William Richardson1

b. 19 September 1701
William Richardson|b. 19 Sep 1701|p916.htm|Lieut. Josiah Richardson|b. 18 May 1665\nd. 17 Oct 1711|p659.htm|Mercy Parish|b. 5 Jan 1667/68\nd. 25 Apr 1743|p660.htm|Josiah Richardson|b. c 1634\nd. 22 Jul 1695|p805.htm|Remembrance Underwood|b. 27 Feb 1639/40\nd. 20 Feb 1718/19|p806.htm|Robert Parish|b. c 1635\nd. b 5 Sep 1709|p661.htm|Mercy Crisp|b. s 1648|p663.htm|

4th great-granduncle of Louise Underwood.
6th great-granduncle of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     William Richardson was born on 19 September 1701 in Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Lieut. Josiah Richardson and Mercy Parish.1 He married Elizabeth Colburn circa 1722.2 His will was probated on 7 November 1776 in Pelham.2
     William Richardson and Elizabeth Colburn lived in Pelham, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.2 Their children, all born in Pelham, are recorded in Dracut.2 He made his will 1 April 1776 in Pelham.2

Children of William Richardson and Elizabeth Colburn


  1. [S111] Essex Institute, Vital Records of Chelmsford, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem: Newcomb & Gauss, Printers, 1914), 133.
  2. [S165] Walter Goodwin Davis, "Richardson, of Chelmsford," Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966): A Reprinting in Alphabetical Order by Surname, of the Sixteen Multi-Ancestor Compendia, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), Vol. III, 3: 228, originally published in The Ancestry of Sarah Hildreth (1958).
  3. [S110] Essex Institute, Vital Records of Dracut Massachusetts (Boston: The Essex Institute, 1914), 97.
  4. [S110] Dracut VR (published), 96; recorded, but without date.
  5. [S110] Dracut VR (published), 100.
  6. [S110] Dracut VR (published), 102.
  7. [S110] Dracut VR (published), 96.
  8. [S110] Dracut VR (published), 98.