Lucy Champion Richardson

1752–1834 (Age 81)
Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lucy Champion

When Lucy Champion Richardson was born on 3 October 1752, in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Capt. Nathaniel Richardson, was 27 and her mother, Phebe Crocker, was 25. She married Elias Robinson on 30 January 1777, in Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 March 1834, in Pittsford, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pittsford, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lucy Champion Richardson
Elias Robinson
Marriage: 30 January 1777
Lucy Richardson Robinson
Rev. Ralph Robinson
John Williams Robinson
Eliab Robinson
Albigence Waldo Robinson
Rev Septimus Robinson
Betsey Robinson

Spouse & Children

30 January 1777
Windham, Connecticut, United States


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Rosamond Richardson


  • Andrew Crocker Richardson


  • Female1752–1834Female

  • Amos Richardson


  • John Richardson


+9 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 24

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 29

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 48

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)

  • Lucy Richardson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Lucy Williams in entry for Eliab Robinson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Lucy Williams, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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