Louisa Richburg

Alabama, United States

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Richburg was born in 1860, in Alabama, United States, her father, James Monroe Richburg, was 30 and her mother, Edith Ella Helms, was 33. She lived in Election Precinct 7 Peacock, Coffee, Alabama, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

James Monroe Richburg
Edith Ella Helms
Henry Clinton Richburg
Laura L. Richburg
Franklin Pierce Richburg
Louise E Richburg
Louisa Richburg
Mary Lecy "Mollie" Richburg
Emma Edith Richburg

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World Events (3)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 1

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Reichenberg .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Louisa Richburg in household of J M Richburg, "United States Census, 1870"

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