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Mehitabell (Deane) Richmond (1697 - bef. 1746)

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Mehitabell (Mehitable) Richmond formerly Deane aka Dean
Born in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about 1718 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before in Raynham, Bristol, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified 6 May 2019 | Created 16 Sep 2011
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Mehitable was the daughter of Benjamin Deane and Sarah (Williams) Deane. She was born on 9 June 1697 in Taunton, Massachusetts.[1] [2]

She married Josiah Richmond as his first wife. They had several children.[3]

She apparently was dead before February 5, 1745/6, when Josiah Richmond married for a second time.[3]


  1. Marriages, Births and Deaths at Taunton, Mass. New England Historical and Genealogical Register vol. 17, January 1863, page 36. Accessed at in database Vital Records from The NEHGS Register. "Mehitabell, dr. of Benjamin, borne June 9, 1697."
  2. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), Mehitabell Dean, 09 Jun 1697; citing TAUNTON,BRISTOL,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 0844826 IT 1-3.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Cutter, p. 785
  • Cutter, William Richard. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts. Boston: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1908.
  • Source: S26 Ancestral File (R) Title: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R) (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998). : Ancestral File Numbers: G06S-DG, P80D-28. Repository: #R1
  • Repository: R1 Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA


  • WikiTree profile Deane-118 created through the import of JKD1.ged on Sep 15, 2011 by Richard Draper. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Richard and others.
  • Dean-3095 was created by F LaVerne Gillespie through the import of F L Gillespie Direct Line.GED on Jul 16, 2014.

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On 27 Jan 2015 at 20:41 GMT Ellen Smith wrote:

Merge should not be completed until the various profiles for her parents have been merged.

On 27 Dec 2014 at 22:15 GMT Ellen Smith wrote:

Dean-3095 and Deane-118 appear to represent the same person because: Same person. Variant spellings of same last name. I've picked "Deane" as the better LNAB because this is the spelling I've seen more often.

Mehitable is 17 degrees from Tanya Lowry, 8 degrees from Charles Tiffany and 11 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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