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Daniel Richman or Richmond

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Salem County, NJ, USA
Death: 1837 (71)
Centerville, NJ, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Matthias Richman and Hannah Richman
Husband of Bathsheba Clark and Jane Richmond
Father of Clarissa Smith; John W Richman; Hannah Tice; Eliza Ann Shimp; Isaac Richman and 3 others
Brother of Matthias Richman

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About Daniel Richman or Richmond

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW JERSEY with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A096047

Daniel Richman was born circa 1760 in South Jersey. He lived in Salem and Cumberland Counties for most of his adult life, being very politically active in both counties. He was a member of the State Legislature and in 1816 he was a member of the Electoral College. He owned a mill along with a Mr. Stull at Willow Grove in Pittsgrove Township. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. As a widower he married Bathsheba Dunham, a widow, in 1826. He died in 1837 in Pittsgrove.

1830 Pittsgrove, Salem, NJ. Daniel Richman, Esq. Males 10-15 and 60-70, females 15-20 and 50-60.

Locations for Daniel:

1785 Gr Egg Harbor, Gloucester Co (from NJ state census, not necessarily our Daniel)

1793 Pittsgrove, Salem (from NJ state census, not necessarily our Daniel)

1803 Millville, Cumberland (NJ state census)

1807 Cumberland County (named a Justice)

1810 Millville, Cumberland (NJ state census)

1812 Millville (attended a Millville Whig meeting)

1813 "in foot of Green Swamp, adjoining Daniel and Matthias Richman, and the Prince Maurice River"

1815 Millville, Cumberland (named Chairman of political group)

1817 Salem County (political candidate)

1819 Owns a mill in Centreville, Salem, likely in Willow Grove

1819 Owns land in Pittsgrove

1821 Salem County (political candidate)

1830 Pittsgrove, Salem, from the US Census

1835 Salem County (Judge of Inferior Courts)


1828, Jan. 9 DANIEL RICHMAN, Centerville. Exec. to sell estate. To wife Barcheba, $250, a cow and calf, and furniture. Son Isaac $5. Dau. Sarah Miller, $5. Residue to sons John W. and David, and daus. Clarissa Smith, Hannah Tice, and Eliza Shimp, and grandsons Andrew Jackson Richman and James Lawrence Wick. Exec. bro. Matthias Richman and my son John W. Wit. Jeremiah Stull, Daniel R. Ackley and John L. Clark.

1837, Feb. 6, - Codicil changes bequests to sons Isaac and Andrew Jackson Richman and Sarah Miller and her son, James Lawrence Wick, to equal shares, and appoint wife Bathsheba executrix, replacing bro. Matthias Richman. Wit. Thomas Whitaker, Absalom Newkirk and Mary D. Lake. Proved Oct. 31, 1837.

Note that Centreville was a township from 1822 to 1829, but after 7 years it was dissolved back into Pittsgrove Twp from whence it came. - wikipedia.com

A source for Daniel as Eliza's father is an entry in the ancestry world tree, which cites "Salem County Wills Recorded in the Office of the Surrogate at Salem, New Jersey 1831-1860" by H. Stanley Craig, which is apparently available at Gloucester County Historical Society.

Here is the information from the ancestry world tree:

  1. Name: Daniel RICHMAN
  2. Given Name: Daniel
  3. Surname: RICHMAN
  4. Sex: M
  5. Birth: Abt 1760 in , Salem, New Jersey, United States
  6. Death: 1839 in Centerville, Salem, New Jersey, United States
  7. Residence: Malaga, Franklin Township, Gloucester, New Jersey
  8. Occupation: Mill owner at Willow Grove (not sure if Gloucester or Salem) Willow Grove, Salem, New Jersey, United States 1
  9. Will: 9 Jan 1828-6 Feb 1837 Centerville, Salem, New Jersey, United States

This same source has Eliza's mother as Bathsheba Clark, but gloucestercountyhistoricalsociety.com has a record of Bathsheba Dunham, widow of Hugh Dunham, of Pittgrove, marrying Daniel Richman, Esq. of Centreville 7 Jun 1826. Hence Bathsheba was a later wife of Daniel Richman.


This site mentions "Daniel Richman, a mill-owner at Willow Grove" as the father of Hannah Richman, wife of Thomas M Tice.

From ancestry.com's collection of NJ censuses, there are the following entries for Daniel Richman:

Gr Egg Harbor Township, Gloucester Co, 1785

Pittsgrove, Salem Co, 1793

Millville, Cumberland Co, 1803, 1810

Rutgers in New Brunswick purportedly has a copy of "The records of the Swedish Lutheran Churches at Raccoon and Penns Neck, 1713-1786" which may have records of Daniel's ancestors, according to the ancestry world tree records.



1759, Apr. 17. Enloe., Anthony, of Pen's Neck, Salem Co., labourer; will of. Divides personal estate between uncle, John Richman, brother, Peter Enloes; both named as Executors. Brother, Joseph Enloes. Sister, Tenah Enloes. Cousin, Daniel Richman (under age).

Witnesses--John Phillpott, John Pennington and Matthias Sliderback. Proved May 10, 1759. Lib. 10, p. 632. 1759, May 10. Inventory, £64.6.10, incl. wearing apparel and sundries, £7; accounts and bonds, £52.3.7; 2 pistoles, £2.14; more cash, 12.8.3; made by Thomas Jones and Alen Congelton.

familysearch.org has a record of Anthony Enlow born 1726 in Salem, NJ, to Peter Enlow and Margaretta Minck.


174.1, Nov. 11. Encloen (Rnlo^yn, Inloeii) Peter, of Penns Neck, Salem Co.; will of. Lands to be equally divided among three sons: Peter, Joseph and Anthony. Three daughters (only two named) — Ales Gill Johnson and Elizabeth Philpot. Executors — Edmond Wetherbe, Cristian Enlows, Martain Skeer and son, Peter Enlows. Witnesses — Jeremiah Baker, Earick Gill Johnson, Charl. Cornelluson. Proved 28 Nov.. 1743.

... Peter Enlows is not of lawful age ...


Marriages of Gloucester County:

Peter Enlow married Margareta Minck 20 Oct 1717

Jacob Richman married Catharine Matson 22 Feb 1736

Per ancestry.com's New Jersey Marriages collection, Peter Enloes married Jane Jaquette in Gloucester County 6 Mar 1754.



The New Jersey Register

Matthias Richman is an officer of the State Gov't in March 1832 for Salem County, specifically a Judge of Inferior Courts of Common Pleas and Orphans Courts

Daniel Richman is listed in March 1835


This has many mentions of Richmans, mostly John and Jacob.


This message board entry has a Matthias Richman born in 1762, which agrees with the ancestry world tree's birthdate for Daniel Richman's brother. It traces back Matthias to Matthias b.1739, Jacob b. 1713, and Herman Reichmann.


More Richman stuff.


Richman, Daniel, Justice of the Peace, 1810-1814


Lots of Land

In Pittsgrove, one adjoining lands of Matthias Richman, and others, and is said to contain 12? acres - another adjoining lands of John Sutton and others, and is said to contain 52 acres - another adjoining lands of Isaac Johnson and others and is said to contain 4 acres and the other, adjoining lands of Daniel Richman and is said to contain 14? acres more or less. - Seized, as the property of James Jones, and taken in execution at the suit of Samuel Langley, and sold by S. MILLER, Sherrif.

<Separate article>


THE Subscriber respectfully informs his friends and the publci in general, that he has purchased the one half part of a New Double Carding Machine of John E. Jeffers, which is now ... complete operation at the Mill of Richman and Stull, Pittsgrove, where he intends carding wool at the customary prices. All those favouring him with their custon, will find it very much to their interest, as the card is one of the first quality, and calculated to card wool of all description in the first ... manner.

Daniel Richman.

Centreville. (formerly Dayton's Bridge)

Jun. 7 1819


Bibles for sale, and Daniel Richman is one of the managers of the Cumberland Bible Society.


It appears that Daniel Richman was a member of the Assembly for Cumberland County.


Will of Joseph Heward of Pittsgrove mentions a "piece in foot of Green Swamp, adjoining Daniel and Matthias Richman, and the Prince Maurice River."

Surnames of note: Wick, Newkirlv (Newkirk), Shull, Dubois.


Will of Peter Bilderback from 1760 in Penn's Neck mentions buying land from Daniel Richmond.

One ancestry world tree has Daniel Richman b. 1714 as the brother of Herman Richman b. 1696, both sons of General Jonathan Richman.


This has very interesting info on the Dalbo, Rambo, and Mattson families. I think Daniel is the grandson of Jacob Richman and Catharina Mattson. Catharina has some very cool ancestry.

18 Dec 1815 Washington Whig (from genealogybank.com)

"At a meeting of the inhabitants of Millville, convened ... in order to take into consideration the expediency of putting an end to the circulation of paper bills, issued by individuals, in different parts of West Jersey, Daniel Richman, Esq. was appointed chairman..."

9 Oct 1815 Washington Whig

Daniel Richman was on the Cumberland Republican ticket for the office of Assembly.

25 June 1812 Palladium of Liberty

At the Millville Whig Meeting, Daniel Richman and others were appointed to a committee.

15 Dec 1807 New Jersey Journal

Under "Joint Meeting Appointments" Daniel Richman was named as a Justice for Cumberland County.

A similar article was in the 16 Nov 1813 Centinel of Freedom.

30 Oct 1810 Centinel of Freedom

Daniel Richman is listed a member of the State Legislature from Cumberland County.

Similar articles in the 11 Nov 1813 Palladium of Liberty, 25 Oct 1814 Centinel of Freedom, 19 Sep 1821 Salem Standard and Jerseyman (candidate for Salem County) 8 Sep 1817 Washington Whig (candidate for Salem County).

2 Aug 1819 Washington Whig

Daniel Richman has a letter remaining at the Millville Post Office. Other names are Nathan Leake, who is listed as a political associate of Daniel Richman in many other articles, and Abraham Stull, perhaps co-owner of Daniel Richman's mill.

17 Sep 1816 New Jersey Journal

Lists Daniel Richman as a member of the Electoral College.

Lived in Centerville, NJ and in hiw will mentions Grandsons Andrew JAckson RIchman & James Lawrence Wick
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Daniel Richman or Richmond's Timeline

May 21, 1765
Salem County, NJ, USA
Age 26
Age 34
Age 37
Age 43
Age 71
Centerville, NJ, USA