Richmond was settled in 1769 by, John Palmer, and was his residence until his death in 1817. He married Ann, the daughter of Robert Cahusac, by whom he had three sons - John, who married Mary Jerman, Joseph, who married Eliza Porcher, and Maham, who died unmarried and two daughters: Anne, the wife of O'Neal Gough Stevens, and after his death of Peter Gaillard, of the Rocks; and Marianne Gendron, wife of Gabriel Gignilliat, and afterwards of George Porcher. 
Reminiscences of St. Stephen's Parish
Samuel DuBose
Copyright © 1972
Dorothy MacDowell Kelly