Friday, October 21, 2005

John Calvin Rich

John Calvin Rich

John was born on 25 October 1896 in Overton, Tennessee.
John's mother died when he was only 2 years old. His father was killed in a rail road accident in 1926. John moved to Detroit and is found in the Grand Traverse 1920 Census as a boarder of Andrew C. Dauchy. He went to work at the Ford Motor Company, but found work as a garage mechanic. This is where he met Dorothy Elizabeth Wood. He married Dorothy in Detroit, and they moved to Santa Ana, California prior to 1940. He died on 29 March 1976 in Orange, California.

1900 Overton, Tennessee Census

1920 Traverse County, Michigan Census

1930 Wayne County, Michigan Census