Arthur Richardson

Brief Life History of Arthur

When Arthur Richardson was born on 15 August 1863, in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Henry Leland Richardson, was 43 and his mother, Frances Mitchell Lincoln, was 26. He died on 12 March 1867, at the age of 3.

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Family Time Line

Henry Leland Richardson
1819–1866
Frances Mitchell Lincoln
1837–1924
William King Richardson
1859–1951
Grace Richardson
1861–1953
Arthur Richardson
1863–1867
Nancy L Richardson
1865–
Fanny Leland Richardson
1865–1963

Sources (2)

  • Arthur Richardson, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Richardson, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

World Events (4)

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Richard + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans. Compare Ritson .

Americanized form (and a Swedish variant) of Swedish Richardsson or Rikardsson: patronymic from the personal name Richard , Rikard.

Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Richardsen or Norwegian Rikardsen, cognates of 2 above.

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

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