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Richard PLATT
Mary BONNER
Husband:  Richard8 PLATT
Birth:  7 Oct 1762, Huntington, Suffolk Co. [Long Island], NY
Baptism:  21 Nov 1762, First Church, Huntington, Suffolk Co. [Long Island], NY
Death:  1830-40, Steuben, Oneida Co., NY
Father:  John7 PLATT (1735-1810) [Philip6, John5, Isaac4, Richard3, George2, Simon1]
Mother:  Mary BLYDENBURG (1733- )

(Richard3 is the 1638 immigrant to New Haven, CT.)

Marriage:
Wife:  Mary "Polly" BONNER
Birth:  1 Mar 1785, NY
Death:  ca. 1871, Steuben, Oneida Co., NY
Father:  John BONNER

Given the age difference between Richard and Polly, it's likely he had a prior wife.

Children born in Steuben, Oneida Co., NY
  1.  Phoebe PLATT, b. 13 Aug 1802
  2.  Miranda / Maranda PLATT, b. 14 Jan 1804
  3.  Hulda PLATT, b. 6 Aug 1805
  4.  Samuel B. PLATT, b. 4 May 1807
  5.  Amanda PLATT, b. 27 Jan 1809
  6.  John Dean PLATT, b. 2 Nov 1810
  7.  Anna PLATT, b. 28 Jul 1812
  8.  Almira PLATT, b. 30 Oct 1814
  9.  Alzina PLATT, b. 30 Oct 1814
10.  Richard H. PLATT, b. 19 Sep 1816
11.  Joel W. PLATT, b. 29 Jul 1818
12.  Ira J. PLATT, b. 20 Nov 1820
13.  Ezra J. PLATT, b. 20 Oct 1822
14.  Jeremiah W. PLATT, b. 2 Feb 1825
15.  Mary "Polly" PLATT, b. 9 Oct 1826
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Connecticut, New York

Sources:

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Richard PLATT
Christening: 21 Nov 1762, First church, Huntington, Suffolk, New York
Source: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record. New York Genealogial and Biographical Society

2.  1800 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Richard not found, but his father, John PLATT, is in Steuben, Oneida Co., NY.

3.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  didn't find Richard or his father, even though I did a page-by-page search of Oneida County and both should be in Steuben. 

4.  1820 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #3 of 6; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1820 NY Oneida Co. Steuben Roll M33_73 p. 135 Ln. 21 Richard Platt 310001-32110-0-101
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
3 males 9 or under 1810-1820 = Joel (b. 1818)
= Richard (b. 1816)
= John Dean (b. 1810)
1 male 10-15 1804-1810 = Samuel (b. 1807)
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Richard (b. 1762)
3 females 9 or under 1810-1820 = Alzina (b. 1814)
= Almira (b. 1814)
= Anna (b. 1812)
2 females 10-15 1804-1810
= Amanda (b. 1809)
= Hulda (b. 1805)
= Maranda (b. 1804)
  One of these daughters apparently died before 1820, but I don't know which one. Either that or Phoebe is married and gone and the girl in the earlier age class is Maranda, not Phoebe.
1 female 16-25 1794-1804 = Phoebe (b. 1802)
1 female 26-44 1775-1794 = Polly (b. 1785/6)
1 person engaged in agriculture
1 person engaged in manufacture
Richard is the only PLATT in Steuben.

5.  1830 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #25 of 26; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 NY Oneida Co. Steuben Roll 99 p. 259 Ln. 14 Richard Platt 022 100 001 - 100 200 100
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 5-9 1820-1825 = Jeremiah (b. 1825)
= Ezra (b. 1822)
2 males 10-14 1815-1820 = Joel (b. 1818)
= Richard (b. 1816)
1 male 15-19 1810-1815 = John Dean (b. 1810)
1 male 60-69 1760-1770 = Richard (b. 1762)
1 female 4 or under 1825-1830 = Mary (b. 1826) 
2 females 15-19 1810-1815
= Alzina (b. 1814)
= Almira (b. 1814)
= Anna (b. 1812)
  One of these daughters apparently died before 1830, but I don't know which one. Either that or Anna is married and gone.
1 female 40-49 1780-1790 = Polly (b. 1785/6) 
Listed next to son, Samuel PLATT (æ 20-30) and three lines from Eve (EDICK) STROUP

6.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7-8 of 24; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 NY Oneida Co. Steuben Roll 314 pp. 285B-286A Ln. 30 Polly Platt 000 120 - 001 010 010 0300000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 15-19 1820-1825 = Ezra (b. 1822)
2 males 20-29 1810-1820 = Joel (b. 1818)
= Richard (b. 1816)
1 female 10-14 1825-1830 = Mary (b. 1826)
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = hard to say which of the three is still at home
1 female 50-59 1780-1790 = Polly (b. 1785/6)
3 persons employed in agriculture
Listed ten lines from Eve (EDICK) STROUP.  Also in Oneida County:  son Samuel B. PLATT (æ 30-40) in Remsen. 

7.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7 of 43):  Steuben, Oneida Co., NY, Roll M432_565, p. 99A, 50/54, enumerated 23 Jul 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Esra J Platt 27 M   Farmer  900 NY
Mary C Platt 21 F       NY
Eliza J Platt 10/12 F       NY
Polly Platt 65 F       NY
Evank Stroup 50 F     1000 NY
Ezra is Polly's son.  "Evank" Eve (EDICK) STROUP is the mother-in-law of Polly's presumed son, Richard H. PLATT.  Also in Oneida County:  son Samuel PLATT (æ 43, b. NY, wife Mary) in Remsen. 

8.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

9.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #9 of 32):  North Western P.O., Steuben, Oneida Co., NY, Roll M593_1059, p. 717A, PN 9, 72/72, enumerated 21 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Platt Richard 60 M W Farm Laborer     N York
  "   Delia 40 F W Keeps House     N York
  "   Esther 16 F W       N York
  "   George 11 M W       N York
  "   Alwina?  8 F W       N York
  "   John  6 M W       N York
  "   Phidelia  4 F W       N York
  "   Mary  2 F W       N York
  "   Polly 84 F W       N York
Stroup Margaret 65 F W     200 N York
Delia is Margaret's daughter, and Richard is almost certainly Polly's son.

10.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

11.  G. Lewis Platt.  1891.  The Platt Lineage: a Genealogical Research and Record.  Thomas Whittaker, New York (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):
p. 137 John Platt, born in Huntington, L.I., Jan. 2, 1735; married Mary Blydenburg, born May 23, 1733.  A second marriage was to Phebe Husted, widow, whose husband was taken prisoner in the Revolution, and died in New York, December 15, 1777.  John Platt died at Alder Creek, Boonville, N.Y., July 30, 1810, in his 76th year.  He had ten children: William, born 1759, Elizabeth, Richard, Mary, Samuel, May 3, 1766, Phebe, Abigail, Obadiah, John, jr., and the last, Experience, born February 22, 1777...

12.  Charles Platt.  1963.  Platt Genealogy in America, from the arrival of Richard Platt in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1638.  New Hope Publ., PA. [not seen]

13.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

14.  Messages posted to the PLATT Surname Board (online at Ancestry.com).

15.  Messages posted to the Platt Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

16.  Email from Carl and Lorry Berndt, who kindly provided the list of their children with birthdates.

17.  Emails from Dick Platt.

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