An American Family History

Sarah Richards Ingalls

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."

Sarah Richards Ingalls was born in 1713 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Crispus Richards and Sarah Collins.

She married her cousin, Henry Ingalls, on December 26, 1734. Henry was born on August 2. 1701. He was the son of Nathaniel Ingalls and Anne Collins.

They had at least one son, Amos Ingalls, who was born in 1739 in Lynn.

Henry died in 1796 and Sarah in 1808.

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



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    (IV) Henry Ingalls, son of Nathaniel Ingalls, was born at Lynn, and died there. He married, December 26, 1734, Sarah Richards.

    (V) Amos Ingalls, son of Henry Ingalls, was born in 1739, at Lynn, and died there October 20, 1819. His will was made in 1811. He married, March 31, 1768, Mary Ingalls, daughter of Jacob and Mary (Tucker) Ingalls.

    Children, born in Lynn:
    1. Henry, mentioned below.
    2. Abigail, married John Watts.
    3. Mary, married August 23, 1789, James Bickford.

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