Hannah Upson

16 March 1695–29 June 1772 (Age 77)
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Upson was born on 16 March 1695, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Stephen Upson, was 45 and her mother, Mary Lee, was 30. She married Thomas Richards on 24 December 1714, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 29 June 1772, in New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 77, and was buried in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Richards
1685–1726
Hannah Upson
1695–1772
Marriage: 24 December 1714
Eunice Richards
1716–1749
Abijah Richards
1717–1773
Lois Richards
1719–1766
Joseph Richards
1722–
Benjamin Richard
1724–1814

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1714
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): probably a variant of Upston, a habitational name for someone from Ubbeston Green in Suffolk, so named from the Old Scandinavian personal name Ubbi + Old English tūn ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hannah in entry for Tamer Brownson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Hannah in entry for Joseph Richards, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Hannah in entry for Phebe Brown, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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