Edith Lilian Richards

Female28 February 1887–6 March 1923

Brief Life History of Edith Lilian

When Edith Lilian Richards was born on 28 February 1887, in Kittanning Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph M Richards, was 46 and her mother, Susanna Nancy King, was 44. She had at least 1 daughter with William Marshall Glendenning. She lived in Gilpin Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 6 March 1923, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Marshall Glendenning
Edith Lilian Richards
Isabel Glendenning

Sources (6)

  • Edith L Glendenning in household of Frank M Glendenning, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith Lilian Richard, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Edith Lillian Richard Glendening, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 11

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .

German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .

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

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