Harrison Haven Richardson

31 October 1817–14 December 1900 (Age 83)
Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Harrison Haven

When Harrison Haven Richardson was born on 31 October 1817, in Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Caleb Richardson, was 29 and his mother, Letitia Bent, was 21. He married Mary Dane Tripp on 26 July 1845, in Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Barrington, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States for about 30 years. He died on 14 December 1900, in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 83.

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Harrison Haven Richardson
Mary Dane Tripp
Marriage: 26 July 1845
Eveline Richardson
Louis Haven Richardson
Louis Haven Richardson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 July 1845Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    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. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 3
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1841 · Dorr Rebellion
    Age 24
    The Dorr Rebellion, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, took place from 1841 until 1842. During the Rebellion, the middle-class residents of Rhode Island attempted to force broader democracy to the state legislation.

    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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    Sources (12)

    • Harrison H Richardson, "Rhode Island State Census, 1885"
    • Harrison H. Richardson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
    • Harrison H Richardson, "United States Census, 1870"

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