Gazlay Family History

FamilyRothia May Porter


FatherAlbert Porter ( - )
MotherEffie May Mandigo ( - )

Personal Information

Record Created: 19 March 2014; Last Edited: 23 March 2014 
NameRothia May Porter
Born 1903 in Quebec, Canada1, 2, 3
Married 14 February 1920 in Walpole, Cheshire County, New Hampshire to Arthur Oscar Anderson4, 5
Divorced from Arthur Oscar Anderson4
Married to Fred Elmer Richardson6


Spouse 1FamilyArthur Oscar Anderson (son of Karl Oskar Anderson and Gerda _____)
Born 20 April 1896 in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Married 14 February 1920 in Walpole, Cheshire County, New Hampshire to Rothia May Porter
Married 14 February 1927 to Elsie Adeline Merrill
Died 15 May 1967 in Dade County, Florida
Children of Rothia May Porter and Arthur Oscar Anderson:
1.FamilyArthur Junior Anderson
Born 5 November 1921 in Kearny, New Jersey
Married ca. 1942 to Harriet Jane Truland
Died 11 September 1943 in Salerno Bay, Italy
+2.FamilyHelen Theresa Anderson
Born 8 March 1923 in North Walpole, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Married 14 July 1945 in Miami, Dade County, Florida to Elvin Leavitt ‘Rick’ Rickard
Married 1955 in Broward County, Florida to George S. Glass
Spouse 2FamilyFred Elmer Richardson (son of George E. Richardson and Bertha Hunter)
Born 25 February 1900 in Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Married to Rothia May Porter
Died 1 January 1942 in Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire


  1. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, Massachusetts, Middlesex County, Lowell City, Enumeration District 815, Sheet No. 4B, family of L. O. Holmstedt (46, Sweden, Nov 1853, watchman); wife of 23 years Johanna Holmstedt (53, Sweden, Mar 1847, 5 children, 5 living); daughter Anna Holmstedt (22, Sweden, Feb 1878); son Anders Holmstedt (17, Sweden, Apr 1883, hesler, shoesh [sic]; daughter Helen Holmstedt (13, Sweden, Apr 1887); and five borders including: Victor Anderson (11, Sweden, Mar 1889); Edith Anderson (2, Mass., Sept 1897).
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1920, New Jersey, Hudson County, Harrison Town, Enumeration District 61, Sheet No. 21B, family of Arthur Anderson (23, Mass., electrician, auto co.); wife Rothia Anderson (18, Canada).
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1940, New Hampshire, Cheshire County, Keene, Enumeration District 3-22, Sheet No. 5A, family of Fred E. Richardson (42, New Hamp., naumkeaging, shoe factory); wife Rothia M. Richardson (36, Vermont, owner, beauty shop).
  4. Email from Helen Anderson Rickard Glass to Lee Gazlay, various dates in March 2014, providing information about her brother Arthur J. Anderson, his wife Harriet, and other relatives.
  5. New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947, Arthur O. Anderson, age 24; father: Carl O. Anderson; mother: Gertrude Anderson; and Rothia M. Porter, age 17; father: Albert Porter; mother: Effie Mandigo; married on 14 February 1920 in Walpole, Cheshire [County], New Hampshire.
  6. New Hampshire Deaths and Burials, 1784-1949, Fred Elmer Richardson, died: 1 January 1942 in Keene, Cheshire [County], New Hampshire; father: George Elmer Richardson; mother: Bertha Hunter; spouse: Rothia M. Porter.