When Mayette Richardson was born on 10 September 1810, in Nelson, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Asa Richardson, was 31 and her mother, Mary Adams, was 25. She married Alanson Patchen about 1836, in Clayton, Clayton, Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Clayton, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1860 and Monroe, Green, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. She died on 7 June 1887, in Clayton, Clayton, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Clayton, Jefferson, New York, United States.
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.
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