Person:Obadiah Richardson (1)

Obadiah Richardson
  1. Obadiah Richardson - 1808
  2. Armistead Richardsonabt 1789 -
  1. Mary Miller Richardson
  2. Julia Richardsonabt 1798 - 1872
  3. Lavinia Richardsonabt 1805 - 1836
Facts and Events
Name Obadiah Richardson
Unknown Obediah Richardson
Gender Male
Residence[4] 1789 Greene, Georgia, United StatesTax List
Property[2] 27 Aug 1793 Greene County, Georgia (now Hancock County)Hancock County was formed December 1793 from Greene and Washington Counties.
Residence[4] 1794 Hancock, Georgia, United StatesTax List
Death[3][5] 1 Aug 1808 Hancock, Georgia, United States
Burial[3] Sparta Cemetery, Hancock County, Georgia
  1.   Evebard Hamilton Richardson, M. D., in Knight, Lucian Lamar. A standard history of Georgia and Georgians. (Chicago [Illinois]: Lewis Pub. Co., 1917), vol 5, pg 2391.
  2. Hancock Co., GA Deed Books 1794 - 1802.

    Book A, page 26: 27th August 1793. Obadiah Richardson and Jane, his wife of Greene County to Stephen Bishop of Washington County for the sum of two hundred pounds, for a tract of land lying in Greene County and containing two hundred and eighty seven and half acres, lying on the twelve mile Beaverdam Creek of Shoulderbone and adjoining lands of John Swinney, Nicholas Long and Daniel Richardson. Signed by Obadiah Richardson and Janey Richardson. Wit: Joshua Bishop, Zebadiah Briggs, Dixon Hall and James Harvey, J.P.
    Abstract from Culpepper Family Tree

  3. 3.0 3.1 Gravestone of Obadiah and Jane Richardson.

    Obadiah Richardson/Died August 1st, 1808
    Jane Richardson/Died January 7th, 1839
    Section: A Lot: 17 Person 1 image submitted by user:garazerback
    Sparta Cemetery site, has another image of grave

  4. 4.0 4.1 Jeffery, Alice. Georgia Tax Index, 1789-1799 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1998.

    Name: Richardson, Obadiah
    County: Greene
    Year: 1789
    District: ALEXANDER
    Page: 7
    Name: Richardson, Obadiah
    County: Hancock
    Year: 1794
    District: BUTLER
    Page: 20

  5. Note that the date of death given by the sketch in Georgia and Georgians conflicts with that on the stone.