John William Richman

4 January 1856–24 July 1921 (Age 65)
Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John William

When John William Richman was born on 4 January 1856, in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Tagg Richman, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Ann Stephenson, was 29. He married Jane Charlotte Sinfield on 20 October 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cecil, Maryland, United States in 1860. He died on 24 July 1921, in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Richman
Jane Charlotte Sinfield
Marriage: 20 October 1876
John Samuel Richman
Zoe Richman
George Sinfield Richman
Amos Sinfield Richman
William Sinfield Richman
Jennie Richman
Hannah Sinfield Richman
Aha Sinfield Richman
Leon Sinfield Richman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 7
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 19
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Richeman, either from an unrecorded Old English Rīcmann, or from a pet form of Richard + the hypocoristic suffix -man. The name was sometimes interchangeable with Rickman , especially in recent times.English: occasionally perhaps a nickname from Middle English riche ‘rich, powerful’ + -man. Compare Rich .English: perhaps a variant of Richmond , or vice versa.

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

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    John William Richman

    John William Richman was born to John Richman and Sarah Ann Stephenson on 4 January 1856. John William was born in Albeschbank, Lncln, England. there was six children born to John and Sarah Ann. Wh …

    Sources (26)

    • John Richmond in household of Matthew Richmond, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John W Richman in entry for Leon S Richman and Boston O Thomas, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Henry R. Richman in entry for Hannah Richman Howells, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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