When Beatrice Elizabeth Richards was born on 6 August 1937, in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States, her father, George Melvin Richards, was 50 and her mother, Elsie Dorothy Scarberry, was 27. She married Paul C Nelson in 1970. She died on 12 November 1999, at the age of 62.
English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .
German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .