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Elizabeth Wyman (Richardson)

Also Known As: "Elizabeth Jane Wymant", "Gable", "Elizabeth Wymant"
Birthplace: Westmill, Hertfordshire, England
Death: June 22, 1630
Westmill, Hertfordshire, England
Place of Burial: Westmill, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Richardson, of Standon and Katherine Richardson
Wife of Francis Wyman
Mother of Francis Wyman; Lt. John Wyman; Richard Wyman; Thomas Wyman; Elizabeth Wyman and 2 others
Sister of John Richardson; James Richardson; Samuel Richardson, of Woburn; Ezekiel Richardson, of Woburn; Margaret Richardson and 1 other

Occupation: Keeping House
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About Elizabeth Wyman

Elizabeth Richardson was born on 13 Jan 1594 in Westmill, Hertfordshire, England, the daughter of Thomas Richardson and Katherine (Duxford) Richardson.

She is the sister of John Richardson, James Richardson, Samuel Richardson, Ezekiel Richardson, Margaret Richardson and Thomas Richardson.

She married Francis (Wymant) Wyman — married 2 May 1617 in Westmill, Hertfordshire, England.

Her children are Thomas Wyman, Francis Wyman Jr., John Wyman, Richard Wyman, Elizabeth Wyman, William Wyman and George Wyman.

Elizabeth died before 22 Jun 1630 in Westmill, Hertfordshire, England.

Profile last modified 10 Jan 2020 | Created 1 Mar 2011



Elizabeth was baptized 13 Jan 1593/4 at Westmill, Hertfordshire, England. She was the daughter of Thomas and Katherine (Duxford) Richardson.

She married Francis Wyman/t (of Barkway) on 2 May 1617 at St. Mary the Virgin Parish in Westmill, Hertfordshire, England. She was buried on 22 June 1630 in Westmill. [1]

Elizabeth and Francis had six children:

  1. Thomas Wyman-1618-6 Mar 1652; m. Ann Godfrey
  2. Francis Wyman-24 Feb 1619-Abt 30 Nov 1699; m. Abigail Justice Reed
  3. John Wyman, Lieut.-3 Feb 1622-9 May 1684
  4. Richard Wyman-14 Mar 1624-27 Mar 1645
  5. Elizabeth Wyman-26 May 1626
  6. William Wyman-31 Aug 1628-Jul 1630

There is a seventh child, according to Francis' will named George Wymant but it is believed to be with his third wife-Jane-

  • Reference: Westmill Parish Register,Parish of St. Mary the Virgin,dated 1590-1690.

Elizabeth Richardson was his first wife-M.1 May 1617. Elizabeth Gable was second wife-M. 29 Jun 1641 Jane (

) married aft 1656.

There is a claim that Herbert C. Hoover (31st POTUS) is her descendant.

Her Brothers emigrated to America, along with her sons. Francis and Elizabeth had six children. Two of their sons followed their Richardson uncles to North America, from which stemmed the widespread descendants of the Wyman name.


  • Wyman, Morrill. "Contributions to Wyman Genealogy," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Vol. 50 (1896), pages 45-46.
  • Baptisms (PR) England. Westmill, Hertfordshire. 13 January 1593. RICHARDSON, Elizabeth. Film no. 991327. familysearch : accessed 4 February 2019.

Father: Thomas Richardson

See Also:

Manuscript, [ Hugh D. Miller, comp. ], Genealogy: Ethel P. Miller/Hugh D. Miller, 1985, copy in possession of Barbara M

Family of Thomas Richardson & Katherine Duxford:

1. Elizabeth Richardson. Born ca 1593 in Westmill, Hertfordshire. Elizabeth was baptized in Westmill, Hertfordshire, 13 Jan 1593/4. Elizabeth died in Westmill, Hertfordshire on 22 Jun 1630.

On 2 May 1617 Elizabeth married Francis Wyman, son of Thomas Wymant (ca 1565-1570-) & Joan Cressal, in Westmill, Hertfordshire. Born ca 1594 in Westmill, Hertfordshire. Francis died in Westmill, Hertfordshire on 19 Apr 1658.


  • i. Thomas Wyman (ca1618-Mar 1677)
  • ii. Francis Wyman (ca1619-30 Nov 1699)
  • iii. Lieut. John Wyman (ca1621-May 1684)
  • iv. Richard Wyman (ca 1623/24- Mar1645)
  • v. Elizabeth Wyman (ca1626-)
  • vi. William Wyman (Died young, ca1628-1630)


From The Richardsons of West Mill, Herts, England, and Woburn in New England. Author Watkins, Walter Kendall, 1855-1934. Page 4 Archive.Org

Francis Wyman, of West Mill, made his will, 15 Sept., 1658, which was proved 14 Feb., following. In it he left bequests to his two sons, Francis and John Wyman, " which are beyond the seas." (See Register, Vol. 43, p. 56.) The sons were in Woburn in 1640. A reference to the parish register of West Mill, which begins with baptisms in 1550, marriages in 1562, and burials in 1565, gives the following items:

  • 1617," Francis Wimant and Elizabeth Rielianlson wuare niaried 1 " May."
  • Baptized in 1618, "Thomas y*" soune of Francis Wyniant 5 AiJrilis."
  • 1619, " Francis ye sonn of Francis Wymant Bapt 24 of Feb^"
  • 1621, "John Ihr sonui; of Frnncis AViuiant ]m]ttisi'd PVl). 3."
  • 1623[4], " Richard the sorine of Fr.uicis Wymant baptised 14"' of March."
  • 1626, " Elizabeth y*" daughter of Francis Wyniant baj.t ]\Iar. 26."
  • 1628, "William tlie sonne of Francis Wymant was Bapt the 31* of Aug."
  • 1630, " Elizabeth y« wife of Francis Wymant buryed June y*' 22."
  • 1630, " William, the sonne of Francis AW'inaut buryed July the xviii."

Of Richardson items in the records, there are :

Thomas Richardson of Standon and Katherine Duxford of West mill were married 24 Aug. 1590.

Elizabeth y^ daughter to Thomas Richardson baptized 13 Jan. 1593.



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Elizabeth Wyman's Timeline

January 13, 1593
Westmill, Hertfordshire, England
January 13, 1593
Westmill, Hertfordshire, England
January 13, 1593
Westmill, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
January 13, 1593
St. Mary, Virgin, Westmill, Hertfordshire, Eng
January 13, 1593
St. Mary, Virgin, Westmill, Hertfordshire, England
January 13, 1593
January 13, 1593
Westmill, Herts, England, Uk
January 13, 1593
Westmill, Hertfordshire, England
May 2, 1617
Westmill, Hertfordshire, England