- Birth Date
- 20 March 1828
- Death Date
- 16 September 1916
Richard initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Thomas Marsden Company in 1852 as indicated in his autobiographical sketch.
At the end of a mission to England, he traveled home in 1863 with an unknown company.
His birth and death dates are confirmed by his death certificate.
- Age at Departure: 24
- Age at Departure: 35
- Returning Missionary
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1852, 144.
- Missionary Department Missionary Registers, 1860-1959, Volume 1.
- Palmer, Richard, [Autobiographical Sketch], "Genealogical Surveys of L.D.S. Members," 35 vols., 23:83-86.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund Ledger Index, [1992, 2013].
- Utah Death Certificates.