Richard was born 2 Jul 1842, in Dublin, Ireland, son of Henry William Babbitt and Elizabeth Tyler. He was a young child when he immigrated with his parents to America.
He was baptized UNKNOWN.
Fidelia was born 11 Oct 1846, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, NE, daughter of Welcome and Susan Amelia Risley Chapman.
She was baptized UNKNOWN time.
They were married 12 Apr 1862, in UT, when he was 19 and she was 15.
There were each endowed and were sealed 14 June 1869, in the Endowment House, when he was age 26 and she was 22.
He died 27 Mar 1917, in Malad, ID, at the age of 76.
She died 8 years earlier 16 Jul 1909, in Malad, ID, at the age of 62.
Richard Babbitt arrived in Elba, ID – see Elba Ward history, “The First One Hundred Years, Cassia-Oakley Idaho Stake, 1887-1987.