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Richardson Genealogy & History

Richardson is an ancient surname meaning son of Richard. It is derived from Old English "ric", meaning power, and "heard", meaning hardy or brave. Anglo-Saxon in origin, it has numerous spellings, such as Richardesson, Richerson, and Richarson. Richardson family history has the motto of "Honor is acquired by virtue." We find the first record of the name as William Richardson in the Yorkshire Poll Tax Returns in 1381. Another William Richardson was one of the first to settle in America in 1623. Interesting members in Richardson genealogy are interior designer Anna Ryder Richardson, musician Jiles Perry "The Big Bopper" Richardson, and ballpark organist Paul Richardson.

Richardson Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Allen Richardson-- --, 1918January 1,1989MO
B David Richardson-- --, 1927March 1,2000IN
Christopher Richardson-- --, 1984April 22,2010MO
David Richardson-- --, 1957July 9,2010NH

Richardson Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Alan Richardson-- --, 1928September 2,1998Carpentersville,IL
Foster Richardson-- --, 1928February 28,1992Darlington,MD
G Elaine Richardson-- --, 1926December 15,1997Midland,TX
H Charles Richardson-- --, 1949April ,1986Pylesville,MD

Richardson Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Aldwin RichardsonGladys HollandJune 21,1933Wake, NC
Cecil RichardsonWilhemina JohnsonJuly 19,1932Wake, NC
Eugene RichardsonNedra WallNovember 29,1934Wake, NC
Gilbert RichardsonLeola SmithJuly 11,1936Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Richardson

72nd: Price73rd: Russell
74th: Fisher75th: Brooks
76th: Foster77th: Powell
78th: Hernandez79th: Perry
80th: Olson81st: Reynolds

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