Heber John Richards

11 Oct 1840 - 12 May 1919
Heber John Richards (1840-1919) was born 11 Oct. 1840 in Manchester, Lancashire, England. He was the son of Willard Richards and Jennetta Richards. He married Mary Julia Johnson on 9 Apr. 1862. He was baptized 11 Oct. 1848. His birth was documented in Wilford Woodruff's journal, and he spoke in meetings throughout his life that Wilford Woodruff attended. He died 12 May 1919 in Provo, Utah Co., Utah.

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