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Richmond City Cemetery for the Bair Family

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Re: Richmond City Cemetery for the Bair Family

Posted: 23 Feb 2008 4:32PM GMT
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In his forth wife's history (Jerusha Richardson Card Bair) states she was a pioneer in 1850 with John Bairs wagon train. She married him on Jan 27 1846 in Nauvoo she gave birth to twins Isaac and Rachel Aug 12 1846 in Garden Grove Iowa they both died soon after. her next child Joseph Oct 25 1848 before the crossed the plains, also died. She was expecting Hyrum during the trek to Utah, in 1850. Her husband John was the captain of the company of 50 . The family was called to settle in Cache Valley. They started the town of Richmond Utah with 12 other families. She died March 11, 1861, and was the first woman to be buried in the Richmond Cemetery.

Another wife was Lucinda Owens Tyler Bair,she married JOHN Oct 19 1843. John ask her to marry him in Polygamy. She remained in Garden Grove with John, who was a lawyer was needed to stay and direct the affairs of the saints land sales. Lucinda was a school teacher and taught many children to read and write while they crossed the plains using sand in place of paper. They were assigned to Kaysville by Brigham Young, to colonize the area. She also went with John and his other wives to Richmond in 1859. All of Johns families lived together in a a fort. after John died in 1884, she moved in to her own home. She was on a trip in Big Piney Wyoming, visiting family when she died July 4, 1893. There is a photo of her with the history.
Melba Riverside CA.
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