Richard Armstrong White was the seventh son of William White and Mary Darling. He was born on January 14, 1827, in the old log cabin in Monongalia County, Virginia. He married Rhoda Moore probably around 1849. Richard and Rhoda had ten children. They lived on a road between the William White Farm and Wadestown, known as West Warren in 1886. Richard was a farmer. He served as a Captain in the West Virginia Union militia for Monongalia County, West Virginia, during the Civil War. He was later the Inspector of Elections for Battelle District, West Virginia 1865-1867. Richard died on June 20, 1868, in Monongalia County, West Virginia. Rhoda died on February 21. 1925. They are buried in the William White cemetery above the Reunion grounds.