Vessie Zelma Richardson

Brief Life History of Vessie Zelma

When Vessie Zelma Richardson was born on 18 January 1904, in Missouri, United States, her father, James Robert Richardson, was 38 and her mother, Elenora Stodgell, was 35. She married Louis Taylor Conner in 1921, in Pettis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Sedalia Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States for about 15 years. She died on 9 October 1985, at the age of 81, and was buried in Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States.

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Louis Taylor Conner
Vessie Zelma Richardson
Marriage: 1921
Clyde Louis Conner
Verna Mae Conner

Sources (12)

  • Zelma V Conner, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Zelma V. Conner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Vissie Zelma Richardson in entry for Louie Conner, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · Licencing Butchers

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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