John Tagg Richman (1826-1909) & Sarah Ann Stephenson
(1826-1887), the parents of John William Richman
John Tagg Richman was born January 14, 1828, to Mathew Richman and Elizabeth Tag in England.
Sarah Ann Stephenson was born April 23, 1826 to Simeon Stevenson and Mary Ann Simms in England. Sarah and John met while working on a large dairy farm. When the LDS missionaries came in June of 1849, both accepted the Gospel. John married Sarah in January 1850. In March 1860, they left their home in England and migrated to America. (John’s father migrated with them in 1860, but he died en route at Florence, Nebraska, at age 62.) John and Sarah arrived in Paradise, Utah in October 1862. They first settled in old Paradise, now known as Avon, but later moved to the present site of Paradise.
John Tagg Richman and Sarah Ann Stephenson had six children: Hyrum Steven Richman, John William Richman, George Henry Erastus Richman (see his biography), Sarah Ann Richman, Mary Ellen Richman, and Elizabeth Ann Stephenson Richman.
- Read an article about John Tagg Richman from the book Progressive Men of Southern Idaho.
- See the sexton page for John and the sexton page for Sarah.
- Also see the family genealogy book Richard Ruscoe Howells, Melissa Elizabeth Shaw, John William Richman, and Jane Charlotte Sinfield, which contains the genealogies and personal histories of the four people mentioned in the title, as well as their children. Information about John William Richman and Jane Charlotte Sinfield begins on page 73. Also see John Tagg Richman and Sarah Ann Stephenson beginning on page 286. See Samuel Sinfield and Hannah Middleton beginning on page 293.