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Richard Howell (#47034760)
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Bio Photo The Sixth Michigan Cavalry is my main interest,I am trying to locate the gravesites of all its men.Anyone is welcome to use any photograph I have taken and posted on findagrave.
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j wyke
Rau pension papers
Good afternoon Richard,
here is some good news for your research on the 6TH Michigan Cavalry.
Louis Rau f.a.g.14422670 the bugler for same.
I have come across 6o pages of sworn statements given in court by Officers, enlisted men, Chaplains, and local preachers. In these papers they swear under oath that Louis Rau was the sole support of his Mother REGINA RAU f.a.g.#14511774.
In some instances, they give camp life, troop movements and battles they saw him at. Some officers have beautiful handwriting !!!
Regina Rau did receive her sons pension thanks to the 6th Michigan Cavalry.
I have posted up one such paper/sworn statement on Louis Raus' memorial.
All papers are on the National Archives website under Regina Rau Columbus Ohio.
Enjoy !!!
I bid you a good evening
Judy in MI.
Added by j wyke on Sep 22, 2017 12:17 PM
Avery French
Hi Mr. Howell,
I found your profile through researching the 6th cavalry and think it's really great you are supporting them through your research as well. Avery D. French is my 4th great grandfather but the Avery French findagrave profile is not the one that was in the 6th cavalry. Avery D. French from New Haven, MI was born in 1826 and died between 1877 and 1891 in California while visiting his brother Darwin. The reason I am writing to you today was to see if there were two different Avery Frenchs in the 6th cavalry or just an error. We as a family don't know where Avery is buried but we can guess that it is probably near the San Diego/Death Valley area as that is where a lot of family members ended up. I am looking forward to your insight on this.

Thank you so much!
Added by hendr1jj on Aug 12, 2017 9:44 PM
Find A Grave Memorial# 43196837
Richard, Thanks for all you do, which is a LOT!

Concerning this memorial and the one you maintain for his spouses is most helpful to those of us who are researching our families. I appreciate the images and the write ups.

Regarding your Civil War work - Bravo Zulu!

Gunny Rick
Added by Gunny on Aug 09, 2017 9:55 AM
Travelin ❧ Ancestors
Berend P Danhof FAG# 141544813
If you are not related to Berend and his wife Lucinda Find A Grave# 141544856, could you please transfer them to me.

Deb #46546390

Added by Travelin ❧ Ancesto... on Jul 24, 2017 5:09 PM
Harvey Tucker
Can you add Harvey Tuckers parents, my 3rd great-grand parents?
Father: Joseph Parsons Tucker (1792 - 1864) Find A Grave Memorial# 31180186
Mother: Catharine Tucker (1802 - 1861) Find A Grave Memorial# 31180181
Thanks! ~Karen
Added by KSD on Jul 21, 2017 7:08 AM
Don't show cemetery photos
on this memorial [?]
Added by: Richard Howell

Hi Richard, On my Great Aunts Find A Grave page that I established, you posted the above comment under the picture and now it won't let the headstone photo be put on. Is there a reason? Can you remove it please. Thank you.

Added by Barb on Jul 18, 2017 3:01 PM
Lee Ashmore
Harriet Jane Hopkins Chamberlin 1830-1903
I'm researching her family and discovered she has a twin brother, Harvey James Hopkins. I'm curious where you got her photo and if you have any other family photos.
Added by Lee Ashmore on Jul 06, 2017 8:25 AM
Stephen Kronberg
Heber Angel at Acacia
Please close your photo request for Heber Angel, the cemetery office has no record ofhis burial.
Thank you, Stephen
Added by Stephen Kronberg on Jun 17, 2017 12:33 AM
s schmidt
John Gundry 132053384
I am looking for his wife Sarah Drewitt Gundrey.
She died September 17, 1891 White Lake Oakland Co MI.

Wondering if she is buried near her husband John Gundrey.

If it is convenient could you check someday. No hurry.

Added by s schmidt on May 27, 2017 6:17 AM
Hi Richard,

Please look at # 41775544 Nicholas Bergley.

I posted him to St Andrews Cemetery and have been working with Angela to take photos. She has no record of him being buried there.

Due to old age setting in (LOL) I can't remember where I got the information. 14th Michigan Infantry, Company D-Civil War

Thank you,

Added by DUVCW on May 13, 2017 6:39 PM
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