Samuel RICHARDSON

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Samuel RICHARDSON was born 07 Apr 1693, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA (son of Samuel RICHARDSON and Anna CHESEBROUGH); died 17 Apr 1695, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Samuel RICHARDSON was born 18 Feb 1659, Near Boton, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts (son of Amos RICHARDSON and Mary ?); died 21 Jan 1712, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Military Service: Served in Indian Wars
    • Fact: 1706, Elected a Selectman
    • Will: 27 Jan 1712
    • Probate: 10 Mar 1712

    Samuel married Anna CHESEBROUGH 1685, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA. Anna (daughter of Nathaniel CHESEBROUGH and Hannah DENISON) was born 12 Oct 1660, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 24 Feb 1750, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Anna CHESEBROUGH was born 12 Oct 1660, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA (daughter of Nathaniel CHESEBROUGH and Hannah DENISON); died 24 Feb 1750, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    Children:
    1. 1. Samuel RICHARDSON was born 07 Apr 1693, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 17 Apr 1695, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Katharine RICHARDSON was born 16 Jan 1697, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Mary RICHARDSON died 05 Apr 1785, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Hannah RICHARDSON was born 30 Aug 1695, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    5. Anna RICHARDSON was born 12 Nov 1688, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 06 Jul 1729, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    6. Prudence RICHARDSON was born 10 Sep 1690, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    7. Samuel RICHARDSON was born 09 Feb 1686, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 1688, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    8. Sarah RICHARDSON was born 26 Sep 1699, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Amos RICHARDSON was born Abt 1623; died 05 Aug 1683, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Merchant tailor in England, agent of Stephen Winthrop and his brother, Gov. John Winthrop
    • Birth: Between 1617 and 1619, Worcestershire, England
    • Immigration: Bef 1640, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
    • Fact: Between 1676 and 1681, Deputy from stonington to the Connecticut General Court

    Notes:

    Excerpt from "Amos Richardson of Boston and Stonington": There is nothing known about Amos Richardson prior to May 22, 1639. On that date he was a witness at Boston with Stephen Winthrop of a deed from Governor Winthrop to Thomas Purchase. He was born probably about 1623, as the Boston Court Archives have his affidavit when he was "aged forty years or there about." This is without date, but there was one by Mary Harmon, June 11, 1663, for the same case. The Genealogical Dictionary, by the late James Savage, says, "Amos Richardson of Boston, merchant tailor, perhaps one of that great London guild." "A man of great enterprise and good estate." A good letter from him to Fitz John Winthrop at Cardross in Scotland, written September 13, 1659, signed Amos Richardson, given to me."
    In some of the Winthrop family letters he is described by his Christian name only.
    He was closely connected with the Winthrop family for many years, acting under a power of attorney for Stephen while the latter was in England, being associated with Dean as one of the proprietors of Groton, and looking after many business matters for Mrs. Downing. He was the agent for Governor John Winthrop, the younger, and with him gave credit to Samuel Winthrop, of St. Christophers, in the West Indies. He also acted for Capt. Wait Winthrop as umpire in a mill dispute.
    In addition to carrying on the business of merchant tailor, he soon became a general trader throughout the colonies, and with his own vessels, to the West Indies. He acquired large tracts of land, probably as many as five thousand acres, at Stonington, New London, and in the Narragansett country.
    During the early history of Massachusetts there were no practicing lawyers and a number of business men acted as attorneys. It is stated that Amos Richardson was one of the three most active attorneys in the law courts during the life of the Massachusetts colony.
    The family name of Mary, wife of Amos Richardson, is unknown; he did not, however, have a second wife, as stated in the "Richardson Memorial.: It is probable that they were married in 1642, the year that he purchased his house and garden.
    Amos Richardson probably moved to Stonington, Conn., about 1663, but also retained a residence in Boston for a number of years.
    His name appears in the list of inhabitants of Narragansett in July, 1663, and of Wickford in May, 1668; but while he had landed interests there it is evident that he never had an actual residence in Rhode Island.
    The Diary of Thomas Minor notes, under June 19, 1661, that Mr. Richardson's house was raised and on June 22, 1663, that his son was to finish it that day.
    Amos Richardson was one of the most active members of the so-called Atherton Company later called the Narragansett Company, and he must have taken a leading part in the organization of it.
    Amos Richardson was not a member of the church, either in Boston or Stonington, and that is probably the reason for his not being made a freeman until May, 1665. His wife united with the First Church in Boston, December 26, 1647, when her second child, John, was 28 days of age. The celebrated John Cotton was the minister at this time, and all of her children were baptized by him, in her right. At Stonington she was an original member of the church and attended the first communion service September 10, 1674.
    Amos Richardson died August 5, 1683, at his residence, "Quiambog Farm," Stonington.
    Thomas Minor notes in his Diary: "Mr. Richardson sent for me Sabath day the fifth about one a clock in that Mr. Richardson departed this life." Also on the 17th following: "mistris Richardson made her will."
    His wife was appointed by his will as sole executrix, but she died early in the following month, and their sons, Stephen and Samuel, were appointed executors. Both wills were probated by the General Count in 1683.

    Ancestry.com: History of New London - Amos Richardson, of Stonington, died Aug. 5th, 1683
    Mary, his relict, survived him but a few weeks. John, the oldest son of Mr. Richardson, was minister of the church in Newbury, Mass., where he was settled in 1674. He had two other sons, Stephen and Samuel, and a daughter, Prudence, who married, first, March 15th, 1682/3, John Hallam; second, March 17, 1702/3, Elnathan Miner.
    A lingering lawsuit was sustained by Mr. Richardson for several years against the town of New London to obtain possession of a house lot, formerly granted hi, which, comprising the greater portion of the Parade, (State St.,) had been assumed by the town for a highway and public square. Mr. John Plumbe was Richardson's attorney. It was at last decided that Richardson should be indemnified for his lot, out of the nearest unoccupied land that the town owned. In execution of this judgment the marshall look four pieces; one piece of ninety-six rods, being a part of the original lot and on the north side of it, the same on which the first Episcopal church was afterward erected; a lot at the corner of Main and State Streets, west side, which had hitherto been left common and unenclosed; ten rods on Mill Cove, and one hundred rods on the Beach.
    "These two last pieces (says the marshal's return) were prized according to law, on the Cove, one rod for two, and on the Beach, two rods for one; the four pieces containing 285 rods were delivered to Mr. Amos Richardson and accepted in full satisfaction; Feb. 13, 1681."

    Amos married Mary ? Abt 1640, England. Mary was born Abt 1617; died Sep 1683, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Mary ? was born Abt 1617; died Sep 1683, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Mary Smith

    Children:
    1. 2. Samuel RICHARDSON was born 18 Feb 1659, Near Boton, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 21 Jan 1712, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Stephen RICHARDSON was born 14 Jun 1652, Boston, Suffolk Co., Mass.; died Abt 1694.
    3. Sarah RICHARDSON was born 19 Jul 1657, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; died 1698, Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.
    4. Mary RICHARDSON was born Between 1644 and 1645, Boston, Mass.; died Aug 1681.
    5. John RICHARDSON was born 28 Oct 1647, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; died 23 Jul 1696, Newbury, Mass..
    6. Amos RICHARDSON was born Between 20 Jan 1649 and 1650; died , young.
    7. Prudence RICHARDSON was born 31 Jan 1661, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    8. Catharine RICHARDSON was born 06 Jan 1655; died 23 Jul 1701.

  3. 6.  Nathaniel CHESEBROUGH was born 25 Jan 1629/30, Boston, England; was christened 28 Jan 1630, Boston, Lincolnshire, England (son of William CHESEBROUGH and Anna STEVENSON); died 22 Nov 1678, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Wequetequock Burial Ground, Stonington, New London Co., Connectiuct.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: One of 1st nine members of 1st Church of Stonington
    • Baptism: 25 Jan 1630, Boston, Co Lincoln, England
    • Fact: 1666, Freeman
    • Fact: 1675, Selectman

    Nathaniel married Hannah DENISON 1659, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA. Hannah (daughter of George DENISON and Bridget THOMPSON) was born 20 May 1643, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 30 Sep 1687, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Hannah DENISON was born 20 May 1643, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts (daughter of George DENISON and Bridget THOMPSON); died 30 Sep 1687, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptism: 21 May 1643, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA

    Children:
    1. 3. Anna CHESEBROUGH was born 12 Oct 1660, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 24 Feb 1750, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Sarah CHESEBROUGH was born 30 Jan 1662, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 09 Sep 1729, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Nathaniel CHESEBROUGH was born 10 Apr 1666, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 08 Apr 1732, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Bridget CHESEBROUGH was born 25 Mar 1669, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 28 Nov 1720, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    5. Hannah CHESEBROUGH was born 14 Nov 1671, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    6. Samuel CHESEBROUGH was born 14 Feb 1673/74, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 19 Jan 1735/36.
    7. Margaret CHESEBROUGH was born 15 Apr 1677, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died UNKNOWN.
    8. Mary CHESEBROUGH was born 30 Jun 1678, Stonington, New London Co. Connecticut; died 21 Dec 1678.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  William CHESEBROUGH was born 02 Jun 1594, Boston, England (son of William CHESEBROUGH and Sarah ?); died 09 Jun 1667, Wequetequock, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; was buried , Old Wequetoquock Burial Ground, near Stonington, Connecticut.

    William married Anna STEVENSON 15 Dec 1620, St. Botolph's Church, Boston, Lincolnshire, England. Anna (daughter of Simon STEVENSON and Esabella WELLS) was born 1598, Boston, England; died 24 Aug 1673, Wequetequock, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; was buried Aug 1673, Wequetequock Bruial Ground. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Anna STEVENSON was born 1598, Boston, England (daughter of Simon STEVENSON and Esabella WELLS); died 24 Aug 1673, Wequetequock, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut; was buried Aug 1673, Wequetequock Bruial Ground.
    Children:
    1. Marie CHESEBROUGH was born Bef 02 May 1622, Boston, England; was christened 2 May 1622, Boston, Lincolnshire, England; died Bef 09 Jun 1622, Boston, Lincolnshire, England; was buried 9 Jun 1622.
    2. Martha CHESEBROUGH was born Bef 18 Sep 1623, Boston, England; was christened 18 Sep 1623, Boston, Lincolnshire, England; died Bef 26 Sep 1623, Boston, Lincolnshire, England; was buried 28 Sep 1623.
    3. David CHESEBROUGH was born , Boston, England; was christened 9 Sep 1624, Boston, England; died Bef 23 Oct 1624, Boston, Lincolnshire, England.
    4. Jonathan CHESEBROUGH was born , Boston, England; was christened 9 Sep 1624, Boston, Lincolnshire, England; died Between Apr and Jun 1630, Arbella crossing the ocean to America from England.
    5. Samuel CHESEBROUGH was born Bef 01 Apr 1627, Boston, England; was christened 1 Apr 1627; died Bef 1675, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried 31 Jul 1673.
    6. Andronicus CHESEBROUGH was born 06 Feb 1628/29, Boston, England; died 08 Feb 1628/29, Boston, Lincolnshire, England.
    7. Junice CHESEBROUGH was born 06 Feb 1628/29, Boston, England; was christened 6 Feb 1629; died 06 Feb 1628/29, Boston, Lincolnshire, England.
    8. 6. Nathaniel CHESEBROUGH was born 25 Jan 1629/30, Boston, England; was christened 28 Jan 1630, Boston, Lincolnshire, England; died 22 Nov 1678, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Wequetequock Burial Ground, Stonington, New London Co., Connectiuct.
    9. John CHESEBROUGH was born , Boston, England; was christened 2 Sep 1632, Boston, Lincolnshire, England; died 1660, Stonington, New London County, Connecticut.
    10. Jabez CHESEBROUGH was born Bef 03 May 1635, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; was christened 3 May 1635, Boston, Suffolk Co,. Massachusetts; died Bef 1639, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA.
    11. Elisha CHESEBROUGH was born Bef 04 Jun 1637, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; died 01 Sep 1670, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    12. Joseph CHESEBROUGH was born 18 Jul 1640, Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts; died Aft 1649, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.

  3. 14.  George DENISON was born 1618, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England; was christened 10 Dec 1620 (son of William DENISON and Margaret CHANDLER); died 23 Oct 1694, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; was buried 26 Oct 1694, Elm Grove Cemetery, Mystic, Conneticut.

    Other Events:

    • AFN: 89C7-VG
    • Birth: 10 Oct 1620, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
    • Baptism: 10 Dec 1620, Bishop's Stortford, Herts, England
    • Fact: 1643, Went to England and fought in the Parliamentary Army
    • Fact: 02 Jul 1644, Wounded and captured - Battle of Marston
    • Emigration: 1651
    • Residence: 1654, Stonington, Conn.
    • Will Proved: Jun 1695

    Notes:

    "After his wife's death, Bridget, George wen to England, served under Cromwell in the army of the Parliment, won distintion, was wounded at Naseby, was nursed at the house of John Borodell, by his daughter Ann- whom he married and returned to Roxbury, and finally settled at Stonington, Conn."

    "George and Ann were both remarkable for magnificent personal appearance, and for force of mind and character. She was always called "Lady Ann." They held foremost place in Stonington. He has been described as "the Miles Standish of the settlement," but he was a greater and more brilliant soldier than Miles Standish. He had no equal in any of the colonies, for conducting a war against the Indians, excepting, perhaps, Captain John Mason."

    Excerpt from "Rev. John Eliot's Record of Church Members, Roxbury, Mass.": This winter we had a gracious p'vidence of God befell two brothers Edward & George Dennison, who had been proude incendiarys of some trobls among us, and full of distemp', and disaffection. but the Lord left them to open and shamefull drundennesse at Boston: espec'.edward. We did so greatly humble them both yet though George (being a membr) was excomvnicated, yet in a short time was taken in againe. And Edward humbling himselfe so effectually yet he was also speedyly received in to the Church, this is the tryvmph of grace, to magnify grace by sinne.

    Excerpt from "Direct Descendants of Capt. George Denison": George's bro, Gen Danl Denison wrote in 1672 "My two brothers, Edward and George had all the Estate of my father left between athem, being both marryed long before my father's death; my Brother George buried his first Wife in the year 1643, went into England was a souldier ther above a year, was at the Battle of York, or Marton Moore, where he did good service, was after ward taken Prisoner, but got free and having maried a second Wife he returned to New England the year before our Mother died, and not long after ward removed himelf to New Ldon near whereunto at Stonington he now liveth, having 3 sons John, William, and George, 4 or 5 daughters......3 daughters are married to Stanton, Palmer and Cheesebrook all living at present in the same town."
    He served as Deputy to the Conn Gen Court from New London Sept 1653, May 1654 and Feb 1657, and from Stonington Oct 1671, Oct 1674, May 1678, Oct 1682, May and Oct 1683, May, July and Oct 1684, May and Oct 1685, May 1686, May 1687, Sept 1689, May Sept and Oct 1693, and May 1694. When 1st mentioned in "Conn Col Recds" he is called "Captain," based upon his service and commission in England. He served on the War Comm for New London in 1653 when war threatened with Dutch. Although 56 he served as capt in King Philip's War 1676 in command of New London County troops and second in command of the Conn Army under Maj Robert Treat. He was ap'pted Provost Marshal May 1677. He was Capt of volunteer troops against the enemy Sept 1689.

    George married Bridget THOMPSON Mar 1640. Bridget (daughter of John THOMPSON, Gent and Alice FREEMAN) was born 11 Sep 1622, England; died Aug 1643, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  4. 15.  Bridget THOMPSON was born 11 Sep 1622, England (daughter of John THOMPSON, Gent and Alice FREEMAN); died Aug 1643, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptism: 11 Sep 1622, Preston Capaes Northanats, England
    • Death: Jun 1643, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts

    Children:
    1. Sarah DENISON was born 20 Mar 1640/1, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 19 Dec 1701, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    2. 7. Hannah DENISON was born 20 May 1643, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 30 Sep 1687, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.