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
1894–1976
Cordie Brown
1896–1962
Marriage: 22 February 1914
Myrtle Marie Richardson
1915–1994
John Robert Richardson
1918–1922
Stella Lorraine Richardson
1920–2010
Mary Frances Richardson
1923–1923
James Eli Richardson
1932–1991

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 February 1914
Navarro, Texas, United States
children

(5)

    Female1915–1994Female

    John Robert Richardson

    Male1918–1922Male

    Stella Lorraine Richardson

    Female1920–2010Female

    Mary Frances Richardson

    Female1923–1923Female

    Male1932–1991Male

Parents and Siblings

    Robert T Richardson

    Male1869–1933Male

    Sarah Eglintine Cox Richardson

    Female1871–1932Female

siblings

(11)

+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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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