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Richard Christophers

Male 1662 - 1726  (63 years)


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  • Name Richard Christophers 
    Born 13 July 1662  Cherston Ferres, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 June 1726  New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • “In association with John Pickett, Richard Christophers was a merchant, trading between New London, Barbadoes and other West Indian ports. He served as town clerk of New London from 1701 to 1706; as an assistant to the Governor, 1699, 1703 and 1722; Commissioner for the County of New London to the General Assembly, 1690-1697; Commissary of the Court of New London, 1690-1693; Justice of the Peace, 1701-1702; Deputy to the General Assembly representing New London, 1691 and 1693; Judge of the County Court of New London, 1709-1716, 1720, 1721; Judge of the Superior Court of the Connecticut Colony, 1711-1721, and was a member of the Court of Governor and Council.” [2]
    Person ID I5859  Schirado
    Last Modified 4 February 2004 

    Father Christopher Christophers,   b. about 1631,   d. 23 July 1687, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Mary Berry,   d. 13 July 1676, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 August 1654  New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6865  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Lucretia Bradley,   b. 16 August 1661, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 January 1691, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 26 January 1681  New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Christopher Christophers,   b. 2 December 1682, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 February 1728/9, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     2. Richard Christophers,   b. 10 December 1685, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 January 1735/6  (Age 50 years)
     3. Peter Christophers,   b. 18 July 1687, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 October 1709, Albany, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     4. John Christophers,   b. 15 March 1689/90, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1716/7  (Age 26 years)
    Family ID F6810  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Grace Turner,   b. about 1668, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 June 1734, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 3 September 1691  New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Joseph Christophers,   b. 14 July 1692, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 30 December 1718, at sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years)
     2. Mary Christophers,   b. 18 September 1694, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 3 June 1767  (Age < 72 years)
     3. Jonathan Christophers,   b. 19 September 1696, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 October 1696, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Grace Christophers,   b. 14 October 1698, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 November 1745, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     5. (infant son) Christophers,   b. September 1699, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. September 1699  (Age ~ 0 years)
     6. Lydia Christophers,   b. 10 August 1701, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 22 January 1741, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     7. Berrie Christophers,   b. about 1703, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 March 1703/4, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     8. Ruth Christophers,   b. 26 September 1705, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 January 1775, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     9. Joanna Christophers,   b. 19 March 1706, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1785, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     10. Lucretia Christophers,   b. 3 March 1709, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 March 1747/8, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     11. Lucy Christophers,   b. 25 August 1711, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F1593  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S65] Emma C. B. Jones, (1908).

    2. [S61] Barbara Lambert Merrick, (General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1996).


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