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Emory G. Rich[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1872 - 1902


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  • Born  24 Jan 1872  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  4 Jun 1880  Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) Elijah A. J. Rich, head, white male age 40, farmer, born in GA, parents born in GA
      2) Hattie Rich, wife, white female age 31, keeping house, born in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Euseamer Rich, son, single white male age 12, attended school, born in GA
      4) Minnie Rich, daughter, single white female age 10, attended school, born in GA
      5) Emery Rich, son, single white male age 8, attended school, born in GA
      6) Arthur J. Rich, son, single white male age 7, attended school, born in GA
      7) Madora Rich, daughter, single white female age 5, attended school, born in GA
      8) Hunnewell Rich, son, single white male age 3
      9) Perry Rich, son, single white male age 8 months
      10) Zilphy Lofton, aunt, widowed white female age 47, keeping house, born in GA, parents born in GA
      11) Rosa Heana, single white female age 19, boarder, school teacher, born in GA, mother born in NC
      12) William Sloan, single white male age 22, farm laborer, cannot read or write, born in GA, parents born in GA
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    Census: Federal  11 Jun 1900  Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1) Emory G. Rich, head, white male age 28, married 10 years, born Jan 1872 in GA, parents born in GA, farmer, owns farm #81
      2) Cornelia E. Rich, wife, white female age 27, mother of 4, 3 living, born May 1873 in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Kate Rich, daughter, single white female age 7, born Sep 1893 in GA, attended school 5 months
      4) Lucile Rich, daughter, single white female age 5, born Aug 1894 in GA, attended school 6 months
      5) Clyd Rich, son, single white male age 3, born Dec 1896 in GA
    Occupation  farmer 
    Died  15 Mar 1902  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried  Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I78  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  7 Jul 2008 

    Father  Elijah Andrew Jackson Rich,   b. 16 Nov 1840, , , Randolph County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1925, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Hattie A. Pierce,   b. 4 Feb 1849, , Milford, Baker County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1933, , Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  25 Apr 1867  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F138  Group Sheet

    Family  Cornelia E. Powell,   b. 7 May 1873, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1900, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Dec 1891  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Children 
     1. Katie Cornelia Rich,   b. 9 Sep 1892, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1939, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lucile Rich,   b. 8 Aug 1894, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1983, , , Orange County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Clyde Eloise Rich,   b. 24 Dec 1895, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Wallace Rich,   b. 16 Jan 1898, , Brinson, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1898, , Brinson, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  4 Feb 2006 
    Family ID  F39  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jan 1872 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 4 Jun 1880 - Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Dec 1891 - , , 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 MapsDied - 15 Mar 1902 - , , 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. [S796] Decatur County, Georgia, Will & Probate Proceedings Books, Clerk of Court, (Probate Court, Bainbridge, Georgia), last will and testament of E. A. J. Rich, written 21 Dec 1914, filed 5 Oct 1925, C:366.

    2. [S923] Administrator & Guardian Bond Books, Clerk of Court, Decatur County, Georgia, (Probate Court, Bainbridge, Georgia), E[uzema] and EAJ Rich guardian bond for Katie, Lucile and Clide Rich, P:469.

    3. [S51] A History of Savannah and South Georgia, 2 volumes, William Harden, (Chicago and New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1913), 1009.

    4. [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).

    5. [S28] Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, near Brinson, Decatur County, Georgia, joint grave marker for Emory G. and Cornelia Powell Rich, photographed by Gail Rich Nestor, 19 Nov 2005.

    6. [S1437] 1880 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T9, roll 143, Pine Hill-Militia District 1188, enumeration district (ED) 18, p. 251A, dwelling 111, family 117, Elijah A. J. Rich household, accessed 6 Jul 2008, 6 Jul 2008.

    7. [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. 227A, dwelling 223, family 231, Emory G. Rich household, accessed 7 Jul 2008, 7 Jul 2008.

    8. [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 E. G. Rich & Cornelia Powell, 20 Dec 1891, B-719.