Sarah or Sallie Elizabeth Richards

Female 1765 - 1854  (88 years)


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  • Name Sarah or Sallie Elizabeth Richards 
    Born 02 Jul 1765  West Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 02 Jan 1854  Silver Springs, Wyoming County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Apr 1854  Silver Springs Pioneer Cemetery, Gainsville, Wyoming County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I555639817  Eby/Aebi and Bernethy Family
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2013 

    Father Hezekiah Richards 
    Mother Sarah Case 
    Family ID F523476840  Group Sheet

    Family Michael I Broughton,   b. 20 Jan 1763, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1815, Pawlet, Rutland County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 09 Nov 1783  West Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Michael II Broughton,   b. 20 Aug 1784, Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Sep 1859, Beaver, Crawford County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Unknown Broughton,   b. Between 1784-1794
     3. William Broughton,   b. 04 Jun 1785, Canton, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Mar 1838, Gainesville, Wyoming County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. Pineo Broughton,   b. Aft 1786, Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Zephron Broughton,   b. 07 Apr 1791, Pawlet, Rutland County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1856, Linesville-Conneaut, Crawford County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     6. Jonah Richards Broughton,   b. 01 Oct 1793, Simsbury Center, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jul 1876, Gainesville, Wyoming County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Family ID F523476810  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 02 Jul 1765 - West Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 09 Nov 1783 - West Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 02 Jan 1854 - Silver Springs, Wyoming County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Apr 1854 - Silver Springs Pioneer Cemetery, Gainsville, Wyoming County, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Sarah Richards
    Sarah Richards
    From samkat47, Donovan Family Tree in Ancestry

  • Notes 
    • Walter Broughton

      According to Sarah's pension application, the marriage was performed by Oliver Humphrey, Esq. Samuel Broughton, brother of Michael, deposed that he was present at the marriage. In a letter dated September 23, 1841, at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT, Moses Ensign, the Simsbury town clerk, stated that "I have carefully examined the records of Marriages in my Office and can find no record of a marriage between Michael Broughton and Sarah Richards... and further certify that the record of marriages in this office are very imperfect."

      Sarah was living in Conneaut, Crawford County, PA on December 3rd, 1840 when her brother-in-law, Samuel Broughton, deposed in support of her widow's pension, but had moved to Gainsville, Wyoming Co., NY by October 19, 1841 when she signed another deposition. She was age 75 at the time of the later application. which was approved. She was inscribed on the roll of Albany, Albay Co., NY at the rate of $40.00 per annum, commencing on March 4, 1836, and $40.00 per annum commencing on March 4, 1843. She was age 82 on July 1848 when she signed a declaration at Gainsville, Wyoming Co., NY (witnessed by Jonah Broughton and Enos W. Frost) stating that she was still a widow and was inscribed on the roll at the rate of $40.00 per annum commencing on March 4, 1848.

      REF: 1840 US Census, Gainesville, Genessee, NY, p. 088. (Michael not listed)
      1850 US Census, Gainesville, Genessee, NY, p. 213
      Broughton, J.R. 57 CT Farmer Polly A. 45 CT
      Merritt 20 NY
      Sarah 84 CT
      Barnard, Curtis 18 VT Farmer

      Michael, Sarah, CT Line, widow applied 1841 Wyoming County, NY a resident of Gainsville, NY.Soldier married Sarah Richards on 9 Nov 1783 at Simsbury in Hartford County, CT. Soldier died 15 Dec 1815 at Pawlet in Rutland, VT, widow had lived in Crawford County, PA.

      Certificate of Pension # 1363, dated August 22, 1848, Albany, New York, assigning a pension of $40.00 per annum, commencing March 4, 1848, to Sarah Broughton, widow of Michael Broughton, who served in the Revolutionary War as a Private. Recorded on Roll of Pensioners under Act of February 2, 1848, Vol. 4, page 10 (?)

      Alternate death location of Pawlet, Rutland Co., VT


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