Keeper Bio: Richards, Phoebe D.

Date of Service: 1873-1879

1827:  Phoebe Dwight is born in Pennsylvania.

1873-1879: Phoebe D. Richards serves as First Assistant at Craney Island Lighthouse, VA. Her annual salary is $420. (Her husband Elisha Richards, served as Principal Keeper)

1910:  Phoebe D. Richards dies.

Sources: Chesapeake Chapter Keeper’s Database;;, The Norfolk Virginian, July 22, 1879

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