[Last updated Oct. 17, 2016]
|John A. Richey
was born in September 1836 in Indiana. He appears to have
been the son of John Richey (1807-1879) and Elizabeth Sharp (1810-1872) but
this is unverified and purely circumstantial. By the late 1850s John A
Richey had moved to Pike county,
Amanda Minerva Applegate was born May 1841 in Scott co., Indiana. She was the daughter of James Monroe Applegate and Jerusha Stark. The Applegates moved to Pike county, Illinois in the 1850s where other Applegate and Stark relatives were already living.
John A Richey married Amanda Minerva Applegate on Oct. 24, 1858 in Pike co., Illinois. About 1877 they migrated to Collin county, Texas bringing with them Amanda's mother Jerusha Applegate and sister Susanna Applegate (wife of John W. Richey.)
Amanda died Jan, 4, 1910 in McKinney and was buried in Altoga cemetery, Collin co., Texas. John A Richey died after 1910 and was also buried in Altoga cemetery. Their graves are marked with engraved aluminum plaques.
|Lydia "Lizzy" Richey was born Dec. 1859 Pike co.,
Illinois. She married Thomas
Henry Topping, c. 1890. Thomas died Jan. 29, 1912 and was buried in Highland
cem., Durant, Bryan co., OK Lizzie Dec. 26, 1913 San Antonio, TX and
was buried in the #7 city cemetery.
|Rhoda Janie Richey was born March 1865 Pike co.,
Illinois. She married David Elijah Johnson (1860-1941) Oct 31, 1880 Collin co., TX..
Rhoda died Feb. 18, 1927 Emory, Rains co.,
TX and was buried in Turner
|Flora A Richey was born
July 25, 1869 Pike co., Illinois. She married Charles L. Henderson, Sep. 10, 1892, Collin co., Texas.
Flora died Feb. 27, 1936 in Naples, Texas and was buried in "Cross
|Lenora "Nora" J Richey was born c. 1875, Pike co.,
Illinois. She married (1) married John R. Brannon, July 4, 1897 Collin co., Texas.
She married (2) Benjamin F. Langford, c. 1903. Nora died Jan 2., 1923 Fort Worth,
Texas and was buried in Greenleaf
cem., Brownwood, Texas.
|Eva Viola Richey was born Sep. 18, 1877
(1878), Collin co.,
TX. She married William Matison Millican, Aug. 15, 1894 Collin co., TX..
Eva died April 22, 1952 Cordell, OK and was buried Lawnview
cem., Cordell, OK.
|George J. Richey was born Sep. 1881 Texas. George died April 13, 1901 McKinney, Collin co., Texas and was buried in Altoga cemetery, Altoga, Collin co., Texas.|
|Andrew James Melvin "Mel" Richey was born March 1885 Collin co.,
TX. He married Katie Marie Chastain, June 22, 1905 Collin co., TX.
Katie died June 1, 1916 Wood co., TX. He married Hilda E ??
Mel died July 24, 1953 Houston, TX and was buried in Brookside Mem., Houston,
Harris co., Texas.
|They had four other children that died young.|