Olive Naomi Richardson

Brief Life History of Olive Naomi

Olive Naomi Richardson was born on 30 January 1801, in Stoddard, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She married John Waters on 3 February 1824, in Stoddard, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States in 1900. She died on 30 January 1845, in Champlain, Clinton, New York, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Champlain, Clinton, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Waters
Olive Naomi Richardson
Marriage: 3 February 1824
Elvira D. Waters
Elvirus A. Waters
Franklin Levi Waters
Pliney Fisk Waters
Hannah Josephine Waters
Sarah Lovisa Waters

Sources (10)

  • Olive Richardson, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Olive Naomi Richardson Waters, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Olive in entry for Elvirus A. Watrous, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"

World Events (7)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Richard + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans. Compare Ritson .

Americanized form (and a Swedish variant) of Swedish Richardsson or Rikardsson: patronymic from the personal name Richard , Rikard.

Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Richardsen or Norwegian Rikardsen, cognates of 2 above.

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

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