Mary Richards

19 July 1821–9 June 1899 (Age 77)
Beddgelert, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Richards was born on 19 July 1821, in Beddgelert, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Richards, was 25 and her mother, Mary Owens, was 21. She married John Robert Roberts on 21 November 1846, in Llanfrothen, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1861 and Nantmor, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 9 June 1899, in Round Valley, Inyo, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Bishop, Inyo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Robert Roberts
Mary Richards
Marriage: 21 November 1846
Mary Elizabeth Roberts
John Roberts
Sidney Roberts
Jannet Roberts
William Daniel Roberts
Robert Roberts
Elinor M Roberts
Sidney Roberts
Robert Edward Roberts
Ellen Roberts

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1846Llanfrothen, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
    Age 10
    Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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 (22)

    • Mary Edward in entry for Mary A Suits, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Marry Roberts in household of John Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Marry Roberts in household of John Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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