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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Dr. Darwin Charles Richardson
Jane Cyrene Cobleigh
Marriage: 2 September 1839
Mary Cobleigh Richardson
Martha Cobleigh Richardson
Elizabeth Cobleigh Richardson
Solon Darwin Richardson
Arthur C Richardson
William Henry Cobleigh Richardson
Jane Cyrene Cobleigh Richardson
Ellen Eliza Cobleigh Richardson
Darwena Isabella Cobleigh Richardson
Darwin Cobleigh Richardson

Spouse and Children

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

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    History of Solon Darwin Richardson (1844-1911) Compiled by Hazel Genevieve Gardner Richardson, the 9th child of Solon Darwin Richardson Solon Darwin Richardson was born August 5, 1844, in Lisbon, Graf …

    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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