Dr. Guy B. Richards

Richards Family Bible

FAMILY BIBLE INFORMATION

Bible ID: 227
Year of Publication: 1879
Place of Publication: Philadelphia
Publisher: AJ Holman and Co.
Bible Language: English
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FAMILY HISTORY INFORMATION

Husband
First Name: Dr. Guy
Middle Name: B.
Last Name: Richards
Date of Birth: June 10, 1829
Date of Death: Jan 27, 1898
Marriage Date: Aug 9, 1853
Place of Marriage: New Buffalo, MI
Wife’s Name: Mary Jane Ballenger or Ballengee
Wife
First Name: Mary
Middle Name: Jane
Last Name: Ballenger or Ballengee
Date of Death: Oct 20, 1890
Marriage Date: Aug 9, 1853
Married To: Dr. Guy B Richards
Place of Marriage: New Buffalo, MI
Other Names in the Family Bible

First Name: Williams
Middle Name: L.
Last Name: Richards
Relationship to Others in Bible: Father of Dr. Guy B Richards
Birth Date: July 24, 1798
Death Date: March 21, 1863
Married To: Persis P Richards
First Name: Persis
Middle Name: P.
Last Name: Richards
Relationship to Others in Bible: Mother of Dr. Guy B Richards
Birth Date: Jan 19, 1797
Death Date: Dec 5, 1849
Married To: Williams L Richards
First Name: Edward
Last Name: Ballenger or Ballengee
Relationship to Others in Bible: Father of Mary Jane
Death Date: Nov 15, 1891

First Name: Ida
Middle Name: M.
Last Name: Richards
Relationship to Others in Bible: Daughter of Guy and Mary Richards
Birth Date: Jan 5, 1856
Death Date: April 5, 1932
Married To: Benjamin W Nicola
Marriage Date: April 27, 1876
First Name: Benjamin
Middle Name: W.
Last Name: Nicola
Relationship to Others in Bible: Husband of Ida Richards
Death Date: Aug 27, 1927
Married To: Ida Richards
Marriage Date: April 27, 1876
First Name: Lyle
Middle Name: B.
Last Name: Nicola
Relationship to Others in Bible: Son of Ida and Benjamin Nicola
Birth Date: Jan 27, 1883
Married To: Jessie Crooks

First Name: Jessie
Last Name: Crooks
Relationship to Others in Bible: Wife of Lyle B Nicola
Birth Date: Aug 17, 1881
Married To: Lyle B Nicola
First Name: Richard
Middle Name: B.
Last Name: Nicola
Relationship to Others in Bible: Son of Lyle and Jessie Nicola
Birth Date: June 26, 1910
Death Date: Nov 8, 1911
First Name: Charles
Middle Name: C.
Last Name: Nicola
Relationship to Others in Bible: Son of Lyle and Jessie Nicola
Birth Date: Aug 11, 1914

First Name: John
Middle Name: Robert
Last Name: Nicola
Relationship to Others in Bible: Son of Lyle and Jessie Nicola
Birth Date: Dec 18, 1920
First Name: James
Middle Name: James
Last Name: Nicola
Relationship to Others in Bible: Son of Lyle and Jessie Nicola
Birth Date: Sept 16, 1922
First Name:Winnie
Middle Name: P.
Last Name: Richards
Relationship to Others in Bible: Daughter of Guy and Mary Richards
Birth Date: Nov 30, 1859
Death Date: May 13, 1933
Married To: Andrew J Durland
Marriage Date: June 9, 1880

First Name: Andrew
Middle Name: J.
Last Name: Durland
Relationship to Others in Bible: Husband of Winnie P Richards
Death Date: May 29, 1921
Married To: Winnie P Richards
Marriage Date: June 9, 1880
First Name: Orissa ?
Middle Name: B.
Last Name: Richards
Relationship to Others in Bible: Daughter of Williams and Persis Richards, sister of Guy B Richards
Birth Date: Dec 4, 1830
First Name: John
Middle Name: R.
Last Name: Richards
Relationship to Others in Bible: Son of Williams and Persis Richards, brother to Guy B Richards
Birth Date: April 28, 1832

First Name: Lewis
Middle Name: Cass
Last Name: Richards
Relationship to Others in Bible: Son of Williams and Persis Richards, brother to Guy B Richards
Birth Date: Sept 19, 1834
First Name: Williams
Middle Name: J.
Last Name: Richards
Relationship to Others in Bible: Son of Williams and Persis Richards, brother of Guy B Richards
Birth Date: June 25, 1837
First Name: Mary
Middle Name: Jane
Last Name: Richards
Relationship to Others in Bible: Daughter of Williams and Persis Richards, sister of Guy B Richards
Birth Date: Feb 2, 1826
Death Date: June 17, 1865

FAMILY HISTORY TREASURES

Treasures Found:
Bible is signed and dated by Guy B Richards June 10, 1879

There is an account written by Lyle Nicola with specifics of his life including: typhoid fever, death of his grandfather (Guy B Richards), worked with his father in furniture making business and undertaker, he went to embalming school and met his future wife while singing in the church choir.

There is a note from Lyle Nicola to his sons, Robert, James and Charles.
“I hope one of you boys will carefully preserve this family Bible and keep the family record.”

Bible contains a photograph of a woman that is not identified.

There is a note containing Bible verses.

Volunteer Notes:

Special Unique Findings or Bible Features:
There is an account written by Lyle Nicola with specifics of his life including: typhoid fever, death of his grandfather (Guy B Richards), worked with his father in furniture making business and undertaker, he went to embalming school and met his future wife while singing in the church choir.

There is a note from Lyle Nicola to his sons, Robert, James and Charles.
“I hope one of you boys will carefully preserve this family Bible and keep the family record.”

Beautiful leather Bible with metal clasp. Appears to be in great condition.

Thoughts From Our Volunteers:
I pray this Bible is returned to family so that the wishes of Lyle to preserve the family record can be kept in years to come.