Homer Orestes Richardson

3 November 1877–28 May 1956 (Age 78)
Salem, Washington, Indiana, United States

The Life of Homer Orestes

When Homer Orestes Richardson was born on 3 November 1877, in Salem, 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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Homer Orestes Richardson
Tona Bell Henderson
Marriage: 6 June 1906
Richard Isaac Richardson
Homer Olan Richardson
Bessie Marie Richardson
Thelma Mae Richardson
William Kenneth Richardson

Spouse and Children

6 June 1906
Chautauqua, Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Emanual Albert Richardson


    Nellie Nevada Richardson


    William Harvey Richardson





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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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

Age 4

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

Age 21

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 personal name Richard . This has undoubtedly also assimilated like-sounding cognates from other languages, such as Swedish Richardsson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Homer O Richardson in household of Isaac Richardson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Homer Richardson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Homer O Richardson, "United States Census, 1910"

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