Richard Lang

12 August 1770–24 January 1823 (Age 52)
Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Richard

Richard Lang was born on 12 August 1770, in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States as the son of Thomas Lang and Mary Goss. He married Comfort Foss on 28 September 1797, in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 24 January 1823, in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Richard Lang
1770–1823
Comfort Foss
1772–1854
Marriage: 28 September 1797
Frances "Fanny" G Lang
1799–1870
Ebenezer Wallis Lang
1802–1891
Almira Lang
1804–1899
Mary Ann Lang
1808–1891
Sarah Lang
1810–1886

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 September 1797
Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
children

(5)

    Frances "Fanny" G Lang

    Female1799–1870Female

    Ebenezer Wallis Lang

    Male1802–1891Male

    Almira Lang

    Female1804–1899Female

    Mary Ann Lang

    Female1808–1891Female

    Sarah Lang

    Female1810–1886Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 6

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, Dutch, German, Danish, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a tall person, from Older Scots, Middle English, Middle Dutch, Middle German, and Danish lang ‘long’, Swedish lång.2 Hungarian: from láng ‘flame’, hence probably a nickname for a passionate person, or a man with a fighting spirit. Alternatively it may be an indirect occupational name for a smith or someone who worked with fire.3 Chinese 郎: from the name of a place called Lang City in the state of Lu, founded during the Spring and Autumn period ( 722–481 bc ) by a grandson of the ruler. His descendants lived there and adopted Lang as their surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Lang in entry for Sarah L Seavey, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Richard Lang in entry for Almira L Gardner, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Richard Lang in entry for Fanny Lang, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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