ID: Mary H. (Fairfield) Richmond tombstone (Gen. 7: John-Walter-William-Skipper-William-David-Mary)
Source: Pomfret Street Cemetery, Pomfret, CT. Photo copyright 2004 Connie Ganz.
Inscription: Mary H. Fairfield, wife of Nathan R. Richmond, died Jan. 22, 1862, ae 63
Nathan Richmond, died Aug. 26, 1864, ae 65
Notes: According to Fairfield family historian Frank Corbin, Mary "was born in Woodstock, CT, in 1799. She married Nathan C. Richmond [son of John Richmond and Rachel Cady, according to local historian Clarence Bowen] on November 14, 1825 (Pomfret VR, vol. 3, p. 18), who was born on August 15, 1799." Corbin's death date of 1863 for Mary conflicts with the tombstone as well as Bowen's account of 1862. They had two sons: Frederick Anderson Richmond and Lewis Richmond.