James Luther Richardson

12 January 1853–20 August 1934 (Age 81)
Martin, Weakley, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Luther

When James Luther Richardson was born on 12 January 1853, in Martin, Weakley, Tennessee, United States, his father, Samuel A Richardson, was 29 and his mother, Elvira Tabitha Roberts, was 21. He married Emma Ora Scott on 7 December 1879, in Lampasas, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Williamson, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 20 August 1934, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 81.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Luther Richardson
1853–1934
Emma Ora Scott
1860–1939
Marriage: 7 December 1879
Robert Whitmore Richardson
1881–1942
Ora Ella Richardson
1883–1962
Samuel Scott Richardson
1893–1968

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 December 1879
Lampasas, Texas, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel A Richardson

    Male1824–1880Male

    Elvira Tabitha Roberts

    Female1832–1880Female

siblings

(11)

    Virginia

    Female1848–Female

    Isabel Or Sarah

    Female1849–Female

    John W.

    Male1851–Male

    John W. Richardson

    Male1851–Male

    Male1853–1934Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 8

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James L Richardson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Luther Richardson in entry for R W Richardson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • James Luther Richardson in entry for Ora Ella Secrest, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.