Thomas/a Richardson

M, #20076, (circa 1567 - 7 January 1633/34)
Last Edited:19 Aug 2017

Children with Katherine Duxford:

Thomas/a Richardson, born circa 1567 at Standon, Hertfordshire1, married, 24 Aug 1590 at Westmill, Hertfordshire, Katherine Duxford of Westmill (daughter of Richard Duxford and Joan (–?–)), with whom he had 7 children.2,1 He died at Westmill 7 Jan 1633/34, and was buried the following day.1 He was the father of three sons who went to New England, where they became founders of Woburn, one of the earliest settlements in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S412] John Wyman, "Wyman Genealogy," Thomas Richardson.
  2. [S332] Ruth Ellsworth Richardson, Samuel Richardson and Josiah Ellsworth, unpaginated.
  3. [S412] "Wyman Genealogy," Elizabeth Richardson.
  4. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 3-4, Henry (1.) Brooks, footnote.

Samuel/1 Richardson

M, #20077, (say 1610 - 23 March 1657/58)
Father*Thomas/a Richardson1 b. c 1567, d. 7 Jan 1633/34
Mother*Katherine Duxford2 b. btw 1565 - 1570, d. b 10 Mar 1632
Last Edited:19 Aug 2017

Children with Joanna (–?–):

Samuel/1 Richardson, born in England, with his brothers Ezekiel and Thomas emigrated to Massachusetts Bay, where he appears as an inhabitant of Charlestown in 1636.3 He married Joanna (--?--), was admitted to the church 18 Feb 1638, and admitted freeman 2 May 1638.4,5 5 Nov 1640, the Church of Charlestown chose seven men, Samuel Richardson among them, as commissioners or agents for the erection of a church and town upon the recent grant of Charlestown Village, which became the town of Woburn.6
     Samuel Richardson, in a deed dated 27 Mar 1651, mentions my brother Ezekiel Richardson, our brother Thomas Richardson, and my sister, Susanna Brooks (who was wife of my deceased brother, Ezekiel Richardson).7 Samuel died "suddenly" at Woburn 23 Mar 1657/58.8,5 Wyman abstracts his considerable real estate dealings at 2:810.9

Local Notes:

Electedbetween 1644 and 1651, Woburn, MASelectmen. | Samuel Richardson, 1644, 5, 6, 9, 50, 51.10

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 3-4, Henry (1.) Brooks, footnote.
  2. [S332] Ruth Ellsworth Richardson, Samuel Richardson and Josiah Ellsworth, unpaginated.
  3. [S318] Thomas Bellows Wyman, Charlestown Estates, 2:810, Samuel (5.) Richardson: 1636.
  4. [S318] Wyman, Charlestown Estates, 2:810, Samuel (5.) Richardson: "m. Joanna, who was…."
  5. [S288] Charles Henry Pope, Pioneers of Massachusetts, 384–5.
  6. [S522] Samuel Sewall, The History of Woburn, 1:11.
  7. [S1640] Edward F. Johnson, Early Woburn Deeds, 7, Samuel Richardson (Book 2, Page 72).
  8. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:157, Samuel Richardson d.
  9. [S318] Wyman, Charlestown Estates, 2:810, Samuel (5.) Richardson.
  10. [S522] Samuel Sewall, Hist. Woburn, 2:578.
  11. [S648] Anderson, Sanborn and Sanborn, The Great Migration Begins, Mousall, Ralph.
  12. [S318] Wyman, Charlestown Estates, 2:810, Samuel (5.i.) Richardson.
  13. [S520] Anderson, Sanborn and Sanborn, The Great Migration, 1634–1635, Mousall, Ralph, unpaginated transcription at Ancestry.com.
  14. [S318] Wyman, Charlestown Estates, 2:810, Samuel (5.ii.) Richardson.
  15. [S331] John Adams Vinton, Richardson Memorial, Capt. Josiah6 Richardson.
  16. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:210, Samuel Richardson b.; 4:16, epitaph + notes.
  17. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:210, Stephen Richardson b.

John/4w Carter

M, #20079, (14 March 1680 - 26 March 1705)
Father*Rev. Samuel/2 Carter1 b. 8 Aug 1640, d. b 30 Oct 1693
Mother*Eunice/3w Brooks1 b. 10 Oct 1655, d. a 1732
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Eunice/3w Brooks
Last Edited:31 Jan 2016
John/4w Carter, born 14 Mar 1680 at Woburn, Massachusetts1, was mntioned in the will of his grandfather John/2w Brooks, 29 Jul 1690.2 He died at Lancaster 26 Mar 1705, a. 25.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:43, John Carter b.
  2. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 4-5, John (2.) Brooks.
  3. [S106] NEHGS Register, 17:51 (Jan 1863), Aaron Sargent, "Carter Genealogy."

Eunice/4w Carter

F, #20080, (29 March 1687 - )
Father*Rev. Samuel/2 Carter1 b. 8 Aug 1640, d. b 30 Oct 1693
Mother*Eunice/3w Brooks1 b. 10 Oct 1655, d. a 1732
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Eunice/3w Brooks
Last Edited:31 Jan 2016
Eunice/4w Carter, born 29 Mar 1687 at Woburn, Massachusetts1, was mentioned in the will of her grandfather John/2w Brooks, 29 Jul 1690.2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:43, Eunice Carter b.
  2. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 4-5, John (2.) Brooks.