Page prepared by Donald Richardson from letter of William R. Bishop, Jr. March 3, 1997

"In a recent letter you asked whether Robert Richardson (c1632 - 1682) had a middle initial or name Martin. I have look(ed) at many of the original records on him and none (underlined) of them gave initial or middle name. ..."

"Actually Robert Martin Richardson (1753 - 1803) is not related to our Robert Richardson but is descended from the Rev David Richardson (d.1696). I have not found any relationship between David and our Robert, but have found that it is sometimes difficult to separate their descendants!" see also: Were Robert and David Richardson of Worcester County, Maryland brothers?

"... which came from Robert M's mother Mary Martin ..."

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