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Richards, Jennetta Richards


21 Aug. 1817–9 July 1845. Born in Walker Fold, Lancashire, England. Daughter of John Richards and Ellin Charnock. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Heber C. Kimball, 4 Aug. 1837, in River Ribble, Lancashire. Married Willard Richards, 24 Sept. 1838, in Preston, Lancashire. Lived with her father in Walker Fold, Aug.–Nov. 1839. Moved to Manchester, Lancashire, Feb. 1841. Emigrated from England; arrived in New York, 20 May 1841. Traveled to Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 1 June 1841, where she lived with her husband’s sisters while Willard continued on to Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois. By Sept. 1843, moved to Nauvoo with Willard upon his return from a mission to eastern U.S. Died in Nauvoo.