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Lawrence Rich

Male 1892 - 1973


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  • Born  21 Feb 1892  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  18 Jun 1900  Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1) Lee Rich, head, white male age 37, married 18 years, born Dec 1862 in GA, parents born in GA, farmer, owns a farm
      2) Leah A. Rich, wife, white female age 34, mother of 6, 6 living, born Jan 1866 in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Arvent Rich, son, single white male age 16, born Nov 1883 in GA, works on farm, attended school 1 month
      4) Eason B. Rich, son, single white male age 13, born Sep 1886 in GA, works on farm, attended school 1 month
      5) David D. Rich, son, single white male age 11, born Dec 1888 in GA, works on farm, attended school
      6) Lawrence Rich, son, single white male age 8, born Feb 1892 in GA, attended school
      7) Casper Rich, son, single white male age 4, born Aug 1895 in GA, attended school
      8) Ralph Rich, son, single white male age 1, born May 1899 in GA
      9) Casandra Herd, mother-in-law, widowed white female age 57, mother of 1, 1 living, born Feb 1843 in GA, parents born in GA
    Census: Federal  25 Apr 1910  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1) Leah A. Rich, head, widowed white female age 53, mother of 6, 5 living, born in GA, parents born in GA, seamstress, rents a home
      2) Douglas D. Rich, son, single white male age 21, born in GA, driver, bear [or beer] wagon, unemployed
      3) Lawrence Rich, son, single white male age 18, born in GA, salesman, re-dry goods, unemployed
      4) Casper Rich, son, white male age 14, born in GA, driver, delivery wagon, unemployed
      5) Ralph Rich, son, white male age 10, born in GA, attended school
      6) Ada W. Heard, mother, widowed white female age 72, mother of 1, 1 living, born in GA, parents born in GA, attended school[?]
    World War I Service Draft Registration  5 Jun 1918  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Draft Card No. 72
      Name: Lawrence Rich, age 25
      Address: Diffee, GA
      Date of Birth: February 21, 1892
      Citizenship: Natural born
      Place of Birth: New Bainbridge, GA
      Occupation: Crate Maker, Diffee, GA
      Employed by: Elberta Crate
      Dependents: mother, grandmother, wife
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: Caucasian
      Prior Military Service: None
      Height: Tall
      Build: Slender
      Eyes: Brown
      Hair: Black
      Loss of Limbs: No
      Date of Registration: 5 Jun 1918
    Census: Federal  19 Jan 1920  Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) Lawrence Rich, head, white male age 27, born in GA, parents born in GA, general farmer, rents farm #119
      2) Ruth Rich, wife, white female age 22, born in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Woodrow Rich, son, white male age 1 6/12, born in GA
      4) Leah Rich, mother, widowed white female age 54, born in GA, father born in US, mother born in GA, cannot write
      5) Cassie Heard, grnadmother, widowed white female age 77, born in GA, parents born in GA, cannot read or write
    Census: Federal  4 Apr 1930  112 Jackson Street, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) Lawrence Rich, head, white male age 38, married at 26, born in GA, parents born in GA, butery? shop, rents a home for $10
      2) Ruth Rich, wife, white female age 31, married at 18, born in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Woodrow Rich, son, single white male age 11, born in GA, attended school
      4) William Rich, son, single white male age 9, born in GA, attended school
      5) Harry Rich, son, single white male age 7, born in GA
      6) Daisy Rich, daughter, single white female age 2, born in GA
    Died  9 Jul 1973  , , Seminole County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Obituary  19 Jul 1973  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    The Post-Searchlight 
    • Mr. Rich passes

      Mr. Lawrence Rich, 81, passed away on July 9 in the Seminole Memorial Hospital in Donalsonville, Georgia due to a lengthy illness. Funeral services were conducted on July 12 at the Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Monroe Dyches officiating. Interment followed in the Bethel Cemetery.

      Mr. Rich, a lifetime resident of Decatur County, was born on February 21, 1892. He was a retired delivery worker.

      The decased is survived by three sons, Harry Rich, Bainbridge; Willie Rich, San Francisco, California; Jack Rich, Lake City, Florida; one daughter, Mrs. Doris McElhaney, Moab Utah; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

      Ivey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
    Occupation  farmer 
    Buried  Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I2566  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  10 Jan 2011 

    Father  Thomas "Lee" Rich,   b. Dec 1862, , , , Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1900 and 1910, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Leah Ann Heard,   b. Jan 1866, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1951, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  2 Jun 1882  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F897  Group Sheet

    Family  Ruth Madeline Powell,   b. 13 Aug 1897, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1944, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Jun 1916  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Woodrow Rich,   b. Abt Jun 1918, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Rich,   b. Abt 1921, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Harry Rich,   b. 17 Nov 1922, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1995, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Hendry Rich,   b. Abt 1925, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Daisy Rich,   b. Abt 1928, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  9 Aug 2005 
    Family ID  F899  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Feb 1892 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 18 Jun 1900 - Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 25 Apr 1910 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jun 1916 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWorld War I Service Draft Registration - 5 Jun 1918 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 19 Jan 1920 - Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 4 Apr 1930 - 112 Jackson Street, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jul 1973 - , , Seminole County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Post-Searchlight - 19 Jul 1973 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S28] Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, near Brinson, Decatur County, Georgia, grave marker for Lawrence Rich, photographed by Gail Rich Nestor, 19 Nov 2005.

    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) 37, p. 21A, dwelling 399, family 409, Lee 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, Bainbridge Militia District 513, enumeration district (ED) 51, sheet 55B, dwelling 275, family 275, Leah A. Rich household, accessed 10 Jan 2011, 10 Jan 2011.

    4. [S208] "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," digital images, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), card for Lawrence Rich; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication 1557024, precinct 1188, Decatur, GA.

    5. [S1251] 1920 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), Lawrence Rich household, Pine Hill Militia District 1188, district 42, dwelling 276, family 286, page 14A; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T625, roll 248.

    6. [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, Bainbridge, enumeration district (ED) 2, sheet 3B, dwelling 69, family 74, Lawrence Rich household, accessed 10 Jan 2011, 10 Jan 2011.

    7. [S15] "Georgia Deaths, 1919-98," subscription database, Ancestry.com, Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, (www.ancestry.com), entry for Lawrence Rich, certificate 027986.

    8. [S52] The Post-Search Light, Bainbridge, Georgia, on microfilm, (Bainbridge, Georgia: Gilbert H. Gragg Library), obituary for Mr. Lawrence Rich, box 200, Thursday, 19 Jul 1973, page 2-B.

    9. [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 Lawrence Rich & Ruth Powell, 4 Jun 1916, E-720.