The Shemwell Family

Hiriam Breckenridge RichardsonAge: 75 years18581933

Hiriam Breckenridge Richardson
Given names
Hiriam Breckenridge
Birth May 5, 1858
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 8 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 8 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 10 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageNancy Elizabeth ShemwellView this family
March 14, 1880 (Age 21 years)
Census June 24, 1880 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#1Lawrence Otto Richardson
November 23, 1883 (Age 25 years)
Associate: Ora Lee Richardson
Birth of a daughter
#2Ora Lee Richardson
November 23, 1883 (Age 25 years)
Associate: Lawrence Otto Richardson
Birth of a son
#3George Russell “Shorty” Richardson
January 7, 1886 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#4Joseph Martin Richardson
December 12, 1887 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Goldia Mae “Goldie” Richardson
December 1, 1889 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#6Earl Breckenridge Richardson
May 30, 1893 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 39 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Census June 8, 1900 (Age 42 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge Russell “Shorty” RichardsonLillian Maud KennedyView this family
December 20, 1904 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Bernice I Davis
1906 (Age 47 years)

Marriage of a childJames Oscar MotsenbockerGoldia Mae “Goldie” RichardsonView this family
December 23, 1909 (Age 51 years)

Census April 30, 1910 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Velma Corinne Motsenbocker
February 9, 1912 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childEarl Breckenridge RichardsonZella Mae ParksView this family
March 31, 1912 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childJoseph Martin RichardsonFlora Belle DoatyView this family
December 8, 1912 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Earlene Richardson
August 12, 1914 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Myrline Essie Richardson
October 8, 1916 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 57 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a grandson
#5James Oscar Motsenbocker Jr.
January 17, 1917 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 58 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 59 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Census 1920 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Bettie Sue Motsenbocker
January 10, 1924 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 71 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death December 9, 1933 (Age 75 years)
Cemetery: Maguire-Fairview Cemetery
Last change July 14, 201919:43:49

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Nancy Elizabeth Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: March 14, 1880Pettis, Missouri, United States
4 years
Lawrence Otto Richardson
Birth: November 23, 1883 25 26Missouri, United States
Death: March 21, 1977Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
George Russell “Shorty” Richardson
Birth: January 7, 1886 27 28Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: November 8, 1948Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
23 months
2 years
4 years

No family available

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Hiriam Breckenridge Richardson - Household

Washington, Pettis, Missouri

Richardson, BreckenridgeWM22headMYLaborerMOTNTN
Richardson, Nancy EWF22wifeMYHouse keepingMOKYKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Hiriam Breckenridge Richardson - Household

Flat Creek, Pettis, Missouri

Richardson, Brekenridge HheadWMMay185842M20MOKYTNFarmer
Richardson, Nancy EwifeWFAug185742M2076KYKYKY
Richardson, Otto LsonWMNov188316SMOMOKYFarm Laborer
Richardson, Ora LdaughterWFNov188316SMOMOKYAt School
Richardson, Russell GsonWMJan188614SMOMOKYFarm Laborer
Richardson, Martin JsonWMDec188712SMOMOKYAt School
Richardson, Goldie MdaughterWFDec188910SMOMOKYAt School
Richardson, Earl BsonWMMay18937SMOMOKYAt School
Elliot, SallieboarderWFAug188119SMOMOMOSchool Teacher

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Hiriam Breckenridge Richardson - Household

Waldron, Grady, Oklahoma

Richardson, Hiriam BheadMW51M130MOTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Richardson, Nancy EwifeFW52M13086MOKYKY
Richardson, OttosonMW26SMOMOKYHome Farm
Richardson, MartinsonMW22SMOMOKYHome Farm
Richardson, Earl BsonMW16SMOMOKY