Mercy Richardson1

b. 5 August 1759
Mercy Richardson|b. 5 Aug 1759|p613.htm|Zachariah Richardson|b. 19 Feb 1721/22|p588.htm|Sarah Warren|b. 30 Jul 1733\nd. 3 Jul 1785|p598.htm|Zachariah Richardson|b. Feb 1695/96\nd. 22 Mar 1776|p585.htm|Sarah Butterfield|b. 23 Sep 1701\nd. 11 Aug 1788|p586.htm|Joseph Warren|||Tabitha (—?—)|||

1st cousin 4 times removed of Louise Underwood.
1st cousin 6 times removed of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     Mercy Richardson was born on 5 August 1759 in Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of Zachariah Richardson and Sarah Warren.1 Marriage intention for Mercy Richardson and Captain Josiah Fletcher was published on 16 October 1781 in Chelmsford.2,3
     Mercy and Captain Josiah Fletcher had two children, both born in Chelmsford.2


  1. [S111] Essex Institute, Vital Records of Chelmsford, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem: Newcomb & Gauss, Printers, 1914), 132.
  2. [S166] John Adams Vinton, The Richardson Memorial, Comprising a Full History and Genealogy of the Posterity of the Three Brothers, Ezekiel, Samuel, and Thomas Richardson, Who Came from England, and United with Others in the Foundation of Woburn, Massachusetts, in the Year 1641, of John Richardson, of Medfield, 1679, of Amos Richardson, of Boston, 1640, of Edward and William Richardson, of Newbury, 1643, with Notices of Richardsons in England and Elsewhere (Portland, Maine: Brown Thurston & Co., 1876), 109.
  3. [S111] Chelmsford VR (published), 306.