- Birth Date
- 18 December 1777
- Death Date
- 30 September 1856
Richard sailed to America in 1856 on the ship "Horizon."
His surname is "Kemer" on the roster.
His death date is confirmed by the Binder journal.
- Age at Departure: 78
- Died en Route
- Handcart Veterans Association. Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914, folder 7.
- Historians Office Record of Members (Minnie Margetts file).
- "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News, 15 October 1856, 254.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 30 November 1856, 7, 65.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Bonds and Promissory Notes
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 246.
- William L. Spicer Binder biography and journal, undated, 8-19.