Richard Colgate Jr.(Col.Richard2 Robert1) was born March 10, 1709/10 in Powell's Point, and died 1759 in Del. He married Bridget Garretson, daughter of Henry Garrettson and Elizabeth Cantwell. She died 1778 in Old Homestead, Cantwell's Bridge, now Odessa, Del. Richard died intestate and insolvent. Records at Wilminton, Del.(Planter, Appoquinimink Hundred, New Castle Co., Del.) Children of Richard Jr. and Bridget Garretson are; Henry Colgate;Richard Colgate; Mary Colgate b. 1744; died January 8, 1790. Richard died young. John, Henry and Richard are mentioned in the will of their grandmother, Elizabeth Garretson, dated June 9, 1742 and recorded at Wilmington, Del.