Elizabeth White Richardson

15 July 1896–7 November 1971 (Age 75)
Maysville, Mason, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth White

When Elizabeth White Richardson was born on 15 July 1896, in Maysville, Mason, Kentucky, United States, her father, Charles C Richardson, was 24 and her mother, Ola C Wheeler, was 27. She died on 7 November 1971, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Charles C Richardson
Ola C Wheeler
Elizabeth White Richardson

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 4

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Elizabeth Richardson in household of Charlse Richardson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Richardson in household of Charles C Richardson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Richardson in household of Charles C Richardson, "United States Census, 1930"

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