About Warren Richmond
From the Revolutionary War Pension papers of his father, Amaziah Richmond:
I, Warren Richmond of Westminster in the County of Windham and State of Vermont, testify today that I was well-acquainted with Amaziah Richmond, late of said Westminster deceased who was a pensioner of the United States at the rate of thirty dollars per year that the said Amaziah Richmond died on the 30th of December 1843 leaving Sarah Richmond his widow who is still living, and I further testify that I am well-acquainted with the said Sarah Richmond, widow of the said Amaziah deceased, and that the said Sarah has not been married since the death of the said Amaziah, but continues single and unmarried. -Warren Richmond.
State of Vermont
Windham County and Rockingham, March 28th 1844, personally appeared the aforementioned Warren Richmond and made oath that the foregoing affidavit contains the truth.
Before me, Alexander S. Camplace, Justice Peace.
The above named Warren Richmond is a credible person. - Alexander S. Camplace, Justice Peace
Amaziah Richmond and Sally, his wife, married May thirty first one thousand seven hundred and ninety.
State of Vermont, Windham County, Town Clerk's office in Athens, April 30, 1844. I certify that the above is a true copy of the record in my office with the exception of the date, which is expressed on the record in fair legible figures as follows: "May 31st, 1790" - Lyman Alexander, Town Clerk
I, Lyman Alexander, above named before and say that i hold the office of Town Clerk of Athens in said county and that the above is a true extract from the record of said town of Athens with the exception above named or certified by me. - Lyman Alexander, Town Clerk
State of Vermont, Windham County, Athens, April 30, 1844.
Then personally appeared the above named Lyman Alexander town clerk of said Athens and made oath that the foregoing affidavit by him described is true. Before, Alexander S. Caupbece, Justice Peace.
Record Division - Revolutionary War Records Section, N. 15240
Form 3-525, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions, Washington CD, Aug. 23, 1922.
In reply to your request for a statement of the military history of Amaziah Richmond, a soldier of the REVOLUTIONARY WAR, you will find below the desired information as contained in his and his widow's application for pension on file in this Bureau.
- Date of enlistment or appointment: 1 * 1778, 3 months, Pvt., Officer under whom service was rendered: Captain Josiah King, Mass.
- Date of enlistment or appointment: July 1, 1780, 6 months, Officer under whom service was rendered: Colonel Joseph Vose.
- Battles engaged in, Rhode Island.
- Residence of soldier at enlistment: Taunton, Bristol Co., Mass.
- Date of application for pension: Aug. 9, 1832. His cl. was al.
- Residence at date of application: Westminster, Windham Co. Vt.
- Age at date of application: Born 1762 in Taunton, Mass.
- Remarks: Moved to Vermont in 1781. he died Dec. 30 or 31, 1843. On May 31, 1790, he married Sarah, who was al. pension upon application executed March 8, 1844 , while living in Westminster, Vt., aged 71 yrs. She was living with her son, Warren Richmond (only child mentioned) in Amesbury, Essex Co., in 1846. No further family data. Respectfully, (Blank) Commissioner.
(The date "Sept. 1776" as given in soldier's ap. is not used as Mass. book proves his service in the year 1778.)