William Pembrooke Richeson

15 April 1908–19 December 1995 (Age 87)
Partlow, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of William Pembrooke

When William Pembrooke Richeson was born on 15 April 1908, in Partlow, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, William Henry Richeson, was 41 and his mother, Judith Terrell Durrett, was 37. He lived in Berkeley Parish, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Berkeley Magisterial District, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 19 December 1995, in Stafford, Virginia, United States, at the age of 87.

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William Pembrooke Richeson
Ella Lenora Humphries

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

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.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 9

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Apparently an altered form of Richardson , but compare Richerson .

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

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  • William P Richardson in household of W Henry Richardson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William P Richeson in household of William H Richeson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William P Richerson in household of William H Richeson, "United States Census, 1910"

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