Sarah Alice Richey

Female8 November 1869–24 July 1952

Brief Life History of Sarah Alice

When Sarah Alice Richey was born on 8 November 1869, in Cadiz Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas J. Richey, was 24 and her mother, Margaret Mc Fadden, was 20. She married Morgan Morris on 23 October 1895, in Harrison, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and New Concord, Union Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 24 July 1952, at the age of 82.

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Morgan Morris
Sarah Alice Richey
Marriage: 23 October 1895
Charles Richey Morris
John Lawrence Morris
Anna Irene Morris
Arthur Kenneth Morris
Mary Alberta Morris

Sources (28)

  • Sarah A Richey in household of Thomas Richey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Alice Richey, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Alice S. Richey, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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  • Marriage
    23 October 1895Harrison, Ohio, United States
  • Children (5)

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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1870 · Giving all the right to vote

    Age 1

    The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 27

    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.

    Name Meaning

    German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name based on rīc ‘power(ful)’ (see Reich ), or from the female personal name Rikheit, from rīc + suffix -heit ‘way of being’. This surname is rare in Germany.

    Probably also an Americanized form of German Reiche or Ritsche (see Ritchey 2).

    English and northern Irish: variant of Ritchie .

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

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