Oliver Spinks Richardson

24 March 1879–21 May 1917 (Age 38)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Oliver Spinks

When Oliver Spinks Richardson was born on 24 March 1879, in Alabama, United States, his father, John Wesley Richardson, was 43 and his mother, Mary Jane Allen, was 43. He lived in Waterloo, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 17 Waterloo, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1900. He died on 21 May 1917, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Waterloo, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Richardson
Mary Jane Allen
Martha Elizabeth Richardson
William Henry Richardson
James Wesley Richardson
Robert E. Lee Richardson
Mary Dee Richardson
Nancy Joanna Richardson
Sally Roxanna Richardson
Hiram Turner Richardson
Louanna Richardson
John Thomas Richardson
Oliver Spinks Richardson
Bishop Marvin Richardson

Parents and Siblings

    John Wesley Richardson


    Mary Jane Allen





    William Henry Richardson



    Robert E. Lee Richardson


    Mary Dee Richardson


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 11

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Oliver S Richardson in household of Wesley Richardson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oliver S Richardson in household of Wesley Richardson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Oliver S Richardson, "Find A Grave Index"

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