Richard Miller Devens 1824 – 1900

Richard M Devens Headstone

 

Ancestry:  Samuel Devens

Born: September 21, 1824 in Charlestown Ma.

  • Father: Samuel Devens
  • Mother: Rachel Nable Carver

Died: March 5, 1900 in Bourne Ma. at 75 yrs, 5 mos, 13 d.

  • Buried: Cataumet Cemetery; area A

Occupation: Editor

Married (1): July 18, 1846 in Cambridge Ma. by William Jenks

  • To: Catherine V. H. Oakes; (1827 – 1855)

Children: 2 (known)

  • 1. Horace Theodore Devens, Civil War; (1847 – 1864); Horace is buried in the National Cemetery at Marietta Ga.; Horace’s name is on the headstone with his parents & brother, Robert O. Devens, in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 2. Robert O. Devens; (February 27, 1852 – July 19, 1854); Robert died at 2 yrs, 5 mos. & is buried in Cataumet Cemetery with his parents.

Married (3): January 13, 1864 in Sandwich Ma. by N. W. Britton

  • To: Hannah A. Ellis; (1844 – 1931) (Anson Burgess Ellis & Harriet Newell (Howes)); Hannah married (2) Joseph Sylvan (Abt.1821 – ?) (Manuel Sylvan & Joaquin Louise (–)) in Norton Ma. on April 2, 1901; Joseph married (1) Hannah Howes (1828 – 1894) (Nathan Howes, Capt. & Lydia Sears) in Dennis Ma. on November 17, 1859.

Children: Unknown

 

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