Richard Howell
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Richard Lewis Howell (1794 - 1847)

Maj Richard Lewis Howell
Born in Trenton, New Jerseymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 21 Sep 1818 in Saint Marys Church Formerly Saint Anns Church, Burlington, Burlington, New Jersey, USmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Philadelphia, PAmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Jun 2014
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Biography

Richard Lewis Howell, born in Stockton, New Jersey, was a captain in the United States army during the War of 1812; took part in the actions at Chrysler's Farm and at Fort George, where he received General Pike into his arms, when he was mortally wounded; and was in many minor actions on the Canada border.-

In 1813 Richard Lewis Howell volunteered to serve with Oliver Hazard Perry in the victorious Lake Erie campaign.[1]Perry's flag ship was the USS Lawrence at the beginning of the battle but it took heavy damage during the battle and Perry transferred his flag to the USS Niagara.[2]

Richard was born in 1794. Richard's father Richard Howell was the governor of New Jersey his mother was Keziah Burr ... He passed away in 1847. [3]

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Sources

  1. History of the Upper Ohio Valley, with family history and biographical sketches - Pages 329-330
  2. Oliver Hazard Perry - National Park Service
  3. First-hand information as remembered by Berry Henderson, Sunday, June 29, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.

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Marriage date and location: https://familysearch.org/search/collection/results?count=50&query=%2Bgivenname%3ARebbecca~%20%2Bsurname%3AStockton~&collection_id=1675446

Indexing Project (Batch) Number M50705-1 System Origin New_Jersey-ODM GS Film number 962650



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