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Augustus Joshua Rich[1]

Male 1897 - 1958


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  • Born  7 Oct 1897  , Brinson, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  11 Jun 1900  Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1) Euziah Rich, head, white male age 28, married 11 years, born Sep 1871 in GA, parents born in GA, farmer, owns far #83
      2) Martha J. Rich, wife, white female age 29, mother of 5, 3 living, born Mar 1871 in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Daisy Rich, daughter, single white female age 10, born Apr 1890 in GA, attended school 4 months
      4) Allen Rich, son, single white male age 6, born May 1884 in GA, attended school 4 months
      5) Augustus Rich, son, single white male age 3, born Oct 1896 in GA
    Census: Federal  15 Apr 1910  Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1) Euziah W. Rich, white male age 39, married 21 years, born in GA, parents born in GA, general farmer, owns a farm with mortgage
      2) Martha J. Rich, wife, white female age 39, married 21 years, mother of 9, 6 living, born in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Marget E. Rich, daughter, single white female age 19, born in GA, public school teacher
      4) Allen Rich, son , single white male age 16, born in GA, general farm laborer, attended school
      5) Guss J. Rich, son, single white male age 13, born in GA, general farm laborer, attended school
      6) Henrietta Rich, daughter, single white female age 10, born in GA, attended school
      7) Euziah Jr. Rich, son, single white male age 8, born in GA, attended school
      8) Eunis Rich, daughter, single white female age 1, born in GA
    Census: Federal  28 Jun 1920  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) E. W. Rich, head, white male age 49, born in GA, parents born in GA, farm director for saw mill, rents a farm
      2) Mattie Rich, wife, white female age 49, born in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Gus Rich, son, single white male age 22, born in GA, truck driver for saw mill
      4) Euz Rich, son, single white male age 17, born in GA, attended school
      5) Eunice Rich, daughter, single white female age 11, born in GA, attended school
    Census: Federal  3 Jun 1930  Vada Road, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) Gus Rich, head, white male age 32, married at 24, born in GA, parents born in GA, general practice plumber, rents a home for $15
      2) Willie B. Rich, wife, white female age 26, married at 17, born in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Erle Rich, son, single white male age 6, born in GA
      4) Caroline Rich, daughter, single white female age 2 6/12, born in GA
    Obituary 
    • "Gus Rich Dies; Last Rites Held Funeral services for Augustus J. (Gus ) Rich, 60 of Bainbridge were held Monday afternoon, June 2, 1958 at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. James T. Burrell and Dr. Charles Bishop Officiating. Mr. Rich died Saturday afternoon, May 31st after a short illness. A life time resident of Bainbridge, he was a member of the First Baptist Church, Baracca Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church, Orion Lodge No. 8, F. & A.M., and Hasan Temple of the Shrine. He is survived by his wife Alice Rich, three sons; Earl J. Rich, and Augustus Rich of Bainbridge, Jack Broome of Athens; three daughters, Mrs. J.C. Strickland and Mrs. A.F. Hammer of Bainbridge and Mrs. Herbert Parker of Climax; two sisters, Mrs. T.V. Smith of Quincy, Florida and Mrs. M.J. Holten of Savannah. Twelve grandchildren also survive. Active pallbearers were Melvin Parker, Paul McRae, James Floyd, Walter Pate, C. Ross Rich and W.W. Emanuel. Honorary pallbearers included the Baracca Class of the First Baptist Church and Orion Masonic Lodge. Masonic services were conducted at the graveside. Burial followed in Oak City Cemetery with E.W. Cox and Sons Funeral Home in charge of arrangements."
    Name  Gus  [6
    Occupation  plumber 
    Died  31 May 1958  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  2 Jun 1958  Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1300  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  10 Jan 2011 

    Father  Rev. Euziah William Rich, Sr.,   b. 22 Sep 1871, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1942, , Brinson, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Martha Jane McCann,   b. 16 Mar 1871, , , Miller County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1923, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  23 Aug 1888  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F367  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Willie Bess Glover,   b. 12 Jan 1904, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1946, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Mar 1921  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Infant Rich,   b. 26 Sep 1922, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1922, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Earl Jackson Rich, Sr.,   b. 8 Jan 1924, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1976, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Dorothy Rich,   b. 25 Aug 1925, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1928, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Bessie "Carolyn" Rich,   b. 7 Sep 1927, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1989, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Living
     6. Augustus Jessie Rich,   b. 4 Feb 1937, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1995
    Last Modified  9 Aug 2005 
    Family ID  F478  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Alice [--?--],   b. 26 Nov 1906, , , Grady County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1995, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  18 Mar 2004 
    Family ID  F885  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Oct 1897 - , Brinson, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 11 Jun 1900 - Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 15 Apr 1910 - Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 28 Jun 1920 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Mar 1921 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 3 Jun 1930 - Vada Road, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 May 1958 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Jun 1958 - Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S128] notes from 1968 Rich Family Reunion in Tallahassee, FL, Pete and Jean Rich, (written correspondence with attendees: original papers in possession of Jean Downs Rich Murray).

    2. [S1261] 1900 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), T623, roll 191, Pine Hill-Militia District 1188, enumeration district (ED) 35, p. 227A, dwelling 226, family 234, Euziah Rich household, accessed 7 Jul 2008, 7 Jul 2008.

    3. [S1260] 1910 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 183, Pine Hill, enumeration district (ED) 57, sheet 1B, dwelling 17, family 18, Euziah W. Rich household, accessed 10 Jan 2011, 10 Jan 2011.

    4. [S1251] 1920 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), E. W. Rich household, Militia District 513, district 31, dwelling 173, family 176, page 9B; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T625, roll 248.

    5. [S1716] 1930 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Digital images, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), T626, roll 350, Vada, enumeration district (ED) 5, sheet 4A, dwelling 26, family 26, Gus Rich household, accessed 10 Jan 2011, 10 Jan 2011.

    6. [S52] The Post-Search Light, Bainbridge, Georgia, on microfilm, (Bainbridge, Georgia: Gilbert H. Gragg Library), obituary for Mrs. Martha Jane McCann Rich, box 172, vol. 9, no. 23, Thursday, 25 Oct 1923, page 1.

    7. [S368] "Decatur County Georgia Marriage Records, 1824 - 1945," database, Decatur County, Georgia Rootsweb, Jordan Dodd, (http://www.rootsweb.com/~gadecatu/Marriage/surindex.html), marriage of Augustus J. Rich & Willie Bess Glover, 28 Mar 1921, E-433.