I descend from Mary Richmond b. 1639 Taunton, Ma? d, c1713 Berkeley Ma. m. William Paul b. c1616 Scotland d. 1704 Ma.
I know nothing re Wllliam's ancestry but have the Richmond descent to the 11thC. but am not certain of it's authenticity.
Mary's parents: John Richmond b. 1594 Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, Eng. d 1664 Taunton, Bristol, Eng. m. Elizabeth Nicholas b. Ashton Keynes, Eng. d. Taunton, Ma.
According to the story, John was in the English Civil War & killed his brother Henry, who with the King's forces. He later emig to Ma.-Plymouth Colony...
Sources say that this line goes back to the Dukes of Richmond-but that has not been proven to my satisfaction.
Does anyone have any info on this?
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