Minerva Edmeresa Richards Knowlton
Minerva Edmeresa Richards Knowlton, George F. Richards’s sister, was born on 11 May 1858 in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, to Franklin D. Richards and Nanny Longstroth. She married Benjamin Franklin Knowlton on 14 September 1882. Minerva died on 28 May 1936 in Salt Lake City.
 Franklin L. West, Life of Franklin D. Richards, President of the Council of the Twelve Apostles Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press, 1924), 269; “Long Career Ends,” Deseret News, 28 May 1936, ; William Lee Knecht, ed., Knecht Family Records: Benjamin Franklin Knowlton (Sandy, UT: Knecht Family Association, n.d.), 19; “Minerva Edmeresa Richards,” FamilySearch (Person ID: KWCJ-Z33, accessed 6 June 2019, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/KWCJ-Z33.