Polly Richardson

about 1775–
Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Polly

Polly Richardson was born about 1775, in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She married Tyler Stevens on 27 May 1795, in Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Maine, Broome, New York, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Tyler Stevens
Polly Richardson
Marriage: 27 May 1795
Matilda Walker Stevens
Horatio Stevens
Fanny Stevens

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 May 1795Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 1
    New York is the 11th state.
    Age 33
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    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.

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (13)

    • Mary in entry for Horatio Stevens, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Mary Stevens, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Polly Richardson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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