Loronza Dell Dow Richardson

Male4 March 1862–26 June 1923

Brief Life History of Loronza Dell Dow

When Loronza Dell Dow Richardson was born on 4 March 1862, in Monroe, Indiana, United States, his father, Andrew Richardson, was 43 and his mother, Mary Stephens, was 36. He married Celia Elvira Goodman on 22 November 1890, in Brown, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Benton Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Salt Creek Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 26 June 1923, in Bloomington, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Little Union Cemetery, Unionville, Benton Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Loronza Dell Dow Richardson
Celia Elvira Goodman
Marriage: 22 November 1890
Martha Viola Richardson
Mary Goldie Richardson
Curnel Martin Richardson
Raymond Richardson
Daisy May Richardson
Joseph Richardson
Lloyd Leo Richardson
Walter E Richardson
Harley Eugene Richardson
Nancy Mabel Richardson

Sources (20)

  • Ren Richardson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lorenzo D Richardson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Lorenza D. Richardson, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    22 November 1890Brown, Indiana, United States
  • Children (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 1

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 19

    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.

    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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