Persons of Interest

Richmond today is the result of many people, all of whom, in one way or another, left their mark.   Whether they were  original plantation owners who farmed  the land, mill owners and workers, businessmen, those who governed the Town, and those who protected it, from military enemies, fires and natural disasters, or those in law enforcement.   Their tenacity, knowledge, and hard work has resulted in who we are now.

Many of these names are recorded on gravestones, or within records of burials in our many historic cemeteries.  See Cemeteries: A Constant Labor of ………..for some of these lists.


The Morgan Family, on K G Ranch Road in the Wyoming section of town, is an example of this.  Their story can be found under What is Richmond – Daily Activities – Crafting.


In 1988, Jesse Briggs, born in Wyoming, RI, celebrated her 100th birthday:

Jesse Briggs 100 years old


This was part of a response to a request for information on James Murtagh, who served as the Richmond Public Welfare Director.

James Murtagh