Jerusha Ann Richardson

15 May 1818–14 March 1861 (Age 42)
Canaan, Somerset, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Jerusha Ann

When Jerusha Ann Richardson was born on 15 May 1818, in Canaan, Somerset, Maine, United States, her father, Samuel Richardson, was 28 and her mother, Hannah Hobbs, was 22. She married Thomas Amasa Card on 8 January 1842, in Tyngsborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850 and Cache, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 14 March 1861, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bair
Jerusha Ann Richardson
Marriage: 27 January 1846
Elizabeth Katherine King Blair
Rachael Bair
Isaac Bair
Joseph Amasa Bair
Hyrum Bair
Francis Adam Bair
Samuel John Bair
George Ortion Bair

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 January 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    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. 
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 12
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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.

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    Jerusha Ann Richardson Card Bair

    Jerusha Ann Richardson Card Bair BIRTHDATE: 15 May 1818 Canaan, Somerset Co., Maine DEATH: 11 Mar. 1861 Richmond, Cache Co., Utah PARENTS: Samuel Richardson and Hannah Hobb …

    Sources (22)

    • Jerusha A Bair in household of John Bair, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jerusha Ann Richardson, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
    • Jerusha Ann Richardson in entry for Francis Adam Bair, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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