Arthur James Richardson

24 November 1879–28 March 1967 (Age 87)
Forest Hill, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Arthur James

When Arthur James Richardson was born on 24 November 1879, in Forest Hill, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Richardson, was 35 and his mother, Emily Mills, was 31. He married Martha Smith on 2 August 1900, in Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1920 and Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1930. He died on 28 March 1967, in Catonsville, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Arthur James Richardson
Martha Smith
Marriage: 2 August 1900
Edward Arthur James Richardson
Benjamin Bernard Richardson
Victor Henry Richardson
Myrtle Martha Richardson
Ivy Agnes Richardson

Spouse and Children

2 August 1900
Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Edward Richardson


    Emily Mills




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1886 · Enoch Pratt Free Library Opens

Age 7

The Enoch Pratt Free Library, which opened in 1886, is the oldest free public library in the system.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 23

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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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Story Highlight

This is my Life by Arthur J. Richardson

**Editor's Note: When reading these writings of my grandfather please remember that he was schooled during the nineteenth century when standardization of spelling and punctuation was uncommon. I retai …

Sources (3)

  • A F Richardson in household of Edward Richardson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • A F Richardson in household of Edward Richardson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Arthur Richardson, "United States Census, 1920"

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