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Where is the Richarson family from?
You can see how Richarson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Richarson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Richarson families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Richarson families living in Indiana. This was about 20% of all the recorded Richarson's in the USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Richarson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Richarson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Richarson ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Richarson. 25% of Richarson men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Richarson women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Richarson were Mechanic and Cook.