Eliza Alvira Richardson

1830–1859 (Age 29)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Eliza Alvira

Eliza Alvira Richardson was born in 1830, in Kentucky, United States. She married Samuel Morton on 30 January 1851, in Schuyler, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1859, in Adair, Missouri, United States, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Morton
1805–1855
Eliza Alvira Richardson
1830–1859
Marriage: 30 January 1851
Nancy Morton
1852–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 January 1851
Schuyler, Missouri, United States
children

(1)

    Nancy Morton

    Female1852–Female

World Events (4)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 0

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1846

Age 16

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 (2)

  • Alvira Richardson in entry for Samuel Morton, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Alvira Richardson, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"

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