Arza Sanford Richards

19 January 1900–15 December 1945 (Age 45)
Falson, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Arza Sanford

When Arza Sanford Richards was born on 19 January 1900, his father, George Washington Richards, was 34 and his mother, Eliza Elizabeth Dotson, was 29. He married Ora Bell Weaver on 25 December 1918, in Jane Lew, Lewis, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Grant District, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Coventry Township, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 15 December 1945, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 45.

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Arza Sanford Richards
Ora Bell Weaver
Marriage: 25 December 1918
Lemoyne Bernice Richards
Billy Richards

Spouse and Children

25 December 1918
Jane Lew, Lewis, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 13

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Sanford A Richards, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Azu S Richards in household of George W Richards, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arza S Richards in household of George W Richards, "United States Census, 1900"

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