Richard Slater Brydon

Male1879–12 November 1944

Brief Life History of Richard Slater

When Richard Slater Brydon was born in 1879, in Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, his father, Robert Armstrong Brydon, was 35 and his mother, Christina Slater, was 31. He married Mabel G Paddison on 22 November 1904, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and San Jose Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years. He died on 12 November 1944, in San Dimas, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 65.

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Richard Slater Brydon
Mabel G Paddison
Marriage: 22 November 1904
Robert John Brydon
Janet A Brydon
Edith Leona Brydon
Mabel Christina Brydon

Sources (19)

  • Richard Brydon in household of Robert Brydon, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Richard S Brydon, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Richard S Brydon, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1904Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (5)

    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.

    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 4

    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 19

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Bryden .

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

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