Susanna Holden

16 October 1694–1 June 1717 (Age 22)
Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Holden was born on 16 October 1694, in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Sgt. Justinian Holden, was 49 and her mother, Susannah Dutton, was 41. She married Timothy Richardson in 1713. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 1 June 1717, in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 22, and was buried in First Burial Ground, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Richardson
Susanna Holden
Marriage: 1713
Timothy Richardson
Abiel Richardson

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Sgt. Justinian Holden


    Susannah Dutton




Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, both so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + denu ‘valley’. Compare Holcombe .2 German: unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susannah Holdin, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Susanna Holden in entry for Abial Richardson, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Susannah Holden Richardson, "Find A Grave Index"

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