Dr. Nathan Richardson

1781–1837 (Age 55)
Brookfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Nathan

When Dr. Nathan Richardson was born on 16 November 1781, in Brookfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Nathan Richardson, was 42 and his mother, Mary Flagg, was 40. He married Asenath Rice on 23 September 1804. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 17 September 1837, in Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Nathan Richardson
1781–1837
Asenath Rice
1781–1820
Marriage: 23 September 1804
Winslow Varnum Richardson
1807–1825
Dr. Solon Osmond Richardson
1809–1873
Asenath Richardson
1811–1831
Louisa Richardson
1815–1889
Martha Richardson
1815–1896
Mary Alden Richardson
1817–1900

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
23 September 1804
children

(6)

  • Winslow Varnum Richardson

    Male1807–1825Male

  • Dr. Solon Osmond Richardson

    Male1809–1873Male

  • Asenath Richardson

    Female1811–1831Female

  • Louisa Richardson

    Female1815–1889Female

  • Martha Richardson

    Female1815–1896Female

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 5

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.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 19

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nathan Richardson in entry for Nathan Richardson and Mary A. Moore, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Nathan Richardson in entry for Nathan Richardson and Mary A. Moore, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Nathan Richardson in entry for Nathan Richardson and Mary A. Moore, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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