Thursday, July 12, 2012

The Richardson Family

Daniel Richardson came from England, settled in Virginia and served as a lieutenant in the Revolutionary war three years under Washington, and received a large tract of land from the United States government for services in the war. He married Fanny Long, who had seven brothers in the revolutionary war, most of whom were officers of distinction.

Armstead Richardson was born near Racoon ford on the Rapidan river, Culpepper county, Virginia in the year 1788. He moved to Georgia and settled on a farm at Eatonton in the early 1800's, where he was married to Elizabeth Griggs. There children were:

  • Ann Richardson
  • Elizabeth Richardson
  • Everard H. Richardson
  • Peterson Thwreat Richardson
  • Frances Long Richardson

 He served as a Major in the Indian War of 1813 under Generals Floyd and Andrew Jackson. 

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