Ophelia Theriot

1894–1947 (Age 53)

The Life of Ophelia

Ophelia Theriot was born in 1894, in France as the daughter of John Theriot and Mary Stevens. She married Edgar N Richards on 9 July 1913, in Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in DeQuincy, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States for about 5 years and Ward Four, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 20 November 1947, in Sulphur, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 53.

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Ophelia Theriot
Edgar N Richards
Marriage: 9 July 1913
Ella Nora Richard

Spouse & Children

9 July 1913
Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States


  • Ella Nora Richard


Parents & Siblings

  • John Theriot


  • Mary Stevens




  • Female1894–1947Female

  • Emile Theriot


World Events (8)

1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason

Age 0

The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France  and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 15

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

LA spelling of French Theriault .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ophelia Richards in household of E N Richards, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ophelia M Richards in household of Edgar N Richards, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ophelia Richard in household of Oscar N Richard, "United States Census, 1920"

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