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Henry Gould Richardson

Male 1808 - 1887  (78 years)


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  • Name Henry Gould Richardson 
    Born 10 August 1808  Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 May 1887 
    Buried Laurel Hill Cemetery, Reading Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lot: 905_0377, Grave: 3
    Notes 
    • Henry was originally a cabinet maker in Reading; then a manufacturer of shoes from 1835 to 1857; then he devoted himself to the purchase and sale of hides and leather, in Boston, till his warehouse was destroyed in the great fire in Boston, November, 1872.

      1850 Federal Census. Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
      Roll 324, page 240A
      H. G. Richardson, 41, shoe manufacturer, $5000 real estate
      H. T. Richardson, 33
      Clara Richardson, 2
      H. A. Moore, 12
      Betsey Temple, 68
      Sarah Temple, 35
      All were born in Massachusetts.

      1860 Federal Census. Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
      Roll 509, pages 52-53
      Post Office Reading
      Henry G. Richardson, 50, trader, $4000 real estate, $11,000 personal estate
      Harriett T. Richardson, 43, housewife
      Clara Richardson, 12
      Rebecca Richardson, 73 [Henry’s mother]
      Martha Buchilder, 55, servant
      All were born in Massachusetts.

      1870 Federal Census. Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
      Roll 631, page 304A
      Post Office Wakefield
      Henry G. Richardson, 61, leather dealer, $9000 real estate, $32,000 personal estate
      Harriett Richardson, 54, keeping house
      Both were born in Massachusetts.

      1880 Federal Census. Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
      Roll 539, page 407C
      Henry G. Richardson, 71, retired dealer hide & leather
      Harriett Richardson, 64, wife, keeping house
      Both were born in Massachusetts as were their parents. [1]
    Person ID I2576  Schirado
    Last Modified 14 April 2012 

    Father Jephthah Richardson,   b. 7 November 1781, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1853, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Sweetser,   b. 1 August 1787, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 February 1804  Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F24737  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Harriet T. Temple,   b. 18 April 1816, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 February 1894  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 15 April 1839  Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Clara Richardson,   b. 3 February 1848, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F1811  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S136] John Adams Vinton, (Portland, ME: Brown Thurston & Co, 1876).

    2. [S130] (Boston 1912).


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