Wm. Aven Massey & Andrew J. Richardson families of Tx Updated September 12, 2009
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Berry Thomas Massey was born in Wake County North Carolina in 1800. He and his brother Aven Massey and their father Thomas Massey traveled to Henry County, Georgia circa 1825.
William Aven Massey was born in Henry County, Ga circa 1835 a son of Berry Thomas Massey. He lived in Stewart County Georgia from 1848 until1877 when he moved his family to Texas and settled in Navarro County.
Benjamin Richardson, Jr was born in Georgia in 1777. He and most of his family moved to Louisiana circa 1809 and lived just West of what is now Boga Lusa Louisiana. In 1831 he obtained a Land Grant in Texas from De Zalva and settled at Richardson's Bluff at Evadale, Jasper County, Texas.
One of Benjamin's grandsons Andrew Jackson Richardson along with several of his brothers and sisters setteled near Oletha and Thornton in Limestone County, Texas sometime around 1868.
Robert Richardson was born in 1869 at Kosse in Limestone County, Texas but he moved to Tehuacana circa 1907. He later moved the family to Richland in Navarro County sometime around 1918.