Rachael Elsie Richardson

8 August 1888–23 November 1982 (Age 94)
Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Rachael Elsie

When Rachael Elsie Richardson was born on 8 August 1888, in Jackson, Indiana, United States, her father, James Alexander Richardson, was 37 and her mother, Samantha Litherland, was 32. She lived in Clifty Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 23 November 1982, at the age of 94, and was buried in Brownstown, Brownstown Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States.

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David A Crockett
Rachael Elsie Richardson

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 2
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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
Age 18
The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
Age 25
The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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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Sources (5)

  • Rachel L Crocket in household of David A Crocket, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elsie Richardson in entry for Warrick H. Gilmore, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • US Census, 1940, Indiana, Bartholomew, Clifty Township

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