Sara Elizabeth Richards

Female6 October 1906–21 August 1965

Brief Life History of Sara Elizabeth

When Sara Elizabeth Richards was born on 6 October 1906, in Georgia, United States, her father, William Ellison Richards, was 24 and her mother, Olive Alexander Dent, was 23. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Elisha James Willis Jr. She lived in Bainbridge, Decatur, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and Decatur, Georgia, United States in 1965. She died on 21 August 1965, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Decatur, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha James Willis Jr
1902–1977
Sara Elizabeth Richards
1906–1965
Margaret Dent Willis
1927–2005
Elisha James Willis III
1930–2016

Sources (7)

  • Sarrah E Richards in household of William E Richards, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah R Willis, "Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998"
  • Sara E Richards in entry for Dent Willis, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 16

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

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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