Louise Taylor Richards was born on 23 January 1857 in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, to Joseph Edward Taylor and Louisa Rebecca Capener. She married Joseph Smith Richards, George F. Richards’s cousin, on 30 June 1876 in Salt Lake City. Joseph was a doctor, and Louise sometimes helped him as a nurse. Louise died on 16 November 1935 in Salt Lake City.
 “Services Held For Louise T. Richards,” Deseret News, 18 Nov. 1935, 6; Louise Taylor Richards, death certificate, 16 Nov. 1935, “Utah Death Certificates, 1904–1965,” database with images, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-69B7-XRZ?i=1674&cc=1747615&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AXZP7-47H; “Louise Marie Taylor,” Family Search (Person ID: KWVG-LLW), accessed 30 Oct. 2020, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/KWVG-LLW.