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Richmond County, North Carolina

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  • Rev. Edward "Moses" Baldwin (1825 - 1908)
  • Evelyn Carolina Fairfax (c.1848 - 1926)
  • Mack David Pridgen (1880 - 1962)
  • Eva Viola Cain (1899 - 1961)
    From Daughter of John Wesley and Sarah Elizabeth McCaskill Watkins, wife of John Bogan Cain.
  • John Boggan Cain (1884 - 1941)
    From Son of John Holland and Rectina Hyman Cain. John married (1) Letha Bigham, and (2) Eva Viola Watkins. J. B. Cain, 56, died at his home of a heart attack on May 2. Mr. Cain had been in Rockingha...

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived, or died in Richmond County, North Carolina.

Official Website

The county was formed in 1779. It was named for Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox who was an Englishman and a member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom who sided with the colonists in America during the American Revolution.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns, Townships & Communities

  • Beaverdam
  • Blackjack
  • Cordova
  • Dobbins Heights
  • East Rockingham
  • Ellerbe
  • Fruitland
  • Hamlet
  • Hoffman
  • Mark's Creek
  • Marston
  • Mineral Springs
  • Norman
  • Roberdel
  • Rockingham (County Seat)
  • Steeles
  • Wolf Pit



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Pee Dee Nat'l Wildlife Ref. (part)