Morgan Richards

5 April 1834–25 October 1912 (Age 78)
St Brides Major, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Morgan

When Morgan Richards was born on 5 April 1834, in St Brides Major, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Richards, was 36 and his mother, Alice Howell, was 33. He married Elizabeth Johns on 17 February 1857, in Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Panguitch, Iron, Utah, United States in 1880 and Boulder Election Precinct, Garfield, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 25 October 1912, in Escalante, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Escalante Cemetery, Escalante, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morgan Richards
1834–1912
Elizabeth Johns
1837–1912
Marriage: 17 February 1857
William John Richards
1857–1863
Alice Howell Richards
1860–1957
John Richards
1862–1947
William Morgan Richards
1865–1940
Thomas Richards
1867–1906
Franklin Dewey Richards
1870–1954
Harriet Jane Richards
1873–1879
Edward Richards
1876–1928
Elizabeth Richards
1878–1968
Mary Cecilia Richards
1881–1967

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 February 1857Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 9
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 20
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 25
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Richard

    Story Highlight

    The Panguitch Quilt Walk

    In March 1864 fifty-four pioneer families from Parowan and surrounding settlements were led by Jens Neilson across the Markagunt Plateau. A fort was built with cabins built around the perimeter, pens …

    Sources (38)

    • Morgan Richards, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Wm. Morgan Richards in entry for Edward Richards, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Morgan Richards, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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