- Birth Date
- 18 January 1811
- Death Date
- Before 1885
He was traveling with his wife and children. Orley Bliss records the death of one of his daughters. Further research is needed to determine if it was Mary or Ann.
The Surname is listed as "Simmins" on the Deseret News roster.
More research is needed to confirm Richard's date of death.
- Age at Departure: 51
- Head of Household
- Bliss, Orley Dewight, Reminiscences and diary, 1864 May-1865 Jan., [2-26].
- “Captain William S. Warren Company (third ox train), manifests, 1864.” Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts, 1862-1868. (CR 376 8, Box 1, Folder 13)
- England and Wales Census, 1851.
- "List of Passengers," Deseret News, 17 August 1864, 369.
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger C, p. 740.