James Richards

3 March 1717–12 December 1749 (Age 32)
Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of James

When James Richards was born on 3 March 1717, in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Benjamin Richards, was 30 and his mother, Mehitable Alden, was 29. He married Susanna Pratt on 15 May 1740, in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. He died on 12 December 1749, in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 32.

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James Richards
Susanna Pratt
Marriage: 15 May 1740

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    Susanna Pratt


15 May 1740
Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

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Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from the personal name Richard . Richards is a frequent name in Wales.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • James Richards, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1850, Births.

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