Saturday, December 14, 2019

Surname Saturday -- LNU (Susanna, married Edward Richards, England to colonial Massachusetts)

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

I am working in the 9th great-grandmothers by Ahnentafel number, and I am up to Ancestor #2513 who is Susanna LNU (1620-1649). [Note: the more recent ancestral families have been covered in earlier posts.]

My ancestral line back through one generation in this LNU family line is:

1. Randall J. Seaver

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

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

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)

18.  Edward Hildreth (1831-1899)
19.  Sophia Newton (1834-1923)

38.  Thomas J. Newton (1800-????)
39.  Sophia Buck (1797-1882)

78.  Isaac Buck (1757-1846)

79.  Martha Phillips (1757-1830)

156.  Isaac Buck (1732-????)
157.  Mary Richards (1733-????).

314.  Joseph Richards (1703-1748)
315.  Mary Bouden (1705-1755)

628.  Crispus Richards (1681-1763)
629.  Sarah Collins (1678-1757)

1256.  John Richards (1644-1713)
1257.  Mary Brewer (1653-1706)

2512.  Edward Richards, born about 1616 in Plymouth, Devon, England; died 26 January 1690 in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.  He married (1) before 1643, probably in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts.
2513.  Susanna LNU, born about 1620 in England; died before 1649 in probably Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of Edward Richards and Susanna LNU are:
John Richards (1644-1713), married 1674 Mary Brewer (1653-1706).
*  Bathsheba Richards (1647-1672), married 1667 Robert Brinsdon (1638-1701).

There is no authoritative source that provides Susanna's maiden name.  A FamilySearch Family Tree profile says her maiden name was Hunting, but has a different death date for her and Edward.  The profile for Edward Richards says that Susanna was a Hunting, but has a different profile for Edward Richards. 

One source for the Richards family line is:

Winifred Lovering Holman, "Edward Richards of Lynn," The Essex Genealogist, Vol. 12 no. 3, (August 1992).

I have done no original research on this Richards line.


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