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Six Generations of Richardsons:To and From the Big Muddy Valley By Gregory N Richardson
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This book presents the stories of the first six generations of the Richardson branch of the author’s family in North America. The story begins in 1774 when John Richardson travels from... More > Yorkshire, England to what became Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. Settling on land originally homesteaded by politically displaced Acadians, John and two subsequent generations of Christopher’s spend their lives farming in Sackville. In 1883, Robert Hay, John’s great grandson, moves his family from their farm in Sackville to a homestead 3 miles east of Custer City, South Dakota in the heart of the Black Hills. While failing in its goal of saving Robert’s wife Annie from Tuberculosis, it brought our family to the American West. After his death in 1897, three of Robert’s sons, Fred, Bob, and Will, joined forces to create the Richardson Brothers Ranch in the Big Muddy Valley in what is now Sheridan County, Montana.< Less
Maggie's Forty Acres By Gregory N Richardson
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A dying Maggie fills the last days of her life by telling her life story to her sister and care giver Alice. Both women lived most of their lives as single women in the young American West. The... More > adventure for both began in 1883 when their family moved from the home of generations of their family in Sackville, NB, Canada to the raw West outside Custer, South Dakota Territory. This dramatically altered life opportunities for both women. From a one room school in Custer, Maggie blossomed into the best educated of her family. Her older brothers, cowboys in the raw land north of the Missouri, believed in her so much they paid her tuition at Hastings College, Nebraska. South Dakota then paid for her next three years of college at Spearfish Normal College. After five years of teaching in Custer, Maggie returned to college in Chicago to study not the facts to be taught but the most effective means to teach the young. She emerged an Educational Specialist working for struggling new schools in the West.< Less
Maggie's Forty Acres By Gregory N Richardson
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A dying Maggie fills the last days of her life by telling her life story to her sister and care giver Alice. Both women lived most of their lives as single women in the young American West. The... More > adventure for both began in 1883 when their family moved from the home of generations of their family in Sackville, NB, Canada to the raw West outside Custer, South Dakota Territory. This dramatically altered life opportunities for both women. From a one room school in Custer, Maggie blossomed into the best educated of her family. Her older brothers, cowboys in the raw land north of the Missouri, believed in her so much they paid her tuition at Hastings College, Nebraska. South Dakota then paid for her next three years of college at Spearfish Normal College. After five years of teaching in Custer, Maggie returned to college in Chicago to study not the facts to be taught but the most effective means to teach the young. She emerged an Educational Specialist working for struggling new schools in the West.< Less
Six Generations of Richardsons: To and from the Big Muddy Valley By Gregory N Richardson
eBook (ePub): $19.00
This book presents the stories of the first six generations of the Richardson branch of the author’s family in North America. The story begins in 1774 when John Richardson travels from... More > Yorkshire, England to what became Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. Settling on land originally homesteaded by politically displaced Acadians, John and two subsequent generations of Christopher’s spend their lives farming in Sackville. In 1883, Robert Hay, John’s great grandson, moves his family from their farm in Sackville to a homestead 3 miles east of Custer City, South Dakota in the heart of the Black Hills. While failing in its goal of saving Robert’s wife Annie from Tuberculosis, it brought our family to the American West. After his death in 1897, three of Robert’s sons, Fred, Bob, and Will, joined forces to create the Richardson Brothers Ranch in the Big Muddy Valley in what is now Sheridan County, Montana.< Less

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