Caroline Richardson

1824–from 1870 to 1880 (Age 46)
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Caroline

When Caroline Richardson was born in 1824, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Richardson, was 41 and her mother, Delilah "Dolly" Robbins, was 39. She married Memory C. McCarley about 1846. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Randolph, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Alabama, United States in 1870. She died from 1870 to 1880, in Delta, Clay, Alabama, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Clay, Alabama, United States.

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Memory C. McCarley
Caroline Richardson
Marriage: about 1846
William Miles McCarley
Melissa Mc Carley
John McCarley
Virgil Lee McCarley
Thomas Mc Carly
Mary B McCarley
Edward Morton Mc Carley
Joseph Thomas McCarley

Spouse and Children

about 1846


    William Miles McCarley


    Melissa Mc Carley


    Thomas Mc Carly


    Mary B McCarley


    John McCarley


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 2

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Richard . This has undoubtedly also assimilated like-sounding cognates from other languages, such as Swedish Richardsson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Caroline Mccurley in household of Mimery Mccurley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Marry Mc Carly in household of M Mc Carly, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Caroline Mccarley in household of M C Mccarley, "United States Census, 1870"

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