Richard Truesdell

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Richard Truesdell

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Newton,,Massachusetts,USA
Death: Died in Woodstock,,Connecticut,USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Truesdell, Sr. and Margaret Trowbridge
Husband of Mary Truesdell
Father of Elizabeth Truesdell; William Truesdell; Richard Truesdell, Jr.; John Truesdell and Rebecca Peck
Brother of Mary Foote; Samuel Truesdell, Jr.; Mindwell Truesdell; Rebecca Truesdell; Experience Truesdell and 3 others
Half brother of Experience Wilson; Thomas Trowbridge; Deliverance Ward; James Trowbridge; William Trowbridge and 4 others

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About Richard Truesdell

Married shortly after his father's death. Richard, a weaver, lived in nearby Dedham. Although he was the eldest son, he did not participate actively in the administration of his father' s estate, but left that to next oldest brother, Samuel Jr. It is inferred that he permitted his mother and her other children to occupty the original homestead in Newton, although he did acquire the adjacent "mansion house and barn" with 40 acres which was the former Elijah Kenrick home. Subsequently, he sold this tract to Elijah Kenrick, Jr. for L80 (Middlesex Deeds XII , 602).

About 1702 he moved from Dedham to Mashamughet Purchase near Woodstock, first called New Roxbury, which at that time was under the jurisdiction of Massachusetts.

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Richard Truesdell's Timeline

1672
July 16, 1672
Newton,,Massachusetts,USA
1697
February 10, 1697
Age 24
February 24, 1697
Age 24
Dedham,,Massachusetts,USA
1700
April 6, 1700
Age 27
Newton, Middlesex, MA, United States
1702
1702
Age 29
1704
October 7, 1704
Age 32
Woodstock, Windham Co., CT
1707
October 24, 1707
Age 35
Woodstock,,Connecticut,USA
1707
Age 34
Woodstock, CT