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May 15, 2018

Sarah [Carter] Richardson, Ft. McCoy, Florida, ca. 1900-1905, Contributed by Marsha Sampson-Gilliam
Sarah Carter Richardson, Ft. McCoy, Florida, ca. 1900-1905. Contributed by Marsha Sampson-Gilliam, Colorized by John Smith.


Ancestor’s Name : Sarah [Carter] Richardson
Where Was This Photo Taken? : Ft. McCoy, Florida
When Was This Photo Taken? : Between 1900-1905
If you would like to share a story about this ancestor, please type as little or as much as you like in this box. : My Great-great-grandmother and some her family leaves South Carolina after her husband great-great-grandpa Mark Richardson dies. At the time of this photo, Sarah Richardson born about 1831 in SC was the widow of Mark Richardson, Sr. born about 1840 in SC; her occupation was listed on the 1900 Florida census as a midwife. She was also listed as having had a total of 19 children with eleven living at the time of this census. She had moved from South Carolina to Fort McCoy, Fla. with Mark and Matthew her twin sons as well as two of her grandchildren Arthur and Esther Richardson children. And her son, Robert his Martha with three children as well as her only daughter and son-in-law; according to 1880, they all were living on the same farm in Fort McCoy, Fla.