Elizabeth C Richards

Brief Life History of Elizabeth C

When Elizabeth C Richards was born in 1847, in Indiana, United States, her father, Rezin E Richards, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Fane Evans, was 33. She lived in Montgomery Township, Owen, Indiana, United States in 1850.

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Rezin E Richards
Elizabeth Fane Evans
Samuel Richards
John W Richards
Corline Richards
William J Richards
Hester Josephine Richards
Joseph Harvey Richards
Elizabeth C Richards
Carrie Elizabeth Richards
Charles Montgomery Richards
Mary E Richards
Minnie Richards

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  • Elizabeth C Richards in household of Rezin Richards, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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