Ezekiel RICHARDSON [Parents] was born 1 about 1605 in of Westmill, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 2, 3 on 21 Oct 1647 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Ezekiel married 4 Susanna BRADFORD in BY 1632 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.
Ezekiel's will was probated 5 on 1 Apr 1648 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.
A Line of DESCENDANTS OF EZEKIEL AND SUSANNA (Bradford) RICHARDSON, WHO SETTLED IN CHARLESTOWN, Mass., IN 1630 AND REMOVED TO WOBURN, MASS., IN 1641. Ezekielt Richardson, the immigrant, came from England in the Arbella, one of Winthrop s fleet, robably with his wife Susanna, and settled in Charlestown, Mass., 6 July 1630. He was b. about 1605; m. probably in England Susanna Bradford, date unknown; birth date unknown; d. 15 Sept. 1681, in Woburn, Mass., as the wife of Henry Brooks, her second husband. Ezekiel d. 21 Oct. 1647, in Woburn; will dated 20 May 1647; proved 1 June 1648. His younger brothers, Samuel and Thomas, followed him to Charlestown in a few years. Ezekiel and Susanna were members of the First Church of Charlestown which later became the First Church of Boston. Freeman 18 May 1631. He and his brothers removed to Woburn in 1641, and were among the founders of that town in 1642. The street on which they lived in Woburn was called "Richardson's Row", now a part of Washington in Winchester, Mass. Children, b. in Charlestown, except last two b. in Woburn, were, Phebe, Theophilus, Josiah, John, Jonathan, James, Ruth d. young, and Ruth. (See History of Charlestown, compiled in 1845 by Richard Frothingham, Jr., p p. 52, 59, 70, 73, 79, 85, 106 and 108; also History of Woburn, compiled in 1868 by Samuel Sewall, p. 71 and other pp.)
EZEKIEL RICHARDSON of Woburn.
20: 5: 1647. I, Ezekiel Richardson, of Woebourne, being in perfect niemorie. Wife Susanna, and Eldest Son, Theophilus, Executors. To son Josias, thirtie pounds, to be paide in many, Cattell or come, when 21. Vnto son James, £30; Vnto dau. Phebe, £30. I discharge whatsoever dem~nds bane bin between my brother, Samuel Richardson, and my selfe. Vnto brother, Thomas Richardson, his Son Thomas, 10 . Overseers, Edward Converse and John Mousafl of Woeboume. In case either die before the accomplishment of this my will, the surviuer, with the consent of Thomas Carter, pastor of the church in Woebourne, shall haue power to chuse an other overseer in his place. Vnto the Overseers 30s a peece. Debts discharged, all the rest to Executors, provided wife may peacablie injoy her habitation in the house.
Thomas Carter, scribe Ezekiel richardson.
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