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.
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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