Descendants of Amos Richardson



First Generation


1. Amos Richardson 1 2 was born about 1623 2 and died on 5 Aug 1683 in Quiambog Farm, Stonington, CT 1 2.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Emigrant Ancestor; Bef 1640; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 2.

Amos married Mary Unknown (Richardson) in 1642 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 2.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. Stephen Richardson 1 was born on 14 Jun 1652 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 1 3 and died in 1694 in Stonington, New London, CT.
   3 M    ii. Samuel Richardson 1 4 was born on 18 Feb 1659/60 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 1 4 5 and died on 21 Jan 1711/12 in Stonington, New London, CT 2.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 18 Feb 1659/60; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 5.

   4 F    iii. Catherine Richardson 1 4 was born on 6 Jan 1654/55 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 1 4 6 and died on 23 Jul 1701 2.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 6 Jan 1654/55; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 6.

   5 F    iv. Sarah Richardson 1 2 was born on 19 Jul 1657 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 1 2.
   6 F    v. Prudence Richardson 1 4 was born on 31 Jan 1661/62 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 1 4 7.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 31 Jan 1662/63; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 7.

   7 F    vi. Mary Richardson 2 was baptized on 26 Dec 1647 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 2 8 and died in Aug 1681 2.

Documented events in her life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 26 Dec 1647; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 8.

   8 M    vii. Rev. John Richardson 1 2 was born on 28 Oct 1647 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 2, was baptized on 26 Dec 1647 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 1 2 and died on 23 Jul 1696 in Newbury, Essex Co., MA 2 9.

Documented events in his life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 26 Dec 1647; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 8. Aged about 29 days, making his birth date approx 25 Nov 1647.

2. VR - Birth of Child; 19 Sep 1674; Newbury, Essex Co., MA 10. Sara Richardson, d. John, Sept 19, 1674

3. VR - Birth of Child; 5 Jul 1676; Newbury, Essex Co., MA 11. John Richardson, s. John, July 5, 1676

4. VR - Birth of Child; 22 Jul 1677; Newbury, Essex Co., MA 10. Mary Richardson, d. John, July 22, 1677

5. VR - Birth of Child; 28 Apr 1680; Newbury, Essex Co., MA 11. Elizabeth Richardson, d. of John, Apr 28, 1680

6. VR - Birth of Child; 15 Sep 1681; Newbury, Essex Co., MA 12. Katharine, d. John, Sept 15, 1681

7. VR - Death; 27 Apr 1696; Newbury, Essex Co., MA 9. Rev. John Richardson, "pastor of the old Church," Apr 27, 1696 [in his 50th year G.R.2]

   9 M    viii. Amos Richardson 1 was born on 14 Jan 1649/50 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 8, was baptized on 20 Jan 1649/50 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 1 8 and died in Young.

Documented events in his life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 20 Jan 1649/50; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 8. Aged about 6 days, making his birth date approx. 14 Jan, 1649/50


Second Generation (Children)


2. Stephen Richardson 1 (Amos1) was born on 14 Jun 1652 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 1 3 and died in 1694 in Stonington, New London, CT.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 14 Jun 1652; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 3.

2. Administrator of Will / Estate; 11 Oct 1683; Stonington, New London, CT 13. P. C. No 100; Vol. II Name: Stephon Richardson Location:
To the Honoured the General Assembly of Connecticut Colony now sitting in Hartford, the Humble Application of Stephen Richardson, showing: That whereas, my Hond Father Mr. Amos Richardson, of Stonington, by the all-disposing Providence of God is lately decd, and did before his death make his Will, wherein he constituted my Hond Mother Executrix, giving her power to dispose of part of his Estate; since which it hath pleased God to take away my mother also by death, who hath also left her last Will in writing, wherein she hath made mee and my brother, Samuel Richardson, Executors of her last Will, we, according to the Trust therein reposed in us, would have proved the sd. Will at the County Court at New London, that we might have been in a legal capacity to have administered to the Estate and have executed the Wills: but it hath pleased God to visit the Magestracy of New London County that there were not so many as to constitute a Court at the usual time, and so all business at that Court, and ours among the rest, was unatended, nor can we learn that there will & certainly be any Court soon held there; and so it is that much of the Estate being in stock of Cattell which are given immediately to be paid on proveing my Mothers Will, & other Estate that requires a present Care & Dispose of, & which we are unwilling to run the Hazzard of if it should be lost, I do for and by order of my Brother, the Co-Executor wth me, and for myself, Humbly beseech this Honourable Court to appoint persons that may speedily hold a Court at New London, or at least that this Court, as your Wisdom shall see best, do appoint some means whereby there may be opportunity given us for a lawful probation of sd. Wills so far as shall appear to be just, that so wee may be capable of Disposeing the Estate as willed by our parents, & not exposed to any Hazzard of Loss of what we can now discharge ourselves if the sd. Wills were proved, nor bear the further charge of it, which is considerable; or if the Honoured Court please to take Cognisance of it and settle the Will, we shall rest satisfied therein; & for this Honoured Court we ever pray, etc.
Hartford, 11 October, 1683.
Steven Richardson.

Stephen married Lydia Gilbert 14 15, daughter of Jonathan Gilbert and Mary Wells, on 25 Sep 1673 in Stonington, New London, CT. (Lydia Gilbert was born on 30 Oct 1654 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 14 15 and died on 2 Aug 1738 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 3 Oct 1654; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 15.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 10 Sep 1674; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 16. Received legacy of 20 shillings in father's will. Named as Lidia Richelson.

3. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 23 May 1700; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 16. Received a legacy in her mother's will of one fifth of the estate that remained after bequests of land to her brothers: "All the rest of my estate to be divided into 5 equal parts - to sons Thomas & Ebeneer Gilbert - daughters Lydia Chapman, Rachel Marshfield "and the children of my daur of Sarah Belcher dec'd to be accounted as one."


Children from this marriage were:

   10 F    i. Jemima Richardson 17 was born in 1692 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT and was baptized on 19 Jun 1692 in Stonington, New London, CT 17 18.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 29 Apr 1735; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 19. Legacy of 1/3 her husband's lands, use of all moveable estate. If she remarries she is to have the estate that came to them from her parents. Made Executrix.

Jemima married Green Hungerford 21 22, son of Thomas Hungerford and Mary Green, on 3 Mar 1708/09 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 20. (Green Hungerford was born in 1684 in New London, New London Co., CT 21 and died on 7 Oct 1735 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 21.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 11 Jan 1713/14; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 22. Received legacy in father's will.

2. Will; 29 Apr 1735; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 19. Hungerford, Green, East Haddam. Invt. 1549-10-06. Taken 27 August, 1735, by Samuel Andrews, Henry Champlin and Noadiah Brainard. Will dated 29 April 1735.
I, Green Hungerford of East Haddam, so make this my last will and testament: I give to my wife Jemima the use of all my moveable estate, and 1-3 part of my house and barn and orchard, and all my improved lands, during her widowhoold. And if my wife, after my decease, shall see cause to marry, my will is that she shall hae and enjoy as her own proper estate all the estate that I have received by her that did acrue to her by her parents. And my will is that my wife shall doe her endeavour to bring up my children with the use of my moveable estate, until they shall come to lawfull age. 2ndly, I give to my tree sons, viz., Green, Lemuell and Stephen Hungerford, all the farm or lot of land on which I now dwell, to be equally divided between them in quanity and quality, excepting only that I give to my eldest son Green Hungerford 10 acres, to be first taken off from sd. farm on that side that joyns to Benjamin graves his land. 3rdly, I give to my son Nathaniel Hungerford one lot of land adjoining to the land of Allin Willey and the land of Mr. Alexander Steward, containing 40 acres be it more or less, and one lott of land neare the northwest corner of the lott on which I now dwell, adjoining to the land of John Sharrard; also another lot of land partly adjoying to the land of Jabeq Chapman, not far from a pine swamp. Furthermore, I give to my four above sd. sons, viz., Green, Lemuell, Stephen and Nathaniel, all my rights in all the undivided land in East Haddam, to be equally divided amongst them; all which lands and rights I give to my four sons and their male heirs. I give to my five daughters, viz., Jemima, Mary, Rachell, Esther and Elizebeth Hungerford, 40 to each of them, to be paid to them severally as they come of age or are married, that is to say, to Jemima 40 with what she hath already received. I hereby authorize and appoint my wife sole executrix.
Witness: Stephen Cone Green Hungerford, L.S.
Jabez Chapman, Noadiah Brainard.

Court Record, Page 32 - 7 October 1735: Will and invt. exhibited by Jemima Hungerford, widow and executrix. Will proven.
Page 90 (Vol XIII) 2 June 1741: This Court appoint Green Hungerford to be guardian unto Elizabeth Hungerford, a minor, age 11 years, Lemuel and Nathaniel, each 8 years, children of Green Hungerford deceased. Recog., 500.

3. Inventory Taken; 27 Aug 1735; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 19. 1549-10-06

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 3 Mar 1708/09; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 23.

   11 M    ii. Lemuel Richardson 17 was born in 1688 in Stonington, New London, CT, was baptized on 12 Aug 1688 in Stonington, New London, CT 17 24 and died on 24 May 1713 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT.

Documented events in his life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 12 Aug 1688; Stonington, New London, CT 24. Baptized by the Rev. James Noyes, at the 1st Congregational Church of Stoningtin, CT, 12 Aug 1688.

2. Will; 2 May 1713; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 25. Name: Lemuel Richardson Location: East Haddam
Died 24 May, 1713. Invt. 332-10-08. Taken by Joseph Selden and John Warner at Haddam, James Noyes and Stephen Richardson at Stonington. Will dated 2 May, 1713.
I, Lemuel Richardson, do see cause to dispose of my lands, etc., as followeth: I give unto my wife all my moveable estate during widowhood, and half of it forever. And I give her full power, after my decease, to give a full and lawfull title to John Noyes of Stonington for ninety acres of upland, agreed upon but not fully completed; and the money due for said land I will that my wife should dispose of according to her best judgement for her own comfort, paying of my debts and the bringing up of my children. Also the debts due to me to be at her dispose. And I appoint her sole administratrix of my estate. I give to my two sons, Samuel and Lemuel, all my lands and buildings, to be divided between them, Samuel to have 20 more than Lemuel. I give to my daughter Mehetabell 40.
Witness: Jabez Chapman, Lydia Chapman, Sarah X Spencer.
Lemuel X Richardson, ls.
Court Record, Page 159--5 October, 1713: Adms. to Mehetabell Richardson, widow, with the will annexed. Will proven.

   12 F    iii. Margaret Richardson was born in 1681 in Stonington, New London, CT and died on 24 May 1713 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT.
   13 M    iv. Stephen Richardson 17 was born in 1676 in Stonington, New London, CT, was baptized on 19 Jun 1681 in Stonington, New London, CT 17 24 and died on 11 Aug 1748 in Lebanon, New London Co., CT.

Documented events in his life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 19 Jun 1681; Stonington, New London, CT 24. Baptized by the Rev. James Noyes, at the 1st Congregational Church of Stoningtin, CT, 19 Jun 1681.

   14 M    v. Jonathan Richardson was born in 1674 in Stonington, New London, CT and died on 7 May 1700 in Stonington, New London, CT.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 10 Sep 1674; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 16. Received legacy of 5 in the will of his grandfather, Jonathan Gilbert.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 23 May 1700; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 16. His son Jonathan received a bequest in the will of his mother, Mary WELLS GILBERT: "And further the 1/7th part of the 1/5th part legacy here given unto Lydia Chapman shall be paid to the sons of my late grandson Jonathan Richelson decd when the attayne to twenty one years of age.

   15 M    vi. Amos Richardson 17 was born in 1681 in Stonington, New London, CT, was baptized on 19 Jun 1681 in Stonington, New London, CT 17 24 and died about 1683.
   16 M    vii. Samuel Richardson 17 was baptized on 18 Mar 1682/83 in Stonington, New London, CT 17 24 and died on 20 Apr 1701 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT.
   17 F    viii. Rachel Richardson 17 was born in 1686 in Stonington, New London, CT, was baptized on 30 May 1686 in Stonington, New London, CT 17 24 and died in 1703.

Documented events in her life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 30 May 1686; Stonington, New London, CT 24. Baptized by the Rev. James Noyes, at the 1st Congregational Church of Stoningtin, CT, 30 May 1686.

   18 M    ix. Nathaniel Richardson was born in 1690 in Stonington, New London, CT and died in 1695.
   19 F    x. Mary Richardson 17 was baptized on 19 Jun 1681 in Stonington, New London, CT 17 24 and died in 1749.


Sources


1. William Richard, New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Volume IV, (1913). p 1978-1979.

2. Bacon, J. Dean, Bacon & Allied Families, (California, 1958). p 99.

3. William S. Appleton, ed., Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths 1630-1699, (Boston, MA: Rockwell & Churchill, 1888.) p 37.

4. John Adams Vinton, The Richardson Memorial, (1876).

5. William S. Appleton, ed., Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths 1630-1699, (Boston, MA: Rockwell & Churchill, 1888.) p 70.

6. ibid. p 46.

7. ibid. p 85.

8. ibid. p 27.

9. Vital Records of Newbury, Essex Co., MA, (Search & Research CD). Vol 2, p 706.

10. ibid. Vol 1, p 438.

11. ibid. Vol 1, p 436.

12. ibid. Vol 1, p 437.

13. Charles W. Manwaring, Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (Hartford District), (Hartford, 1902). P.C. No. 100; Vol II [original records].

14. Ruth Ellsworth Richardson, Samuel Richardson and Josiah Ellsworth
, (1974). p 344.

15. Bates, Albert C., Hartford, Connecticut, Land Records,1639-1688; Births, Marriages and Deaths: 1644-1730. p 583.

16. J. Wingate Thornton, The Gilbert Family, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 4, June & October 1850, p 229 & 339).

17. John Adams Vinton, The Richardson Memorial, (1876). P 803.

18. Wheeler, Richard A., History of the 1st Congregational Church Stonington, Connecticut, (Norwich, CT, 1875). p 198.

19. Charles W. Manwaring, Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (Hartford District), (Hartford, 1902). Vol 3, p 170-171.

20. East Haddam Genealogy, (http://free.prohosting.com/~cas1 (22 Jul 1999)).

21. Enfield-Bryant Genealogy, (http://www.gendex.com/users/Enf_Bry/Enf_Bry/index.html (9 Sept 1998)).

22. Charles W. Manwaring, Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (Hartford District), (Hartford, 1902). Vol 2, p 238-239.

23. Patterson, D. W., transcriber, East Haddam Land Records, Vol 1 - 2, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 11, p 243 & subsequent).

24. Wheeler, Richard A., History of the 1st Congregational Church Stonington, Connecticut, (Norwich, CT, 1875). p 196.

25. Charles W. Manwaring, Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (Hartford District), (Hartford, 1902). Vol 3, p 247.

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