Lucy Temple Richerson

1 August 1883–20 November 1946 (Age 63)
Caroline, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Lucy Temple

When Lucy Temple Richerson was born on 1 August 1883, in Caroline, Virginia, United States, her father, James Reuben Richerson, was 44 and her mother, Catherine Butler, was 28. She married Herbert Arthur Willis Sr on 18 April 1906, in Caroline, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Nottoway, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Bluefield, Tazewell, Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 20 November 1946, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Arthur Willis Sr
Lucy Temple Richerson
Marriage: 18 April 1906
Katherine Twyman Willis
Lucy Temple Willis
Second Lt Herbert Arthur Willis Jr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1906Caroline, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
    Age 11
    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 17
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an altered form of Richardson or perhaps a patronymic from Richer .

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Lucy T Willis in household of Herbert A Willis, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lucy Temple Richerson in entry for Herbert Arthur Willis, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943"
    • Lucy Richerson Willis, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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