Herbert Eugene Richie

9 June 1885–5 April 1954 (Age 68)
Arcata, Humboldt, California, United States

The Life of Herbert Eugene

When Herbert Eugene Richie was born on 9 June 1885, in Arcata, Humboldt, California, United States, his father, Charles Henry Richie, was 37 and his mother, Margaret Renner, was 25. He married Lillian Winifred Jacobsen on 23 March 1907, in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Eureka Judicial Township, Humboldt, California, United States in 1940. He died on 5 April 1954, in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Oceanview Cemetery, Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Eugene Richie
Lillian Winifred Jacobsen
Marriage: 23 March 1907
Helen Evelyn Richie
Herbert Melvin Richie
Charles William Ritchie
Romayne Adele Richie
Lillian Mae Ritchie

Spouse and Children

23 March 1907
Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Henry Richie


    Margaret Renner




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 6

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

Age 19

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant spelling of Ritchie .2 Americanized spelling of the Swiss family names Rütschi, Rütsche, or Rüetschi ( see Ritchey ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Herbert Ritchie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbert Ritchie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herbert Richie, "United States Census, 1910"

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