Lucy Ann Richardson

Female3 September 1843–8 September 1917

Brief Life History of Lucy Ann

When Lucy Ann Richardson was born on 3 September 1843, in Stoddard, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Luther Richardson, was 34 and her mother, Lucy Tryphena Dunn, was 34. She married Charles Wilson Rugg on 19 November 1861. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lake Township, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States in 1885 and Mason Township, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 8 September 1917, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Charles Wilson Rugg
Lucy Ann Richardson
Marriage: 19 November 1861
Frederick Andrew Rugg
Harlan Elbert Rugg
Myra Jane Rugg
Lucy Isabelle Rugg

Sources (30)

  • Lucy A Rugg in household of Charles W Rugg, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucy A Richardson Rugg, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Lucy Rugg in entry for Fredie A Rugg, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 November 1861
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

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


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States


    Age 20

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

    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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