Ray Lamar Richins

Male27 November 1930–9 December 2005

Brief Life History of Ray Lamar

When Ray Lamar Richins was born on 27 November 1930, in Lakeview, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Burton Leroy Richins, was 30 and his mother, Jennie Sorensen, was 24. He married Betty Marie Haynes on 7 February 1959, in Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Pleasant View Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940 and Orem, Utah, Utah, United States for about 55 years. He died on 9 December 2005, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Ray Lamar Richins
Betty Marie Haynes
Marriage: 7 February 1959
Larry Gene Harding
Berton William Richins
Jennie Jo Richins

Sources (12)

  • Ray LaMar Richins, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ray Lamar Richins - Government record: Social Security record: birth-name: Ray Lamar Richins
  • Ray L Richins, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 February 1959Nevada, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    1931 · The Hogle Zoo

    Age 1

    Being supported through Salt Lake City taxes, the Hogle Zoo has been at its present location at the mouth of Emigration Canyon since 1931 on land donated by Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hogle. In 1936, the zoo purchased Princess Alice, an elephant, from a traveling circus. She gave birth to the first elephant born in Utah. His name was Prince Utah and he died at eleven months old. Current exhibits include various birds, mammals, and reptiles from around the world.


    Age 20

    United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Ricun, a diminutive of Rich , itself a pet form of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. It appears that a dialectally different (Norman or Picard) form of the French name, with medial /-k-/, also survived in England for a time alongside forms with original /-tʃ-/.

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

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