Margaret Richards

Female20 October 1794–6 August 1859

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Richards was born on 20 October 1794, in Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, David Richards, was 38 and her mother, Martha Mc Curdy, was 36. She married Taylor Little on 21 April 1818, in Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 6 August 1859, at the age of 64, and was buried in Westlawn Cemetery, Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Taylor Little
Margaret Richards
Marriage: 21 April 1818
Julia Ann Little
Silas Walker Little

Sources (8)

  • Margaret Little in household of Tailor Little, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Peggy Richards, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Margaret Richards Little, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 April 1818Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (7)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 6

    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.

    1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

    Age 14

    In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 


    Age 18

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .

    German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .

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

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