Esther Richardson

1 April 1743–
Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Esther

When Esther Richardson was born on 1 April 1743, in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Joseph Richardson, was 31 and her mother, Abigail Munn, was 26. She married Andrew Dewing on 17 September 1762, in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Dewing
1732–1810
Esther Richardson
1743–
Marriage: 17 September 1762
Esther Dearing
1762–1845
Mary Dewing
1764–
Chloe Dewing
1765–
Abigail Dewing
1767–
Edmond Dewing
1769–1850
Leonard Dewing
1772–
Andrew Dewing
1776–

Spouse and Children

Children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1776
Age 33
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776
Age 33
New Hampshire is 9th state.
1804
Age 61
Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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.

Possible Related Names

Richard
Richarson
Richerson
Richeson
Richison

Sources (14)

  • Esther Richards, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Esther Richardson, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Esther Dewing in entry for Esther Dewing, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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