William Richards III

20 July 1827–9 June 1921 (Age 93)
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Richards III was born on 20 July 1827, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William D. Richards, was 22 and his mother, Harriet Jones, was 19. He married Margaret Morgan on 19 March 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851 and Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 9 June 1921, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Richards III
Margaret Morgan
Marriage: 19 March 1854
William E Richards
Thomas Llewellyn Richards
Janet Richards
Harriet Maria Richards
Sarah Ann Richards
David Hyrum Richards
Evan Morgan Richards
Elizabeth Harriet Richards
Homer Richards
Gomer Richards
Mary Jane Richards
Martha Rosetta Richards
Rachel Richards
Elias Emor Richards
Claudia Sophia Richards

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 March 1854Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 37
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .

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

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    Sources (65)

    • William Richards in entry for Evan Richards, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • William Richards, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • William Richards in entry for John M. Danials Or Daniels and Martha R. Richards, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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