Margaret Richards

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Richards was born in June 1842, in Seneca, Ohio, United States, her father, Joseph Richards, was 50 and her mother, Margaret Moore, was 45. She married Josiah Herrin on 1 January 1880. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 31 May 1919, in Clinton Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76.

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Josiah Herrin
Margaret Richards
Marriage: 1 January 1880

Sources (9)

  • Margaret Richards in household of Joseph Richards, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret Richards, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"
  • Margaret M Richards Herin, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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World Events (8)


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

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .

German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .

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

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