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John Richmond, II
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Birth: 1627
Ashton Keynes
Wiltshire, England
Death: Oct. 7, 1715
Taunton
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA

John Richmond was born about 1627 in Wiltshire, England before his father came to America to live. He was educated in England and did not come to America until the 1650's. He was trained as a surveyor which he did most of his life. He married two times: first in 1654 to Susannah Hayward, daughter of Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater. They had four children. His wife Susanna died in childbirth when daughter, Susanna was born 11/4/1661. In 1663 John married Abigail Rogers, granddaughter of Thomas Rogers of the Mayflower. They had seven children. John was on the Town Council. He was Constable and Commissioner and Surveyor. His residence at "Neck of Land" was about a mile from Taunton. He and his wife Abigail are buried there. He was a large land owner and one of the proprietors of the Iron Works of Taunton. During this time, he was also involved with the Indian problems and in what was called "Phillips War" which was the Indian war that was bloody and devastating in the extreme. John Richmond has always been known as one of Taunton's early leaders, who along with his father who was one of the founders of Taunton. John died 10/7/1715. His wife Abigail died 8/1/1727. They are buried on the property on which their residence stood at "Neck of Land".

(Information from "Richmonds in America" by R. Walton) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Richmond (1597 - 1664)
  Elizabeth Nicholas Richmond (1596 - 1664)
 
 Spouse:
  Abigail Rogers Richmond (1641 - 1727)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Richmond Godfrey (1654 - 1732)*
  Thomas Richmond (1658 - 1705)*
  Susannah Richmond Reed (1661 - 1725)*
  Sarah Richmond Walker (1670 - 1727)*
  John Richmond (1673 - 1760)*
  Ebenezer Richmond (1676 - 1729)*
  Abigail RICHMOND Walker (1678 - 1763)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Richmond (1627 - 1715)
  Edward Richmond (1632 - 1696)*
  Mary Richmond Paull (1639 - 1715)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Neck O Land Cemetery
Taunton
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Valarie Vine
Record added: Aug 09, 2010
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- Alice Montgomery
 Added: Jun. 22, 2016
G8Grandfather remembered this day
- V
 Added: May. 27, 2016
For my 8th great-grandfather.
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