Richard Lyman

(24 February 1618 - 3 June 1662)

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Relationship10th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree
FatherRichard Lyman1 (30 Oct 1580 - btwn 22 Apr 1640 - 27 Jan 1642)
MotherSarah1

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildRichard Lyman was baptized on 24 February 1618, in High Ongar, Essex, England.1
GroomHe married Hepzibah Ford, daughter of Thomas Ford and Elizabeth Charde, before 1644 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut Colony, New England. Based on estimated birth of first child.1
DeceasedHe died on 3 June 1662 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England, at the age of 44.1

Children with Hepzibah Ford:

Immigrant Ancestor

On 23 August 1631, Richard Lyman at the age of 13 years, arrived in Nantasket, Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England, with his parents, Richard and Sarah Lyman; aboard the Lyon. Richard and Sarah were accompanied by their children, Philis, 20, Richard, 13, Sarah, 11, John, 8, and Robert, 2 years old. They settled initially in Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony, later removed to Hartford in Connecticut Colony and then lastly to Northampton, back in the Bay Colony.1

Will

Richard Lyman was named an heir in the will of his father Richard Lyman, dated 22 April 1640 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England. Richard was to receive the two thirds of his father's land that was not bequeathed to his mother... which land was to go to his brother Robert should Richard die without any heirs.2

Sources - Citations

  1. [S918] Alicia Crane Williams, Compiler, Early New England Families, 1641 - 1700, Original Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2013, online at: https://www.americanancestors.org/databases/early-new-england-families-1641-1700/; (New England Historic Genealogical Society), Richard Lyman (m.1641) pg. 1.
  2. [S645] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633. Volumes I-III (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), pg. 1218; names sons, Richard, Robert and John; daughters Sarah and Fillis (Phillis).
  3. [S918] Early New England Families, 1641 - 1700, Richard Lyman (m.1641).
  4. [S918] Early New England Families, 1641 - 1700, Richard Lyman (m.1641) pg. 4,5.
  5. [S918] Early New England Families, 1641 - 1700, Richard Lyman (m.1641) pg. 4.
  6. [S918] Early New England Families, 1641 - 1700, Richard Lyman (m.1641) pg. 5.
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