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William Richards

Male - Bef 1682


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  • Name William Richards  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 25 Jul 1682  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I6984  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2020 

    Family Grace Shaw 
    Children 
    +1. John Richards,   b. 1649, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 23 Dec 1695, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 46 years)
    +2. Joseph Richards,   b. Abt 1653, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 24 Feb 1696, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
    Last Modified 6 May 2016 
    Family ID F4084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Anderson's Great Migration Directory (citation details below) gives his origins as "unknown" and, contrary to earlier claims that he was at Plymouth and then Scituate in the 1630s, says his first appearance in the record is at Weymouth in 1640.

  • Sources 
    1. [S586] The Great Migration Directory: Immigrants to New England 1620-1640 by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic and Genealogical Society, 2015.

    2. [S584] History of Weymouth, Massachusetts, volumes 3 and 4, by George Walter Chamberlain. Weymouth, Massachusetts: Weymouth Historical Society, 1923.