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Jane Moyle / Benjamin Richards Wendron, Cornwall
Posted by: Sandy Harrison Date: February 10, 2002 at 12:05:44
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Searching for information on the descendants of this family. Jane was b. 1830 in Wendron. She m. Benjamin RICHARDS 13 Jun 1852. She d. 1884 in Wendron. Their daughter Susan Mary Richards immigrated to San Francisco, California and married John HARRISON. They are my husbands gr-grandparents. I have very little info on the other children and would like to know more:

1. Jane Francis RICHARDS: b. 1852/3 Wendron d. aft 1890 in San Francisco.

2. William RICHARDS b. 1856 Wendron came to U.S. and
worked in the coal mines in Montana and Australia, possibly lived in Arizona for awhile before returning to England. He d. after Mar 1918 in England.

3. Ada Richard b. 25 Jul 1860 Wendron d. 11 Jan 1899 England. She never married.

4. Thomas Richards b. 23 Jun 1861 Wendron d. 21 Mar 1918 San Francisco, CA. He also worked in the mines in Montana and Australia and possibly resided in Arizona for awhile.

5. Joseph B. Richards b. abt 1863 Wendron d. aft 1881 England. Joseph, along with brothers William & Thomas were mine engineers in Montana.
Cornish miners were in demand as they knew hot to work the mines and were "Cornish Jacks". They sent money back to England and Ada kept bank records at Helston Cornish Bank, LTD. Accounts were in both names.

6. Susan Mary Richards b. 1866 Wendron d. 1950 San Francisco m. John Harrison b. 1866 Windermere, England d. 1926 San Francisco.

7. Rhoda Moyle Richards b. 1875 Wendron, d. 6 Apr 1876 Wendron.

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