Courty Family Genealogy

Rich Family

This page is dedicated to the Rich family.   My great grandmother was Lorena Rich.   The family tree I have so far is:

1 Jacob R RICH b. abt. 1816 OH d. 12/20/1887 McCameron Twp, Martin, IN. Father born in PA, mother born in NC. Source: 1880 Census, Martin County, IN ED 155
+(1)Rebecca WEATHERS b. bet. 1810-1820 IN or OH d. bet. 9/5/1850 - 9/17/1854 Source: 1850 Census, Jackson County, IN (First wife of Jacob RICH)
Jacob and Rebecca were married on 10/12/1838 in Jackson County, IN. Source: Ancestry.com, Indiana Marriages to 1850, also Hoosier Journal of Ancestry, Jackson County Special, Marriage Book B 1837-1842
2 Noah W RICH b. abt. 1843 IN Source: 1850 Census, Jackson County, IN son of Jacob Rich
2 Margaret RICH b. abt. 1844
2 Adeline RICH b. abt. 1848
2 John F RICH b. abt. 1848 IN Source: 1850 Census, Jackson County, IN son of Jacob Rich
+(1) Eliza A CUNNINGHAM b. 1852 IN Source: Martin County, IN Marriage Index Book 3, Page 423 (First wife of John RICH)
3 Nancy C RICH b. 1871 IN
2 Charles C RICH b. 7/11/1850 Brownstown, Jackson, IN d. 5/31/1906 Loogootee, Martin, IN Source: 1860 Census son of Jacob RICH, IN Death Certificate
+ Louisa SHARUM b. 11/6/1853 Center Twp, Martin, IN d. 1/12/1933 Dover Hill, Martin, IN
Charles and Louisa were married on 11/28/1872 in Martin County, IN Source: Martin County, IN Marriage Index Book 3, Page 186
Charles and Louisa are buried in Mt Union Cemetery, Martin County, IN
3 Abner RICH b. 5/14/1873 d. 11/7/1875
3 Noah RICH b. 9/27/1876 d. 10/28/1876
3 William RICH b. 7/24/1879 Martin County, IN d. 9/13/1961 Bloomington, Monroe, IN
William is buried in Mt Union Cemetery, Martin County, IN
+ Anna GRAY b. 2/13/1889 d. 2/12/1919 Memphis, IN
William and Anna were married on 1/16/1915 in Marion County, IN
4 Dencil Samuel RICH b. 10/15/1915 Martin County, IN d. 11/1976 Bloomington, Monroe, IN
3 Lorena RICH b. 2/6/1879 Brown Twp, Martin, IN d. 11/30/1913 Greene County, IN. Source: Records of Deaths in the County of Greene
+Christian ELLIS b. 9/15/1869 Brown Twp, Martin, IN d. 3/3/1932 Jasonville, Greene, IN. Sources: Marriage License, Records of Deaths in the County of Greene
3 Lucenia RICH b. ? d. 5/21/1880
+(2)Margaret STILLWELL b. 1817 AL (Second wife of Jacob Rich)
Jacob and Margaret were married on 9/17/1854 in Jackson County, IN. Source: Jackson County, IN Marriage Records May 1949-April 1856 Book C
2 Florence RICH b. about 1855 IN d. 5/6/1931 Summit, Effingham, IL Source: 1870 Census daughter of Jacob Rich, 1880 Census
+ William JONES b. about 1853 Martin County, IN
3 Henry I JONES b. about 1874
+ Julia DEFEBAUCH b. about 1862
Henry and Julia were married in Jackson Twp, Effingham, IL on 7/11/1946
3 Mary E JONES b. about 1875
3 Charley R JONES b. about 1877
3 Alvin W JONES b. about 1879
+(2) Charles CLARK b. about 1864 (Second husband of Julia DEFENBAUCH)
Julia and Charles were married in Jackson Twp, Effingham, IL on 1/16/1895
4 Ida CLARK b. about 1892
4 Earl CLARK b. about 1896
4 Oliver CLARK b. about 1903
2 Lauda B or Leota Belle RICH b. 4/6/1857 Jackson County, IN Source: 1870 Census daughter of Jacob RICH
+ Henry Talbot EATON b. 6/17/1852 Martin County, IN d. 1/10/1929 Aruna, Fayette, IL
Henry and Lauda were married in Martin County, IN on 3/12/1873
+(3)Mary HOLT b. IN d. 1/9/1931 Jackson Twp, Effingham, IL (Third wife of Jacob RICH)
Jacob and Mary were married on 8/13/1867 in Martin County, IN. Source: Martin County, IN Marriage Index Book 2, Page 423

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Rich gravestones, and others

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Courty Family Genealogy, Rich Family, Christine M Courty (ccourty@infionline.net), 14 Sep 2018