Newell Luther Richardson Sr.1,2

M, b. 14 January 1873, d. 26 February 1966
     Newell Luther Richardson Sr. also went by the name of Luther.3 He was born on 14 January 1873 at Freestone County, Texas.2,4 He was the son of John Whitney Richardson and Mary Louise Cobbs.5 He married Ann Lee Wells, daughter of Samuel G. Wells and Lettie Mariah Garner, on 28 February 1894 at Freestone County, Texas.6 He appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 at Freestone County, Texas.7 He married Nannie Lula Mattox, daughter of Jessie Mattox, circa 1904. He and Nannie Lula Richardson appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 at Freestone County, Texas.8 He and Nannie Lula Mattox appeared on the census of 3 February 1920 at Fairfield, Freestone County, Texas.9 He and Nannie Lula Mattox appeared on the census of 24 April 1930 at Freestone County, Texas.10 He died on 26 February 1966 at Fairfield, Freestone County, Texas, at age 93; Listed as Newell Luther in citation.2,4 N.L. Richardson Funeral Services Held Here

Newell Luther Richardson died at Freestone County Hospital Saturday, Feb. 26, after an extended illiness. Funeral services were held from Capps Chapel Sunday with the Rev. H.L. McKissack of Teague, the Rev. Jack McDaniel and the Rev. mike Reed officiating. Burial followed at Antioch Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Rankin Gilpin, Frank Anderson, Clifton Anderson, Charlie Lambert, Bert Bennett and E.D. Terry.
Mr. Richardson, a retired farmer, was born in Freestone County Jan. 14, 1873, and celebrated is 93rd birthday in January. He was married to the former Mss Lula Hughes (sic. Mrs. Lula Hughes*) Jan 1, 1903. He was the son of the late J.W. and Mary Cobb Richardson.
Survivors include his wife of Fairfield; two sons, W.E. Richardson of Waco and Luther Richardson of Arlington; five daughters, Mae Richardson of Fairfield, Mrs. Floyd Kelly of Quitaque, Mrs. Exa Day of Amarillo, Mrs. Ina Ruth DeBorde of Houston, Mrs. Ada Flippo of Amarillo; two brothers, Fred Richardson of Fairfield and Arthur Richardson of Morton; two sisters, Mrs. Berta Milliken of Fort Worth and Mrs. Jessie Henry of Fairfield; 28 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren and many friends. Three children preceded him in death.
Capps Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

NOTE: *Nannie Lula Maddox's 1st husband was John B. Hughes, married 14 Feb. 1901. He and a son Jesse D. Hughes are buried in the Antioch Cemetery at Luna.4

Children of Newell Luther Richardson Sr. and Ann Lee Wells

Children of Newell Luther Richardson Sr. and Nannie Lula Mattox

Citations

  1. [S4] Interview, Vera Lee Hunter & Kenneth Hunter.
  2. [S8] Unknown short title, online unknown url.
  3. [S229] Linda, Paula Snider, Cindy Eisen Mullen, Your Antioch Family, Chapter Two: Antioch Cemetery Obituaries, Page: 102, Ann Lee (WELLS) RICHARDSON, Publisher: The Fairfield Recorder, Oct 26, 1900.
  4. [S229] Linda, Paula Snider, Cindy Eisen Mullen, Your Antioch Family, Chapter Two: Antioch Cemetery Obituaries, Page: 106, Newell Luther RICHARDSON, Sr., Publisher: The Fairfield Recorder, March 3, 1966.
  5. [S7] Historical Society, History of Freestone County, Richardson, John Whitney by Mary Berta (Richardson) Milliken.
  6. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XLFQ-Z4W : accessed 6 May 2012), Lee Wells, 1894.
  7. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, 1900 US Census, Freestone County, Texas, Schedule No. 1 Population, Precint No. 3, p. 7B, dwelling 130, family 132, Luther Richardson and family; digital image, FamilySearch.com (http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/…;placeId=26;eventPlace=Texas%2C%20United%20States;p=1;givenName=Willie%20Edgar;searchType=standard : accessed 20 Jul 2008); ref. no. 85, GSU film no. 1241636, image 00587.
  8. [S180] 1910 U.S. Census, Census Place: Justice Precinct 1, Freestone, Texas; Roll: T624_1553; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0015; Image: ; FHL microfilm: 1375566; Ancestry.com, accessed 2 Feb 2013.
  9. [S179] 1920 U.S. Census, Census Place: Fairfield, Freestone, Texas; Roll: T625_1805; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 15; Image: 8; Ancestry.com, accessed 2 Feb 2013.
  10. [S119] 1930 U.S. Census, Census Place: Precinct 1, Freestone, Texas; Roll: 2332; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 1; Image: 149.0; FHL microfilm: 2342066; Ancestry.com, accessed 2 Feb 2013.
  11. [S229] Linda, Paula Snider, Cindy Eisen Mullen, Your Antioch Family, Chapter Two: Antioch Cemetery Obituaries, Page: 103, Miss Fannie Mae RICHARDSON, Publisher: The Fairfield Recorder, Jan. 15, 1981.
  12. [S12] Tommy D. Stephens, "Email from Tommy Stephens," to Keith Hunter, From: "Tommy D. Stephens" <e-mail address>
    To: <e-mail address>
    Subject: Richardson Family
    Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 02:19:13 -0600.
  13. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/
  14. [S229] Linda, Paula Snider, Cindy Eisen Mullen, Your Antioch Family, Chapter Two: Antioch Cemetery Obituaries, Page: 56, Ina Ruth (RICHARDSON) DeBORDE, Oct. 1999-Submitted by Rich Kreiss.

Oran Homer Richardson1

M, b. 13 July 1915, d. 24 October 1944
     Oran Homer Richardson was born on 13 July 1915 at Freestone County, Texas. He was the son of Charlie Harvey Richardson and Mertis Lee Radford. He began military service on 29 May 1941 at Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, enlisted in the Army Air Corp.2 He died on 24 October 1944 at Bashi Straits at age 29. He was buried on 25 October 1944 at Fairfield, Freestone County, Texas.

Citations

  1. [S110] TXGenWeb Lynn County, TX, online http://txlynn.eppygen.org/, 1930 US Census, Lynn County, TX, Justice Precinct 1, Enumeration District 153-2, Sheet 7B; http://txlynn.eppygen.org/Census/…
  2. [S78] Fold3.com, online http://www.fold3.com, World War II Army Enlistment Records, Oran H, Richardson, National Archives and Records Administration, Accessed: 6 Jun 2016.

Oswald Richardson1

M
     Oswald Richardson is the son of Franklin D. Richardson and F. Pheraba Rand.1

Citations

  1. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, 1910 US Census, Fulton, Itawamba County, Mississippi, Pg 2B, accessed 29 Dec 2011.

Otis Bly Richardson1

M
     Otis Bly Richardson is the son of Willie Edgar Richardson and Onie Inez Hurst.1

Citations

  1. [S32] USGenWeb Archives, online http://www.usgwarchives.org/, "Freestone County, Texas - Births 1935", Freestone County Births, http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/freestone/vitals/births/…

Ovay Richardson1

F, b. circa 1878
     Ovay Richardson was born circa 1878 at Mississippi.1 She was the daughter of Mathias Richardson and Eliza Jane Harden.1

Citations

  1. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, 1880 US Census, Itawamba County, Mississippi, Pg 3, accessed 28 Dec 2011.

Ovis C. Richardson1

M, b. circa 1912, d. 23 October 1974
     Ovis C. Richardson was born circa 1912 at Texas.1 He was the son of Hiram Richardson and Ada Eleanor Radford.1 He died on 23 October 1974 at Bosque County, Texas.2

Citations

  1. [S78] Fold3.com, online http://www.fold3.com, 1930 US Census, Lynn County, Texas, Justice Precinct 3, Enumeration Dist. 153-3, Sheet 1B.
  2. [S32] USGenWeb Archives, online http://www.usgwarchives.org/, Bosque County, TX - Deaths 1974; http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/bosque/vitals/deaths/1974/…

Paxton O. Richardson1

M, b. circa 1866
     Paxton O. Richardson was born circa 1866 at Mississippi.1 He was the son of Hiram Richardson and Elizabeth J. Bryant.1

Citations

  1. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, 1880 US Census, Itawamba County, Mississippi, Pg 3, accessed 28 Dec 2011.

Peter H. Richardson1

M, b. circa 1845
     Peter H. Richardson was born circa 1845 at Mississippi.1 He was the son of Hiram Richardson and Elizabeth J. Bryant.1

Citations

  1. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, 1850 US Census, Itawamba County, Mississippi, District 6, Pg 39, accessed 28 Dec 2011.

Rex Richardson1

M, b. circa 1917, d. before 2003
     Rex Richardson was born circa 1917 at Texas.1 He was the son of Hiram Richardson and Ada Eleanor Radford.1 He died before 2003 at USA.2

Citations

  1. [S78] Fold3.com, online http://www.fold3.com, 1930 US Census, Lynn County, Texas, Justice Precinct 3, Enumeration Dist. 153-3, Sheet 1B.
  2. [S129] Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Online, online http://lubbockonline.com, Hiram Travis Richardson obituary, published Sunday, October 12, 2003, accessed 29 Dec 2011 (http://lubbockonline.com/stories/101203/obi_101203061.shtml).

Richard H. Richardson1

M, b. June 1888
     Richard H. Richardson was born in June 1888 at Itawamba County, Mississippi.1 He was the son of Franklin D. Richardson and F. Pheraba Rand.1

Citations

  1. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, 1900 US Census, Itawamba County, Mississippi, Dist. 2, Pg. 14A, accessed 28 Dec 2011.