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Ida A. Richards 95

  • Born: Sep 1874, New York, USA 95,888
  • Marriage: William Thomas Montgomery on 18 Sep 1891 in Indian River, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA 95,887
  • Died: 1961, Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA at age 87 95

bullet  General Notes:

Changed death date from 1964 based upon info for Oakhill Cem, Indian R iver ,

-sometimes referred to as Etta - ie birth of Eliza in Ottawa Co. recor d s; same person?? Eliza not entered into records here, as mother's b d mak es her too young. Info from records: May 4, 1882, Eliza Montgome ry, bp. Wr ight; parents Wm. and Etta Montgomery; bp of Wm. - Michigan , farmer

1900 census says mother of 9 children , only one in home at that time , Geo rge b. 1892 1910 census says mother of 5 children, 4 at home, on e had died. 1920 census shows 4 children; notes bpl. of Michigan for I da

Ida's last name from death record of son Leroy

Our Yesterdays, Book 2, by Gretchen Sumerix; An update to the Centenni al C elebration of Wolverine, Michigan, published 1981 - "Mrs. Ida Mon tgomery, who at the time of this event (Beebe School Reunio n, 1956/7 ) was 83 years old, was the oldest student to attend the reunio n. Sh e was the daughter of one of the earliest settlers, the late Phili p R ichards. She was only 4 years old when her parents settled here. T hey ca me from New York State. In this book, Ida is referred to as Mrs . Ida Montgomery Frank.

(This would mean that this family of Philip Richards came ca 1877, yet , 19 00 census gives son James b. 1893 in New York. It is unlikely tha t Ida w as dau. of Philip and Sophia Richards, due to these discrepanc ies)


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1900 Census of Michigan, USA, 8 Jun 1900. 888 Ellis, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA
Ida, age 25, with husband William, age 30, and son George, age 8.


Ida married William Thomas Montgomery, son of George Montgomery and Susan Hill, on 18 Sep 1891 in Indian River, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA 95.,887 (William Thomas Montgomery was born on 9 Apr 1870 in Huron, Bruce, Ontario, Canada,95,888 died in 1929 in Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA 95 and was buried in Indian River, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA 95.). The cause of his death was died of heat stroke while working in the fields.

bullet  Marriage Notes:

They were married by Emerson V. Hall, Justice of the Peace
Witnesses were Mrs B. A. Townley and Mrs. E. V. Hall, both of Indian R iver.

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