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James M. RICHARDSON

Male 1827 - 1878  (51 years)


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  • Name James M. RICHARDSON 
    Born 1827  Princeton (Station), Worcester Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 14 Sep 1850  Brookline, Norfolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Household includes: Peter (53), Hitty S. (49), Harriet B. (28), William E. (25), James M. (24), Thomas e. (21), George P. (19), Spencer W. (16), & Emma B. (12). James is a railroad conductor.
    Occupation 1875  141 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Merchants (ships stores). Partnership includes James Richardson & brother-in-law Phillip Folger. 
    Died 07 Oct 1878  1 Schuyler Street, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Cause of death: Phthisis (Tuberculosis) - 3 years duration. Likely contracted during the Civil War.
    Notes 
    • Extensive research of the 1860 census and city directories of that period (all states) has failed to locate James, his 1st wife or his children Everett and Charles. Similar research of the 1880 through 1930 censuses and directories has failed to locate either of the children.
    Person ID I384  Cartwright
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2012 

    Father Peter RICHARDSON, II,   b. 1797, Princeton (Station), Worcester Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870 and 1880, Hubbardston, Worcester Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Hitty S. PRENTISS,   b. 1801, Hubbardston, Worcester Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870 and 1880, Hubbardston, Worcester Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1820  Hubardston & Princeton (Spring), Worcester Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Married in the bride's town and then the groom's town as was the custom (due difficulty for wedding guests to travel).
    Census 14 Sep 1850  Brookline, Norfolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Household includes: Peter (53), Hitty S. (49), Harriet B. (28), William E. (25), James M. (24), Thomas e. (21), George P. (19), Spencer W. (16), & Emma B. (12). Peter is a farmer
    Family ID F223  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Anne Eliza CARTWRIGHT,   b. 23 Aug 1837, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1906  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 02 Jun 1863  Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • James was a widower with two sons Everett (6) and Charles (4). Ceremony performed by Rev. W.H. Stetson, Methodist minister, Nantucket.
    Census 16 Jun 1870  Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Richardson household includes: J.M. (54), Ann Eliza (32), Everett J. (13), Charles S. (11), Elizabeth L. (2), mother-in-law Ellen Maria Cartwright (54), & nephew Frederick H. Cartwright (14). James is listed as an "Agent."

      Shortly after the census, Ellen Maria and nephew Fred would move back to the mainland (Roxbury).
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Lord RICHARDSON,   b. 02 Oct 1867, Hudson, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1909, 11 Ruskin Street, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Family ID F221  Group Sheet

    Children 
     1. Everett J. RICHARDSON,   b. 1857, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Charles S. RICHARDSON,   b. 1859, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F222  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Cartwright Correspondence
    Cartwright Correspondence
    Letter from Anne Eliza Cartwright to her brother John William Cartwright, Jr.
    Subject: Civil War activities of brother James Weld Cartwright, Sr. and fiance James M. Richardson, and other news of the family.

  • Sources 
    1. [S43] 1870 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), MA, Nantucket, Nantucket, pg 57/29, roll 634, img 60, dwl 640, fam 611; J.M. Richardson household data accessed 25 Jan 2001.
      1870 census lists Massachusetts but death certificate lists Princeton (many states but not in Massachusetts).

    2. [S72] Mass Vital Records 1841-1910, NEHGS, Compiler: New England Historical Genealogical Society, (2004), 1868, Boston; James M. Richardson death data accessed 14 Jan 2008.

    3. [S19] 1850 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), MA, Norfolk, Brookline, pg 79, ln 34, hse 213, fam 262: Peter Richardson household data accessed 17 Jan 2008..

    4. [S80] Mass City Directories, Compiler: Ancestry.com, (The Generations Network, Inc, Provo, UT, 2011), Sampson Davenport & Co. Boston 1875; James Ricjardson data accessed 16 Jan 2008.

    5. [S111] Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850, Compiler: David Jordan (Liahona Research), (The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT, 2005), Worcester Cty, Hubbardston & Princeton Spring, FHF #0759552; Peter Richardson data accessed 17 Jan 2008.

    6. [S72] Mass Vital Records 1841-1910, NEHGS, Compiler: New England Historical Genealogical Society, (2004), 1863, Nantucket, vol 163, pg 169; Ann E. Cartwright marriage data accessed 13 Feb 2006.

    7. [S43] 1870 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), MA, Nantucket, Nantucket, pg 57/29, roll 634, img 60, dwl 640, fam 611; J.M. Richardson household data accessed 25 Jan 2001.



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