Dr. Darwin Charles Richardson

29 June 1812–13 November 1860 (Age 48)
Denmark, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Darwin Charles

When Dr. Darwin Charles Richardson was born on 29 June 1812, in Denmark, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Dr. Bernice Richardson, was 27 and his mother, Olive Harnden, was 25. He married Jane Cyrene Cobleigh on 2 September 1839, in Lisbon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 13 November 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Darwin Charles Richardson
1812–1860
Jane Cyrene Cobleigh
1819–1892
Marriage: 2 September 1839
Mary Cobleigh Richardson
1840–1840
Martha Cobleigh Richardson
1841–1841
Elizabeth Cobleigh Richardson
1843–1843
Solon Darwin Richardson
1844–1911
Arthur C Richardson
1846–1856
William Henry Cobleigh Richardson
1848–1908
Jane Cyrene Cobleigh Richardson
1851–1912
Ellen Eliza Cobleigh Richardson
1855–1914
Darwena Isabella Cobleigh Richardson
1857–1857
Darwin Cobleigh Richardson
1859–1927

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 September 1839Lisbon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820
    Age 8
    Maine is the 23rd state.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 13
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Richard + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans. Compare Ritson .Americanized form (and a Swedish variant) of Swedish Richardsson or Rikardsson: patronymic from the personal name Richard , Rikard.Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Richardsen or Norwegian Rikardsen, cognates of 2 above.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Richarson
    Richerson
    Richard
    Richeson
    Ritson

    Story Highlight

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    A Sketch of the Life of Dr. Darwin C. Richardson Pioneer of Utah-1847 by Grace R. Richardson Peterson, a granddaughter Darwin C. Richardson was the son of Bernice and Olive Richardson. He was born, Ju …

    Sources (45)

    • Darwin in entry for Charles Richardson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Dr. Darwin Charles Richardson - Government record: Census record: 1850 Census: 1850; Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    • Dr Darwin Richardson, "Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850-2005"

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