Homer Orestes Richardson

Brief Life History of Homer Orestes

When Homer Orestes Richardson was born on 3 November 1877, in Salem, Washington Township, Washington, Indiana, United States, his father, Isaac Richardson, was 33 and his mother, Malinda Catherine Barnett, was 31. He married Tona Bell Henderson on 6 June 1906, in Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Osage, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 2 Stonewall, Las Animas, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 28 May 1956, in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Homer Orestes Richardson
1877–1956
Tona Bell Henderson
1890–1970
Marriage: 6 June 1906
Richard Isaac Richardson
1907–1974
Homer Olan Richardson
–1997
Bessie Marie Richardson
1909–1983
Thelma Mae Richardson
1910–1974
William Kenneth Richardson
1914–1985

Sources (12)

  • Homer O Richardson in household of Isaac Richardson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Homer O Richardson, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Homer Arestes Richardson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1881 · Denver becomes State Capitol

On Nov 8 1881, Denver becomes the state capitol, due to an economic boom the city experienced in the 1880s.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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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