George Alonzo Richardson

1 August 1886–28 September 1918 (Age 32)
Chesterfield, Macoupin, Illinois, United States

The Life of George Alonzo

When George Alonzo Richardson was born on 1 August 1886, in Chesterfield, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, his father, William Richardson, was 28 and his mother, Nancy Ann Bonnington, was 26. He had at least 1 daughter with Minnie Florence Skinner. He died on 28 September 1918, in Macoupin, Illinois, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Macoupin, Illinois, United States.

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George Alonzo Richardson
Minnie Florence Skinner
Mildred Richardson

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    Mildred Richardson


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 6

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 10

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 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)

  • George Richardson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George S Richardson in household of William Richardson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Alonzo Richardson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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