Biography - General Layefette Richardson

General Lafeyette Richardson
of Navarro County, Texas


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Photo from Roy B. Rhodes

Zion's Rest Cemetery
Navarro Co., TX

PVT G. L. Richardson
Texas State Trp
Sept 28, 1847 - Nov 26, 1943

General Lafeyette Richardson is great-great-grand father His CSA service history is given in his application for Confederate Pension which was rejected. He stated he was a soldier of the militia of the State of Texas and he was honorably discharged at "Orange, Texas, about 1864" - because he "had finished with my service." He stated he had been a resident of this State continuously since the 28th day of September A. D. 1847 - "Was born in the State and lived here all my life." He was eighty-five, past, when application was made. He lived in Navarro County, at this time and had lived here for nineteen years. His address was Emhouse. His command was organized in Texas and he was living at Caro, Texas at the time of enlistment. He served about six months in the infantry.   .. Dana Subbs  Jan 2002

Funeral Notice: General LaFayette Richardson Passed Away November 26, 1943, Ennis, Texas, Services held at Corley Funeral Chapel, Sunday, November 28, 1943 at 3:00 P. M., Minister Rev. J. M. Fannin, Interment Zion's Rest Cemetery, Pall Bearers: Thelbert Dixon, Earl Thornton, Robert Richardson, Grady Fincher, Frankie Fincher, Royal Fincher.


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