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Lucinda Mangum

Female 1826 - 1903  (76 years)

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  • Name Lucinda Mangum 
    Born 20 Jul 1826  near Pickensville, Pickens, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Feb 1903  Saint Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 24 Feb 1903  Saint Johns Cemetery, Saint Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1386  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 27 May 2021 

    Father John Mangum,   b. 19 Jan 1763, , Lunenburg, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. From 2 Mar 1842 to 4 Mar 1844, Fulton, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Canida,   b. 10 Oct 1785, , , Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1847, Winter Quarters (now Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1809  Eaton Township, Warren, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F869  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Richey,   b. 13 Aug 1821, near Pickensville, Pickens, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1890, Fort Wingate, McKinley, New Mexico, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1846  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 28 May 2021 
    Family ID F934  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
      1. Per "California DAR Ancestry Guide" by the California State Society of the National Society of the DAR, 1976: Daughter of John Mangum, Revolutionary War private from South Carolina: "Lucinda, b. Jul 20, 1826; m. James Richey."

      2. Per 21 Feb 2002 website : Third Hundred, Jedediah M. Grant, Captain; Departed June l7, 1847; Second Fifty; Willard Snow, Captain; Arrived October 4, 1847; Second Ten, Thomas Thurston, Captain:
      Richey, Lucinda Mangum
      Born: 20 July 1825 in Carelton [Carrollton], Pickens, Alabama
      Daughter of John Mangum and Rebecca Canada
      Married to James Richey
      Died: 23 February 1903 in St. Johns, Apache Co., Arizona"
      [Alternate sources confirming above information: Pioneers of 1847, Easton, S.; Temple Index Bureau]

      3. Ordinance index has alternate birthplace listed as Springville, Saint Claire, Alabama. This looks to be erroneous since her father in his pension request as quoted in the Delta Hale's book specifically stated: "In 1815 I came to St. Claire County, Alabama where I stayed until about 1823 or 1824. Then I removed to Pickens County, Alabama where I have lived ever since and now live."

      4. Censuses:
      1830 US: Pickens Co., Alabama, pages 111-112. The first three related families are all on the same page, the next four related families are on the next page, and James Adair (with son Joseph) is on p. 129:
      Thos. Peeks, males 0-5:1; 5-10:1; 20-30:1; females 0-5:1; 5-10:1; 10-15:1; 30-40:1.
      John Mangum, males 5-10:1; 10-15:2; 15-20:1; 60-70:1; females 0-5:1; 5-10:1; 10-15:1; 30-40:1.
      Cyrus Mangum, males 20-30:1; females 0-5:1; 15-20:1.
      Saml. Carson, males 20-30:1; females 20-30:1; 80-90:1.
      Saml. Adair, males 20-30:1; females 20-30:1.
      Thos. Adair, males 5-10:1; 10-15:1; 15-20:1; 50-60:1; females 0-5:1; 5-10:1; 10-15:1; 40-50:1.
      Daniel Clark (next door), males 0-5:1; 30-40:1; females 0-5:1; 20-30:1.
      James Adair, males 0-5:2; 15-20:1; 20-30:2 (Joseph b. 1806); 60-70:1; females 15-20:1; 20-30:2; 60-7-:1; no slaves.

      1840 US: Northern District, Itawamba Co., Mississippi, related families from full survey of county census:
      P. 136a: Samuel Adair, males 0-5:2; 5-10:2; 30-40:1; females 0-5:1; 30-40:1. No slaves listed.
      P. 144a: John Mangum, males 15-20:1; 70-80:1; females 10-15:1; 15-20:1; 50-60:1. No slaves listed.
      P. 150a: Joseph Adair, males 30-40:1; females 20-30:1. No slaves listed.
      P. 156a: Thomas Adair, males 20-30: 1; females 0-5: 1; 15-20:1. No slaves listed.
      P. 157a: William Mangum, Jr., males 5-10:1; 20-30:1; females 0-5:1; 5-10:1; 20-30:1. No slaves listed.

      1860 Census for Washington, Washington, Utah, enumerated 27 Jul 1860, page 1035 indicates house #1287 and family #1111 (Samuel Adair, Thomas Adair, Wesley Adair, James Richey, Geo. W. Adair, James Mangum, John Mangum, Valentine Carson, John Price, William Mangum, Cyrus Mangum, Samuel N. Adair are all listed as neighbors):
      James Richey, 38, Farmer, $150 real estate, $650 personal property, AL.
      Lucinda, 34, AL.
      Ja's M., 12, UT.
      Lucinda C., 8, UT.
      Josh B., 5, UT.
      Rebecca, 3, UT.

      1880 US: St. Johns Village, Apache, Arizona, FHL film 1254036, (National Archives Film T9-0036), p. 28D:
      James Richey, farmer, age 58, b. AL, father b. SC, mother b. unknown.
      Lucinda Richey, age 54, wife, b. AL, father b. VA, mother b. PA.
      James Morina Richey, farmer, son, age 32, b. UT.
      Charlotte Richey, House keeping, dau., age 29, b. UT.
      J.B. Richey, Farmer, son, age 24, b. UT.
      Ruth R. Richey, dau., age 22, b. UT.
      Emily Richey, dau., age 19, b. UT.
      Ellan Jane Richey, dau., age 15, b. UT.
      Susan Richey, dau., age 13, b. UT.
      1900 US: St. Johns, Apache, Arizona, p. 12A:
      Lucinda Richey, Jul 1826, widow, m. 44 years, 9 total children with 6 living, Alabama, VA, PA, housekeeper. [Living next door to son J.B. Richey.]

      5. From Don and Carolyn Smith from one of three part writings of Samuel Newton Adair. [When asked who has the original of this, Carolyn referred me to Becky Hamblin [] to try to locate the original of this; Becky in turn believes Collins Chapman in Mesa may have it since Collins' mother is the granddaughter who hand wrote it for Samuel. It has not yet been located by Becky. The following is one of the three parts [see Samuel Newton Adair's notes for full quotation]: "Luna, New Mexico, October 7, 1919. I, Samuel Newton Adair, will write what I know about my mother's folks. My grandfather's name was John Mangum and he married Rebecca Noles, so my grandmother's name was Rebecca Mangrum, my grandfather Mangum was a revolutionary soldier with General Morgan (one of his minute men.) He was taken prisoner with a lot of other men by the british soldiers and they set them on a log and split their heads open, all but my grandfather's and he had some kind of varmint skin cap on and that and the skull stopped the force of the sword and it glanced off and cut his ear nearly off and they turned him lose. He married after the war was over as stated above. Their children are: Cyrus Mangrum, Joseph Mangrum, John Mangrum, William Mangrum and James Mangrum. The daughter's names were: Jeney Mangrum, Gemima Mangrum, Rebecca Mangrum, and Lucinda Mangum. They were all my uncles and aunts. Joseph Mangrum married Emiline Hanner, William married Aunt Sally Adair, John married Aunt Mary Ann Adair, James Mangrum married Jane Clark, my father's niece. I don't know who uncle Cyrus Mangum married. Jeney Mangrum married George Crawford, Gemima Mangrum married Samuel Jefferson Adair, my father. Rebecca Mangrum married Joseph Adair, my father's cousin. Lucinda Mangrum married James Richey, my father's nephew."

      1. Photo on file of James and Lucinda Mangum Richey taken from the booklet cited below of Susan Sherwood Arnett.

      1. Major autobiography with lots of references to Mangums, Richeys, and Adairs and their history by James Richey [see his notes for transcription] speaks of his wife and her family: "Lucinda Mangum Richey Born: July 20, 1826, Carrollton, Pickens County, Alabama; Died: February 23, 1903, St Johns, Arizona; Her father: John Mangum Sr.; Her Mother: Rebecca Canada Knoll [Note: Canida Knowles]. John Mangum was a Revolution War soldier, fought under Gen. Morgan and wounded at the Battle of Cow Pens." Also the following passage: " then went to ittena mba county in the state of mississippi to see our friends an when wee got their our friends had all gone to nau voo wee then persued our jorney to eastport on teni see river wee suffered much on this journey as wee slep on the ground almost every nite for wee did not have much means an wee wanted to save what wee had to help our fath er an mother away from nauvoo to the valies of the mountains for this was our business to raise means to help us away from the sean of moboeriy fire an blood wee arrived in nauvoo early in the spring soon after our arrival our connexion irrived also they had traveled all winter an had suffered much from exposeure the women haveing to travel much of the way on foot wadeing in snow an in mud some times alimost nee deep i went out an met them about too miles from nauvoo an stayed with them over nite next morning they moved into town i took the liberty of walking with a young lady by the name of lucinda mangum into town as i had bin aquainted with her in the south our sperits seem to be congenial an wee was soon after married by eldersamuel adair she told mee after wee was married that when i was in her neighbourhood preaching the gospil an prejudice was very strong in the minds of the people that she then formed an attachment for mee an had made up her mind if she eaver married any person it would be mee soon after i was married i crost the mississippi river an started west wee stopt on the desmoin river an worked for some provishions wee also stopt on pore river an workt a while wee then tray eled on to pisga here i was taken down sick an was neare unto death but finally i got beter an my wife was takeen down sick an was very low for a long time but fi nally recovered i stayed at pisga tel late in the fall..."

      2. Biographical info per the book "John Mangum, American Revolutionary War Soldier and Descendants," 1986, p. 610, by Delta Ivie Mangum Hale [see book for photos of husband and wife]: "Lucinda Mangum, the eighth child of John Mangum and Rebecca Canida Knowles, was born July 20, 1826 in Carrolton, Pickens Co., Alabama. She married James Richey March 25, 1846 in Nauvoo, Ill. He is the son of William Richey and Margaret Adair, born on Aug. 13, 1821 at Richens, Alabama. He died Aug 7, 1890 at Ft. Wingate, McKinley Co., New Mexico. She died on Feb. 23, 1903 at St. Johns, Apache Co., Arizona. James Richey lived in polygamy having three wives, Lucinda being his first wife. Lucinda and James had nine children:
      a. James Moroni Richey, b. 16 Apr 1848, SLC, UT.
      b. Lucinda Charlotte, b. 28 Oct 1851, Manti, SanPete, UT.
      c. John William, b. 26 Mar 1854, Manti, UT; d. 29 Oct 1854, Manti, UT.
      d. Joseph Benjamin, b. 8 Sep 1855, Manti, UT.
      e. Rebecca Ruth, b. 19 Oct 1857, Manti, UT.
      f. Margaret Emily, b. 22 Sep 1860, Washington, UT.
      g. Erastus, b. 21 Jan 1862, St. George, UT; d. 23 Sep 1863, St. George, UT.
      h. Elenor Jane, b. 11 Aug 1864, Washington, UT.
      i. Gemima Susana, b. 29 Apr 1867, Washington, UT.

      3. Biographical info per the book "John Mangum, American Revolutionary War Soldier and Descendants," 1986, pp. 610, 611, by Delta Ivie Mangum Hale: "History of Lucinda Mangum, by Mary A. Chapman Richey [their daughter-in-law]. Lucinda Mangum Richey was born July 20 1826 at Carrolton, Pickens, Co., Alabama. She married James Richey March 25, 1846 in Nauvoo, Illinois and came west with the pioneers of 1847, living first in Salt Lake City, Utah. James Richey was then called to Manti to help settle the community there. Sister Richeys's grandfather was called as Stake President with James Richey as one of his counselors. James was called to Washington to raise cotton because they came from the South. The Richeys helped build the St. George Temple. Grandmother Richey was a very kind and gentle woman. She helped take care of the sick. They then moved to St. Johns, Arizona, as they were having the chills and fever in 1880. The whole family would be down at once. They were seeking a healthier place and had intended to come down on the Gila. When they got as far as Joe City, Apostle Woodruff was at Snowflake, and he called the Richey family to St. Johns because they had a sawmill with them. Here they built the first house from the lumber produced in the lumber mill. Grandmother Richey was always so sweet and kind, and everybody loved her. They raised a fine family of faithful Children. She was 70 years old when she died. Her husband had been dead two or three years when she died. They were both buried in St. Johns, Arizona. They raised seven of their nine children to maturity. Her oldest daughter, Charlotte, went to Salt Lake City to study to become a midwife."

      4. Biographical info on this individual's father per the book "John Mangum, American Revolutionary War Soldier and Descendants," 1986, p. 7-16, by Delta Ivie Mangum Hale: "John's second wife died, and he was again left a widower. Following her death he moved to Warren County, Ohio, later changed to Clinton County. It was here that he met his third wife, Rebecca Knowles. The were married Jan. 19, 1809 at Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio. (Marriage Licenses of Warren County, No. 1 and 2, p. 30.) Eight children were born to John and Rebecca. In later life he appeared in court to claim his veteran's pension and gave the following statement regarding his places of residence: 'I was born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia on the 19th of Jan 1763, informed by my mother when I was eleven years old, I had it in a book from the time I entered the service. Until 1805 I resided in Newberry District, So. Carolina. In 1805 I moved to Warren County, afterwards Clinton County, Ohio where I resided until 1811. In 1811 I removed to Giles County, Tennessee where I stayed until 1815. In 1815 I came to St. Claire County, Alabama where I stayed until about 1823 or 1824. Then I removed to Pickens County, Alabama where I have lived ever since and now live.' (Package 370, Vol. 3, Veterans Bureau, National Archives, Washington, D.C.) While living at Warren Co., Ohio, John and Rebecca had a daughter, Gemima, born on Sep. 14, 1809. Two children were born after they moved to Tennessee. These were William on Christmas Day 1811 at Murray or Maury, Tennessee, and Rebecca on Aug. 10, 1814 at Giles, Tennessee. Another two children were born at St. Clair, Alabama. These were John, Jr., born June 10, 1817 and James Mitchell, born Jan. 6, 1820. Another son, Joseph, was born about 1822. The record of his birth date, place and picture are not available to date. A daughter, Jane was born July 14, 1824 at Maury, Tennessee, and their last daughter, Lucinda, was born July 20, 1826 at Carlton, Pickens County, Alabama..."

      5. Excerpts concerning the family histories of the Adair, Mangum,and Richey families from the book "A History of the St. Johns Arizona Stake," 1982, by C. LeRoy and Mabel R. Wilhelm. All three families were intermarried and it was James Richey who first introduced the Mormon Church to the combined families in Alabama and Mississippi in the 1840's:
      Chapter 36, The People, Part I, The Settlers: "…The Eastern Arizona Stake was to include all settlements of northern Arizona with headquarters at Snowflake. In 1879 Apostle Woodruff made a call for missionary families to settle in the new towns. The Territory of Arizona was not yet free from renegade Indians and outlaws. Cattle and horse thieves still roamed at large. Men from the Indian Missions and nearby towns were sent in to settle temporarily and make secure the new lands until permanent families could arrive… They settled three miles below San Juan and called the new settlement Salem… The brethren proceeded to erect a bowery from the greasewood which was abundant in the area. The bowery was constructed in one day, but was well done and afforded good protection against the spring winds. On March 7 [1880] the first meeting was held in the Bowery. The dedicatory prayer was given by Brother James Richey… The James Richey Company was on its way to the Gila Valley when a message came from the Church asking them to take their sawmill and locate as near the town of Salem as possible. Leaving Nevada in the fall of 1879, they did not arrive until the spring of 1880. A son was born to William and Charlotte Richey Sherwood before they arrived. James Richey, patriarch, was the leader of this large group. He became the first justice of the peace in the new settlement and witnessed the signing of the deed which gave the Mormons the land in and about St. Johns. Lucinda, his wife, became the first Relief Society President. William Sherwood and his younger brother, John F., had owned and operated several sawmills in Nevada and were well-seasoned lumbermen. They set up their sawmill, The Little Giant, east of where the town of Vernon is now located. The brothers were valued members of the new settlement-active in town and church affairs. Ruth Richey Sherwood, wife of John F., and a devoted church member, was an excellent cook and a friend to all children. Will's wife, Charlotte, after the early death of her husband, raised a family of seven, one boy and six girls, and became one of the most valued nurses and midwives of St. Johns... Moroni and Benjamin Richey were in their father's company. A scarlet fever epidemic took the lives of the wife and two children of Benjamin. He then married the lovely Alice Platt, sister of Dr. Will Platt. Benjamin, who did almost a lifetime of work in the Sunday Schools of St. Johns, was a man with extensive knowledge of English and American literature. He had dramatic talents and with his sister, Susan, laid the foundation of dramatic entertainment in St. Johns. After Alice's death, he married Eliza Jane Prather who raised a fine family of five boys and one girl. Susan Richey married Aurthur Tenney, brother of Ammon M. Tenney. The Tenneys were, for many years, contributors to all literary and dramatic pursuits in the town, now all live elsewhere… Joseph. Boeman Patterson had met the winsome Emily Richey while working with her father in Nevada. He arrived late in 1880 to claim Emily for his bride. Theirs was the first Mormon wedding in Salem and was held in the Spanish building which afforded only a dirt floor for the square dances performed. Joseph was a high councilor, served as ward clerk, and filled a mission in Great Britain. Emily, gay and entertaining, was a most gracious hostess. She was a counselor in the first Primary organization at Salem and served thirty years as a counselor in the Stake Relief Society with Ella S. Udall as president… The Richeys, who held song bees in almost every home in town, were soon producing such plays as 'Ingamar', 'Pizzarro', and 'Carpenter of Rowen'. Here the town's appreciation for the best in literature and drama was laid… In the summer of 1880 the town of Salem was given a post office, but it was withdrawn and located at San Juan. At this time the name was officially changed to St. Johns… Mary Ann Chapman was just twelve years old when she came to St. Johns with her father. In 1888 she married James Moroni Richey, oldest son of James Richey. He had been the first boy baby born in Salt Lake Valley after the saints arrived there and had come to St. Johns in 1880. Moroni Richey was a man strictly honest in all his dealings. He read much and taught the Gospel to his children. He had heard his parents give firsthand accounts of the life and works of the Prophet Joseph smith. He remembered these truths and taught them to his children and others. He died in 1930. Mary Ann was but sixteen when she married Moroni, but her fine qualities of love, faith and patience were as marked at that age as they are now at seventy-five. She served in both ward and stake primary in earlier years. Today she is a student of the scriptures and a most faithful church member. Her life's hobby has been the raising of beautiful flowers… Times for the settlements on the Little Colorado grew no better. There were years of drought. The over-grazed ranges would not feed the many cattle. There was not enough water for the farmers of St. Johns and the Meadows… In the spring of 1885 President John Taylor issued a tithing order for $1,000 and $1,087 more was collected in Utah stakes to help the settlers of St. Johns buy food and seed for the new crop. Much trouble arose over land claims. Only squatter rights had been obtained from the Barths. In 1884 there were attempts at jumping claims on some of the best lots in town… Samuel Newton Adair and Helen Genett Brown came to Concho, Arizona in 1880 from Washington, Utah, with their seven children. Later they moved to Nutrioso, and then to Luna, New Mexico. They were cattle people and ranchers. Their children were born later. The Adairs left their mark in the St. Johns Arizona Stake and many of their descendants are contributing to its growth and well being today… In 1884, while the St. Johns trouble was at its peak, 102 families were called from Utah for the specific purpose of bolstering the hard-pressed settlers… They arrived at a time when things were about as bad as they could get. The 'Hash Knife' cowboys, the St. Johns Ring, and other lawless elements were bent on driving the Mormons out of the Territory. The settlers had to arm themselves at all times, even taking their guns with them to church. To make a living under these circumstances was almost impossible. While some of the men were at work, others were left to stand watch over the women and Children…"

      6. Pioneer Trail Travel per Http://
      A. Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868. Jedediah M. Grant - Willard Snow Company (1847). Departure: 19 June 1847 Arrival in Salt Lake Valley: 4 October 1847 Company Information: 160 individuals were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post on the Elkhorn River about 27 miles west of Winter Quarters, Nebraska.
      James Richey (25)
      Lucinda Mangum Richey (20)
      B. Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868. Source of Trail Excerpt: Richey, James, Autobiography [n.d.], 4-5.
      Trail Excerpt: "...Soon after i was married i crost the missi[ss]ppi river and started west[.] wee stopt on the desmoin [Des Moines] river and waited for some provistions[.] wee also stopt on fore river and workt a while[.] wee then traveled on to pisga[h.] here I was taken down sick and was neare unto death but finally i got beter and my wife was takeen down sick and was very low for a long time but finally recovered[.] i stayed at pisga[h] tel late in the fall when mee and my brother in law Joseph mangum moved to winter quarters on the missouri river whare I stayed tel spring[.] while we ware in ioway [Iowa] my brother benjamin left is [us] and went on to council bluffs[,] whare entered the mormon battallion and went to calafornia [California] whare he died and thus i was deprived of a friend that was neare and deare to mee
      my wifes mother died at winter quarters from being exposed in traveling in an inclemant season of the year[.] i stayed at winter quarters tel spring and then started with the first camp for the vall[e]y of the mountains whare i arrived with my family after a long and tegious [tedious journey]—i arrived in salt lake vally in october in the year 1847[.] i left my fathers family at winter quarters on the missouri river whare they lived tel the spring of forty eight when they started for salt lake vally and joined mee in the fall of the same year[.] when they left my father started on a mishion [mission] to texas leeveing his mother at winter quarters[.] he filled his mishion and returnd to winter quarters and emigrateed to the val[l]ies in the year 50 [gran…] and ther[e] died of colerry [cholera]"

      1. See research notes and biography above.

      2. Obituary states 20 Jul 1826 near Pickensville, Pickens, AL.

      3. The only reference to John Mangum's possible involvement in the famous Battle of Cowpens is from a notation in the Journal of James Richey, who was John's son-in-law. The following is provided per email dated 26 Jun 2014 from Preston Richey , who has spent considerable time in transcribing the Journals. I include it here since it gives some dates concerning Lucinda. Preston states:
      "References to John Mangum's Revolutionary War experience occur on two pages of James Richey's Journals. In each case, that is the only thing on the page.
      Page 243:
      "Lucindia Mangum (Richey)
      Was born July 20, 1826, Pickens Co, Alabama
      Died St. Johns, March 2
      Her Father John Mangum, her Mother Rebecca Knoll
      John Mangum was a revolutionary Soldier, fought under
      Jeneral Morgan was wounded at
      the Battel of the Cow Pens,"
      [Note in the original, Morgan is written in over a strikeout. The words that are struck out are: "Marion (the Swamp Fox)" Also the entry seems to be made long enough after Lucinda died that he was uncertain as to the year and perhaps got the day wrong as well.]
      Page 298:
      "Lucindaia Mangums father was a Revolutionary Soldier
      he joined the army when about 14 years he was one of Gen Morgans
      famious Rifelman
      Lucindia Mangum Richeys brothers and Sisters
      are William Mangum, Rebecca Mangum Adair
      this is Lucindia Wilknio[?] John Mangum, James
      Mangum, also Joseph and Syrus"
      My conclusion is that John Mangum was actually a rifleman, and that he served in the Little River Regiment which at times was under the command of General Daniel Morgan. But to say that he was one of General Daniel Morgan's famous riflemen is a little bit of a conflation that isn't really supported by the other information we had, particularly his sworn declaration.
      Bobby Gilmer Moss told me that to be one of Morgan's riflemen you had to run a 100 yard course in under a minute. While running the course you had to fire at and break each of three clay pots that were off to the side of the course by perhaps 100 yards (he was unsure as to the exact distance). Sounds like a good test to me. Reloading a muzzle loader on the run and shooting accurately while out of breath would require extensive practice, good physical condition, and skill.
      So I don't think John Mangum was at Cowpens. But the Massacre at Hayes Station was certainly a horrific experience."

      3. Email dated 20 Aug 2020 from Preston Richey:
      "I am rethinking Lucinda Mangum's birthplace due the following documents:
      1) In my father's files I find a copy of what appears to be a page from a book on the Utah Pioneer Jubilee, July 24, 1897. I'm not sure if that is the name of the book. At any rate, Lucinda Mangum Richey is on page 145. It lists her residence, her birth, and the details of her arrival in the Salt Lake Valley. Her birth is listed as July 20, 1826 Carelton Pickens County Alabama.
      2) I also find a photo copy of the original submission form. I think this is the most significant document. The handwriting on the form is not Moroni's. Given the timing and nature of the Pioneer Jubilee, I think the simplest explanation is that they went to Lucinda herself and asked her to fill out her information for the book that was going to be published.
      3) Carrolton appears in James Richey's small, original journal, but it appears to have been added at a later date by James Moroni. Carrollton (two l's) appears in James Richey's large journal, and it was clearly added by James Moroni.
      So my conclusion is that James Moroni, Lucinda's oldest child, thought that she was born in Carrollton, Pickens, Alabama. Since their lives overlapped by 55 years, he had plenty of time to ask her, and no doubt got that information from her. It also appears that when Lucinda was asked to give her information for the Utah Pioneer Jubilee, she gave Carelton as her birthplace.I think we ought to give her the benefit of the doubt and list her birthplace as Carrollton even though the property records don'tsupport it. Perhaps the specific record was lost, perhaps they were squatters, maybe they were renting--hard to say at this point.

      1. See research notes and biography above. Pioneer crossing info reports date as 28 Mar whereas Mangum book reports 25 Mar. Neither gives source. Modern tombstone for James Richey reports 28 Mar 1846.

      2. 28 Mar 1846 per obituary.

      1. See research notes and biography above. One report has a 1902 date but it appears to be unsupported whereas most other researchers consistently report 1903.

      2. Obituary confirms 23 Feb 1903 date.

      1. Per Obituary.

      1. Deseret News, Fri., 13 Mar 1903, p. 7: "Death of a Pioneer. Sister Lucinda Richey, one of Utah's pioneers, has passed into the great beyond. She was the daughter of John and Rebecca Mangum, and was born July 20, 1826 near Pickensville, Pickens county, Ala.; was married to James Richey at Nauvoo, Ill. March 28, 1846. She spent the winter of 1846 in Winter Quartes; started from there in the first company to cross the plains, and reached Salt Lake valley in October 1847. She and her husband were called to and settled in Sanpete valley in the fall of 1849, and remained there till the autumn of 1859, when they were called and went to Dixie. They left Dixie, in 1849 [typo, probably 1889], and upon reaching the first 'Mormon' colony in Arizona, Brigham City, were called to settle at St. Johns, Ariz., where she resided ever since, having served as president of the Relief Society for 12 years. She died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.B. Patterson, Monday, Feb. 23. The funeral services were held in the large assembly room of the stake academy on Feb. 24, being attended by a great number of friends and relatives. The speakers were Presidents E.N. Freeman and J.T. Lesueur, Patriarch H. J. Platt and Bishop C.P. Anderson, all of whom spoke in words of praise on her useful life and good character. She was the mother of nine children. There are also 54 grandchildren and four great grandchildren to cherish her memory and emulate her worthy example. Sister Richey has virtually been a 'pioneer' all her married life. She was especially successful in keeping up the unity of the family spirit, among her children and grandchildren, a success which might, with profit, be sought for by any Lattter-day Saint family. She was truly a good, noble, faithful soul, one of God's jewels, made bright and beautiful through the things she suffered. Her kind and gentle disposition, and cheerful manner were a ray of sunshine wherever she went. We shall miss her, one and all; but we feel that she has gone willingly to obey another of her Master's calls."

      1. FHL film 2056023-2056026, especially film 5 which contains Mangum-Adair materials. Title is "George Addison Mangum's Genealogical Collection" which is his lifetime work donated to library in 1998; he was born in Utah in 1922, of Blackfoot, ID and is perhaps a brother to Ivey Mangum Hale. Brief summary includes: 2056023, item 1, book of remembrance; item 2, surname index of changes and volumes; item 3, Person materials; 2056024, items 3 thru 6 and 2056026, Mangum/Adair materials. Included are many family group sheets of sidelines and downlines, many of them unconnected.

      2. FHL Film 1697868 and book "The Mangums of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas, Utah, and Adjoining States," by John T. Palmer, Ph.D. Santa Rosa, CA 95409, 1993, 3rd ed.

      3. Nauvoo LDS Land and Records Office research file (copy in my possession as of 2 Jun 2007 and also partially viewable at Includes family group sheet from Ancestral File and copy of Susan Easton Black's book on LDS Members.

      1. Look for a potential marriage to a James Rouse after 1880. It is indicated by some that she have been also married to a James Rouse. Ordinance index in Mar 2002 shows a couple of sealings in progress but with date of marriage guessed as abt 1847, but this date looks incorrect due to info in 1880 census. Perhaps later? The John Mangum book by Delta Hale makes no mention of a second marriage.