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RICHARDSON, Dr Stillman

RICHARDSON, Dr Stillman[1]

Male 1804 - 1875  (70 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has 2 ancestors and 6 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name RICHARDSON, Stillman 
    Title Dr 
    Gender Male 
    Born 27 May 1804  Marlow, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died Apr 1875  Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age 70 years 
    Buried Apr 1875  Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    Person ID P460  Dutton Ancestry
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2021 

    Father RICHARDSON, Thomas
              b. 30 May 1776, Sharon, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 Jul 1844, Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother HOLT, Polly
              b. 3 Aug 1782, Wilton, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Dec 1815, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 9 Jan 1805  Hollis, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F4857  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors ELDREDGE, Frances Julia
              b. 1804
              d. 20 Apr 1869, Niles City, Berrien County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married Y  [4
    Children 
    +1. RICHARDSON, James Thomas
              b. 5 Jun 1836, Truxton, Cortland County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Feb 1914, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
     2. RICHARDSON, William Eldredge
              b. 21 Jan 1838, Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 21 Aug 1838, Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     3. RICHARDSON, Julia Frances
              b. 2 Apr 1840, Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 18 Nov 1906, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Birth]
     4. RICHARDSON, Charles Eldredge
              b. 16 Oct 1842, Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Aug 1863, Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)  [Birth]
     5. RICHARDSON, Mary Holt
              b. 9 Sep 1844, Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Oct 1893, Rushford, Fillmore County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F4854  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 May 1804 - Marlow, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Apr 1875 - Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Apr 1875 - Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Dr. Stillman Richardson
    Dr. Stillman Richardson
    Monument

    Documents
    Stillman Richardson
    Stillman Richardson
    Birth Record

    Photos
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    Letters
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    Stillman Richardson
    Letter reporting the death of Thomas Richardson

    Miscellaneous
    Stillman Richardson
    Stillman Richardson
    Niles City Directory
    Stillman Richardson
    Stillman Richardson
    U.S High School Student Lists 1821-1923 New Hampshire Academica and Theological Institution

  • Notes 
    • Stillman was born on December 22, 1805 in Nelson, Cheshire County, New Hampshire. He was a graduate of the Medical Department of the University of Vermont. There is Dr. Richardson's license to practice medicine in Cortland, New York, dated October 17, 1836, and also a letter of recommendation from a doctor with whom he studied. There is also a license to practice "Physic and Surgery" in the State of Michigan, dated June 4, 1840.

      Dr. Richardson settled in Niles, Michigan, early in 1837. There were 5 children born to Stillman and Frances.

      James Thomas was born in Truxton, New York, on June 5, 1836. and married Mary Elizabeth Clark on Dec. 23, 1859.

      William was born on Jan. 21, 1838 and died Aug.21st, age 7 months.

      Julia Frances was born April 2, 1840 and married John Stites, an artist. Both died in Los Angeles.

      Charles Eldridge was born on act. 16, 1842. He was in the Army Band during the Civil War and died in Kentucky of a malignant fever. There is a diary kept by his mother during these years.

      Mary Holt was born Sept. 9, 1844. She married Walter Beers on Dec. 19, 1883 in Chicago, Illinois. She died Oct 13, 1893, and was buried in Niles, Michigan.

      Dr. Stillman Richardson still was practicing medicine at the time of his death after a 2 weeks illness. He lived to be 69 years old and died in April, 1875. He had practiced medicine nearly 30 years. He was a good doctor, but not good at collecting his fees. A friend asked people to give $1.00 each for a monument to be put up in the cemetery. A beautiful grey Scotch granite monument was placed in Silver Brook Cemetery in Niles.
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      Stillman Richardson was born in Nelson, Cheshire County NH in 1805. While yet a lad, his parents removed to near Boston, in which city his boyhood was spent. Afterwards the family removed to Cortland County, NY where he completed his education and studied medicine. In May, 1835, he married and in 1836 removed to Niles, where he at once commenced practice. 'He possessed a solid but by no means polished education with a crisp, brusque form of speech, a contemptuous disregard of unmeaning compliments; scorning to receive as well as bestow flattery. he fought his way steadily onward and upward until ere long he had become, by common consent of both profession and the community, the foremost practitioner of this region'. This is the language of the obituary notice published soon after his death, which occurred in Niles in March, 1875. Dr. Richardson was opposed to all shams in society, church, or politics. With no political aspirations, he was an earnest politician. An ardent friend of temperence, he was sometimes extreme in his language and measures, denouncing friend and foe alike if they oppose the principle of which he was the champion. This made him many enemies among those who admired his pluck and ability, and prevented his taking his place as a leader among men."
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  • Sources 
    1. [S50] Findagrave.com.

    2. [S132] (see) Birth Record.

    3. [S84] Ancestry.com.

    4. [S479] Marriage Announcement.


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