William Melton Rich b. 1841, Cartersville, GA, d. 1922, was the son of ARCHIBALD RICH and TABITHA BROWN.He married Mary Barilla Wofford on August 22, 1866, in Cartersville, GA. She was the daughter of JAMES WOFFORD and ALTHA MCCRACKEN. They had the following children:
1)James Tatum Rich, b. July 8, 1868, Cass Station GA, m. MINNIE B. WOFFORD.
2)Virginia Lee Rich, b. July 8, 1868, Cass Station, GA, d. January 4, 1954, m. JEROME MCDONALD MCCALMAN December 19, 1894, in Summerville, GA.
3)Frances Charlotte Rich, b. March 17, 1870, Cartersville, GA. d. July 15, 1943.
4)Thomas William Rich, b. January 20, 1872, d. January 18, 1940, m. ALICE MAY MATTOX on December 3, 1896 in Summerville, GA.
5)Virgil Andrew Wofford Rich, b. November 13, 1873, Cartersville, GA, d. January 25, 1901.
6)Nathaniel Stokely Rich, b. March 25, 1876, Cartersville, GA, d. November 3, 1939, Summerville, GA, m. JOSEPHINE (JOANNA) MATTOX
on August 7, 1900, Summerville, GA.
7)Mary Camilla Rich, b. May 4, 1878m Cartersville, GA, dm. HERMAN DELOS MALLICOAT on January 25, 1900, Summerville, GA.
8)Alzada Lucinda Rich, b. September 2, 1882, Cartersville, GA., d. oCTOBER 16, 1904, Cartersville, GA. It is believed that some of the descendants of William Melton Rich and Mary Barilla Wofford moved to Texas.Would like to correspond with any descendants and would appreciate any information anyone is willing to share.Charlotte G. Boykin