Richards Family



John RICHARDS and Francis PERRY were the parents of ten children:

  • 1 Williamson
  • 2. Rebecca, married Archibald STOKES, 2 Oct 1783, Wake Co, NC,
  • 3. Willis
  • 4. Burwell
  • 5. Polly, married Robert REDING, 16 Dec 1805, Wake Co, NC.
  • 6. John
  • 7. Francis, married Robert PERRY, 3 May 1802, Franklin Co, N.C.
  • 8. Sarah. married Burwell KING.
  • 9. Sally, marned Ephraim SANDERS.
  • 10. William.

John Richards will was signed 27 Oct 1796, Franklin County, North Carolina. His wife Francis and his oldest son Williamson were named executors of the will. In 1818 Francis and the other children sued Williamson for a division of the property. Bob, the slave that Francis had inherited from her father John PERRY of Franklin Co., N.C., was sold for the division of the property.

Sources of Information

Census records, wills, deeds, court and marriage records of Franklin and Wake Counties, NC

Correspondence with Miriam Hayley, Quitman, Texas; John P Brady,Coral Gables, FL

Memoirs of Holiday Hyde Hayley.

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