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Sarah Frances Richey
b.08 Feb 1827 Jefferson, Alabama, United States
d.19 Feb 1910
Facts and Events
This family lived in Alabama until 1860 when they came to Upshur County, Texas by way of ArkansasS1.
It is recorded in Book E, p 48 that John S. Richey sold to George M Shearer an equal undivided interest of 160 acres of the Bounty warrant of Jesse Munford No 9543 issued to said Munford on the 3rd day of June AD 1840 by B F Archer, Secretary of War for 320 acres of land on 16 December AD 1853, Upshur County, Texas. This is believed to possibly be a family gift or a wedding gift to his sister and brother-in-law as John Stuart Richey was known for selling land to family members.
They lived 6 or 7 miles southwest of Winnesboro (Wood County?) for some years. George served with the Confederacy during the Civil War. The are buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Chico, Wise County.