Hannah McCarty (Richardson) (1718 - 1792)

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Birthplace: Chester City, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Washington, Virginia, USA
Managed by: Seán Michael Sloane Johnson
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About Hannah McCarty (Richardson)

Hannah Richardson was born a daughter of Quakers Elisabeth Bevan a Welshman and Joseph Richardson.of Bucks County PA .. She was about 18 when she married Darby McCarty a Scotch-Irish Presbyterian. Evidently Darby might have been indentured to her father to pay for his trip over from northern Ulster Ireland. She would have been disfellowshipped and shunned as was the Quaker custom for those marrying out of the Faith of the Friends.

Darby and Hannah registered their marraige in  Philadelphia on July 4th 1736 the same day they registered the birth of their first son James.  They removed to the wilderness of the Shenandoah Valley shortly after

and raised the rest of their approximately 13 kids there. Hannah became a Presbyterian.

PS some now think that Hannah's parents might have been William Richardson and Elizabeth Coburn. Still it is VERY likely they were Quakers. so the story remains, only the Parents names might have changed.

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Hannah McCarty (Richardson)'s Timeline

1718
1718
Chester City, Pennsylvania, United States
1736
July 4, 1736
Age 18
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Married by Rev Andrews
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Married July 4,1736 Philadelphia PA Registered the same day that Their first Son James' Birtth was registered July 4th 1776.

1737
July 10, 1737
Age 19
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
1738
December 10, 1738
Age 20
Cedar Creek, Frederick, Virginia, USA
1738
Age 20
Virginia, USA
1741
April 18, 1741
Age 23
Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA
1743
July 3, 1743
Age 25
Frederick, Virginia, USA
1745
October 18, 1745
Age 27
Va Shenandoah, Page, Virginia, USA
1748
June 18, 1748
Age 30
Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, USA
1750
December 9, 1750
Age 32
Shenandoah, Virginia, USA