 02 1953 in Grady County, GA.

Jacquelyn Paunee HARRELL [Parents] "Jackie" was born Dec 17 1936 in Decatur County, GA. She married Jackson B. RICH on Sep 02 1953 in Grady County, GA.

They had the following children:

  F i Lauren Kimberly RICH was born Nov 24 1959.
  M ii Kevin B. RICH was born Sep 24 1962.

Morris John FISHER [Parents] married Jean Elizabeth PARKER.

Jean Elizabeth PARKER [Parents] married Morris John FISHER.

They had the following children:

  F i Margaret Anne FISHER was born May 13 1962.

Lawrence RICH [Parents] was born Feb 21 1892 in Decatur County, GA. He died Jul 09 1973 in Decatur County, GA and was buried 1973 in Bethal Cemetery, Decatur County. Lawrence married Ruth Madeline POWELL on Jun 04 1916 in Decatur County, GA.

CENSUS: Lawrence and Ruth are found in the 1920 US Census of Decatur County, GA - Pine Hill District pg 27. Lawrence's mother, Leah, and grandmother, Casandra "Cassie" are also living in the home.

Ruth Madeline POWELL [Parents] was born Aug 13 1897 in Decatur County, GA. She died May 12 1944 in Decatur County, GA and was buried 1944 in Bethal Cemetery, Decatur County. Ruth married Lawrence RICH on Jun 04 1916 in Decatur County, GA.

They had the following children:

  M i Harry RICH was born Nov 17 1922 and died Jan 26 1995.
  M ii
Hendry RICH was born about 1925 in Decatur County, GA. He died 1928 in Decatur County, GA and was buried in Bethal Cemetery, Decatur County.
  M iii Willie Eugene RICH.
  M iv Lawrence Woodrow RICH.
  F v Cleo Donis RICH was born Dec 08 1927.
  M vi Jackson B. RICH was born Nov 15 1931.

Joe Cornelius HARRELL [Parents] was born Apr 07 1915. He died Jun 01 1991 in Decatur County, GA and was buried Jun 1991 in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Joe married Mary Frances SELLERS.

Mary Frances SELLERS [Parents] was born Jul 07 1915 in Decatur County, GA. She married Joe Cornelius HARRELL.

CENSUS:
1920 US Census of Decatur county, GA - Belchers Enumeration District 43, Sheet 4B
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They had the following children:

  F i Jacquelyn Paunee HARRELL was born Dec 17 1936.
  F ii Linda Juniel HARRELL.

Lee B. RICH [Parents] was born Dec 1862. He married Leah Arcady HEARD on Jun 02 1882 in Decatur County, GA.


DEATH:
My Aunt Nell (Vernell Hatton) said that Lee was killed by a trainwhile walking home from work one day. Apparantly he was hard of hearing and did not hear the repeated whistle blowing of the engineer.
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CENSUS:
Lee Rich is found in the 1880 US Census of Decatur County, GA - District 19 at the age of 19 in household 112 as a servent to Susan O'Neal (age 33). There are three sons of Susan living in the house ages 7-11. Lee is listed as a servent in the house and laboror as occupation.
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1900 US Census of Decatur county, GA - Pine Hill District #37 Sheet 21A
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Leah Arcady HEARD [Parents] was born Jan 1866 in GA. She married Lee B. RICH on Jun 02 1882 in Decatur County, GA.

CENSUS:
1870 US Census of Early County GA. (District 26)
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Lee and Leah are found in the 1900 US Census of Decatur county, GA - Pine Hill District (Ancestry.com image 41 of 73 line 17)
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1910 Census of Decatur County, GA - Enumeration District 51, Bainbridge Sheet 19B (Ancestry.com image 38 of 43 Line 1). Living on West Street in houshold number 375. Four of the boys are still at home, Douglas is a driver of a Beer Wagon, Lawrence is a salesman at a drygood store, and Casper is driving a delivery wagon . Ralph is only 10 and not working. Leah's mother is still living in the home but the name is very difficult to make out. The mother is now 72 and the marriage column indicates she is a widow.
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1920 US Census of Decatur County, GA - Pine Hill District pg 27.
Lawrence's mother, Leah, and grandmother, Casandra "Cassie" are also living in the home.
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They had the following children:

  M i
Easom Benir RICH was born Sep 1886.
  M ii David Douglas RICH was born 1888.
  M iii Lawrence RICH was born Feb 21 1892 and died Jul 09 1973.
  M iv Casper RICH was born about 1896.
  M v Ralph RICH was born 1899 and died 1967.

Needham M. POWELL [Parents] was born Oct 02 1861. He died Apr 17 1943 in Decatur County, GA. Needham married Amanda Priscilla LONG on Dec 26 1887 in Decatur County, GA.

Other marriages:
SMITH, Jessie Thomas

CENSUS:
1880 US Census of Decatur County, GA. (City of Bainbridge - ED #1 Sheet 22B House #264 (Ancestry.com image #22 of District 15)
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1900 US Census of Decatur County, GA. (Pine Hill - ED #37 Sheet 22B)
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Amanda Priscilla LONG [Parents] was born Feb 10 1868. She died Nov 01 1907 in Decatur County, GA and was buried Nov 1907 in Bethal Cemetery. Amanda married Needham M. POWELL on Dec 26 1887 in Decatur County, GA.

CENSUS: Amanda is first found in the 1870 US Census of Decatur County, GA Flint Rivers District page 74 Line 8 of the Ancestry.com images. This is a continuation of Household 546 from the previous page (73) with Martin and Sarah being the parents.
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1900 US Census of Decatur County, GA. (Pine Hill - ED #37 Sheet 22B) Ancestry.com image 44
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They had the following children:

  F i
Lester E. POWELL was born Aug 1890 in Decatur County, GA.
  F ii Sarah F. POWELL was born Oct 1902.
  M iii Jethro H. POWELL was born Mar 1895 and died about 1918.
  F iv Ruth Madeline POWELL was born Aug 13 1897 and died May 12 1944.
  M v
Peter POWELL was born Feb 1900 in Decatur County, GA.

Martha Jane RICH [Parents] was born Mar 20 1837 in Decatur County, GA. She died Feb 03 1918 and was buried in Bethal Cemetery, Decatur County, GA.

CENSUS:
1850 US Census of Decatur County, GA District 22 page 46B (Ancestry.com image 30 of 111)
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1870 US Census of Decatur County, Bainbridge, Ga Bainbridge Township page 31 Line 1 with an 8 year old male child. This child was born in Alabama is probably Lee B. Rich
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She had the following children:

  M i Lee B. RICH was born Dec 1862.

Casandra HEARD [Parents] was born Feb 1848.

Casandra is found in the 1870 census of Early County GA. (District 26).  Casandra was still at home and Edith Heard was head of house and listed as "Keeping house". Casandra's daughter Leah A. is 4 years old at the time
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Casandra is found in the 1900 US Census of Decatur county, GA - Pine Hill District on page 41 of 73 living with her daughter Leah Rich w/o Lee Rich. Marriage column seems to indicate she is a widow
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The mother of Leah is found inthe 1910 Census of Decatur County, GA - Enumeration District 51, Bainbridge (south of the center of Broughton St.). Page 38 of 43 The name is very difficult to make out. The mother is now 72 and the marriage column appears to indicate she is a widow.
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Lawrence and Ruth Rich are found in the 1920 US Census of Decatur County, GA - Pine Hill District pg 27.
Lawrence's mother, Leah,and grandmother, Casandra "Cassie" are also living in the home.
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She had the following children:

  F i Leah Arcady HEARD was born Jan 1866.

Needham M. POWELL [Parents] was born Oct 02 1861. He died Apr 17 1943 in Decatur County, GA. Needham married Jessie Thomas SMITH on Mar 14 1919 in Miller County, GA. The marriage ended in divorce.

Other marriages:
LONG, Amanda Priscilla

CENSUS:
1880 US Census of Decatur County, GA. (City of Bainbridge - ED #1 Sheet 22B House #264 (Ancestry.com image #22 of District 15)
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1900 US Census of Decatur County, GA. (Pine Hill - ED #37 Sheet 22B)
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Jessie Thomas SMITH was born Oct 12 1902 in Decatur County, GA. She died Jul 13 1979 in Dade City, Pasco County, FL and was buried in Dade City Cemetery. Jessie married Needham M. POWELL on Mar 14 1919 in Miller County, GA. The marriage ended in divorce.

Other marriages:
POWELL, Jethro H.
ETHERIDGE, Richard Gordon

They had the following children:

  F i
Mescal Catherine POWELL was born Mar 11 1922 in Decatur County, GA.
  M ii
John Henry POWELL "Bill" was born Jun 14 1924 in Decatur County, GA.
  F iii
Majorie Hazel POWELL was born Apr 11 1929 in Decatur County, GA.
  M iv
Bobby E. POWELL was born Jun 03 1931 in Decatur County, GA.

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