Joseph Richardson

12 November 1748–3 April 1819 (Age 70)
Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Richardson was born on 12 November 1748, in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph Richardson, was 37 and his mother, Abigail Munn, was 31. He married Esther Lammon or Lamond on 1 December 1774. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 3 April 1819, in West Camp, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 70.

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Joseph Richardson
Esther Lammon or Lamond
Marriage: 1 December 1774
Chloe Richardsen
Joseph Richardson
Benjamin Richardson

Spouse and Children

1 December 1774


    Chloe Richardsen



    Benjamin Richardson


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 28

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 28

New York is the 11th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 38

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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.

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Sources (1)

  • Joseph Richardson, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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