Wealthy Richmond

about 1736–about 1812 (Age 76)
Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Wealthy

When Wealthy Richmond was born about 1736, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Stephen Richmond, was 17 and her mother, Silence Robinson, was 14. She had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with John Caswell. She died about 1812, at the age of 76.

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John Caswell
Wealthy Richmond
Wealthy Caswell
John Caswell
Otis Caswell
Phantilla Caswell
Priscilla Caswell
Chloe Caswell
Anna Caswell
Moses Caswell
Thomas Jefferson Caswell
Wealthy Caswell

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Age 40

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 40

"""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."""""""
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 58

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named, in northern France as well as in England. These are named with the Old French elements riche ‘rich’, ‘splendid’ + mont ‘hill’. Richmond in North Yorkshire was named after a Richmont in France immediately after the Norman Conquest, and in many if not most cases the English surname can de derived from this place. Richmond in southwest London received this name only in the reign of Henry VII, in honor of the king, who had been Earl of Richmond until he came to the throne, and is unlikely to be the source of this surname.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Richmond Family by Joshua Bailey Richmond pg 29

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