Richmond comes from Brittany, France. William the Conqueror granted lands in Yorkshire England to Roaldus de Richmond.


John Richmond [1597 -1664] Sr

John emigrated to America and in 1637 was one of the purchasers of Taunton, Massachusetts. 4 children,

Abigale [Rogers] and John Richmond

Abigale [1641-1727] was the daughter of John Rogers of Duxbury Massachusetts. 11 children

March and Edward Richmond

March had 8 children -
Edward remarried to Rebecca Thurston in 1711. She was daughter of Sarah and Jonathan Thurston, born 1689. Children -
Edward remarried again to a girl named Mary with no children.

Mehitable [Deane] and Josiah Richmond

Josiah was a blacksmith in Middleboro Massachusetts, first married Mehitable [1697] daughter of Sarah [Williams] and Benjamin Deane. Children -
Josiah remarried in 1745 to Lydia the widow of Theophilus Crocker and daughter of James Eddy.

Molly [Richmond] and Lemuel Richmond

Here is where it gets confusing. Molly [1731-1820] and her twin sister Mirian are daughters of Mary [Walker] and Ebenezer Richmond. Mirian married Elisha Walker. Children -
This won't be the last Richmond-Richmond match up.

Joanna [Briggs] and Lemuel Richmond

Joanna [1787-] married Major Lemuel in 1806 in Barnard Vermont. Children -

Jane Ann [Richmond] and Lemuel Carlton Richmond

Jane Ann [1830-] of Derby Vermont daughter of Ruth Emma [Hinman] and Dr. Lemuel Richmond [1804-] married LC in 1850. Children were Willis H. [1852] and Rollin Lemuel.