When Stephen Bennonia Richardson was born on 8 November 1902, in Homestead, Blaine, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Frank Demerit Richardson, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Stewart, was 32. He married Gladys Viola McCartney on 10 March 1925, in Oberlin, Decatur, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in United States in 1949 and Finley Township, Decatur, Kansas, United States in 1950. He died on 12 August 1983, in Oberlin, Decatur, Kansas, United States, at the age of 80.
English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Richard + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans. Compare Ritson .
Americanized form (and a Swedish variant) of Swedish Richardsson or Rikardsson: patronymic from the personal name Richard , Rikard.
Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Richardsen or Norwegian Rikardsen, cognates of 2 above.
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