Richard (surname)

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Richard (surname)
Notable members Joseph, Sarah, Margaret Elizabeth, Minnie Fay, Ida, Dora, Elvie L., Irvin L., and John A. Richard
Name origin and meaning German, "powerful ruler"

Name Meaning & Origin

Cemetery records

Census records

  • 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 US Census abstracts for Joseph Richard
  • 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 US Census abstracts for Levi Zeigler / Ziegler / Zigler / Segler (father of Margaret Elizabeth Zigler Richard)


  • Obituaries for Margaret Zigler, Margaret Richard, Sarah Richard, and Irvin L. Richard

Probate Court records

Vital records

  • Marriage abstracts from the children of Joseph and Margaret Richard
  • Ida Richard married Louis Wendland 1914
    • John A. Richard married Jennie Baughman in 1906
    • Ervin L. Richards married Sadie S. Baker in 1897
    • Elvie L. Richard married Warren Moore in 1897
    • Margaret Elizabeth Richard married Harry A. Switzer in 1910
    • Minnie Fay Richard married Leonard S. Willis in 1909
    • Dora Isa / Icy Richard married Perry Edgar Lee in 1911
  • Death certificates and/or abstracts for the Richard family members
    • Irvin L. Richards died 1953
    • Margaret E. Switzer died 1967
    • Minnie Willis died 1975
    • Joseph Richard died 1921
    • Ida Wendland died 1918
    • Dora I. Lee died 1986
  • Wayne County, Ohio Marriage Index 1813-1898 for the surnames Richard, Segler, Ziegler
  • Wayne County, Ohio Birth Record Abstracts 1867-1908 for the Richard(s) surname
  • Wayne County, Ohio Burial Records for the Richard surname and Levi Zigler
  • Wayne County, Ohio Death Record for Levi Zigler (v. 2 p. 40)

Wills and Estates

  • Will of Levi Zigler