Agnes Richards

1 November 1843–10 November 1929 (Age 86)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Agnes

When Agnes Richards was born on 1 November 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, John Kenny Richards, was 38 and her mother, Agnes Hill, was 35. She married George Washington Baker on 18 January 1861, in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States for about 50 years. She died on 10 November 1929, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Baker
Agnes Richards
Marriage: 18 January 1861
Dr. George Washington Baker Jr.
Mary Emma Baker
Julia Baker
Joseph Albert Baker
Lucy Agnes Baker
John Simon Baker
Willard Cyrus Baker
John Lyman Baker
Celestia Baker
Olive Baker
Seth Baker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1861Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 2
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 23
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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.

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    Sources (42)

    • Agnes Richards in entry for Joseph Albert Baker, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Agnes Baker in household of George Baker, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Agnes Richards in entry for Willard Baker and Lena E. Beaudry, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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