Verona Frances Rickards

Female24 August 1904–22 December 1961

Brief Life History of Verona Frances

When Verona Frances Rickards was born on 24 August 1904, in Ocean View, Sussex, Delaware, United States, her father, George N Rickards, was 41 and her mother, Annie E Hudson, was 36. She lived in Representative District 7, Sussex, Delaware, United States in 1940 and Sussex, Delaware, United States for about 1 years. She died on 22 December 1961, in Lewes, Sussex, Delaware, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Ocean View, Sussex, Delaware, United States.

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Verona Frances Rickards

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  • Verona Hiestand, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Verona Frances Rickards, "Delaware State Birth Records, 1861-1922"
  • Verona F Hiestand, "Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961"

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.

1910 · Battleship USS Delaware Commissioned

Age 6

"The USS Delaware was commissioned on November 10, 1910. This was ship number six that had been named after the """"first state."""" It was top of the line but during WWI never saw battle."


Age 16

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): variant of Rickard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Richards , with which it was often interchangeable.

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

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