Joseph Richardson

Brief Life History 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, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 70.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Joseph? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Richardson
1748–1819
Hannah Hincher
1773–1835
Marriage: 3 August 1786
Ballinger Richardson
1788–
Jairus Sylvester Richardson
1790–1877
William Richardson
1792–1856
Lamon Richardson
1794–1796
Esther Richardson
1796–1802
Mark Richardson
1798–
Thankful Richardson
1799–1801

Sources (1)

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

World Events (6)

1776

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

1776

New York is the 11th state.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

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 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.

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.