|In 1798 Jonathan Richardson came to the New World from Armagh, North Ireland with his son, Andrew Nathaniel.Nathaniel, as he was known, applied for naturalization papers together with his father, Jonathan, and his grandfather, Samuel, at Allegheny County in Pennsylvania in 1803.That same year he took Julia Logan as his wife.Julia had travelled with her parents, David Logan and Julia Reed, from Castlebar County, Ireland around the same time as the Richardsons. |
The couple raised eleven children; Robert, William, Jane, John, Alexander, Anne, James, Henry, Edward, Elizabeth, and Mary.(I have information on Robert, John and Henry that I am willing to share).John Richardson, one of their sons, moved west to Hopedale, Ohio where he met and married Louisa DeLany.Louisa was the daughter of Samuel DeLany and Albina McNeely.Albina's father, Andrew, was one of the founding fathers of Hopedale. (I also have information on the DeLany's and McNeely's)
John and Louisa moved further west to Missouri where they raised a family of seven children; Andrew, Lavinia, Camilla, Melvin, Ella, and Granville.(I have extensive research on the three sons, Andrew, Melvin, and Granville but would love any information on the parents, John and Louisa, and the daughters Lavinia, Ella and Camilla who may have descendants in Kansas or Missouri) John's three sons, Andrew, Melvin, and Granville pioneered even further west to the New Mexico territory.Andrew remained in New Mexico and married Benina Maria Lucero.Benina was the daughter of Cornelio Lucero and Noberta Archuleta.Together Andrew and Benina raised a family of seven children in Lincoln County, New Mexico;Bonifacia, Edward, Tomas, Granville, Lavinia (Elena),Melvin, and Jose Candelaria who was Benina's son from a previous marriage.
Melvin eventually migrated to Sterling, Kansas and raised a family there.Granville remained in New Mexico and was Roswell's mayor during the early 1900's.Later he and his family moved to Boston, Massachusetts.Andrew and Melvin are buried in Cottonwood Cemetery in Sterling, Kansas.Granville is buried in Massachusetts.
Also researching the following surnames:McNeely, DeLany (also spelled Delany or Delaney), Lucero, Maes, Aldaz (or Aldas),and Montes.
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- Granville and Amanda Richardson (78 KB)
This photo was taken circa 1962.
- Nathaniel and Julia Logan Richardson (49 KB)
These are pictures of paintings of Nathaniel and Julia Richardson.The paintings were probably made around the time of their marriage in 1803 when Nathaniel was 24 and Julia was 16.
- Fred McTeigue and Melvin Richardson (23 KB)
Standing on the left is Frederico McTeigue, son of Ines Lucero and Edward Patrick McTeigue.Seated is his cousin Melvin Richardson, son of Benina Lucero and Andrew McNeeley Richardson.
- Sons of Benina Lucero (122 KB)
From left: Jose Candelaria, Melvin and Granville Richardson.Jose was the son of Abran Candelaria and Benina Lucero.Melvin and Granville were the sons of Andrew Richardson and Benina Lucero.Photo circa 1961
- Julia Reed Logan (-1831) (147 KB)
Julia Reed Logan was the mother of Julia Logan Richardson
- Gravestones of Camilla Richardson and B. E. Priest (523 KB)
Camilla (Millie)Richardson Priest and Benjamin E. Priest are buried in Longwood, Missouri.Camilla was the daughter of John and Louisa DeLany Richardson.B.E. was the son of George S. and Elizabeth Priest. The children of Camilla and B.E. were Edith M., Ora Louise, and Melvin R.
- David Logan(-1831) (78 KB)
David Logan, father of Julia Logan Richardson
- Camilla (Millie) Richardson Priest (282 KB)
Camilla Richardson was the second eldest daughter of John and Louisa DeLany Richardson.She was born 9 Feb 1849 in Hopedale, Ohio, Died 11 Jan 1905 in Longwood Missouri.She married Benjamin E Priest (son of George S. and Elizabeth Priest)5 Jan 1876 in Pettis County, Missouri.B.E. and Millie had the following children:Edith Mae, Ora Louise, and Melvin R.
- Headstone of Louisa DeLany Richardson 1827-1861 (82 KB)
Louisa DeLany Richardson was born in Hopedale, Ohio, the daughter of Samuel DeLany and Albina McNeely.She married John Richardson, son of Nathaniel Richardson and Julia Reed.She is buried on a farm near Sedalia, Missouri.The inscription on her headstone reads:Louisa RichardsonBorn July 26, 1827Died November 16, 1861On the front of the stone is inscribed the word "Mother". Location of this cemetery:Section 7, Township 47, North Range 20, north of Route J in northern Pettis County on a farm belonging to John and Mary Ruth Nichols. Have seen the cemetery referred to as both "Old Union Cemetery" or "Majors Cemetery".There are only 12 tombstones in the cemetery.
- Henry Richardson(1820-1866) (47 KB)
Henry was one of the sons of Nathaniel and Julia Logan.He established a jewelry business in Pittsburgh in 1839.When his health failed he went to Europe in an attempt to recover but died in Nice in 1865.His widow, Caroline Eaton, moved the family to Concord, Massachusetts to be near her brother, Lorenzo Eaton.
- Daughters of J.C. DeLany and Nancy Hartzell DeLany (132 KB)
On Left is Ella, Top Center is Alice, Bottom Center is Dorothy, and on Right is Laura.
- John Clark DeLany 1832-? (76 KB)
John Clark DeLany and Louisa DeLany Richardson were brother and sister.J.C., as he was known, married Nancy Hartzell and had four daughters who reached maturity.On the back of the original of this photograph is enscribed:"To Dorothy with her father's love, John C. DeLany, Oct.21/87"
- Robert Richardson (1806-1876) (15 KB)
Robert was the eldest child of Nathaniel and Julia Richardson.He married Rebekah Ensell in 1831.Robert became one of the founding fathers of the Disciples of Christ movement.His father nearly disowned him for his conversion but later reconciled at the birth of Robert and Rebekah's first child, Nathaniel II.
- The DeLany Sisters in 1910 (74 KB)
Left to Right are the daughters of J.C. and Nancy Hartzell DeLany;Ella, Laura, Alice, & Dorothy.The husbands of the sisters, respectively, were Dillard H. Clark, Charles E. Garst, Melvin E. Richardson, and William E. Macklin.
- Rebekah (1816-1881)and Willie (1856-1912) (24 KB)
Rebekah Encell was the daughter of John Encell and Anne Ensell. She married Robert Richardson and together they raised 11 children.William Murray Richardson was their youngest child.
- Andrew McNeely Richardson(1843 - 1905) (72 KB)
Andrew was the eldest child of John Richardson and Louisa DeLany.John was one of the sons of Nathaniel and Julia Logan Richardson.Louisa was the daughter of Samuel DeLany and Albina McNeely.
- Andrew McNeely Richardson & Benina Lucero (30 KB)
This photo thought to have been taken about the time of their wedding in 1887, but possibly as late as 1904-1905
- Benina Maria Lucero Richardson (1865-1922) (40 KB)
Benina was the daughter of Cornelio Lucero and Noberta Archuleta.Noberta was a captured Ute Indian maiden who was adopted and raised by a family by the name of Archuleta. Pictured with Benina are her grandchildren, from left, Utalia, Fernando, and Utilia Pacheco, children of Bonifacia Richardson and Roman Pacheco.
- The Lucero Sisters (33 KB)
On the left is Inez Lucero McTeigue and on the right, her sister Habrana Lucero Gallegos.The woman in the middle is a friend named Arabela.
- Granville and Amanda Richardson (19 KB)
Granville (1896-1963) was the son of Andrew Richardson and Benina Lucero.Amanda (1899-1984)was the daughter of Cornelio Maes and Constancia Sambrano. This picture was taken around the time of their marriage in 1915.