Alonzo Andrew Richards

5 July 1909–25 March 2000 (Age 90)
Cleveland, Emery, Utah, United States

The Life of Alonzo Andrew

When Alonzo Andrew Richards was born on 5 July 1909, in Cleveland, Emery, Utah, United States, his father, Henry John Richards, was 26 and his mother, Brighamine Mari Anne Hansen, was 27. He married Rachel Pauline Atwood on 27 June 1933, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Elmo Election Precinct, Emery, Utah, United States in 1940 and Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 25 March 2000, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Cleveland, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Alonzo Andrew Richards
Rachel Pauline Atwood
Marriage: 27 June 1933
Doris Lorna Richards
Reah DeAnn Richards
DeVonna Richards

Spouse and Children

27 June 1933
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · McKay-Dee Hospital Opens its Doors

Age 1

To honor Thomas D. Dee, his wife and her children built a hospital as a memorial to him. Located on 24th Street and Harrison the hospital served the community for 59 years. After it closed its doors in 1969, a new hospital was constructed near 39th street and Harrison in 1971. Located next to another hospital, the two hospitals ultimately merged together bearing both names of McKay, after David O. McKay, and Thomas Dee, to honor the hospital that served the surrounding area for many years. The McKay-Dee Hospital is still in operation but has moved from its original spot.
1933 · Sons of Utah Pioneers

Age 24

Like the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, The National Society of the Sons of Utah Pioneers is an organization dedicated to preserving the legacy and studying the history of the Latter-day Saints Pioneers of Utah and the West. The organization is open to All good men of every age and circumstance who have an interest in the early Utah Pioneers. It is not necessary to have pioneer ancestry to join.

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from the personal name Richard . Richards is a frequent name in Wales.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alonzo Andrew Richards in household of Maud Edna Richards, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Alonzo Andrew Richards, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Alonzo Richards, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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