- Birth Date
- 28 November 1833
- Death Date
- 28 December 1906
The Pilling family sailed to America in 1850 on the ship Argo.
Richard appears in the Kanesville, Iowa branch records from 1850 to 1853. Church financial records prove he was in Kaysville, Utah in 1855.
- Age at Departure: 19
- 1856 Utah Census.
- "Pilling, Richard," [Biographical sketch], in Andrew Jenson, comp., Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson History Company, 1971), Vol. 1:386.
- Watt, Ron, Iowa Branch Index, 1839-1859.