Lt. Richard Lord

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Richard Lord

Birthplace: Old Saybrook Colony, (Present Middlesex County), (Present Connecticut)
Death: Died in Lyme, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Lyme, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Lord, Sr. and Harriet Lord
Husband of Elizabeth Lord
Father of Elizabeth Watrous; Phebe Sill; Jane Ely; Richard Lord, Jr.; Mary Pearson and 4 others
Brother of William Lord, Jr.; Thomas Lord, Sr.; Mary Pemberton; Robert Lord, Sr.; John Lord and 2 others
Half brother of Benjamin Lord; James Lord, Sr., Ensign; Samuel Lord, Sr.; Dorothy Hopson; Daniel Lord and 2 others

Occupation: Captain/ of Saybrook, Conn/ Lyme, Conn, Justice of the Peace and Quorum, Judge, Lieutenant
Managed by: Ben M. Angel, still catching up
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Immediate Family

About Lt. Richard Lord

  • 'Hyde genealogy: or, The descendants,in the female as well as in the male ... By Reuben Hyde Walworth
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  • ' III. ELIZABETH HYDE(9), born at Norwich, Conn., Aug., 1660, the eldest daughter of Samuel Hyde (2) and Jane Lee, was a granddaughter of William Hyde the first of Norwich. She m. in 1682 Lieut. Richard Lord, b. in May 1647, at Saybrook, the third son of William Lord of Saybrook.
  • [This William Lord, born in England about 1623, was third son of Thomas Lord (born in England in 1583) and Dorothy his wife, who came to Newton, Mass., in 1635, and went from there to Hartford, Conn., in 1636, and had lands assigned to him there in 1639, where she d. in 1676. This William Lord was among the early settlers of Saybrook. he d. there 17 May, 1678. he had 14 children: 1, William, b. October, 1643, who married Mary Shaylor, and settled at East Haddam; 2, Thomas, b. in Dec., 1645, who married Mary Lee, daughter of the first Thomas Lee of Lyme, and settled at Lyme; '3, Lieut. Richard'; 4, Mary, b. in May 1649; 5, Robert, b. in Aug., 1651; 6, John, b. in Sept., 1653; 7, Joseph b. in Sept., 1656; 8, Benjamin, b. in 1666, father of Rev. Benjamin Lord, D.D., of Norwich; 9. Daniel; 10, James; 11, Samuel; and three daughters.]
  • ' Lieut. Richard Lord settled at Lyme, where he held a considerable tract of land. he d. there 20 August, 1727. His wife survived him, and d. there 22 July, 1736. They were both buried in the cemetery at old Lyme, below the hill (where his brother, Thomas Lord, and Mary Lee his wife were also buried).
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  • 'A genealogical history of the Kelley family : descended from Joseph Kelley of Norwich, Connecticut, with much biographical matter concerning the first four generations and notes of inflowing female lines (1897)
  • "From Hotten's 'Original Lists', we learn that on April 29, 1635, were registered for transportation from London to New England in the ship 'Elizabeth and Ann', Robert Cooper, master, Thomas Lord, aged 50, his wife Dorothy, aged 46, and their children, Thomas, aged 16, Ann, aged 14, William, aged 12, John, aged 10, Robert, aged 9, Aymie, aged 6, Dorothy, aged 4."
  • The story of this Thomas Lord in the new world and the descent of Lydia Lord from his is as follows:
  • I. THOMAS LORD, born about 1585, m. Dorothy ___, born about 1589; came to America 1635 and first settled in Newtown (now Cambridge) Mass., where his eldest son Richard had already established himself in 1632. He remained in Newtown a year or more, but in 1636-37 he and his family were a part of that large company, led by Rev. Thomas Hooker, from Massachusetts to form a new settlement on the Connecticut River. "they travelled more than a hundred miles through a hideous, trackless wilderness to Hartford," of which they were the founders. Thomas Lord became one of the original propietors and first settlers of Hartford. he lived on the north side fronting Mill River. The date of his death is not known, but he died early. His wife Dorothy died 1675,
  • aged 86. Her will is given by Salisbury in full and shows that they had accumulated considerable property. The children of Thomas and Dorothy Lord are named above. The fourth of these, William, was our ancestor.
    • II. WILLIAM LORD, born in England about 1623; died May 17, 1678; settled at Saybrook about 1645; ws there at the division of lands 1648; became a large landed proprietor both in Saybrook and Lyme. he bought great tracts of the Indians. He married twice. The name of his first wife is unfortunately not preserved. His second married occurred in 1664 to Lydia Brown. By his first wife he had seven children: William, b. 1643; Thomas, Jr., b. 1645; 'Richard (our ancestor), b. 1647'; Mary, b. 1649; Robert, b. 1651; John, b. 1653; and Joseph, b. 1656. By his second wife he also had seven children.
      • ' III. LIEUTENANT RICHARD LORD, born at saybrook 1647, settled in Lyme, where he was a landowner as early as 1680. The situation of the Lord estates was very fine. They stretched from the east side of the Connecticut river for several miles toward the north and north-east. In 1682 Elizabeth Hyde, eldest daughter of Samuel Hyde and Jane (Lee) Hyde, of Norwich. Accounts of the Hyde and Lee families are given below. In 1705 Richard Lord was appointed Justice of the Peace and Quorum, and again Judge and Justice in 1706, as "Richard Lord, Gent." He held various other appointments of responsibility and honor in the public service. He was generally known in later years as Lieute. Richard Lord. The original commission of lieutenancy given him by Gov. Saltonstall in 1708, is still preserved. He died August 20, 1727, at Lyme. His wife survived him and died at Lyme July 23, 1736.
      • ' Richard Lord and Elizabeth (Hyde) Lord had nine children: Elizabeth, b. Oct. 28, 1683; Phebe, Jane, Judge Richard, Mary, Lydia (our ancestress), Deborah, Abigail and John.
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  • 'George Hayes of Windsor and his descendants By Charles Wells Hayes
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  • NATHAN, b. Rowley, Sept. 9, 1706, d. n. Lyme, Ct., Feb. 10, 1762; rem. c. 1729 to Lyme, farmer, with large estate (see an interesting account of his family, farm, servants, &c., by the Rev. J. Bailey, in Bartlett's "Frontier Missionary," Coll. P. E. Hist. Soc. II.); m. Lyme, Dec. 23, 1729 DEBORAH LORD, ('6th dau. Lieut. Richard (s. Wm., s.Thomas I. of Hartford) and Elizabeth (Hyde, dau. Sam., s. Wm. of Norwich)' L. of Lyme, b. c. 1698, d. Nov. 19, 1777. .....
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  • George Burritt Vanderpoel. The Ely ancestry: lineage of Richard Ely of Plymouth, England who came to .... (page 9 of 62)
  • 21. Samuel Ely, eldest son of Richard Ely and Mary Marvin, was born Oct, 21, 1686, in Lyme. His wife was Jane Lord, born about 1686, 'daughter of Lieut. Richard Lord and his wife, Elizabeth Hyde. Lieut. Lord's will, an abstract of which is printed in E. E. & E. M. Salisbury's "Family Histories and Genealogies," Vol. L, page 287, is dated 1725, and contains legacies "to two grandchildren, Samuel and Elizabeth Ely, children of daughter Jane, deceased."' All the known descendants of this Samuel Ely were included in Walworth's "Hyde Genealogy," published in 1864, occupying many pages of that voluminous work. The date of Mr. Ely's death has not been ascertained.
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  • 'Genealogical guide to the early settlers of America: with a brief history of ... By Henry Whittemore
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  • THOMAS LORD, Hartford, came in the Eliz. and Ann, 1635, from London, aged 50, with wife Dorothy, 46, and children, Thomas, 16; Ann, 14; William, 12; John, 10; Robert, 9; Annie, 6, and Dorothy, 4; called at the London custom-house a smith, but that may have been a godly deception. his eldest son, Richard, had been sent over three years before, and Thomas stopped at Boston, or Cambridge, a year or more, but was an original propr. and among the first settlers at H. Date of his death is not ascertained. his widow, Dorothy, who died 1676, made her will 1670, in which she names children of her deceased son, Thomas, daughter Ann, wife of Thomas Stanton; William, John, Robert, Annie, wife of John Gilbert; 'grandson Richard' and grandchildren Hannah, Dorothy and Margaret, child of daughter Dorothy, wife of John Ingersoll.
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Lt. Richard Lord's Timeline

May 16, 1647
Old Saybrook Colony, (Present Middlesex County), (Present Connecticut)
October 28, 1683
Age 36
Lyme, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Age 38
Lyme, New London County, Connecticut Colony
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Lyme, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Age 44
Lyme, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Age 46
Lyme, New London County, Connecticut, United States
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Lyme, New London County, Connecticut Colony
April 5, 1700
Age 52