Amanda Mary Shay

May 1841–1911 (Age 69)
New York, United States

The Life of Amanda Mary

When Amanda Mary Shay was born in May 1841, in New York, United States, her father, Peter Shay Jr, was 38 and her mother, Sophronia Sutton, was 41. She married Joshua Hill Richardson in 1858. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Triumph, Triumph Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1911, at the age of 70, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Hill Richardson
Amanda Mary Shay
Marriage: 1858
Jesse Richardson
Lennie Leota Richardson
Leverne F Richardson

Spouse and Children

    Joshua Hill Richardson





    Jesse Richardson


    Lennie Leota Richardson


    Leverne F Richardson


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 5

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

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 22

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Shea .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda M Richardson in household of Leverne F Richardson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Amanda Richardson in household of Joshua Richardson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda M Shay in household of Ira Boughton, "United States Census, 1860"

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