Martha Richardson

5 May 1883–1 January 1950 (Age 66)
Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Richardson was born on 5 May 1883, in Jackson, Indiana, United States, her father, James Alexander Richardson, was 32 and her mother, Samantha Litherland, was 27. She married James Franklin Hawn on 1 September 1911, in Indiana, United States. She lived in Owen Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 1 January 1950, at the age of 66, and was buried in Seymour, Jackson, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Franklin Hawn
Martha Richardson
Marriage: 1 September 1911

Spouse and Children

    James Franklin Hawn



1 September 1911
Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 18

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • Martha Richardson in household of Alexander Richardson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marthy Hawn in entry for James Franklin Hawn, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Martha Ann Charles, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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