Joanna Briggs

13 March 1787–16 October 1867 (Age 80)
Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Joanna

When Joanna Briggs was born on 13 March 1787, in Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Capt. Ephraim Briggs, was 31 and her mother, Rhoda Whitcomb, was 26. She married Maj. Lemuel Richmond on 24 February 1805, in Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 16 October 1867, in Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 80.

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Maj. Lemuel Richmond
Joanna Briggs
Marriage: 24 February 1805
Eliphal Richmond
Rhoda Briggs Richmond
Rollin Richmond
Asa W Richmond
Alaphal Richmond
Joanne B. Richmond
Elvira J Richmond
Lemuel Carlton Richmond

Spouse and Children

24 February 1805
Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, United States


    Eliphal Richmond



    Rollin Richmond


    Asa W Richmond


    Alaphal Richmond


+3 More Children

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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.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 4

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.

Age 21

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Northern English form of Bridge , from Old Norse bryggja.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joanna Richmond in household of Lemuel Richmond, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joanna Richmond, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Joanna Richmond, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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