Eli Andrew Richardson

23 May 1894–31 July 1976 (Age 82)
Oletha, Limestone, Texas, United States

The Life of Eli Andrew

When Eli Andrew Richardson was born on 23 May 1894, in Oletha, Limestone, Texas, United States, his father, Robert T Richardson, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Eglintine Cox Richardson, was 23. He married Cordie Brown on 22 February 1914, in Navarro, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Navarro, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 6, Navarro, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 31 July 1976, in Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Richland Cemetery, Richland, Navarro, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli Andrew Richardson
Cordie Brown
Marriage: 22 February 1914
Myrtle Marie Richardson
John Robert Richardson
Stella Lorraine Richardson
Mary Frances Richardson
James Eli Richardson

Spouse and Children

22 February 1914
Navarro, Texas, United States



    John Robert Richardson


    Stella Lorraine Richardson


    Mary Frances Richardson



Parents and Siblings

    Robert T Richardson


    Sarah Eglintine Cox Richardson




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 7

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Richard . This has undoubtedly also assimilated like-sounding cognates from other languages, such as Swedish Richardsson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eli Richardson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eli Richardson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eli Richardson, "United States Census, 1940"

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