Sterling R Richardson

22 February 1893–20 December 1942 (Age 49)
Sylvatus, Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sterling R

When Sterling R Richardson was born on 22 February 1893, in Sylvatus, Carroll, Virginia, United States, his father, Aaron Richardson, was 21 and his mother, Rosetta Surratt, was 19. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Alice May McGlothlin. He lived in Rural, Wise, Virginia, United States in 1935 and Fort Chiswell Magisterial District, Wythe, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 20 December 1942, in Max Meadows, Wythe, Virginia, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Sterling R Richardson
Alice May McGlothlin
Eldridge Richardson
Nina Ellen Richardson
Kelly Arnold Richardson
Sterling Foy Richardson
Alta Bernice Richardson
Rose Lee Richardson

Spouse and Children



    Eldridge Richardson


    Nina Ellen Richardson


    Kelly Arnold Richardson


    Sterling Foy Richardson


    Alta Bernice Richardson


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Aaron Richardson


    Rosetta Surratt




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 1

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 14

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Irish: Mac Risdeard, son of Richard; Richard, in Old German, meaning rich-hearted, powerfulAnglo-Saxon: Richard, Richard, and sun, son, meaning son of Richard

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Sources (3)

  • Sterling Richardson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sterling Richardson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sturling Richerson, "United States Census, 1920"

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