Landon Rich

20 December 1840–4 May 1908 (Age 67)
Bernadotte Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Landon

When Landon Rich was born on 20 December 1840, in Bernadotte Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Ricketts Rich, was 22 and his mother, Henrietta Peck, was 17. He married Mary Florence Bratton on 10 October 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States in 1870 and Gentile Valley, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 4 May 1908, in Grace, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Grace Cemetery, Caribou, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Landon Rich
Mary Florence Bratton
Marriage: 10 October 1872
Phebe Rich
Mary Florence Rich
Landon Lorenzo Rich
Charles Colson Bratton Rich
Favorette Bratton Rich
George Rich
Rodney Rich
Cyral Rich
Cyril Adelbert Rich

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 1
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries: 1860: Davis, Utah Territory, United States 1862: Morgan, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Morgan, Utah, United States

    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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    Sources (35)

    • Landon Riche in household of Thomas Riche, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Landon Rich in entry for Charles C Rich and Lavera Mae Buckley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Landon Rich in entry for Favorette B Hayes, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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