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From: david rich <>
Subject: Re: [RICH] William Rich and Polly Ellen Hooker---Tenn.
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2007 10:19:18 -0800 (PST)
In-Reply-To: <BAY106-DAV1B01AC16DDE75F3D63E58E3A40@phx.gbl>

Hi Carl,

I am just beginning to trace my roots. My Dad is Richard Rich b. September 4, 1917, and still living. He was born to a single mother, Maude Stanley, in the Boston area. She gave my Dad the surname of his biological Father's last name, which was RICH. My Dad's biological father was Arthur Rich, and that is where it ends. If you have any family roots back to Mass. or Hew Hampshire, would appreciate their names. Thanks.

David Rich

CARL CASON <> wrote:
Hello, Monte.

My Rich line is through William and Polly Hooker Rich and their son John Rich who lived in Jackson and Clay Co., Tenn. I have a cousin whose line is through John's brother, Jesse Rich, who also lived part of his life in Jackson/Clay Co. John married Virginia Jane Peak and later Rachael Pipkins. Jesse married Elizabeth Savage.

I agree with you about the 1909 Cherokee applications. Just about all of my Riches applied, too, but were not accepted.

Are you in either of these lines?

Carl Cason
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2007 10:05 PM
Subject: Re: [RICH] Warren Rich

Hi Donna,

This is what I have from a distant cousin.

Timothy Rich m Catherine Parker
Ch: Jeremiah born in VA m Mary Hunter
Timothy Rich
Sarah Rich
William Rich
Nimrod Rich
Catherine Rich
David Rich

Jeremiah Rich m Mary Hunter
Ch: William Rich B: bet. 1770-80 in VA
m Mary Ellen (Polly)Hooker - Indian
Jesse Rich
John Rich
Susannah Rich
Jacob Rich
Judith Rich
Charity Rich
Charles Rich

William Rich & Mary Ellen Polly Hooker B: bet 1770-80
Born in VA 2nd sp: Sally Prince
Ch: Warren Rich B: bet 1780-90 in NC
Jeremiah Rich bet 1790-1800 NC m an Indian
Obediah Rich bet 1784-90 in VA
Jesse Rich bet 1778-84 in NC
Robert Rich bet 1784-94 in NC
John Rich in NC
William Rich in NC
Joel Rich in NC

Warren Rich died in Hamilton Co IL
Ch: Susanna Rich abt 1822 Carter Co TN
m Moses Musgraves, Jr Feb 8 1838
in McLeansboro Hamilton Co IL
she died in 1859
Melinda Rich m Johnson Bowman in
Hamilton Co IL on Oct 12 1834
Warren Rich

Susanna Rich was my great great grandmother. Some of
this info came from marriage records, census & wills
in Hamilton Co IL. Some came from application for
Indian benefits Filed in I beleive 1909. People from
all over the country filed based on Polly Hooker but
none were given status.

Hope this gives you a lead.


--- wrote:

> My GGGrandfather, Jeremiah Rich, is thought to be
> the son of a Warren Rich.
> I cannot find Warren. Would you please tell me
> about your Warren Rich.
> Where and When he lived. I have reason to
> believe that my Jeremiah Rich was
> born in KY in the late 1700s.
> Thanks so much.
> Donna

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