Richard Lyman1

(30 October 1580 - between 22 April 1640 and 27 January 1642)

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Relationship11th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree
FatherHenry Lyman2
MotherElizabeth Rande2

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildRichard Lyman was baptized on 30 October 1580, in High Ongar, Essex, England.3
GroomHe married Sarah before 1611 in Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England. When Sarah Lyman, the wife of Richard Lyman was admitted to Roxbury Church as member #20.4
DeceasedHe died between 22 April 1640 and 27 January 1642 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England. The dates his will was written and then proved. (Or, in Hartford, Hartford Co., Colony of Connecticut, New England.)1

Children with Sarah:

Immigrant Ancestor

On 23 August 1631, Richard at the age of 50 years, and Sarah Lyman arrived in Nantasket, Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England, 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

Land and Property

Property OwnedIn February 1639, Richard Lyman owned six pieces of property in Hartford, Connecticut Colony, New England, According to the Hartford land inventoy of this date, Richard held: three acres and one rood with dwelling house, outhouses, yards and gardens; eight acres of upland; another twenty acres of upland; seven acres in the South Meadow; another two acres in the South Meadow; and six acres of Swamp on the east side of the Great River (now called the Connecticut River.)5

Will

Richard Lyman was named an heir in the will of Richard Lyman.
He prepared a will dated 22 April 1640, in Northampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England.6

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 gives names.
  3. [S646] Clarence A. Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985) Digitized by americanancestors.org - subscription database. Vol. 2, pg. 980.
  4. [S645] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration, pg. 1218-19 gives names dates and places.
  5. [S645] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration, pg. 1218.
  6. [S645] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration, pg. 1218; names sons, Richard, Robert and John; daughters Sarah and Fillis (Phillis).
Last Edited8 Dec 2017

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