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Berley Oral Richison

Berley Oral Richison
b. 29 September 1889, Indiana, to Frank Albert and Sarah Jane (Davis) Richison
d. 6 June 1946, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio

m.
Ruby Marie Manes
b. 28 July 1897
d. December 1980

Children with Ruby Marie Manes:
• Paul R. (1921-1987) married June McLaughlin
• June
• Phyllis Jean (b. 1929) married Richard Lee Woody

The 1900 census entry for Berley lists him as a female, aged 11. Berley lived in Wabash Township in Jay County, Indiana, until sometime after 1907 when he moved into the city of Portland. He worked there as a laborer doing body work. By the 1930 census, Berley had moved to Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, when he remained until his death. He was a carpenter by trade as was his father before him.

Submitted by:
Shirley Richison Fields
Avon IN
E-mail: richison@indy.rr.com

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Frank Albert Richison

Frank Albert Richison
b. 17 May 1862, Clark County, Ohio, to John Webster and Sarah Jane (Ayars) Richison
d. 2 April 1944, Pennville, Jay, Indiana
bur. Gravel Hill Cemetery, Bryant, Jay, Indiana

Frank Albert Richison and Sarah Jane Davis gravestone

Frank Albert Richison and Sarah Jane Davis gravestone

m. 25 Dec 1883, Jay County, Indiana
Sarah Jane Davis
b. 21 May 1862, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, to Oliver J. and Drusilla (Timmons) Davis
d. 28 Feb 1931, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana
bur. Gravel Hill Cemetery, Bryant, Jay, Indiana

Children of Frank Albert and Sarah Jane (Davis) Richison:

  • Dallas Ray (1884-1947) married Olive Alexander
  • William Oliver (1887-1962) married Mary Louisa “Lulu” Gibson
  • Berley Oral (1889-1946) married Ruby Marie Manes
  • Sylvia C. (1892-1966) never married
  • Guy Eli (1895-1959) married Carrie Estella Stoner

Frank Albert was a carpenter and cabinet maker by trade. He came to Indiana with his parents sometime between 1870 and 1880 from Ohio. His parents eventually moved a bit farther west to Delaware County but Frank and his family remained in Jay County. Three of his sons returned to Ohio and raised their families there.

Submitted by:
Shirley Richison Fields
Avon IN
E-mail: richison@me com