Autumn Richey

7 March 1940–8 January 1943 (Age 2)
St. Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States

The Life of Autumn

When Autumn Richey was born on 7 March 1940, in St. Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States, her father, Leslie Jay Richey, was 31 and her mother, Mable James, was 24. She died on 8 January 1943, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 2, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leslie Jay Richey
1908–1979
Mable James
1915–2003
Jay Willard Richey
1932–1932
Forest Moroni Richey
–2017
Forest Moroni Richey
1933–2017
Scharlotte Richey
1935–2008
Floyd Heaton Richey
1938–2021
Autumn Richey
1940–1943

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World Events (3)

1941

Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 1

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 2

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on rīc ‘power(ful)’ ( see Reich ), or from the female personal name Rikheit, from rīc + suffix -heit ‘way of being’.2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Reiche or Ritsche ( see Ritchey 2).3 English and northern Irish: variant spelling of Ritchie .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Autumn Richey in household of Leslie Jay Richey, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Autumn Richey in household of Leslie Joy Richey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Autumn Richey, "Arizona, Maricopa, Mesa City Cemetery Records, 1885-1960"

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