When Albert Johnson Rich was born on 12 May 1867, in Wytheville, Wythe, Virginia, United States, his father, John Alexander Rich, was 30 and his mother, Mary Margaret Johnson, was 24. He married Mary Estelle Baker on 21 May 1893, in Limestone, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Blacklick, Wythe, Virginia, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 5, Limestone, Texas, United States for about 40 years. He died on 10 July 1944, in Kosse, Limestone, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Kosse, Limestone, Texas, United States.
English: nickname for a wealthy man (or perhaps in some cases an ironic nickname for a pauper), from Middle English, Old French riche ‘rich, wealthy’, a word of ancient Germanic origin, akin to ancient Germanic rīc ‘power(ful)’.
English: from the Middle English personal name Rich, a pet form of any of the post-Conquest names beginning in Rich-, such as Richer and especially Richard . Compare Rick .
English: either a topographic name from Middle English riche(Old English ric) ‘stream’, signifying one who lived beside a stream, as at Glynde Reach (Sussex), or perhaps a habitational name from the (now lost) village of Riche (Lincolnshire).