Henry Phineas Richards (1831 - 1912)

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Birthplace: Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Managed by: Christopher Lee Empey
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About Henry Phineas Richards

Henry Phinehas Richards

  • Colonel in the Nauvoo Legion in Utah.
  • Served two LDS Missions to Hawaii, during the second one he was able to get J. Mott Smith to grant Mormon missionaries the right to perform marriages, and successfully fought taxes on missionaries when all other Christian ministers were exempt from taxation, taking his case to the Territorial Supreme Court.
  • Father-in-law of Richard W. Young

-------------------- Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Willard Richards Company (1848)

Age at departure: 16

Chester Loveland Company (1857)

Age at departure: 25

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Birth: Nov. 30, 1831 Richmond Berkshire County Massachusetts, USA

Death: Oct. 29, 1912 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA

Son of Phineas Howe Richards & Wealthy Dewey

Married Margaret Minerva Amanda Empey, 30 Dec 1852, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Children -

  • Minerva Richards,
  • Henry Willard Richards,
  • William Phineas Richards,
  • Henrietta Richards,
  • Emma Wealthy Richards,
  • Joseph Henry Richards,
  • Mary Ann Richards,
  • Nelson Alonzo Richards

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Spouse:
 Margaret Minerva Amanda Empey Richards (1831 - 1909)

Children:
  • Mary Ann Richards Young (1858 - 1927)*
  • Joseph Henry Richards (1860 - 1896)*
  • Minerva Richards Young (1862 - 1958)*
  • William Phineas Richards (1865 - 1908)*
  • Nelson Alonzo Richards (1867 - 1874)*
  • Henry Willard Richards (1869 - 1892)*

Burial: Salt Lake City Cemetery Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Plot: G_10_1_1E

Created by: SMS Record added: Jul 21, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 28425222

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Henry Phineas Richards's Timeline

1831
November 30, 1831
Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA
1852
December 30, 1852
Age 21
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
1854
June 11, 1854
Age 22
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
1858
September 5, 1858
Age 26
Salt Lake City, S-Lk, UT
1860
September 2, 1860
Age 28
1862
October 17, 1862
Age 30
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, USA
1865
March 12, 1865
Age 33
1867
September 7, 1867
Age 35
1869
October 21, 1869
Age 37
1872
July 20, 1872
Age 40