Francis Richey (Francis T.) was born in Ashland County on the farm on which he now lives, in 1835, and in June 1857, married Elizabeth Crumlick, of Wayne County, Ohio. He has been trustee of Lake Township for two years, school director for six years, and supervisor of roads for several years. He is engaged in farming. In politics he is of Democratic faith. He us the father o f seven children, Mary C., Laura L., Florence M., Clement L., and Celestia. Frank L., and Dennis M., deceased.