John Richardson Jr.
1John Adams Vinton, The Richardson Memorial: Comprising a Full History and Genealogy of the Posterity of the Three Brothers, Ezekiel, . . ., p. 56 (1876).Abigail Richardson(175) could possibly be the daughter of Timothy Richardson and Abigail Johnson.
JOHN RICHARDSON4 (John,3 Theophilus,2 Ezekiel1), eldest son of John3 and Deborah (Brooks) Richardson, of Woburn; born there Dec. 29, 1692; married, at Cambridge, July 1, 1714, ABIGAIL SWAN, daughter of Gershom Swan.
He was a "husbandman," and passed his entire life in Woburn.He died there Nov. 15, 1745. His will is dated Nov. 7, 1745; proved March 17, 1745-6; recorded Midd. Prob. Rec. xxiv. 182.
His wife survived him. In his will, he makes his brother [Dea.] Nathan Richardson and his brother John Atwood, both of Woburn, joint executors. John Atwood was doubtless the father of Lydia Atwood, the wife of his son Jasher. Abigail Richardson, Isaac Richardson, and Samuel Tidd are witnesses.
Children of John and Abigail Richardson, all born in Woburn:
174. Gershom,5 b. May 4, 1715; living March 27, 1746.
175. Abigail,5 b. May 27, 1718; m. ----- Stevens.
+176. Ezra,5 b. June 13, 1721; m. Love -----.
+177. Jasher,5 b. Dec. 8, 1724; m. Lydia Atwood.
178. Deborah,5 b. March 26, 1728; m. Jabez Burdett, Jan. 26, 1749-50.
+179. Abijah,5 b. Jan. 22, 1730-1; m. first, Sarah Stewart; second, Mary Lawrence.
All living at the date of their father's will."
Deacon Edward Johnson
1Hon. Edward Francis Johnson, Captain Edward Johnson, of Woburn, Mass., and Some of His Descendants, NEHGR Vol. 59, pp. 83-84 (Jan 1905).
"8. CAPT. EDWARD3 JOHNSON (Maj. William,2 Capt. Edward1), born Mar. 19, 1658, married first, Jan. 12, 1687, Sarah, daughter of Samuel* and Sarah (Reed) Walker, who died May 31, 1704; and married second, Abigail (Gardner) Thompson, widow of James Thompson and daughter of Richard and Anna (Blanchard) Gardner.†
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He died Aug. 7, 1725, in Woburn.
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Children by first wife:
i. EDWARD,4 b. Oct. 12, 1687; d. Jan. 3, 1688.
18. ii. EDWARD, b. May 4, 1689.
iii. SARAH, m. (1) John Simonds; m. (2) Samuel Richardson.
iv. ESTHER, b. Jan. 26, 1694; m. 1716. || John Stearns of Billerica.
v. SAMUEL, b. Feb. 21, 1696.
vi. ABIGAIL, m. Dec. 11, 1717, Timothy Richardson.
vii. SUSANNA, b. Jan. 14, 1701; m. May 23, 1722, Samuel Jones; resided in Wilmington and Marlborough.
viii. ICHABOD, b. Apr. 2, 1703; killed May 8, 1725, in Lovewell's Fight. Of six Woburn men in Lovewell's company, one was killed and three were wounded.
Children by second wife:
ix. ELIZABETH, b. Nov. 6, 1705; m. Jan. 1, 1723, Joseph Winn. Resided at Nottingham West, N. H.
20. x. JOSEPH, b. June 22, 1708.".