Richard WOODSON Jr. (M)
b. 24 November 1822, d. 17 April 1891
Richard WOODSON Jr. was born on 24 November 1822 at Chariton County, Missouri. He was the son of Richard WOODSON and Rachel P. ROBERTSON. Richard WOODSON Jr. married Roxanna EWING in 1842. Richard WOODSON Jr. married Frances Ann ADIE on 26 January 1854. Richard WOODSON Jr. died on 17 April 1891 at Howard County, Missouri, at age 68.
Richard WOODSON Jr. Richard Jr. was born November 24, 1822, in Chariton county, Missouri, where he was reared and educated. He was twice married, first, in 1842, to Miss Roxanna Ewing. They had one son, James Woodson, born in 1843 and died when seven months old. The mother died when the babe was two weeks old. He was married, second, on 26 January 1854, to Frances Ann Adie of St. Louis county. They located near the city of St. Louis where he engaged in manufacturing tobacco. In May, 1855, they moved to Saline county and located on a farm four miles south of the town of Marshall. Here he farmed two years and on April 1, 1856, sold our and moved back to St. Louis county, remaining there a couple of years, sold out again and in 1859 moved to Franklin county and engaged in farming and milling until the end of the Civil War. He sold out his interests in Franklin county and moved to the city of St. Louis and engaged in the grocery business which he continued until 1868, when he once more sold out and moved to Howard county and finally settled on a farm about seven miles west of Fayette and a mile and a half east of Steinmetz on the Chicago and Alton railroad. Here he engaged in farming during the remainder of his life. He died at his home April 17, 1891, survived by his widow and six children. All of his family are progressive democrats and members of the Southern Methodist Church. The widow and her two daughters and son, John Brinker, were still living at the home near Steinmetz, Missouri, in 1911.1 He was Methodist.
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