Who was Calvin Boyd's wife?

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My great great grandaddy was Calvin Boyd born Jan.16,1877 died April18,1896. I need help in finding out information who he was married to. All I have is her maiden name- Richerson from Indiana. They were married Oct.14,1847 in Fountain, Indiana. Their daughter was my great grandmother Dorothy Elizabeth Boyd.
in Genealogy Help by Mary Gossett G2G4 (4.1k points)

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Calvin Boyd married Melissa Richardson 18 Oct 1860 at Fountain, IN.

Indian Marriage Index 1811-1959.

The 1860 and the 1880 US Census estimate Calvin Boyd's birthdate as 1840. In 1860 he resided in Fulton Twp., Fountain, IN at age 20. I

In 1880 his residence was Mill Creek, Fountain, IN. Calvin is widowed here an 40y, Dortha is 18, Albert W. 16, Malissa E. 14. These four all born Indiana. Next, Calvin's mother, Jane 78y, her daughter Nancy 60y, dau. Betsey, 66, these three born in Kentucky. Jane's sons, John 58y, Mathew 55y, Gorge W. 42y, all born in Indiana. Calvin Boyd born 1840 was the son of Calvin Boyd born KY.
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
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From your previous question if you look at that data,  Dorotha's father Calvin was born in 1840.

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"Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JCJ5-V56

name: Calvin Boyd

event: Marriage

event date: 18 Oct 1860

event place: , Fountain, Indiana

registration place: , Fountain, Indiana, United States

marriage license date: 16 Oct 1860

gender: Male

spouse's name: Melissa Richardson

spouse's gender: Female

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (790k points)

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