Albert Johnson Rich

Male12 May 1867–10 July 1944

Brief Life History of Albert Johnson

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.

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Albert Johnson Rich
Mary Estelle Baker
Marriage: 21 May 1893
Mary Estelle Rich
Lucie Belle Rich

Sources (15)

  • Albert Rich in household of John A Rich, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rich, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • A J Rich, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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  • Marriage
    21 May 1893Limestone, Texas, United States
  • Children (2)

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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

    Age 3

    Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 23

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    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).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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