Worth Bluford Richardson Sr.

30 July 1903–December 1990 (Age 87)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Worth Bluford

When Worth Bluford Richardson Sr. was born on 30 July 1903, in Indiana, United States, his father, Alonzo B Richardson, was 38 and his mother, Alberta Wilson, was 32. He married Mary Randolph Roberson on 10 February 1928, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 3, McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died in December 1990, in Hixson, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Worth Bluford Richardson Sr.
Mary Randolph Roberson
Marriage: 10 February 1928
John Paine (Dick) Richardson
Clark Randolph (Rick) Richardson

Spouse and Children

10 February 1928
Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Alonzo B Richardson


    Alberta Wilson




    Clark Marcellus Richardson



    Catherine M Richardson


World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 1

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 23

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Richard . This has undoubtedly also assimilated like-sounding cognates from other languages, such as Swedish Richardsson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Worth B Richardson in household of Alonza E Richardson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Worth Richardson in household of Lon E Richardson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Worth B Richardson, "United States Census, 1940"

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