Louisa Richman

Female10 August 1863–8 July 1941

Brief Life History of Louisa

When Louisa Richman was born on 10 August 1863, in Delaware, Indiana, United States, her father, Daniel Richman, was 36 and her mother, Susanna Coffman, was 29. She married Andrew Jackson May on 12 February 1888, in Muncie, Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Salem Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States for about 50 years. She died on 8 July 1941, in Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Sunderland Cemetery, Daleville, Salem Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson May
Louisa Richman
Marriage: 12 February 1888
Ethel May
Ernest Garner May

Sources (8)

  • Louisa Richman in household of Daniel Richman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Louisa Richman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Louisa Richman May, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1888Muncie, Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · The Assassination of a President

    Age 2

    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."


    Age 23

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Richeman, either from an unrecorded Old English Rīcmann, or from a pet form of Richard + the hypocoristic suffix -man. The name was sometimes interchangeable with Rickman , especially in recent times.

    English: occasionally perhaps a nickname from Middle English riche ‘rich, powerful’ + -man. Compare Rich .

    English: perhaps a variant of Richmond , or vice versa.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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