Eliza Louisa Richardson

Halifax, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Eliza Louisa

When Eliza Louisa Richardson was born in 1828, in Halifax, North Carolina, United States, her father, Hardy Richardson, was 40 and her mother, Dorcas Ann Boone Pope, was 50. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with John Henry Richardson. She lived in Brinkleyville, Halifax, North Carolina, United States in 1880.

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John Henry Richardson
Eliza Louisa Richardson
Amarilla Richardson
Janine Cornelia "Jane" Richardson
John Ransome Richardson
Mark Andrew Richardson
Bettie Richardson

Spouse and Children



    Amarilla Richardson


    Janine Cornelia "Jane" Richardson


    John Ransome Richardson


    Mark Andrew Richardson


    Bettie Richardson


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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 · Trail of Tears

Age 2

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 34

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

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)

  • Louisa Richardson in household of John Richardson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lou Richardson in household of John Richardson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza Richardson in household of John Richardson, "United States Census, 1860"

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