Richard Pitman Mound was born, 24 Jul 1859, in Howell, St. Charles Co., Missouri and died, 28 Feb 1937, in Howell, St. Charles Co., Missouri. Richard married Amelia Marie Tiedemann, 28 Sep 1882, in Howell, St. Charles Co., Missouri. Amelia Marie Tiedemann was the daughter of Lehr Tiedemann, born about 1818 in Hanover, Germany and Caroline Burgermeister Christened 19 Aug 1832, Denzlingen, Emmendingen, Baden, Germany.
Richard and Amelia Tiedemann Mound had the following children: Mary Salome Mound, Richard Lewis Mound, Andrew Herman Mound, Eugene Bevely Mound, Blanche Caroline Margaret Mound, Harvey Francis Mound and Freddie Gasper Mound.
Richard was the son, and probably the only living child, of Andrew Mound and Salome Hutchings who were married, 18 Aug 1858, in St. Charles Co., Missouri. His father, Andrew Mound, was born about 1828 and died 12 Apr 1860, St. Charles Co., Missouri in his 32nd year. His mother, Salome Hutchings, daughter of Christopher Hutchings and Rachel Pitman, was born 15 Apr 1831 and died 30 Apr 1867, in St. Charles Co., Missouri. Andrew Mound and his father-in-law, Christopher Hutchings, are both listed in the 1860 Mortality Schedule as both being carpenters and both dying in the month of April from Pneumonia. Here, in this Mortality Schedule, Andrew is listed as born in Pennsylvania. The ancestry of Andrew Mound is unknown. The name, in early records of this family in Missouri, was listed as also listed as Mounse and Mounce. Richard's father, Andrew Mound, died when Richard was only 1 year old. Richard's mother, Salome, died when Richard was just eight years old. This left Richard an orphan. Absalom Price, husband of Margaret Hutchings Price, Salome’s sister, was appointed as Richard’s guardian in the Guardianship Records of St. Charles Co., Missouri.
Salome Hutchings, daughter of Christopher Hutchings and Rachel Pitman, married 1st Nimrod Clark before 1850 and had 3 children by this marriage. None of these children survived to maturity. After Andrew Mound’s death, Salome married 3rd, John B. Pitman, 03 May 1866. Salome may have died in child birth as there is a grave stone in the Old Dardenne Cemetery, St. Charles Co., MO with the inscription of Infant of J and S Pitman, 1867.
Christopher Hutchings, Salome’s father, was born 05 Sep 1782, Lunenburg Co., Virginia and died, 21 Apr 1860, in Cottleville, St. Charles Co., Missouri. He married Rachel Pitman, 25 Sep 1811, in Mercer Co., Kentucky. Rachel Pitman, daughter of Thomas Pitman and Rachel Berry, was born, 06 Jan 1791, in Lincoln Co., Kentucky District, Virginia, died, 02 Sep 1854, in Cottleville, St. Charles Co., Missouri. Thomas Pitman born about 1750 in Virginia was a Soldier in Captain John Dougherty, General George Rogers Clark, Lincoln County Militia in the Revolutionary War. Rachel Berry’s father, Richard Berry, is also credited with Patriotic Service by paying the 1783 Virginia Personal Property Tax to cover the cost of the Revolutionary War.
Aaron ‘Hutchins’ Hutchings, father of Christopher Hutchings, born about 1751, Culpeper Co., Virginia, died before 13 Sep 1849, St. Charles Co., Missouri married 27 Dec 1781, Lunenburg Co., Virginia, Nancy Blagrave, born 1760 Lunenburg Co., Virginia and died 15 Sep 1840, in St. Charles Co., Missouri daughter of Henry Blagrave, Jr. and Elizabeth Stokes. Aaron ‘Hutchins’ Hutchings is credited with Patriotic Service in the Revolutionary War. He gave 1 mare and 1 gun to the Continental Line. His father Christopher ‘Hutchins’ Hutchings is also credited with Patriotic Service in the Revolutionary War and furnished supplies.
Nancy Blagrave, wife of Aaron Hutchings, was the daughter of Henry Blagrave, Jr. is credited with Patriotic Service for furnishing supplies in the American Revolution. Henry’s father, Henry Blagrave, Sr. is credited with Civil Service because he was Justice of the County Court in Lunenburg Co., Virginia.