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Richard Touchstone (1657 - 1729)

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Richard Touchstone
Born in Cork, Irelandmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Cecil County, Marylandmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified 28 May 2018 | Created 20 Dec 2011
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Richard Touchstone's will is recorded thus:

"Touchstone, Richard, Sr., planter, Cecil Co., 16th Dec., 1726; 13th Aug., 1729.

To wife Christian, extx., entire estate during life; at her decease to pass to son Andrew and hrs.; shd. wife survive sd. son, to poss. entire state absolutely. Test: John Williams, Godfrey Hartsfield, Richard Arindill (Arrindell). 19, 775."

The date of probate was 13 Aug 1729, leading to the conclusion that he died some time in 1729.[1]


User ID: 05A3E579-273E-4B75-8764-A76425D562C8
Record ID Number: MH:IF176
Date: 1657


Death: Y
User ID: 2E87A4CB-F50D-447D-94D8-374182E74336
Record ID Number: MH:IF177
Date: 1729

Record ID Number

Record ID Number: MH:I128

User ID

User ID: TD404RHJ-J2K3-2BE8-GC4L-GC4L34D22BJF


UPD 29 NOV 2011 04:50:39 GMT-5


  1. Maryland Calendar of Wills vol. VI: Wills from 1726 to 1732; Jane Baldwin Cotton and Roberta Bolling Henry; Kohn & Pollack Inc., Publishers; Baltimore, Maryland 1920.

See also:

  • WikiTree profile Touchstone-21 created through the import of OHair Family Tree.ged on Dec 20, 2011 by Marcella O'Hair.

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See genealogy at This adds a son Richard, with source references.
posted by Robert Lewis

Richard is 21 degrees from Danielle Liard, 15 degrees from Jack London and 16 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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