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Giles Richards
  • Born: 17 Feb 1754, Waterbury CT
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Adams on 6 Oct 1789 in Pepperell MA
  • Died: 3 Jun 1829, Dedham MA

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Apprenticed about 1767 to Joseph W. Hopkins in Waterbury Middlesex MA
    On 24 Nov 1772, his master published in the Connecticut Courant a lengthy description of Giles Richards, his apprentice, who had run away, and who had had the care of his shop for some time. A reward of ten dollars was offered. It is not known if Richards returned and finished his term, but he eventualy went to Boston, where he established a successful business manufacturing cotton and wool cards with his brother Mark and Amos Whittemore.

Giles married Sarah Adams on 6 Oct 1789 in Pepperell MA. (Sarah Adams was born on 26 Mar 1769 in Roxbury MA and died in 1836.)

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