Abraham Richards

about 1720–
Shawangunk, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Abraham

Abraham Richards was born about 1720, in Shawangunk, Ulster, New York, United States. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Margaret Lefeber.

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Abraham Richards
1720–
Margaret Lefeber
Nathaniel Richards
1759–
Margritt Richards
1763–
Abraham Richard
1765–

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Male1759–Male

    Margritt Richards

    Female1763–Female

    Abraham Richard

    Male1765–Male

World Events (6)

1776

Age 56

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

Age 56

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 61

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from the personal name Richard . Richards is a frequent name in Wales.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abraham Richard in entry for Nathaniel Richard, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Abraham Richerd in entry for Margritt Richerd, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Abraham Richard in entry for Nathaniel Richard, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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