Hattie Ann Richards

2 December 1878–4 October 1967 (Age 88)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Hattie Ann

When Hattie Ann Richards was born on 2 December 1878, in Illinois, United States, her father, Armstead Richards, was 28 and her mother, Nancy Ann Scranton, was 19. She married John Gillon Williams on 10 November 1897, in McCook, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Max, Dundy, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 October 1967, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

John Gillon Williams
Hattie Ann Richards
Marriage: 10 November 1897
Velma Anita Williams
Velma Oneta Curtis
Vera May Williams
Ulah Pearl Williams
Zedia Louisa Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1897McCook, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1885 · The First Skyscraper
    Age 7
    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 24
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Hattie Richards in household of Armsted Richards, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Hattie Richards in entry for Ray Leymaster, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
    • Hattie K Williams in household of John G Williams, "United States Census, 1900"

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