Saturday, February 4, 2017

Surname Saturday -- RICHMOND (Wiltshire to colonial New England)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  

I am in the 8th great-grandmothers and I'm up to Ancestor #1523, who is Abigail RICHMOND (1656-1744) 
[Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 8th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts].

My ancestral line back through three generations of this RICHMOND family line is:


1. Randall J. Seaver (1943-????)

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)


10.  Thomas Richmond (1848-1917)
11.  Julia E. White (1848-1913)

22.  Henry Arnold White (1824-1885)
23.  Amy Frances Oatley (1826-1864)

46.  Jonathan Oatley (1790-1872)
47.  Amy Champlin (1798-1865)

94.  Joseph Champlin (1758-1850)
95.  Nancy Kenyon (1765-????)

190.  John Kenyon (1742-1831)
191.  Ann --?-- (1742-1824)

380.  Sylvester Kenyon (1710-1800)
381.  Anna Barber (1717-????)

760.  John Kenyon (1682-1735)
761.  Elizabeth Remington (1686-1747)

1522.  John Remington, born 20 March 1650 in Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; died before 12 December 1688 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.  He was the son of 3044. John Remington and 3045. Abigail Acie.  He married 1679 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.
1523.  Abigail Richmond, born 1656 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States; died 20 July 1744 in Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

Children of John Remington and Abigail Richmond are:
*  Abigail Remington (1681-1763), married (1) 1695 William Gardiner (1671-1732); (2) 1740 Job Almy (1675-1744).
*  Martha Remington (1683-1744), married 1706 Eber Sherman (1679-1758).
*  Elizabeth Remington (1686-1747), married 1704 John Kenyon (1682-1735).
*  Hannah Remington (1687-????), married 1706 Thomas Mumford (1687-1760).

3046.  Edward Richmond, born about 1632 in Wiltshire, England; died November 1696 in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.  He married  June 1658 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.
3047.  Abigail Davis, born about 1637 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States; died July 1682 in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.  She was the daughter of 6094. James Davis and 6095. Mary.

Children of Edward Richmond and Abigail Davis are:
*  Abigail Richmond (1656-1744), married (1) 1679 John Remington (1650-1688); (2) 1690 Henry Gardiner (1645-1744).
*  Edward Richmond (1658-1742), married 1682 Sarah LNU (1664-1743).
*  John Richmond (1660-1740), married 1686 Elizabeth LNU (1665-1740).
*  Sarah Richmond (1662-????).
*  Elizabeth Richmond (1666-1719), married 1686 John Palmer (1665-1753).
*  Mary Richmond (1668-????), married 1685 William Palmer (1663-????).
*  Esther Richmond (1669-1706), married 1691 Thomas Burgess (1666-1743).
*  Sylvester Richmond (1672-1754), married (1) 1693 Elizabeth Rogers (1673-1724); (2) 1728 Deborah Cushing (1674-1770).

6092.  John Richmond, born about 1594 in Wiltshire, England; died 20 March 1664 in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.  He married about 1625 in Wiltshire, England.
6093.  Elizabeth LNU, born about 1600 in Wiltshire, England.

Children of John Richmond and Elizabeth are:
*  John Richmond (1627-1715), married (1) 1653 Susanna Hayward (1631-1661); (2) 1663 Abigail rogers (1640-1727).
*  Edward Richmond (1632-1691), married (1) 1658 Abigail Davis (1637-1682); (2) 1678 Amy Bull (1632-1696).
*  Sarah Richmond (1638-1691), married (1) 1658 Edward Rew (1635-1678); (2) 1678 James Walker (1619-1692); (3) 1691 Nicholas Stoughton  (1634-????)..
*  Mary Richmond (1639-1715), married 1656 William Paul (1624-1706).

Information about this Richmond family was obtained from:

*  Joshua Bailey Richmond, The Richmond Family 1594-1696 and Pre-American Ancestors 1040-1594 (Boston, Mass., the compiler, 1897). 
*  Henry I. Richmond, "The Richmond Ancestry" in Genealogies of Rhode Island Families, Volume I (Boston, Mass. : The New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 1983), pages 750-764.
*  "William Richard Cutter, New England families, genealogical and memorial: a record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and Founding of a  Nation, Volume 4, (New York : Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914), page 1743, Edward Richmond sketch.


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1 comment:

Laurine Curtis said...

Cousin? Edward & Abigail Davis are my 9th great grandparents. Nice to meet you!