Christopher Richardson and wives Amanda Samples & Flora Boyd

This file submitted by Harold Richardson



Christopher Columbus RICHARDSON "Kit" was born 10 Aug 1825 in , Grayson, Virginia. He was the son of John McMullen and Hannah Richardson He died 23 Apr 1911 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. He was buried 26 Apr 1911 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia in a small cemetery on his farm on Pine Creek. He was in10th KY Cav, CSA, Co. G, enlisted 28 Mar 1863

Christopher married (1) Amanda Melvina SAMPLES daughter of Simeon HUNT and Mary (Polly) SAMPLES 16 Mar 1848 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. The marriage ended in divorce. Amanda was born 17 Feb 1830 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. She died 21 Mar 1916 on Mill Creek, Russell, Virginia. She was buried at the head of Mill Creek, Russell, Virginia on Divide Ridge in the Granville McGlothlin Cemetery.

Christopher and Amanda had the following children:

#1 Mary Ann RICHARDSON was born 1849 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. She died 1 Sep 1853 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. The cause of death was Flux. She was buried 5 Sep 1853 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia, on Horton Ridge near the Richardson Cemetery.

#2 Emily Kathern RICHARDSON was born 20 Mar 1852 in Swords Creek, Russell,Virginia. She died 8 May 1937 in Raven, Tazewell, Virginia. She was buried 12 May 1937 inDaw, Russell, Virginia in Mcglothlin Cemetery.

Emily married Henry Jackson MCGLOTHLIN son of Jacob MCGLOTHLIN and Elizabeth CLARK 25 Apr 1870 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. Henry was born 11 Feb 1846 in , Russell, Virginia. He died 7 Jul 1889 in Daw, Russell, Virginia.

#3 William Floyd RICHARDSON was born 4 Aug 1854 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. He died 17 May 1943 in Eby, Carter, Kentucky. He was buried in Eby, Carter, Kentucky.

William married Cynthia Ann COOPER in , , Kentucky. Cynthia was born 1856 in Eby, Carter, Kentucky. She died 18 May 1924 in Eby, Carter, Kentucky. She was buried in Eby, Carter, Kentucky.

#4 Albert Wade RICHARDSON was born 20 Nov 1856 in Swords Creek, Russell,Virginia. He died 18 Jan 1938 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. He was buried 22 Jan 1938 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia in the Albert Richardson Cemetery.

Albert married Rachael MCGLOTHLIN daughter of William P MCGLOTHLIN and Clarrissa MCGLOTHLIN 29 Jun 1876 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. Rachael was born 25 Jun 1859 in Garden Creek, Buchanan, Virginia. She died 26 Aug 1932 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. She was buried 30 Aug 1932 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia Virginia in the Albert Richardson Cemetery.

#5 Anna M RICHARDSON was born 18 Dec 1858 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. She died 24 Dec 1861 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. She was buried 28 Dec 1861 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia, on Horton Ridge near the Richardson Cemetery.

#6 Simeon George RICHARDSON was born 20 Apr 1860 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. He died 1860/1870 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. He was buried in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia, on Horton Ridge near the Richardson Cemetery.

#7 Charles Lewis RICHARDSON was born 2 Oct 1862 in Swords Creek, Russell,Virginia. He died 23 Mar 1930 in Port Angeles, Clallm, Washington. He was buried 27 Mar 1930 in Port Angeles, Clallm, Washington.

Charles married (1) Almeda A STEELMAN daughter of Elihugh STEELMAN and Sarah BROWN 1 Apr 1888 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. The marriage ended in divorce.Almeda was born 20 Oct 1869 in , Wilkes, North Carolina. She died 5 Jun 1949 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia.

Charles married (2) Amanda Melvinia BROWNdaughter of Harden BROWN and Nancy ROSE 21 Aug 1899 in , Russell, Virginia. Amanda was born 17 Nov 1876 in , Russell, Virginia. She died 20 Jan 1953 in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho. She was buried 23 Jan 1953 in Buhl, Twin Falls, Idaho, Buhl Cemetery.

#8 Louisa Jane RICHARDSON was born 10 May 1865 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia.She died 17 Apr 1943 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. She was buried 19 Apr 1943 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia, in the Horton Cemetery on Horton Ridge.

Louisa married James Thomas HORTON son of Daniel HORTON and Mary Jane STINSON 10 Jan 1884 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. James was born 20 Jun 1856 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. He died 21 Apr 1926 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. He was buried 23 Apr 1926 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia, in the Horton Cemetery on Horton Ridge.

#9 Virginia Belle RICHARDSON was born 17 Mar 1869 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. She died 3 Sep 1954 in Mill Creek, Russell, Virginia. She was buried 6 Sep 1954 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. in the Horton Cemetery on Horton Ridge.

Virginia married Almarine W HORTON son of Daniel HORTON and Mary Jane STINSON 1 Sep 1887 in , Russell, Virginia. Almarine was born 6 May 1865 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. He died 16 Jul 1919 in Mill Creek, Russell, Virginia. He was buried 19 Jul 1919 in Mill Creek, Russell, Virginia on the farm where he lived.

#10. Mary Rosaline RICHARDSON was born 5 Mar 1873 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. She died 15 Jan 1953 in Raven, Tazewell, Virginia, Road Ridge. She was buried at the head of Mill Creek, Russell, Virginia on Divide Ridge in the Granville McGlothlin Cemetery.

Mary married Grandville Washington MCGLOTHLIN son of Fredrick A MCGLOTHLIN and Louisa D SAMPLES 31 Oct 1895 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia, Pine Creek. Grandville was born 22 Oct 1874 in , Russell, Virginia. He died 1 Nov 1939 in Richlands, Tazewell, Virginia. He was buried at the head of Mill Creek, Russell, Virginia on Divide Ridge in the Granville McGlothlin Cemetery.

Christopher married (2) Flora Elizabeth BOYD daughter of Silas William BOYD Sr. and Lydia Margaret PATRICK 2 Oct 1896 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. Flora was born 19 Mar 1877 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. She died 19 Jul 1916 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. She was buried in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia.

Christopher and Flora had the following children:

#1 Bessie Alafair RICHARDSON was born 17 Nov 1897 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. She died 23 May 1969 in , , Virginia. She was buried in Claypool Hill, Tazewell, Virginia.

Bessie married David Walter LAWSON son of Tucker LAWSON and Lucinda HILL 4 Sep 1912 in , Russell, Virginia. David was born Abt 1883 in , Stokes, North Carolina. He died 29 Jun 1951 in Richlands, Tazewell, Virginia. He was buried in , , Virginia.

#2 Eva Victoria (Tora) RICHARDSON was born 3 Oct 1900 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. She died 14 Feb 1975 in Richlands, Tazewell, Virginia. She was buried in Claypool Hill, Tazewell, Virginia.

Eva married Nealy Estil VANCE son of Fredrick Anderson VANCE and Hannah Taylor STEELMAN 30 Mar 1918 in Raven, Tazewell, Virginia. Nealy was born 4 May 1900 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. He died 31 Aug 1974 in Richlands, Tazewell, Virginia. He was buried 1974 in Claypool Hill, Tazewell, Virginia.

#3 Dora Ellen RICHARDSON was born 3 Oct 1900 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia.She died 31 Dec 1965 in London, , Ohio. She was buried in London, , Ohio.

Dora married Charley Jackson OWENS son of Floyd and Elzenia Owens 17 Jan 1918 in , Russell, Virginia. Charley was born in , Buchanan, Virginia. He died 31 Dec 1957 in London, , Ohio. He was buried in London, , Ohio.


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