Thomas Smith Richardson

3 December 1859–5 August 1919 (Age 59)
Clay, Indiana, United States

The Life of Thomas Smith

When Thomas Smith Richardson was born on 3 December 1859, in Clay, Indiana, United States, his father, Jeremiah D Richardson, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Hutchins Smith, was 41. He married Sarah Melissa Cordell on 15 September 1891, in Howell, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Washington Township, Fulton, Arkansas, United States in 1910. He died on 5 August 1919, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Smith Richardson
1859–1919
Sarah Melissa Cordell
1868–1959
Marriage: 15 September 1891
Ralph James Richardson
1898–1970
Carl Thomas Richardson
1901–1977
Ellen LUCILLE Richardson
1906–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 September 1891
Howell, Missouri, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah D Richardson

    Male1819–1876Male

    Elizabeth Hutchins Smith

    Female1818–1876Female

siblings

(7)

    James Colson Richardson

    Male1845–1921Male

    Sarah JANE Richardson

    Female1847–1935Female

    Nancy Margaret Richardson

    Female1849–1917Female

    Female1853–1958Female

    Male1859–1919Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 2

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1863

Age 4

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

Age 16

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)

  • Thomas S Richardson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thos S Richardson in household of James Cordell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas S Richardson, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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