Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Richardson

Male 1668 - 1744  (76 years)


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  • Name William Richardson 
    Born 28 Aug 1668  West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Sep 1744  West River Hundred, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031494  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father William Richardson,   b. Abt 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1698, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ewen,   b. 6 Jun 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1703, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1668  West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18867  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Smith,   b. 1672, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1756, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 15 May 1689  West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • William Richardson & Marg't Smith were married 15th of 5th mo. 1689.
    Children 
     1. William Richardson,   b. 1 Jul 1690, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1733/34, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     2. Elizabeth Richardson,   b. 31 Jul 1693, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1739, Kent Island, Queen Anne's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)
     3. Samuel Richardson,   b. 14 May 1694, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1697, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     4. Sophia Richardson,   b. 7 May 1696, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1781, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Sarah Richardson,   b. 26 Nov 1698, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1761, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. Joseph Richardson,   b. 31 Jan 1701/02, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1782, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Samuel Richardson,   b. 13 Sep 1703, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1722, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     8. Daniel Richardson,   b. 25 Dec 1705, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1756, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     9. Richard Richardson,   b. Feb 1707/08, West River Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1744/45, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Account Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     10. Nathaniel Richardson,   b. Abt Apr 1713, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Thomas Richardson,   b. 20 Nov 1715, West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1745, Kent County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F18863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Richardson Sr. son of William and Elizabeth b. 26th of 6th mo. 1668.
      He d. 13th of 5th mo. 1744 and was hurried at West River Meeting Grave Yard
      on 15th of 5th mo. 1744.
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      RICHARDSON, WILLIAM, Anne Arundel Co. 18th day, 9th mo., 1741; 11th Sept., 1744.
      To wife MARGARET, coextx., use of my now dwelling plantation, and other lands during her widowhood, she to allow son DANIEL to live on any one pt. (for location see will.)
      To son JOSEPH, lands (see will) and personalty.
      To son DANIEL, coextx., 120 A., and personalty.
      To son RICHARD, land in Baltimore Co., bought of Richard Owings and Charles Dorsey, "Owings adventure' and Owings Addition," 450 A., plus personalty.
      To son THOMAS.
      To son NATHAN, 350 A. of "United Friendship in Baltimore Co., bought of Dr. Samuel Chew, personalty.
      To son THOMAS, 558 A. 'High Spaniola" in Cecil Co., plus personalty.
      To grandsons WILLIAM AND RICHARD, sons of son JOSEPH, personalty.
      To dau SARAH HILL, her children, HENRY and MARGARET, personalty.
      To SAMUEL THOMPSON, son of AUGT. and ELIZABETH, personalty.
      To ELIZABETH RICHARDSON, dau of my bro. JOSEPH, personalty.
      To Joseph Galloway 5 pounds for Quakers of West River
      To bro. JOSEPH, wearing apparel.
      To dau SOPHIA GALLOWAY.
      Test: Nicholas Watkins, John Ross, Thomas Sprigg. 23. 606
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      William Richardson 30.380 AA 1700.9.11 Nov 19 1744 May 10 1745
      Appraisers: Joseph Cowman, Gerrard Hopkins.
      Creditors: Joseph Hill, Samuel Gallaway.
      Next of kin: Joseph Richardson, Sophiah Galloway.
      Executors: Margaret Richardson, Daniel Richardson (Quakers).
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      William Richardson 22.205 A AA 1700.9.11 368.16.0 Jul 18 1746
      The amount of the accounts also included 41.11.6 in sterling.
      Received from: Joseph Adams (merchant in London).
      Payments to: Mary Watkins paid to Thomas Gassaway, Dr. John Hamilton, Mr. Samuel Smith, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Mr. William Rogers, Joseph Galloway for Quakers of West River, Daniel Richardson (son, accountant), Sammuel Galloway, Lord Baltimore paid to Mr. Onirio Razolini.
      Legatees: Elisabeth Richardson (kinswoman) wife of Nehemiah Birckhead, Joseph Richardson (brother), Daniel (accountant).
      Executors: Margaret Richardson, Daniel Richardson (Quaker)
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      Richardson, William, Sr., A. A. County, 21st Dec., 1691; 28th May, 1698.
      To sons Daniel and Joseph equally and hrs., 5 patents, 600 A., called "Henry's Hills" and "Franklin's Enlargement."
      To wife Eliza:, "Watkin's Hope."
      To son William at 21 yrs. of age, 50 A., part of "Watkin's Hope" which testator gave him and his hrs adjoining plantation of Wm. Cole.
      To dau. Sophia, 75 A., "The Diligent Search," at 16 yrs. of age.
      To young, son Joseph, grandson William Richardson, Margaret, wife of William Richardson, Jr., to Eliza:, dau. of John and Sarah Talbot, and to 3 child, of Edward Talbot, and the Quaker Church, personalty.
      Exs.: Wife Eliza: and son William.
      Properties devised to son Joseph and dau. Sophia to be held by their mother during their minority.
      Overseers: Rich'd Jones, Rich'd Harrison, Jno. Talbott, Wm. Coleson.
      Test: James Elphinstone, John Westnutt, John Elsey. 7. 388.
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      William Richardson 30,380 AA 1700.9.11 Nov 19 1744 May 10 1745
      Appraisers: Joseph Cowman, Gerrard Hopkins.
      Creditors: Joseph Hill, Samuel Gallaway.
      Next of kin: Joseph Richardson, Sophiah Galloway.
      Executors: Margaret Richardson, Daniel Richardson (Quakers).
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      Talbott John, Calvert Co., 6th Dec., 1701; 25th June, 1707.
      To wife Sarah, extx., dwelling plantation and sufficient
      land to make 150 A. part of "Expectation," during life; to pass to son Thomas and hrs., at decease of wife, and hrs.
      To sons Richard and Daniell and hrs., 200 A., residue of sd. "Expectation." Any of afsd. sons dying during minority, his or their share of estate to go to dau. Elizabeth and to unborn child.
      Personal estate to legatees afsd.
      Overseers: Richard Johns and 3 brothers, viz., William, Daniell and Joseph Richardson.
      Test: Jno. Talbott, Anthony Conwell, Sam'l. Little. 12. 144

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