Dr Frank Alton Richardson

1 July 1858–17 September 1923 (Age 65)
Fort Recovery, Mercer, Ohio, United States

The Life of Frank Alton

When Dr Frank Alton Richardson was born on 1 July 1858, in Fort Recovery, Mercer, Ohio, United States, his father, Dr. Robert Bruce Richardson MD, was 26 and his mother, America Claypool, was 19. He married Margaret Alice Campbell on 26 July 1883, in Hardin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Huntsville, McArthur Township, Logan, Ohio, United States in 1900 and McArthur Township, Logan, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 17 September 1923, in Huntsville, Logan, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Ohio, United States.

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Dr Frank Alton Richardson
Margaret Alice Campbell
Marriage: 26 July 1883
Ethel Arthora Richardson
Iva Belle Richardson

Spouse and Children

26 July 1883
Hardin, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 2

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 18

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Irish: Mac Risdeard, son of Richard; Richard, in Old German, meaning rich-hearted, powerfulAnglo-Saxon: Richard, Richard, and sun, son, meaning son of Richard

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Richardson in household of Eliza Jane Irwin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank A Richardson in household of Arzy Richardson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frank A Richardson, "United States Census, 1900"

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