Biography of Stanley S. Richards
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Richards, Sidney S., was born in the town of Hamburg, Lewis county, N. Y., May 8, 1839. He was educated in the public schools, was a farmer by occupation. When he attained the age of twenty one he moved to the town of Ellisburg, locating in the Village of Bellville, and worked at the art of photography. In 1862 he enlisted in Company E, 10th Artillery. N. Y. S. Volunteers, was honorably discharged at the close of the war, June 23, 1865. He first located in Carthage, Jefferson county, N. Y., following his chosen business. July 3, 1866, he married Louisa Sanders, of Carthage, locating here July 16, 1880, purchasing the gallery of A. F. Brooks and his line of business. Two children, both daughters, namely: Mary A. and Alice E, she married L. C. Sanford of Newark. Mr. Richards' father, David, was born in Massathusetts December 21, 1801, and married Eliza D. Stoddard, of Lewis county, N. Y.; they had three children, two sons and a daughter: Edward, jr., Sidney S., as above, and Adelia C. He died October 19, 1882. Mr. Richards is a member of Vosburg Post, No. 99, G. A. R., Departthent ef New York, has held the positions of commander, senior vice commander and quartermaster. His daughter, Mary, was educated at Holyoke College, and is assistant preceptress in the Union School and Academy. Himself and family are members of the Baptist Church of Newark.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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