Oliver Richards

8 July 1769–11 September 1847 (Age 78)
Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Oliver

When Oliver Richards was born on 8 July 1769, in Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Joseph Richards, was 27 and his mother, Mary Kelsey, was 24. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Lydia Andrews. He died on 11 September 1847, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Richards
1769–1847
Lydia Andrews
1774–1861
Amon Richards
1798–1870
Samuel Richards
1800–
Marilla Lydia Richards
1802–1877
Oliver Richards
1803–1879

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World Events (8)

1776
Age 7
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
Age 12
The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1791
Age 22
Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .

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

Possible Related Names

Richard

Sources (13)

  • Oliver in entry for Lydia Richards, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Oliver Richards, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Oliver in entry for Lydia Richards, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

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