Biography of Theodore C. Richmond
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Richmond, Theodore C., born in Pittstown, N. Y,., October 20, 1815, is a son of Josiah and Phoebe (Warren) Richmond, he born in Taunton, Mass., in 1786, and she at Fall River, Mass., in 1788. Edward Richmond, the grandfather of Theodore C., came to Hoosick in 1792 and lived and died there; he was a lieutenant in the Revolutionary war. The father of Theodore C. was a wagonmaker by trade; he was afterwards a farmer and hotel keeper at Potter Hill in town of Hoosick, and died there September 12, 1885, and his wife in July, 1843; he was commissioner of high. ways and held other minor town offices, and, also, served in the war of 1812. Theodore C. was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools and at Bennington, Vt. He has been a farmer and was in early life a dealer in wool and produce. Most of his life has been spent in Ptttstown, where he has bought and sold land and in 1863 settled on the farm of 125 acres he now owns; he also owns in Pittstown and elsewhere 243 acres and 200 acres in Grafton. He was married first in 1838 to Emily C. Geer; she died. in 1853, and in 1854 he married Caroline Baucus, daughter of William I. Baucus. They have had five children: Charles T., who resides in Cleveland and is one of the stockholders of the Natural Carbon Co., was president of the Thompson Houston Co. at Fremont, Ohio, and a graduate in 1876 from Yale; Emily, who is at home; Phoebe, wife of William S. Gtinnison of Lansingburgh; Mary R. and William I. at home. The daughters were educated at Pittsfield, Mass. William I. was graduated at Greylock Institute, and has been justice twenty four years and supervisor two terms. He was active in his town during the late war, and Mrs. Richmond was president of a ladies' association during the war for the purpose of raising money and supplies for the suffering. The family attend and support the M. E. church.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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