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William Richmond

Male 1694 - 1770  (75 years)


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  • Name William Richmond 
    Born 10 Oct 1694  Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Feb 1770  Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I22605  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of GFS
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2019 

    Father Col. Sylvester Richmond,   b. 1672, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1754, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Rogers,   b. 1672,   d. 21 Oct 1724, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married Abt 1693  [1
    Family ID F13627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Gray,   b. 29 Jan 1702, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 8 Jul 1724  Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Ephraim Richmond,   b. 5 May 1723, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F13626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was an assistant to the governor from 1753 to 1755. He was a judge, and according to Little Compton Families (citation details below), he was instrumental in securing the Rhode Island border that ensured Little Compton was inside Rhode Island.

  • Sources 
    1. [S479] Little Compton Families, from records compiled by Benjamin Franklin Wilbour. Little Compton, Rhode Island: Little Compton Historical Society, 1967. Fifth edition, Baltimore: Clearfield, 1997.

    2. [S679] The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island, by John Osborne Austin. Albany, New York; 1887., date only.