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Richards, Franklin

Posted by ceddleman 
Richards, Franklin
February 21, 2007 04:29PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 3rd ed.,
1886. Allen County.

FRANKLIN RICHARDS was born May 5, 1838, in Butlersville, Allen County,
where he has since resided. In September, 1861, he enlisted in Company
F, Ninth Kentucky Infantry, with which he served until the latter part
of 1864, when he received his discharge. He was in the battles of
Murfeesboro, Chickamauga, Lookout Mountain and the siege of Atlanta,
besides numerous minor battles and skirmishes. His father, Green L. W.
Richards, was burn in Murray [sic] County, Tenn., about 1816; he was a
son of Hiram Richards, also of Murray [sic] County, who was born about 1787,
and was a soldier under Gen. Jackson at the famous battle of New
Orleans. Hiram was a son of Rains --- Richards. Green L. W. Richards
was married about 1835, and became the father of the following: Hiram L.,
Franklin, Joseph W. (deceased), William H., Henry C., Sarah A. and John
H. Franklin Richards married, January 10, 1872, Elizabeth, daughter of
Isaiah and Mary (Howell) Hancock.
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