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
Sarah Melissa Cordell
Marriage: 15 September 1891
Ralph James Richardson
Carl Thomas Richardson
Ellen LUCILLE Richardson

Spouse and Children

15 September 1891
Howell, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah D Richardson


    Elizabeth Hutchins Smith




    James Colson Richardson


    Sarah JANE Richardson


    Nancy Margaret Richardson




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

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

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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