Lucy Richardson

7 February 1785–19 December 1867 (Age 82)
Lincoln, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Richardson was born on 7 February 1785, in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jesse Richardson, was 25 and her mother, Martha English, was 23. She married Benjamin Thurman on 28 February 1803, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 19 December 1867, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Rocklick Church, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Thurman
1783–1842
Lucy Richardson
1785–1867
Marriage: 28 February 1803
John Tipton Thurman
1804–1862
Mary Polly Thurman
1804–
Nancy Wallis Thurman
1806–
Elizabeth Thurman
1807–1885
Marshal D. Thurman
1809–1884
Joseph G Thurman
1812–1883
Martha Ann Thurman
1814–1854
Lucy Lee Thurman
1815–1882
Eveline Thurman
1818–1883
Joshua Thurman
1820–1850
Mahalah Thurman
1823–1853

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 February 1803
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

    Male1804–1862Male

    Mary Polly Thurman

    Female1804–Female

    Nancy Wallis Thurman

    Female1806–Female

    Elizabeth Thurman

    Female1807–1885Female

    Marshal D. Thurman

    Male1809–1884Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

    William Richardson

    Male1777–Male

    Male1781–1859Male

    Nancy Richardson

    Female1783–1829Female

    Elizabeth Richardson

    Female1783–1829Female

    Male1784–1845Male

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 7

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1808

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Richard . This has undoubtedly also assimilated like-sounding cognates from other languages, such as Swedish Richardsson.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lucy Thurman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucy Richardson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Lucy Richardson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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