Lemuel Richardson

25 July 1807–
Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lemuel

When Lemuel Richardson was born on 25 July 1807, in Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Dr William Richardson, was 48 and his mother, Levina Taft, was 44. He married Lovina Burbank in 1832, in Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He lived in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States in 1875 and Lamartine, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States in 1880.

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Lemuel Richardson
Marriage: 10 December 1873

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10 December 1873
Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Age 39

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Richard . This has undoubtedly also assimilated like-sounding cognates from other languages, such as Swedish Richardsson.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lew Richardson, "Wisconsin State Census, 1875"
  • Lemuel Richerson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lemuel Richardson, "United States Census, 1860"

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