Caleb Richardson1

#1835, b. 1799, d. 28 September 1870
Father*William Richardson b. c 1765, d. 15 Aug 1816
Mother*Jane Bobbitt b. c 1766, d. 3 Aug 1838
     Caleb Richardson was born in 1799 Virginia. He was the son of William Richardson and Jane Bobbitt. Caleb and Celia Humphries, daughter of George Humphries and Charlotta (--?--), were married 29 January 1818 Pulaski County, Kentucky.2 A marriage bond was filed for Caleb and Celia Humphries dated on 2 February 1818 Pulaski County, Kentucky. The bond was signed by There is a marriage bond dated 2 Feb 1818 for Sealy Humphreys and Caleb Richardson (as transcribed), consent of his mother, Jane Richardson, and of her father, George Humphries. Boler Humphries surety for the bond (1).
A copy of a list of marriage returns, by marriage date has (handwritten) Cabel Richardson and Selay Musshras, 29 January 1818. (2.)3,4,2 Caleb Richardson died 28 September 1870, in Liberty, Tipton County, Indiana at age 71 years.5 He died 18 May 1870 at age 71 years, according to He was buried Richardson Cemetery, Sharpsville, Tipton County, Indiana.5

     He left a will on 18 May 1870 Tipton County, Indiana,

"beloved wife Celia Richardson have one third of estate both real and personal...
"three grandchildren, Jasper, Helen & Georgia Richardson, heirs of my beloved son hundred dollars each...
"son Stephen, five dollars...
"remainder be equally divided beween my children to wit except my son Calib Richardson who is to have an amount equal to two of the others..MaryWilliam, Charlott Jane Cintha George John James Joel Andrew J [Emetine]and Strange Richardson that said the amount of property to be divided equally between the above [ ] children except Calib who is to have an amount equal to two of the others..."

The will was under seal and opened and read 3 Oct 1870.6

Children of Caleb and Celia

Last Edited=19 Jun 2020


  1. [S163] Timothy M Parks, "Timothy M Parks Family Discussion," e-mail message from e-mail address (California) to Pat Dunford, 6/23/1999.
  2. [S395], online, Kentucky, County Marriage Records, 1783-1965 for Cabel Richardson and Selay Maphras/Muphras.
  3. [S40] Ruth Parks Durham, "George Ballard W. Parks", Celebrating Families of Whitman County: George Ballard W. Parks (ca 1988).
  4. [S352] Kentucky Marriages, 1802-1850, online Hereinafter cited as Kentucky Marriages, 1802-1850.
  5. [S164] Timothy M Parks, "Timothy M Parks Family Tree", 1999 (California). Unknown comments.
  6. [S395], online, Indiana, Wills and Probate Records, 1798-1999 for Caleb Richardson.
  7. [S140] _____ Parks Family Bible owned by Caleb Parks or wife , Syntha Parks was born Aug 9th 1826 Listed as "Family Reckard of Geo. B. W. Parks Family." Was with family items in household of Carl Andrew Parks, Spokane, Washington, 2000.