Gary Allen Richardson Ancestry

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  • ID: I9430
  • Name: William Blaney RICHARDSON
  • Surname: Richardson
  • Given Name: William Blaney
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 19 Mar 1868 in Boston,MA
  • Death: 1 Dec 1927 in Matagalpa,Nicaragua
  • Burial: Cementerio de Extranjeros,Matagalpa
  • _UID: A1046500875C2B499876A207270EB0BDBA25
  • Note:
    Collector of biological specimens in Central and South America and theCaribbean for various US museums between at least 1886 and 1927

    AKA William Blaney Richardson

    Bill Richardson was born in Pasadena, California. His mother, Maria LuisaLopez-Collada, is Mexican. His father is William Blaine Richardson Jr.,the son of Boston-born naturalist William Blaney Richardson (whose middlename changed from Blaney to Blaine when they moved to Nicaragua) and hisMexican wife Rosaura Ojeda. The elder William and Rosaura moved toMatagalpa, Nicaragua, in the 1890s, where he did research for SmithsonianInstitution as naturalist; some of his findings were published in theBoston Globe newspaper up to 1927. William Jr. was born in Nicaragua in1891; his brothers and sisters, 10 in total, were also born in Nicaragua.After his motherþs death in 1907, William Jr. and his two younger sisterswere taken by his grandmother, Vesta, from Nicaragua to Boston where theygrew up and studied. William Jr. worked for Citibank as an executive inMexico City where he met Maria Luisa Lopez-Collada. William took MariaLuisa to deliver her children Bill and Vesta to Pasadena (where hissister Rosa Natalie lived) in 1947. Earlier generations (prior to thefirst William Blaine) in the Richardson line were Massachusettscommercial merchants, such as a wharfinger.
  • Change Date: 26 May 2008 at 01:00:00

    Father: William Everett RICHARDSON b: 21 Feb 1825 in Princeton,MA
    Mother: Vesta HODSDON b: Sep 1843 in Berwick,ME

    Marriage 1 Rosaura OJEDA MEDERO b: 13 Aug 1872 in Santo Domingo Tehuantepec,Oaxaca,México
    • Married: ABT 1888
    1. Has Children William Blaine RICHARDSON Jr. b: 25 May 1891 in Chinandega,Nicaragua
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