Alta Jane Riches

30 August 1883–25 November 1899 (Age 16)
Shelton, Bingham, Idaho, United States

The Life of Alta Jane

When Alta Jane Riches was born on 30 August 1883, in Shelton, Bingham, Idaho, United States, her father, George Bamford Riches, was 25 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Davies, was 24. She died on 25 November 1899, at the age of 16, and was buried in Ririe, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Bamford Riches
Mary Elizabeth Davies
Mary Elizabeth Riches
Pearl Alice Riches
Alta Jane Riches
George Barber Riches

Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Age 7

Idaho is the 43rd state.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Rich 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alta Jane Riches, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"
  • Alta Jane Mann Riches, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Alta Jane Riches, "BillionGraves Index"

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