Richard Jones

23 February 1826–19 August 1853 (Age 27)
Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Richard

When Richard Jones was born on 23 February 1826, in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Jones, was 35 and his mother, Susannah Lane, was 37. He lived in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Bewdley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 19 August 1853, in Platte River, Saunders, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Platte River, Saunders, Nebraska, United States.

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World Events (5)

Age 4
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
Age 7
The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 10
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.

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

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Sources (9)

  • Richard Jones in household of Thomas Jones, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Richard Jones, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Richard Jones - death:

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