Mary E Richards

27 December 1838–23 February 1913 (Age 74)
Milford Hundred, Kent, Delaware, United States

The Life of Mary E

When Mary E Richards was born on 27 December 1838, in Milford Hundred, Kent, Delaware, United States, her father, William H. Richards, was 25 and her mother, Sarah A Sallie Downs, was 19. She married James Harrington on 30 December 1856, in Tent, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 February 1913, at the age of 74, and was buried in Milford Hundred, Kent, Delaware, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Harrington
1833–1907
Mary E Richards
1838–1913
Marriage: 30 December 1856
James H Harrington
1858–
Jacob A Harrington
1862–1927
Sarah A Harrington
1864–1942
Robert John Harrington
1878–1918
Jennie Johnson
1886–
Clarence Roy
1891–

Spouse and Children

    James Harrington

    Male1833–1907Male

    Female1838–1913Female

MARRIAGE
30 December 1856
Tent, New Castle, Delaware, United States
children

(6)

    James H Harrington

    Male1858–Male

    Jacob A Harrington

    Male1862–1927Male

    Sarah A Harrington

    Female1864–1942Female

    Robert John Harrington

    Male1878–1918Male

    Jennie Johnson

    Female1886–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1855 · Prohibition Law

Age 17

Delaware enacted a statewide prohibition law in 1855.
1863

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from the personal name Richard . Richards is a frequent name in Wales.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Herrington in household of J Herrington, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Harrington in household of James Harrington, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary E Richards in household of William H Richards, "United States Census, 1850"

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