Richard Charlton

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Richard Charlton

Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: England
Death: November 2, 1779 (45-53)
Richmond, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Husband of Sarah Charlton
Father of Jane Charlton; Edward Charlton and Thomas Charlton

Occupation: wig maker; coffee house propriator
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About Richard Charlton

Wigmaker Richard Charlton first appears in Colonial Williamsburg records in early 1760. His previous residence is unknown, although he may have emigrated directly from Alnwick, Northumberland, England. Richard Charlton married Sarah, called “Sally,” Satterwhite in early 1765. Their daughter Jane was born on August 21, 1766. Their sons, Edward and Thomas, are named in Richard’s will, but their birth dates and birth order are not known.

In addition to his wigmaking trade, Charlton operated a coffeehouse on the north side of Duke of Gloucester Street.

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Richard Charlton's Timeline

1730
1730
England
1766
August 21, 1766
Age 36
1779
November 2, 1779
Age 49
Richmond, Virginia
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