Bettie Richardson

Brief Life History of Bettie

When Bettie Richardson was born in August 1875, in Logan Township, Pike, Indiana, United States, her father, William Marion Richardson, was 39 and her mother, Nancy Ann Phillips, was 36. She married Norman O'Neal in 1896. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Oakland City, Columbia Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. She died in 1953, at the age of 78, and was buried in Logan Township, Pike, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Norman O'Neal
1870–1950
Bettie Richardson
1875–1953
Marriage: 1896
John Brady O'Neal
1903–1918
Anna Beatrice O'Neal
1905–1995
O'Neal
1908–1908
O’Neal
1908–1908

Sources (8)

  • Betty Oneal in household of Norman Oneal, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bettie Richardson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Betty O'Neal in entry for Adrain B Elmore and Anna B O'Neal, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Richard + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans. Compare Ritson .

Americanized form (and a Swedish variant) of Swedish Richardsson or Rikardsson: patronymic from the personal name Richard , Rikard.

Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Richardsen or Norwegian Rikardsen, cognates of 2 above.

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

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