Peter Richardson

1 April 1805–4 April 1887 (Age 82)
Middleton in Teesdale, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter Richardson was born on 1 April 1805, in Middleton in Teesdale, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Peter Richardson, was 41 and his mother, Ann Brunskill, was 30. He married Jane Wearmouth on 13 December 1828, in Middleton in Teesdale, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Wingate, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Peoa, Summit, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 4 April 1887, in Woodland, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Richardson
Jane Wearmouth
Marriage: 13 December 1828
Ann Richardson
Fannie Richardson
Fannie Richardson
Mary Richardson
Mary Richardson
Nicholas Richardson
Phoebe Richardson
William Edward Richardson
John Richardson
John Wearmouth Richardson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 December 1828Middleton in Teesdale, Durham, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 3
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    Age 25
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    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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    Peter Richardson conversion and immigration

    Peter Richardson was born in 1805 in County Durham, England. He married Jane Wearmouth in 1828 in County Durham and they are listed in nFS with eight children, born 1829-1852 all in County Durham. A …

    Sources (27)

    • 1851 Peter Richardson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • 1937 Peter Richardson in entry for William Richardson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Peter Richardson, "United States Census, 1880"

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