Richard was born before 1724, the son of unknown parents. The place is not known.
His wife was Elizabeth [un]. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their nine known children were Jane (c1744-?), Mary (<1746-1828), Elizabeth (c1747-?), Richard (c1749-?), William (c1750-?), Benjamin (c1753-?), John (c1755-?), Sarah (c1757-?) and Martha (c1759-?).