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Herbert Meredith  RICHISON

Herbert Meredith RICHISON

Male 1913 - 1969  (55 years)

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  • Name Herbert Meredith RICHISON  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 16 Jan 1913  Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9
    • Birth place is based upon the residence of the parents at the time of his birth.
    • Age 27, 1940 census, c.1913, IN
    Birth certificate - Richison
    Birth certificate - Richison
    Herbert Meredith Richison, 1913
    Birth certificate - Richison
    Birth certificate - Richison
    Herbert Meredith Richison, 1913
    Gender Male 
    Census 7 Jan 1920  Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Dale R. Richison household 
    • Richison, Meredith, son, male, white, age 6, single, born Indiana, father born Indiana, mother born Indiana, speaks English.
    1920 U.S. Census - Richison
    1920 U.S. Census - Richison
    Indiana. Jay Co. -Dale R. Richison
    Census 4 Apr 1930  Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Dallas Richardson household 
    • Richardson, Meredith, son, male, white,age 17, single, not in school, able to read & write, born Indiana, father born Indiana, mother born Indiana, speaks English.
    1930 U.S. Census - Richison
    1930 U.S. Census - Richison
    Indiana. Randolph Co. - Dallas Richardson
    Census 11 Apr 1940  Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Meredith Richison HOH 
    • Richison, Meredith, renting $12 month, head, male, white, 27, married, 8 years school, b. Indiana, rural Randolph County, Indiana in 1935, paper hanger in interior decorating industry, works on own account, worked 26 weeks in 1939, earned $700, no other income, living at 420 N. West.
    1940 US Census - Richison
    1940 US Census - Richison
    Indiana. Randolph Co. - Meredith Richison
    Court records 7 May 1947  Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Consent of Guardian to Ward being made Ward of Randolph County Department of Public Welfare 
    • Includes notarized document and signature of Herbert Meredith Richison relinquishing his paternal rights to his daughter, Joyce Ann.
    Consent of Guardian to Ward being made Ward of Randolph County Department of Public Welfare
    Consent of Guardian to Ward being made Ward of Randolph County Department of Public Welfare
    In the matter of Joyce Ann Richison, minor
    Court records 7 May 1947  Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    In the Matter of Joyce Ann Richison and Robert Eugene Richison, minor children 
    Petition to make children Ward of Randolph County Department of Public Welfare
    Petition to make children Ward of Randolph County Department of Public Welfare
    In the Matter of Joyce Ann Richison and Robert Eugene Richison, minor children
    Died 15 Jan 1969  Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9, 15
    • Informant on Meredith's death certificate was Pauline Cleary, his sister. Her address is given as 815 3rd St., Livingston, CA.
    Obituary - Richison
    Obituary - Richison
    Richison, Herbert Meredith
    Death certificate - Richison
    Death certificate - Richison
    Herbert Meredith Richison, 1913-1969
    Death certificate - Richison
    Death certificate - Richison
    Herbert Meredith Richison, 1969
    Buried 18 Jan 1969  Fountain Park Cemetery, Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    • There is no grave marker for Meredith. He is buried behind his father in Section 17, lot 37 according to cemetery records.
    Grave marker - Richison
    Grave marker - Richison
    Herbert Meredith Richison, 1913-1969
    Person ID I24  richison
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2017 

    Father Dallas Ray RICHISON,   b. 4 Aug 1884, Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1947, Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Olive ALEXANDER,   b. 10 Jun 1887, , Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1973, Merced, Merced, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Louise RICHARDSON,   b. 12 Mar 1917, Fountain City, Wayne, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1946, Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married Oct 1936 
    Divorced 28 Nov 1944  , Wayne, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Children 
    +1. Joyce Ann RICHISON,   b. 29 Mar 1937, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 2014, , , Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Robert Eugene RICHISON,   b. 6 Dec 1938, Washington Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1991, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [Birth]
     3. Living
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2011 
    Family ID F41  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jan 1913 - Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Dale R. Richison household - 7 Jan 1920 - Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Dallas Richardson household - 4 Apr 1930 - Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Meredith Richison HOH - 11 Apr 1940 - Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - 28 Nov 1944 - , Wayne, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt records - Consent of Guardian to Ward being made Ward of Randolph County Department of Public Welfare - 7 May 1947 - Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt records - In the Matter of Joyce Ann Richison and Robert Eugene Richison, minor children - 7 May 1947 - Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jan 1969 - Winchester, Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Herbert Meredith Richison
    Herbert Meredith Richison
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Dallas Ray and Olive (Alexander) Richison and sons
    Dallas Ray and Olive (Alexander) Richison and sons
    Back row, L-R: Herbert Meredith, Charles Allen
    Front row, L-R: Dallas Ray, Olive, Ophir Orlo, Frank Vaughn

    Documents
    Birth certificate - Richison
    Birth certificate - Richison
    Robert Eugene Richison
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Birth certificate - Richison
    Birth certificate - Richison
    Joyce Ann Richison, 1937

  • Sources 
    1. [S1857] Births, 13 Nov 2016.
      "Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940," digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 June 2016); Herbert Meredith Richison (16 January 1913), Certificate of Birth no. 21646, Jay County; citing Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, microfilm, Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis.

    2. [S1857] Births, 19 May 1989.
      Jay County Board of Health, photocopy of certificate of birth, Herbert Meredith Richison (1913), bk. CH-2, p.56,; Jay County Board of Health Department, Portland, Indiana.

    3. [S1421] Richison Family Record (Reliability: 2), 25 May 2008.
      Richison Family Record (MS, 1793-1968), photocopy privately held by Shirley Richison Fields, [address for private use,] Avon, Indiana, 2007. A carbon copy of this record was supplied to Fields in 1970 by Charles Anthony Richison, Jr. The record creator appears to have been Margaret Ann (Richison) Secrest, born 1878 in Jay County, Indiana, daughter of John Webster and Elizabeth (Cory) Richison.


    4. [S384] Richison Corre - Frank Vaughn Richison, (to Shirley Fields,), RICHISON - Correspondence: 13. (Reliability: 3), 9 Apr 2008.
      letter, 9 May 1989, requesting birth certificates for siblings; Richison family, privately held by Fields, [address for private use,] Avon, Indiana, 2008.

    5. [S1869] Deaths (Reliability: 3), 20 Oct 2012.
      Indiana State Board of Health, certified death certificate, state no. 69-003025, Herbert Meredith Richison, 1969; Division of Vital Records, Indianapolis.

    6. [S1904] 1940 U.S. Census, 25 Mar 2013.
      1940 U.S. census, Randolph County, Indiana, population schedule, Winchester Ward 2, enumeration district (ED) 68-26, page 6A (penned), family 134, Meredith Richison; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : 25 March 2013); citing NARA microfilm T627-1089.

    7. [S1869] Deaths, 17.
      "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011," digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 24 July 2016); Herbert Meredith Richison (15 January 1969), Certificate of Death no. 69-003025, Randolph County; citing Death Certificates, 1900-2011, microfilm, Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis.

    8. [S345] WPA Birth Index: Jay County, Indiana, (Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938) (Reliability: 2), 22 Jul 1985.
      Ch-2, Page 56

    9. [S1869] Deaths, 20 Oct 2012.
      Indiana State Board of Health, certified death certificate, state no. 69-003025, Herbert Meredith Richison, 1969; Division of Vital Records, Indianapolis.

    10. [S238] 1920 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 26 Jul 2011.
      1920 U.S. census, Jay County, Indiana, population schedule, Portland Ward 2, sheet 3B, enumeration district (ED) 88, dwelling 74, family 74, Dale R. Richison household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 26 July 2011), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T625, roll 440.


    11. [S1831] 1930 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 21 Mar 2011.
      1930 U.S. census, Randolph County, Indiana, population schedule, Winchester , enumeration district (ED) 24, sheet 5A, p. 199 (stamped), dwelling 128, family 128, Dallas Richardson household; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Apr 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T626, roll 624.


    12. [S1904] 1940 U.S. Census, 25 Mar 2013.
      1940 U.S. census, Randolph County, Indiana, population schedule, Winchester Ward 2, enumeration district (ED) 68-26, p. 6A (penned), family 134, Meredith Richison; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : 25 March 2013); NARA microfilm publication T627, roll 1089.

    13. [S10] Guardianship, 1 Jan 2016.
      Randolph County, Indiana, Juvenile Court, Cause No. 5914, In the Matter of Joyce Ann Richison, a minor, "Consent of Guardian to Ward being made Ward of Randolph County Department of Public Welfare," 7 May 1947; County Clerk's Office, Winchester.

    14. [S10] Guardianship, 1 Jan 2016.
      Randolph County, Indiana, Juvenile Court, Cause No. 5914, In the Matter of Joyce Ann Richison and Robert Eugene Richison, minor children, "Petition to make children wards of Randolph County Department of Public Welfare," 7 May 1947; County Clerk's Office, Winchester.

    15. [S1854] Obituary, 17 Sep 2013.
      "Herbert Richison," undated obituary, ca. January 1969, from unidentified newspaper, Richison Family Files, privataely held by Shirley (Richison) Fields, Avon, Indiana, 2013.

    16. [S1882] Court Records (Reliability: 3), 1 Oct 2011.
      Randolph County, Indiana, Juvenile Court, Case 5914, May Term 1947, book 94, p.237, in the matter of Joyce Ann Richison and Robert Eugene Richison, minor children.