Richard Binns  ‏(I470)‏
Given Names: Richard
Surname: Binns

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 28 January 1834 26 21 Providence, Pa.
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1850 US Census at Shortcreek, Harrison, Ohio, age 17
1855 March, granted certificate to move to White Water M M, Indiana
1860 US Census at Wayne, Indiana, age 26. F1500. Also in F1500 was Julia E Binns age 23, born Indiana ‏[First wife?]‏
1880 US Census married head at Rossville, Shawneee, Kansas, age 47, carpenter
1883 William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas: RICHARD BINNS, contractor and builder, the only contractor in the town, came to Rossville in March, 1871, and has been constantly engaged in his trade. Has built most of the business houses and residences in the place. In 1881 did $12,000 worth of work and has done more than that in former years. Employs five and six carpenters. Came to the State in 1870 and located in Topeka and came from there direct to Rossville. Was Justice of the Peace for two years and is a member of the School Board. Built the first government building on the Pottawatomie Reserve at a cost of $4,000. Was born in Fayette County, Pa., January 18, 1834. Remained in native county until about ten years of age. Moved to Harrison County, Ohio, and remained until twenty-one, learning his trade and attending the Friends' boarding school at Mount Pleasant, Ohio, two years. Went to Richmond, Ind. and remained working at his trade, until coming to Kansas. Was married at Richmond, Ind., November, 1852, to Miss Elona Hall, of that place. Has five children - William H., now milling in Jefferson County; Horace M. and Frank, working with their father; Anna Laura and John B. Mr. B. is a member of the Hesperian Lodge, No. 111, A. F. & A. M., Rossville. Is P. M. of that lodge. Is a member of Friends' Church, Lawrence, Kan. Was a delegate to the Republican State Convention in 1882, and has always worked with the Republican party.
1905 Biography by James L King: Our subject lived in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, and then in Harrison County, Ohio, until 21 years of age, having attended school in the latter county
and learned the carpenter's trade. He then went to Richmond, Indiana, and there worked at his trade until 1870, when he came to Topeka. In March, 1871, he settled at Rossville, where he engaged in a hardware business for six years, and has continued to follow contracting and building until the present time. He has carried out a number of very important contracts, one of these being the first government building which was erected on the Pottawattomie reservation, which cost $4,000. In his earlier ears he also taught school, and for the past 20 years has administered the law as a magistrate at Rossville, to the entire satisfaction of all concerned.
In 1855, in Indiana, Mr. Binns married Elma H. Hill, who is a daughter of Harmon and Mary ‏(Henley)‏ Hill, and they had six children, namely: Mary, wife of Elias J. Burton, deceased in 1876; William A., a resident of Los Angeles, California, married first to Anna Esson, and second, to Anna Higgins; Horace M.,
deceased, who left four children,Grace E., Nellie, Ethel and Charles, who reside with their mother at Rossville; Frank N., residing in Los Angeles, California, who married Anna Mary Wilt and has one daughter; Anna Laura, who married Charles Smiley and died leaving two children,Ruth and Ray; and John B.,who died when 27 years of age. Politically, Mr. Binns is a staunch Republican. He has been a Mason and an Odd Fellow for many years. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church.

1910 US Census at Rossville, Shawnee, Kansas, married head age 76, married 53 years, own income from rental of City properties

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Family with Parents
Father
William Binns ‎(I234)‎
Birth 18 February 1807 27 24 Skipton, Yorks
Burial Columbus, Ohio
6 years
Mother
 
Ruth Gibson ‎(I467)‎
Birth 22 October 1812 Virginia, USA
Death 24 August 1887 ‏(Age 74)‏

Marriage: 10 March 1830 -- Redstone
9 months
#1
Brother
Gibson Binns ‎(I468)‎
Birth 10 December 1830 23 18
Death 2 May 1897 ‏(Age 66)‏
14 months
#2
Brother
Charles Binns ‎(I469)‎
Birth 19 February 1832 25 19 USA
Death 31 May 1838 ‏(Age 6)‏
2 years
#3
Richard Binns ‎(I470)‎
Birth 28 January 1834 26 21 Providence, Pa.
18 months
#4
Brother
Robert Binns ‎(I471)‎
Birth 26 July 1835 28 22
Death 21 June 1838 ‏(Age 2)‏
19 months
#5
Brother
David Binns ‎(I500)‎
Birth 18 February 1837 30 24 Harrisburg, Pa.
Death 20 June 1922 ‏(Age 85)‏ Columbus, Franklin, Ohio
19 months
#6
Sister
Mary Binns ‎(I472)‎
Birth 16 September 1838 31 25 Pennsylvania, USA
17 months
#7
Brother
Amos G Binns ‎(I473)‎
Birth 17 February 1840 32 27
Death 29 December 1872 ‏(Age 32)‏ Franklin, Ohio
3 years
#8
Brother
John Binns ‎(I723)‎
Birth 10 September 1842 35 29
Death 11 March 1864 ‏(Age 21)‏
4 years
#9
Brother
Thomas Clarkson Binns ‎(I724)‎
Birth 23 June 1846 39 33
20 months
#10
Brother
William Henry Binns ‎(I474)‎
Birth 2 March 1848 41 35 Harrison Co., Ohio
Death 29 June 1933 ‏(Age 85)‏
2 years
#11
Sister
Hannah Binns ‎(I725)‎
Birth 31 May 1850 43 37
Death 8 August 1883 ‏(Age 33)‏ Ohio, USA
15 months
#12
Sister
Margaret Binns ‎(I726)‎
Birth 28 August 1851 44 38
Death 24 February 1866 ‏(Age 14)‏
6 years
#13
Brother
Oliver Holden Binns ‎(I475)‎
Birth 7 November 1857 50 45 Redstone, Harrison Co., Pa., USA
Death 23 February 1939 ‏(Age 81)‏ Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana
5 years
#14
Brother
Charles Binns ‎(I1167)‎
Birth about 1863 55 50 Ohio, USA
Family with Elma H Hill
Richard Binns ‎(I470)‎
Birth 28 January 1834 26 21 Providence, Pa.
3 years
Wife
 
Elma H Hill ‎(I494)‎
Birth about 1837 Richmond, Indiana, USA

Marriage: about 1857
-4 months
#1
Daughter
Mary Emma Binns ‎(I495)‎
Birth 27 August 1856 22 19
Death 1877 ‏(Age 20)‏
17 months
#2
Son
William A Binns ‎(I496)‎
Birth 19 January 1858 23 21 Indiana, USA
Death 1933 ‏(Age 74)‏
18 months
#3
Son
Horace Mann Binns ‎(I497)‎
Birth 7 July 1859 25 22 Wayne, Indiana, USA
Death 21 September 1900 ‏(Age 41)‏ Rossville, Kansas
2 years
#4
Son
Franklin N Binns ‎(I498)‎
Birth 24 October 1861 27 24 Indiana, USA
Death 1932 ‏(Age 70)‏
3 years
#5
Daughter
Anna Laura Binns ‎(I499)‎
Birth 21 November 1864 30 27
Death 1897 ‏(Age 32)‏
3 years
#6
Son
John Bertrand Binns ‎(I712)‎
Birth 7 August 1867 33 30 Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
Death 1894 ‏(Age 26)‏