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Rev. William Carey RICHARDS

Male 1818 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name William Carey RICHARDS 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 24 Nov 1818  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _AMTID 110112944923:1030:113090087 
    _UID FBFA4D0EC55E4033B2D429DF64CE4B8D7E9D 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I25998  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2010 

    Father Rev. William RICHARDS,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F14735  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cornelia Holroyd BRADLEY,   b. 1 Nov 1822, Hudson, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1841 
    Children 
     1. William B. RICHARDS,   b. 19 Jun 1842, Midway, Liberty, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Herbert Vavasour RICHARDS,   b. 26 Oct 1849, Athens, Clarke, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Mabel RICHARDS,   b. 26 Feb 1856, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Cornelia Holroyd RICHARDS,   b. 20 Apr 1858, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1892  (Age 34 years)
    +5. Cecil Ashleigh RICHARDS,   b. 15 Oct 1864, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 May 2021 
    Family ID F11792  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • RICHARDS, William Carey, author, born in London, England, 24 November, 1818. His father removed to this country in 1831, and the son was graduated at Madison university in 1840. He then went to the south, and for ten years was engaged in educational and literary work in Georgia. In 1849 he removed to Charleston, South Carolina, where he resided for two years. During his life in the south he edited the "Orion" magazine and "The School-fellow." In 1852 he returned to the north, and soon afterward entered the ministry. In 1855 he became associate pastor of the 1st Baptist church in Providence, Rhode Island From 1855 till 1862 he was pastor of the Brown street Baptist church in the same city, and he subsequently ministered to churches in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in 1865-'9, and Chicago, Illinois, 1876-'7. For twenty-five years he has given public lectures in the United States and Canada on the popular aspects of physical science, illustrated by an extensive apparatus. He has received the honorary degree of Ph.D. Professor Richards has contributed frequently to magazines, and is the author of several college and anniversary poems. His principal works are" Shakespeare Calendar" (New York, 1850) ; "Harry's Vacation, or Philosophy at Home" (1854); "Electron" (1858) ; "Science in Song" (1865) ; " Great in Goodness, a Memoir of George N. Briggs, Governor of Massachusetts" (Boston, 1866) ; " Baptist Banquets" (Chicago, 1881); "The Lord is My Shepherd" (1884);" The Mountain Anthem" (1885); and "Our Father in Heaven" (Boston, 1886).--His wife. Cornelia Holroyd (BRADLEY), author, born in Hudson, New York, 1 November, 1822, after graduation at New Hampton literary and theological institute, married Dr. Richards on 21 September, 1841. She has written under the pen-name of " Mrs. Manners," and is the author of "At Home and Abroad, or How to Behave" (New York, 1853); " Pleasure and Profit, or Lessons on the Lord's Prayer" (1853) ; "Aspiration, an Autobiography" (1856); "Sedgemoor, or Home Lessons" (1857); "Hester and I, or Beware of Worldliness" (1860) ; "Springs of Adion" (1863) ; and "Cousin Alice," a memoir of her sister, Alice B. Haven (1871).