Richard was born on April 11, 1841, in Henry County, Georgia. After the Civil War, Richard and his family eventually moved from Alabama to Texas. He died on May 19, 1896, in Lexington, Lee County Texas. He is buried near his mother, Elizabeth Scott Bentley Purser, at the Hugh Wilson (Tanglewood) Cemetery in Tanglewood, Texas.
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