Son of Josiah Richardson and Lowly Lola Foote. Married first Angeline King in 1833 in Greenwood, Stueben County, New York. Was baptized by the Prophet Joseph Smith Jr. on the 22 Oct 1839. Married 2nd Polly Ann Child in November of 1843. Married 3rd Phoebe Wooster Child on May 13, 1848. Married 4th Elizabeth Gilson on November 30th 1860.