Richard Umstead and Magdalene Tyson Graves

These are the graves of Richard Umstead, proven son of Jacob and Ann Adams Umstead, and his wife Magdalene Nash Tyson. Richard was born about August 22, 1743 and died October 28, 1816. The stone reads "In Memory of RICHARD UMSTEAD who departed this life October 28th 1816 Aged 73 Years 2 months & 6 days." Magdalena was born about June 19, 1751 or 1752 and died October 5, 1785 or 1786. Rehnford's transcript incorrectly shows her dying in 1784. Her stone reads "In Memory of MAGDALENE UMSTED the wife of RICHARD UMSTED who departed this life Octo 5(?) 178(5 or 6) aged 34 years 3 months 16 days." Magdalene is said to have been the daughter of William Sellen Tyson and Alice (Elise) Nash. Information on Richard's proven parentage may be found in Corrections to Jacob Line.



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