This Richard Yearwood is believed to be Richard Jarnagin Yearwood b. August 08, 1853 the son of Horace Burton Yearwood b. March 03, 1820 Rutherford Co., TN d. June 17, 1897 Sweetwater, TN. m. September 30, 1847 in Sweetwater, TN Elizabeth Ester Scruggs. Horace was the son of William Yearwood b. January 08, 1780 Clarleston, SC and his second wife, Martha Dickson Neely. I am a also a descendant of this William through his first wife Polly Ceiser and their son, Elijah Yearwood.