Charles Oscar Richerson

25 April 1854–25 August 1925 (Age 71)
Franklin, Brooke, Virginia, United States

The Life of Charles Oscar

When Charles Oscar Richerson was born on 25 April 1854, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, his father, Captain Nathaniel Clayborn Richerson Sr., was 33 and his mother, Nancy Lee Pinckard, was 30. He married Lydia Elizabeth Patterson on 25 April 1878, in Franklin, Brooke, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Snow Creek, Franklin, Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 25 August 1925, in Antonito, Conejos, Colorado, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Antonito Cemetery, Antonito, Conejos, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Oscar Richerson
Lydia Elizabeth Patterson
Marriage: 25 April 1878
Nannie Franklin Richerson
Lucy Lee Richerson
James Louis Richerson
Bettie Oscar Richerson
Minnie Greenwood Richerson
Mabel Irene Richerson
William Dryden Richerson
Lydia Keen Richerson
Nathaniel C Richerson
Margaret Richerson
Charles Edgar Richerson
Sarah Martha Or Sallie Richerson
Helen Tazwell Richerson

Spouse and Children

25 April 1878
Franklin, Brooke, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 7

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1861 · Denver Becomes a City

Age 7

In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.
1876 · Colorado becomes a State

Age 22

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.

Name Meaning

Apparently an altered spelling of Richardson or perhaps a patronymic from Richer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles Richardson in household of Nathaniel Richardson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Richardson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Chas O Richardson in household of Nathl Richardson, "United States Census, 1860"

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