Biography - G Richmond

G. A. RICHMOND, Fillmore, was born in Fillmore, Montgomery County, October 8, 1851; worked on the farm with his father until of age, and was educated in the common schools of the country. He commenced life as a farmer, and settled on the old home place of his father's, beginning on eighty acres of land that his father had given him, to which he has added forty acres of good land, and has erected a good dwelling and barn, and all necessary outbuildings. He was married, September 18, 1877, at Irving, Ill., to Miss Addie BOST, born in Fillmore August 8, 1859, daughter of John J. and Rebecca M. (SANDERS) BOST, he a farmer by occupation, born in Cabarrus County, N. C., January 4, 1836, and is still living; she, also living, born in Montgomery County, Ill., January 16, 1839. Gideon RICHMOND, subject's father, was born in Ohio in 1820, a farmer by occupation. His wife, Harriet KNOWLES, was born in New Hampshire in August, 1830, and is the mother of four children, the subject being the oldest of the family, and he has but one child, Nellie V., two and one-half years of age. Is a Democrat.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 306.

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