wife of Thomas Richards of Hartford.
The inventory of Widow Richards was taken 12 June 1671, with total value £24-08-00. On the next day, the estate of was distributed to John Richards, to Mary Peck of Milford, to Thomas Richards, and to Obadiah Richards [ECPR Hartford 1: 226-7, from Hartford Dist. Probate Records 3: 101]
Date of birth: say 1611.
Place of birth: Unknown.
Most of her siblings were baptized at Ribbesford, co. Worcester, but Priscilla's baptism does not appear. A gap in the other baptisms between 1609 and 1614 is the most likely place for her birth.
Date of death: before 12 June 1671.
Place of death: Unknown.
Father: Francis Wakeman, of Bewdley, bur. 2 September 1626, Ribbesford.
Mother: Anne Goode, bur. Ribbesford, 29 January 1620[/1].
Spouse: m. Ribbesford, co. Worc., 19 January
Richards, d. bef. February
[Ribbesford PRT, 22]
See the page of Thomas Richards for details.
John Richards, bp. Ribbesford,
13 March 1630[/1];
m. Lydia Stocking.
Mary Richards, bp. Ribbesford,
1 July 1632;
m. Joseph Peck of Milford, d. 26 February 1700/1.
Thomas Richards, of Newark,
NJ, d. NJ, 2 October 1706 × 20 April 1715;
m. Hannah _____, living 20 April 1715.
Obadiah Richards, d. bef. 24 November 1702;
prob. m. Hannah Andrews, b. ca. 1647, bp. 16 May 1658.
Samuel Richards, of New Haven, d. 1662, unmd.
ECPR Hartford = A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records - Hartford District (3 vols., 1902-6).
Ribbesford PRT = Ribbesford, co. Worcester Parish Register Transcripts, FHL fiche #6,344,777 (baptisms), #6,085,626 (marriages and burials).
Compiled by Stewart Baldwin
First uploaded 14 August 2011.