Bliss Leroy Richards

3 July 1911–4 November 1951 (Age 40)
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Bliss Leroy

When Bliss Leroy Richards was born on 3 July 1911, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, George James Richards, was 25 and his mother, Georgina Mordue, was 25. He married Hope Alberta Cheney on 24 June 1938, in Bisbee, Cochise, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Mammoth, Juab, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 November 1951, in Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Ventura, Ventura, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bliss Leroy Richards
Hope Alberta Cheney
Marriage: 24 June 1938
Duane Melvin Richards
Bliss Adrian Richards
Michael Robert Richards

Spouse and Children

24 June 1938
Bisbee, Cochise, Arizona, United States


    Duane Melvin Richards


    Bliss Adrian Richards


    Michael Robert Richards


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1912 · The Bonneville Speed Way

Age 1

The Bonneville Speedway is located northeast of Wendover, Utah and is part of the Bonneville Salt Flats Race Track. The Bonneville Speedway is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for being the venue for numerous land speed records.
1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Age 11

Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from the personal name Richard . Richards is a frequent name in Wales.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bliss Leroy Richards, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bliss Richards in household of Georgie R Clegg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bliss Richards in household of George Richards, "United States Census, 1920"

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