Person:Elijah Richey (1)

m. 1854
  1. Charles Warren Richey1858 - 1928
  2. Elijah Truitt Richey1859 - 1938
  3. James Albert Richey1861 - 1928
  4. Nancy Ann Richey1866 - 1949
  5. Andrew M Richey1869 - 1869
  6. Joseph Perry Richey1872 - 1943
m. 24 Nov 1881
  1. Alva Jessie Richey1882 - 1965
  2. James Sylvanus Richey1884 - 1955
  3. Mattie Verna Richey1886 - 1887
  4. Willie Lee Richey1887 - 1888
  5. Myrtle B Richey1889 - 1893
  6. Andrew Floyd Richey1892 - 1962
m. 17 Aug 1897
  1. James Albert Richey1898 - 1898
  2. Paul Gray Richey1901 - 1970
Facts and Events
Name Elijah Truitt Richey
Gender Male
Birth[1][4][7] 21 Jan 1859 Pine Forest, Hopkins, Texas, United States
Census[5] 1870 Hopkins, Texas, United States
Census[6] 1880 Hopkins, Texas, United States
Marriage 24 Nov 1881 Upshur, Texas, United Statesto Mary Josephine Anglin
Marriage 17 Aug 1897 Hopkins, Texas, United Statesto Sarah Zorada Gray
Census[8] 1900 Hopkins, Texas, United States
Census[9] 1910 Hopkins, Texas, United States
Census[11] 1920 Hopkins, Texas, United States
Death[2][3][7][12] 30 Mar 1938 Pine Forest, Hopkins, Texas, United StatesTexas Certificate of Death
Burial[7][12] 31 Mar 1938 Pine Forest Cemetery, Hopkins, Texas, United States
Cause of Death? 1939 Hopkins, Texas, United StatesOld Age
Image Gallery
  1. My Source.

    Handwritten Family Record, Dated 1937 by E. T. Richey in the possession of Pamela D Pollard, Memphis, Tennessee.

  2. Texas Certificate of Death, Vol 2A-P456, 30 Mar 1938, Primary quality.

    Father's name: Andrew Richey, Mother's Name: Sara Truitt: died of "old age"

  3. Elijah Richey, in Tuck, June E. (June England). Hopkins County obituaries, prior 1939. (Sulphur Springs, Texas: J.E. Tuck, c1995), p. 380, March 31, 1938.

    Near 70 years of age, died Wednesday at his home in the Pine Forest Community. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Merideth Wyatt, and Rev. DeVore at the Pine Forest Methodist church. Burial was made in the Pine Forest cemetery. His immediate family surviving are his wife and the following children: Mrs. Joe Post, Paul Richey and Andrew Richey of Pine Forest, and Cil Richey of Shreveport, La. (paper dated Thursday, March 31, 1938)

  4. Elijah Truitt Richey, in Tuck, June E. (June England), and Deborah Tuck Young. Hopkins County, Texas cemetery inscriptions : volume 1. (Sulphur Springs, Texas: D.T. Young and J.E. Tuck, c1985 (Wolfe City, Tex. : Henington Pub.)), p 228.

    b. Jan 21, 1859 d. Mar 3, 1938
    Note: March 3, 1938 is not correct death date of March 30th. I believe this is a typographical error in the book based on Texas Death Certificate.

  5. Elijah Richey, in Davis, Frat Edward. 1870 census of Hopkins County. (Sulphur Springs, Texas: Hopkins County Genealogical Society, c1985), Roll M593-1592, p 97A.

    Andrew Richey, Precinct 2, b. about 1831, Alabama
    Andrew Richey, age 39, farmer; Sarah Richey, age 38; Charles Richey, age 13; Elijah Richey, age 11; James Richey, age 9; Nancy Richey, age 3.

  6. Elijah Richey, in Hopkins, Texas, United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Roll 1311, p 148A.

    A. J. Richey, Precinct 2, b. about 1830, AL, farmer
    A. J. Richey, age 50; Susan Richey, age 31; Elijah Richey, age 21; James Richey, age 18; Nancy Richey age 14; Joseph Richey, age 7.

  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Find A Grave.
  8. Hopkins, Texas, United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule, P 10A.

    Richey, E. T., E. D. 0050, Justice Precinct 2, Hopkins, Texas
    E. T.Richey, M age 41, b. Feb 1859, TX; S. Z. Richey, F age 37, b. Dec 1862, AL; Alva Richey, F age 17, b. Sep 1882, TX; Sylvanus Richey, M age 16, b. Mar 1884, TX; S. L. Rains, F age 17, b Jul 1882, AL; E. E. Rains, F age 15, b. Sep 1884, AL; A G Rains, F age 13, b. May 1887, AL

  9. Hopkins County, Texas. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule, P 11B.

    Richey, Lige (Elijah), E. D. 0059, Justice Precinct 2,Hopkins, Texas
    Lige (Elijah) Richey, M age 52, b. TX; Sarrah Richey, F age 48, b. AL; Andrew Richey, M age 17, b. TX; Paul Richey, M age 8, b. TX

    1910 Census -- "Lige" is a mis-spelling for "Elijah". He never was called "Lige" that I am aware of.. User:Txbluebell6

  10.   Post, Gerald Virtrue, and 1904-1977. Alive and Good to Know, 386 pps: Dedicated to Family and Comunity Historians and to everyone who is alive and good to know. (Dallas, Texas 75234: APSWIN, Inc. 14418 Hague, Dallas, Texas 75234, 1988), pp 72, 184.

    E. T. and Sarah lived for about a year after marriage on the Crawford Sylvanus Heffner land (Hefner married Mattie Truitt, an Aunt of E.T. Richey) northeast of Gilmer, TX a few miles and then moved to the E.T. Richey farm east of Pine Forest, TX where both of them lived to the end of their lives.

  11. Hopkins County, Texas. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule, P10A.

    Richey, Elijah, E. D. 69, Justice Precinct 2, Hopkins, Texas, Farmer
    Elijah Richey, M age 61, b. TX; Sarah Richey, F age 58, b. TX, Paul Richey, M age 18, b. TX

  12. 12.0 12.1 E T Richey Certificate of Death