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Richard Lyman, Il

Birthplace: High Ongar, Essex, England
Death: June 3, 1662
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Lyman (Immigrant) and Sarah Lyman
Husband of Hepzibah Marsh
Father of Joanna Lyman; Sarah Marsh; Hepzibah Dewey; Richard Lyman, III; Thomas Lyman and 7 others
Brother of William Lyman; Phyllis Hills; Richard Lyman; Anne Lyman; Elizabeth Lyman and 4 others

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Richard Lyman II

  • Birth: about 1617 in High Ongar, Essex, England
  • Baptized: Feb. 24, 1617 High Ongar, Essex, England
  • Died: on 3 Jun 1662 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
  • Parents: Richard Lyman, Sarah Osborne
  • Wife: Hepzibah Ford


  1. Hepzibah Ford in 1640 in Windsor Hartford, Connecticut. Hepzibah Ford (daughter of Thomas Ford and Elizabeth Charde) was born on 15 May 1625 in Dorchester, Dorset, England. She was christened on 15 May 1625 in Holy Trinity Church, Dorchester, Dorset, England. She died on 11 Apr 1683 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

Richard Lyman II and Hepzibah Ford had the following children:

  • 2 i. Sarah Lyman (born in 1643).
  • +12 ii. Hepzibah Lyman (born about 1644).
  • +13 iii. Richard Lyman III (born on 26 May 1647).
  • 14 iv. Dea..Thomas Lyman (born in 1649).
  • 15 vi. John Lyman (born in 1655).
  • 16 vii. Hannah Lyman (born on 20 Jul 1658).
  • 17 viii. Elizabeth Lyman (born unknown).


  1. The Founders of Hartford - Richard Lyman]. Richard Lyman (1580-1641) & Sarah Osborne had the following children: "ii. Richard, bapt. at High Ongar, Feb. 24, 1618; settled in Windsor; m. Hepzibah, dau. of Thomas Ford; removed to Northampton in 1655 ; he d. June 3, 1662 ; his widow m. John Marsh, of Northampton, who soon after removed to Hartford."
  2. Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 3:134. "RICHARD, Windsor, eldest s. of the preced. b. in Eng. m. Hepzibah, d. of Thomas Ford, and had Hepzibah, Sarah, Richard, Thomas, Elizabeth and John, all b. at W. bef. 1655, when he rem. to Northampton, there had Joanna, 1658, d. soon; and Hannah, 1660. He d. 3 June 1662, and his wid. bore that yr. posthum. s., m. 1664, John Marsh of Hadley, wh. thereupon rem. to N. Hepzibah m. 6 Nov. 1662, Josiah Dewey; Sarah m. 1666, John Marsh, jr.; Elizabeth m. 20 Aug. 1672, Joshua Pomeroy; and Hannah m. 20 June 1677, Joseph Pomeroy."
  3. Corbin, Walter E. Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts, Corbin Collection Vol. 1: Records of Hampshire County, Massachusetts: Corbin Collection Volume 1. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2003), 974.

"LYMAN, Richard2. Son of Richard Lyman & Sarah Osborn bpt. Feb. 24 1617 at England Died: June 3 1662 at Northampton Married to Hephzibah2 Ford Dau. of Thomas Ford & 2d. w. Wid. Elizabeth (Charde) Cook B. at England D. Apr. 11 1683 at Hadley She m. (2) 1664 John Marsh"


(f/g) Richard Lyman Birth: unknown High Ongar Essex, England Death: Jun. 3, 1662

Richard was baptized on Feb. 24, 1616/17 in High Ongar, Essex, England.

Family links:

 Richard Lyman (1580 - 1640)
 Sarah Lyman (____ - 1642) 
 Hepzibah Ford Lyman Marsh (1625 - 1683) 
 Hepzibah Lyman Dewey (1644 - 1732)*
 Richard Lyman (1647 - 1708)*
 Thomas Lyman (1650 - 1725)

Burial: Unknown Created by: Mary Jo C. Martin Record added: Mar 01, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 48988141 -tcd

Patriarch of Lyman Family in America - born at high Onger England. Came to America in 1631 with a party of 100 people and became one of the original founders of Hartford, Ct. sailed on ship named "Lion" from port of London. went with Hookers company to Hartsord Ct. in 1636.

Lymna English ancestry traced to alfred the Great; richard son of Henry 24th generation from King Alfred.

Emigrated from England in 1631

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Richard Lyman, Il's Timeline

July 18, 1613
High Onger,Essex,England
July 18, 1613
High Ongar, Essex, England
July 18, 1613
High Onger, Essex, England
July 18, 1613
High Onger, Essex, England
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High Onger, Essex, England
July 18, 1613
High Onger, Essex, England
February 24, 1617
High Ongar, Essex, England
February 24, 1617
High Ongar, Essex, England
February 24, 1617
High Ongar, Essex, England
February 24, 1617
England, Essex, England