Mary Florence Richards

16 December 1886–23 May 1956 (Age 69)
Almy, Uinta, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Mary Florence

When Mary Florence Richards was born on 16 December 1886, in Almy, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, her father, Samuel Richards, was 21 and her mother, Margurite Selene Brown, was 16. She married Evan Wesley Ames on 8 September 1908, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 23 May 1956, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Evan Wesley Ames
Mary Florence Richards
Marriage: 8 September 1908
Marion Evan Ames
Bonita Marguriete Ames
Florence Louise Ames
Wallace Wesley Ames
Mildred Sadie Ames
Melvin Samuel Ames

Spouse and Children

8 September 1908
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1896 · The Logan Temple Barn

Age 10

The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Mary Florence Ames in household of Evan Wesley Ames, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Florence Richards Ames in household of Evan Wesley Ames, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Florence Ames in household of Evan W Ames, "United States Census, 1920"

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