John Richardson

7 April 1787–before 1820 (Age 32)
Alleghany, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Richardson was born on 7 April 1787, in Alleghany, Virginia, United States, his father, Ruler Robert Richardson, was 51 and his mother, Ann Hulme, was 45. He married Elizabeth Mannering on 17 December 1807, in Gallia, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cass Township, Texas, Missouri, United States in 1850. He died before 1820, in Gallia, Ohio, United States, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

John Richardson
Elizabeth Mannering
Marriage: 17 December 1807
Elisha Richardson
William Riley Richardson
Mary Richardson
John T Richardson

Spouse and Children

17 December 1807
Gallia, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 1

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 13

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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 (3)

  • John Richardson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Gallia County Ohio Probate Office
  • John Richardson and Elizabeth Mannering, "Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958"

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