Lewis Franklin Richardson

18 January 1899–31 May 1982 (Age 83)
Decatur, Wise, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis Franklin

When Lewis Franklin Richardson was born on 18 January 1899, in Decatur, Wise, Texas, United States, his father, James Brent Richardson, was 39 and his mother, Lidia A McGlathery, was 24. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Wise, Texas, United States in 1900 and Santa Anna, Coleman, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 31 May 1982, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Aurora, Wise, Texas, United States.

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James Brent Richardson
Lidia A McGlathery
Sebe Walker Richardson
Lewis Franklin Richardson
Flora Lucille Richardson
Trula Elizabeth Richardson
Lera Alice Richardson
Ira Thomas Richardson
Naomi Richardson

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 1
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered
Age 2
Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful "oil boom".
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 24
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 (11)

  • Lewis Richardson in household of James B Richardson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lewis Franklin Richardson, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Lewis F Richardson in household of James Richardson, "United States Census, 1920"

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