Stephen Richardson IV

17 March 1793–26 December 1872 (Age 79)
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Richardson IV was born on 17 March 1793, in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Stephan Richardson III, was 21 and his mother, Bridget Richardson, was 29. He married Lucy Kendall on 22 January 1818, in Burlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 26 December 1872, in his hometown, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Richardson IV
Almira Kendall
Marriage: 8 April 1819
Stephen Kendall Richardson
Lucy Richardson
Cyrus Richardson
Marshall Richardson
Marshall Richardson

Spouse and Children

8 April 1819
Burlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


    Stephen Kendall Richardson


    Lucy Richardson


    Cyrus Richardson


    Marshall Richardson


    Marshall Richardson


Parents and Siblings



    Sarah Richardson




    Hephzibah Richardson


    Lucinda Richardson


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 26

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Stephen Jr. Richardson in entry for Lucy Twin Richardson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Stephen Richardson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Stephen Richardson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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