Willie W Richey

Female30 January 1884–1 September 1944

Brief Life History of Willie W

When Willie W Richey was born on 30 January 1884, in Comanche, Texas, United States, her father, Joseph V Richey, was 37 and her mother, Parthenia Caroline Rhoads, was 33. She married John Luther Williamson Sr. on 9 December 1906. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Comanche, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 3, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 1 September 1944, in Dickens, Texas, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

John Luther Williamson Sr.
Willie W Richey
Marriage: 9 December 1906
Clara Ova Williamson
Joseph Dee Williamson
Richard Lee Williamson
John Luther Williamson Jr
Orvil Mathew Williamson
Willa Mae Williamson
Rentha Orita Williamson

Sources (17)

  • Johnnie Williamson in household of John Williamson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Willie Williamson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Willie Richey, "Texas, Comanche County Records, 1858-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 December 1906
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

    Age 10

    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 16

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name based on rīc ‘power(ful)’ (see Reich ), or from the female personal name Rikheit, from rīc + suffix -heit ‘way of being’. This surname is rare in Germany.

    Probably also an Americanized form of German Reiche or Ritsche (see Ritchey 2).

    English and northern Irish: variant of Ritchie .

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

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