Jeduthan Richardson Sr

16 April 1738–11 October 1815 (Age 77)
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Jeduthan

When Jeduthan Richardson Sr was born on 16 April 1738, in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Thomas Richardson, was 31 and his mother, Mary Russell, was 25. He married Mary Wright on 24 March 1761, in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 11 October 1815, in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Jeduthan Richardson Sr
Mary Wright
Marriage: 24 March 1761
Jeduthan Richardson Jr
Mary Richardson
Sarah Richardson
Thomas Richardson
Thomas Richardson
Samuel Richardson
Luther Richardson
Deacon Calvin Richardson Sr
Fanny Richardson
Pamelia Richardson
Abi Richardson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 March 1761Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 38
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 38
    "At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 43
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    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.

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    Sources (42)

    • Jeduthun Richardson, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Jeduthun Richardson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
    • Jeduthan Richardson in entry for Thomas Richardson, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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