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.

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Family Time Line

James Luther Richardson
Emma Ora Scott
Marriage: 7 December 1879
Robert Whitmore Richardson
Ora Ella Richardson
Samuel Scott Richardson

Spouse and Children

7 December 1879
Lampasas, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel A Richardson


    Elvira Tabitha Roberts






    Isabel Or Sarah


    John W.


    John W. Richardson



+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.

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.

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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"

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