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Margaret Adair was born 7 February 1804 in Laurens County, South Carolina to Thomas Adair (1774-1858) and Rebecca Brown (1776-1846) and died 10 February 1852 Manti, Sanpete County, Utah of unspecified causes. She married William Richey (1796-1879) 10 February 1820 in Pickens, Pickens County, Alabama.

Biogrpahy

In Noxubee County, Mississippi their family joined the Buttahatchie 1845 LDS Branch of the young LDS Church.

In April 18, 1845, she appeared before John Smith (1781-1854), 4th presiding patriarch of the church for her patriarchal blessing in Nauvoo, Illinois.

1848, part of the Willard Richards Wagon Train to Salt Lake City. By now she had some reputation for skill with medicine. The following entry appears in the diary of Caroline Crosby Barnes:

"Yesterday I invited sister Riettchie [Richey] a doctry women to come in and see me. She thought she co[uld] help me if she could find the roots she wanted but ap[peared] she could not."





Children


Offspring of William Richey (1796-1879) and Margaret Adair
Name Birth Death Joined with
James Richey (1821-1890) 13 August 1821 Pickensville, Pickens County, Alabama 7 August 1890 Fort Wingate, McKinley, New Mexico Lucinda Mangum (1826-1903)
Benjamin Richey (1823-1849) 10 August 1823 Pickens County, Alabama, United States 1849 California, United States
Joseph Richey (1825-1827) 10 November 1825 Pickensville, Pickens County, Alabama January 1827 Pickens County, Alabama
Rebecca Sarah Richey (1828-1845) 7 December 1828 Pickensville, Pickens County, Alabama 16 April 1845 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois
Emily Melissa Richey (1830-1857) 12 March 1830 Pickensville, Pickens County, Alabama 26 April 1857 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory Solomon Cowles Case (1825-1874)
Levi Ward Hancock (1803-1882)
John Belton Richey (1833-1851) 17 February 1833 Noxubee County, Mississippi, United States 30 July 1851 Payson, Utah County, Utah, United States
Martha Richey (1837-1845) 30 December 1837 Noxubee County, Mississippi February 1845 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois
Eliza Jane Richey (1837-1908) 30 December 1837 Noxubee County, Mississippi 13 May 1908 Barclay, Lincoln County, Nevada John Milton Adair (1833-1899)
William Belton Richey (1840-1911) 17 May 1840 Noxubee County, Mississippi 9 May 1911 Manti, Sanpete County, Utah Johanna Marie Rasmussen Hougaard (1846-1925)
Robert Richey (1842-1845) 5 October 1842 Noxubee County, Mississippi February 1845 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois



Siblings


Offspring of Thomas Adair (1774-1858) and Rebecca Brown (1776-1846)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Margaret Ann Adair (1804-1852) 7 February 1804 Laurens County, South Carolina 10 February 1852 Manti, Sanpete County, Utah William Richey (1796-1879)
Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889) 28 March 1806 Laurens County, South Carolina 6 July 1889 Nutrioso, Apache County, Arizona Jemima Catherina Mangum (1809-1848)
Nancy Fountain White (1811-1880)
Ludinca Unknown
Rachel Hunter (1810-1882)
Roxanna M. (1794-1860)
Anne Catherine Lauritsdatter (1815-1884)
Fairby Adair (1809-1836) 1809 Tennessee 1836 Pickens County, Alabama Daniel Clark (1800-1832)
Eliza Jane Adair (1811-1892) 11 November 1811 Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee 16 August 1892 Washington, Washington County, Utah Samuel Carson (1805-1836)
Moses Pearson (1810-)
John Buren Price (1815-1893)
Sophia Adair (1812-1877) 1812 Tennessee Joseph Allison (1801-1852)
Thomas Jefferson Adair (1814-1895) 31 May 1814 Indiana 19 September 1890 Show Low, Apache County, Arizona Frances Rogers (1818-1847)
Mary Vance (1820-1918)
Sarah Ada Adair (1815-1852) 27 December 1815 Tennessee 3 July 1852 Loup Fork, Platte County, Nebraska William Mangum (1811-1888)
George Washington Adair (1818-1897) 18 March 1818 West Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, United States 26 August 1897 Orderville, Kane County, Utah, United States Miriam Jane Billingsley (1829-1912)
Johanna Freestone (1849-1903)
John Wesley Adair (1820-1903) 18 February 1820 Greene County, Alabama 5 May 1903 Nutrioso, Apache County, Arizona Rebecca Frances Mangum (1814-1890)
Harriett Cordelia Williams (1829-1907)
Mary Ann Adair (1822-1892) 5 July 1822 Pickens County, Alabama, United States 9 May 1892 Georgetown, Kane County, Utah, United States John Mangum (1817-1881)
Laney Ann Adair (1824-1881) 2 July 1824 Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States 29 June 1881 Johnson County, Texas, United States John Ellis Ewing (1822-1905)


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