LeNora Ordelia Wiley

12 December 1889–2 September 1972 (Age 82)
Johnson City, Blanco, Texas, United States

The Life of LeNora Ordelia

When LeNora Ordelia Wiley was born on 12 December 1889, in Johnson City, Blanco, Texas, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Wiley, was 29 and her mother, Nancy Permelia Jane Greer, was 19. She married Manuel Cornelius Richey on 14 September 1905, in Coleman, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Blanco, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 3, Lynn, Texas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 2 September 1972, in Tahoka, Lynn, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Grassland, Lynn, Texas, United States.

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Manuel Cornelius Richey
LeNora Ordelia Wiley
Marriage: 14 September 1905
Elmer Richey
Lora Richey
Ora Lee Richey
Hubert Melvin Richey

Spouse and Children

14 September 1905
Coleman, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 14

Historical Boundaries: 1903: Lynn, Texas, United States
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Northern Irish and Scottish: variant of Wylie .2 Possibly also English, a habitational name from Wylye in Wiltshire, named for the Wylye river ( see Wilton ).3 English: possibly a variant of Willey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nora Richey in household of Manuel C Richey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nora Wiley in household of T J Wiley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nora Richey in household of Manuel C Richey, "United States Census, 1940"

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