Dora Deane Richards

9 November 1917–12 July 2006 (Age 88)
Greenup, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Dora Deane

When Dora Deane Richards was born on 9 November 1917, in Greenup, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jacob Richards, was 37 and her mother, Mary Melvina Harr, was 41. She married Neil Tiffin Payne on 1 November 1934. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Deerfield Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 12 July 2006, in New Holland, Marion Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Browns Chapel Cemetery, Deerfield Township, Ross, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Neil Tiffin Payne
Dora Deane Richards
Marriage: 1 November 1934
Sherwin Red Payne
Lynn Payne

Spouse and Children

1 November 1934


    Sherwin Red Payne


    Lynn Payne


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Richards





    Theodore R Richard


    Bertha Richards


    Sadie Richards




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 9

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from the personal name Richard . Richards is a frequent name in Wales.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dora Payne in household of Neil Payne, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dora Richards in household of Jake Richards, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dora D Richards in household of Jake Richards, "United States Census, 1920"

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