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Richard Carrier (1674 - 1749)

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Richard Carrier aka Currier
Born in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Andover, Essex, Massachusettsmap
Husband of — married in Colchester, New London, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Colchester, New London, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jun 2011
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Categories: Witch Trials | Salem Witch Trials | Accused Witches of New England | Carrier Name Study | Massachusetts Carriers | Connecticut Carriers.

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Biography

Thomas Carrier married Martha Allen on 7 May 1674 in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Their eldest son, Richard Carrier, was born on 19 July 1674 in Billerica[1] or Andover, Middlesex, Massachusetts.[2][3] In some records, Richard last name is shown as Currier.[4]

Accused of Witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials. Richard was arrested and confessed. He was released however and never tried.[5]

Richard married first, on 18 July 1694 in Andover, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Sessions.[6] Elizabeth was born in Andover on 24 Apr 1672 and died on 6 March 1704 in Colchester. They had at least the following children:

He married second, at Colchester on 29 July 1707, Thankful Brown.[12] Thankful was born in Hatfield in 1680 and died 20 May 1759. They had at least the following children:

Richard died on 17 Nov 1749[17] at Colchester, New London, Connecticut,[18] and is buried at the Colchester Burying Ground Colchester, New London, Connecticut.[19]

Sources

  1. Billerica (Mass.). Vital records of Billerica, Massachusetts to the year 1850. Boston, Mass: Pub. by the New England historic genealogical society, at the charge of the Eddy town-record fund, 1908. Open Library Page 34 (under Carier)
  2. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZKW-S4V : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Carrier, 17 Jul 1674; citing ANDOVER,ESSEX,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 0496897 IT 1-2.
  3. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHLG-SJ8 : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Currier Or Carrier, 17 Jul 1674; citing Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, 136; FHL microfilm 877,468.
  4. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHL5-V3L : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Currier, 17 Jul 1674; citing Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, ; FHL microfilm 877,468.
  5. Salem Witch Trials at Legends of America website
  6. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FCQ4-KJH : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Carrier and Elizabeth Sessions, 18 Jul 1694; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 496,897, 767,599, 878,780.
  7. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZK3-M7N : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Carrier in entry for Elizabeth Carrier, 03 Jun 1695; citing ANDOVER,ESSEX,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 0496897 IT 1-2
  8. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZKQ-PLV : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Carrier in entry for John Carrier, 16 Mar 1696; citing ANDOVER,ESSEX,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 0496897 IT 1-2.
  9. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F74K-GNB : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Carrier in entry for Timothy Carrier, 22 Jul 1699; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  10. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F74K-GNB : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Carrier in entry for Timothy Carrier, 22 Jul 1699; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  11. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7WX-BL6 : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Carrier in entry for Mehetable Carrier, 16 Apr 1702; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  12. Connecticut Vital Records to 1870 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928. Colchester, Page 34
  13. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7WX-B2L : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Carrier in entry for Hannah Carrier, 01 May 1708; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  14. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7WX-B2Y : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Carrier in entry for Thankfull Carrier, 29 Apr 1711; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  15. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7WX-BL8 : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Carrier in entry for Remembrance Carrier, 14 Apr 1715; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  16. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F74K-LTG : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Carrier in entry for Amos Carrier, 03 Jul 1722; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  17. "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7CT-X2X : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Carrier, 17 Nov 1749; citing Connecticut, reference ; FHL microfilm 3,101.
  18. "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7N8-7L9 : accessed 19 August 2015), Richard Carrier, 17 Nov 1749; citing Colchester, Conn., reference pg 8; FHL microfilm 3,327.
  19. www.FindAGrave.com; Maintained by: Linda Mac; Originally Created by: Frank Grimes; Record added: Dec 16, 2002; Find A Grave Memorial# 7015844
  • Source: S-2009482853 Repository: #R-2009482618 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.


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