Wilborn Richardson

about 1816–
Ashe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Wilborn

When Wilborn Richardson was born about 1816, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Richardson, was 45 and his mother, Mary Ruth Dixon, was 45. He married Easter Hart about 1833, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Wilborn Richardson
Easter Hart
Marriage: about 1833
Fielding Fields Richardson
Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Richardson
Nancy Richardson
George W Richardson
Pheby Richardson
Charlotty Richardson
Zilpha J. Richardson
Charlotte Virginia Richardson

Spouse and Children

about 1833
Ashe, North Carolina, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    William Richardson


    Emily Richardson


    Celia Eleanor Richardson



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 14

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 37

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Willborn Richardson in household of Camlin Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wilborn Richardson in entry for George W. Richardson, "North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979"
  • Wilborn Richardson in entry for George W. Richardson, "North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979"

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