Recepta D. Richardson

24 November 1811–15 July 1898 (Age 86)
Topsham, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Recepta D.

When Recepta D. Richardson was born on 24 November 1811, in Topsham, Orange, Vermont, United States, her father, William Kendal Richardson, was 27 and her mother, Hannah Bullard, was 23. She married Samuel Eastman on 11 April 1832, in Topsham, Orange, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Orange, Orange, Vermont, United States in 1880. She died on 15 July 1898, at the age of 86, and was buried in Roundtop Schoolhouse Cemetery, East Topsham, Topsham, Orange, Vermont, United States.

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Samuel Eastman
Recepta D. Richardson
Marriage: 11 April 1832
Thomas Eastman
Hannah Eastman
Susan T Eastman
Lewis Eastman
George E. Eastman
Jane L "Jennie" Eastman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1832Topsham, Orange, Vermont, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 1
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed
    Age 23
    The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

    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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    Sources (17)

    • Precepta Eastman in household of Samuel Eastman, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Resepta Eastman in household of Saml Eastman, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Recepta I. Richardson Eastman, "Vermont Marriages, 1791-1974"

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