Daniel Rich

Male1807–14 March 1872

Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Rich was born in 1807, in Buxton, York, Maine, United States, his father, Israel Rich, was 31 and his mother, Rhoda Smith, was 30. He married Nancy Hawkes on 29 November 1835, in Richville, Standish, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Standish, Cumberland, Maine, United States for about 10 years and Maine, United States in 1870. He died on 14 March 1872, in Richville, Standish, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 65.

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Daniel Rich
Nancy Hawkes
Marriage: 29 November 1835
Lydia Rich
Lavinia L. Rich
Melville C. Rich
Lucy Ann Rich
Flora Edna Rich
Arthur S. Rich
Sidney A. Rich

Sources (22)

  • David Rich, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Daniel Rich, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Daniel in entry for Sidney A. Rich, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1835Richville, Standish, Cumberland, Maine, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 13

    Maine is the 23rd state.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 18

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a wealthy man (or perhaps in some cases an ironic nickname for a pauper), from Middle English, Old French riche ‘rich, wealthy’, a word of ancient Germanic origin, akin to ancient Germanic rīc ‘power(ful)’.

    English: from the Middle English personal name Rich, a pet form of any of the post-Conquest names beginning in Rich-, such as Richer and especially Richard . Compare Rick .

    English: either a topographic name from Middle English riche(Old English ric) ‘stream’, signifying one who lived beside a stream, as at Glynde Reach (Sussex), or perhaps a habitational name from the (now lost) village of Riche (Lincolnshire).

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

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