George Frank Rich Family

George Frank RICH was born 28 July 1855 in Lawndale, McLean, IL to Thomas Jefferson RICH and his wife, Jane DEMOREST.  He married Ida Jane PACKWOOD, 14 Jun 1899 in Erie, Neosho, KS who was born 8 Oct 1862 in Terre Haute, Vigo, IN to Richard PACKWOOD and his wife, Emilie TUSSING. George and Ida Rich came to the Bellingham area in 1903 from Parsons, Labette, KS.  Ida RICH died 26 Mar 1915 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA and George RICH died 15 Aug 1915 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA. They are both buried in Bayview Cemetery.
George F. RICH Obituary    Ida (PACKWOOD) RICH Obituary


  1. Mamie Alice RICH was born 28 Apr 1900 in Parsons, Labette, KS and married 3 Aug 1922 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA George William BROWN who was born 22 Nov 1899 in Marysville, New Brunswick, Canada to George William and Hattie Amelia (BURPEE) BROWN. He died 9 Sep 1987 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA. Mamie died in September, 1968 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA. Both are buried in Bayview Cemetery.
     Mamie (RICH) BROWN Obituary    George W. BROWN Obituary

  2. Susie RICH was born about 1902 and called Susie MARINO of Everett, WA in 1968.

  3. Hazel Ida RICH was born 18 Jun 1904 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA, and died 12 Feb 1984 as a resident of Alderwood Manor, King, WA. Hazel married (1) 16 Jan 1925 in Whatcom county, Thomas Isaac BEAZLEY, son of Burgess and Stella Mae BEAZLEY.  Thomas was born about 1904 and died 10 Aug 1946 in a railroad accident. He is buried in Bay View Cemetery.  Hazel marrried (2) Rasmus "Ray" BJELLAND in 1946 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA. Rasmus was born 5 Aug 1911 in Hommersaak, Norway to Rasmus and Kristina BJELLAND. He died 2 Jan 1993 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA. Both are buried in Bay View Cemetery.
    Hazel (RICH) BJELLAND Obituary     Rasmus BJELLAND Obituary    Thomas BEAZLEY Obituary  

Submitted by Linda Locheed

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