LeNora Ordelia Wiley

Brief Life History 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

Sources (12)

  • Nora C Richey, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Nora Ordelia Richey, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Richie in entry for Richie, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1903: Lynn, Texas, United States

1912 · The Girl Scouts

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

English: from various places called with Old English wīg, wēoh ‘idol’ + lēah ‘wood, clearing’, such as Whyly in East Hoathly (Sussex), Whiligh in Ticehurst (Sussex), Weeley (Essex), Weoley (Worcestershire), and Willey (Surrey), or from any of the other places called Willey, such as those in Cheshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Warwickshire, named with Old English wilig ‘willow’ + lēah, or from Wylye (Wiltshire), which takes its name from the river Wylye (of uncertain etymology).

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

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