Richard married Elizabeth[Eliza]Sproul[Sproule] on 19 February 1841 by the Minister James Patterson in Ohio.
Richard was baptised 2~2~1812 From the Bishop's Transcript of Cartmel Parish Records which includes the Church of St Paul's at Lindale England
Eliza is buried in West Union Cemetery Entry, Perry Township, Tama County, Iowa
Richard was 18 when he left with his parents to come to America. They left from Liverpool to NY.NY. in 7~June~1830 on the ship called ENVOY. They settled in Jackson Co. Ohio.
Richard and Eliza had 6 children.
1~Elizabeth Jane born 5 October 1842 2~Arthur born 27 November 1843 3~John Alexander born 28 May 1845 4~Annis Isabelle born 22 January 1848 in Jackson co She went by the name of Belle 5~Richard[Jr.] born 26 September 1850 6~Francis Ellen born September 1853
Richard died of heart disease at the age of 60 years and 12 days of age. Richard was a farmer.