An American Family History

John Richards

Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts was first settled by English Puritans in 1629 and was first incorporated in 1631 as Saugus.

John Richards was born in 1707 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was the son of Crispus Richards and Sarah Collins.

A Genealogical Register says that John died prior to June 3, 1754. According to the Vital records of Lynn, he died on September 19, 1768 and is buried in Lynn Cemetery.

Essex County, Massachusetts was created on May 10, 1643 by the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, when it ordered "that the whole plantation within this jurisdiction be divided into four sheires."

Children of Sarah Collins
and Joseph Eliot
  • Mercy Eliot Alton

  • Children of Crispus Richards
    and Sarah Collins
  • Joseph Richards
  • Esther Richards Estey
  • John Richards
  • Mary Richards
  • Crispus Richards
  • Sarah Richards Ingalls
  • Hannah Richards Stocker
  • Richard Richards